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Stimulants

May 28, 2020
A synthetic molecule developed by researchers at Duke University has shown the ability to selectively dampen physiological rewards of cocaine in mice, according to research published in the journal…
October 29, 2019
With some patterns of opioid use declining and stimulant use re-emerging in many communities, Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH, still would prefer that the field avoid identifying the next drug crisis by…
September 19, 2019
Methamphetamine's resurgence has refocused attention to the needs of a group of users for whom meth use and compulsive sexual behavior become intertwined. At this November's Cocaine, Meth &…
September 13, 2019
Newly published research highlights serious medical outcomes associated with misuse of prescription stimulants, with administration of the drugs by injection associated with the most adverse effects.
July 25, 2019
At last year's inaugural Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit, University of Kentucky Professor Craig R. Rush, PhD, offered a sobering projection of how long it might take to see a viable medication…
May 06, 2019
A Millennium Health analysis adds to the evidence that fentanyl now has a dangerously prominent presence in the cocaine and methamphetamine supply.
April 08, 2019
An Australian study has found that a substantial number of young victims of a fatal stroke were stimulant users.
March 08, 2019
Signs are pointing toward a statewide cocaine and methamphetamine problem in Pennsylvania, new data suggest.
February 20, 2019
New data indicate that methamphetamine use is increasingly prominent among groups seeing a rise in the number of cases of primary and secondary syphilis.
January 24, 2019
Non-medical use of stimulants affects groups with and without ADHD, and diagnosed individuals receiving care or not under a physician's guidance, survey data show.
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