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Alberta explores 'safe consumption sites' in face of fentanyl crisis

Alberta explores ‘safe consumption sites’ in face of fentanyl crisis

Safe consumption sites allow users to take their drugs under the … Vancouver was the first city in North America to open a legal, supervised injection …
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mTORC1-Dependent Metabolic Reprogramming Underlies Escape from Glycolysis Addiction in Cancer Cells

Publication date: Available online 24 March 2016 Source:Cancer Cell Author(s): Raju V. Pusapati, Anneleen Daemen, Catherine Wilson, Wendy Sandoval, Min Gao, Benjamin Haley, Andreas R. Baudy, Georgia Hatzivassiliou, Marie Evangelista, Jeff Settleman Although glycolysis is substantially elevated in many tumors, therapeutic targeting of glycolysis in cancer patients has not yet been suc
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Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural interventions for smoking cessation.

CONCLUSIONS: Interventions that combine pharmacotherapy and behavioural support increase smoking cessation success compared to a minimal intervention or usual care. Updating this review with an additional 12 studies (5,000 participants) did not materially change the effect estimate. Although trials differed in the details of their populations and interventions, we did not detect any factors that m
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Using Computational Classifiers to Detect Chronic Alcoholism

Addiction to alcohol is one of the commonest problems in human society. The tribes of the Jharkhand state of India are also generally addicted to a homemade alcohol Mahuwa, fermented from the flower of Madura longifolia. In the present work, the effects of Mahuwa on the cerebral cortex of the brain are evaluated. The digital brain signals or electroencephalogram (EEG) was recorded from frontal, ce
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Could cannabis help prevent prescription painkiller abuse? Medical marijuana ‘reduces use of addictive opioid meds’ 

Scientists revealed chronic pain patients using medical marijuana reported a 64 per cent decrease in their use of prescription painkillers. The findings suggest cannabis could help curb the ongoing opioid epidemic Medical marijuana reduces the use of prescription opioids in those patients battling chronic pain, experts revealed. Patients using cannabis to control chronic pain reported a 64 per ce
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