How Big Pharma gets away with selling crystal meth to children: By renaming it 'Adderall'

(NaturalNews) In a recent appearance on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, drug abuse and addiction expert Carl Hart of Columbia University made a shocking claim: There isn't much difference between the demonized street drug methamphetamine (also known as meth or crystal meth) and...
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The world of business can provide an endless stream of activities, whether you have a job or run your own company. If you read books or take courses on advancing your career or growing your business, you’ll pick up even more to-do ideas. I usually enjoy the world of business, but in order to keep my life in balance, I need to regularly refocus on the big picture and avoid drowning in busywork. Sometimes I have to step back from business to regain perspective. Business can be addictive, whether it’s going well or not. When the results aren’t flowing, there’s a scramble to fix that. And when the...
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Publication date: Available online 28 May 2020Source: CellAuthor(s): Lauren M. Slosky, Yushi Bai, Krisztian Toth, Caroline Ray, Lauren K. Rochelle, Alexandra Badea, Rahul Chandrasekhar, Vladimir M. Pogorelov, Dennis M. Abraham, Namratha Atluri, Satyamaheshwar Peddibhotla, Michael P. Hedrick, Paul Hershberger, Patrick Maloney, Hong Yuan, Zibo Li, William C. Wetsel, Anthony B. Pinkerton, Lawrence S. Barak, Marc G. Caron
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Abstract Post-translational modifications (PTMs) are key events in signal transduction since they affect protein function by regulating their abundance and/or activity. PTMs involve the covalent attachment of functional groups to specific amino acids. Since they tend to be generally reversible, PTMs serve as regulators of signal transduction pathways. G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are major signaling proteins that undergo multiple types of PTMs. In this Review, we focus on the opioid receptors, members of GPCR family A, and highlight recent advances in the field that have underscored the importance of PTMs i...
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Publication date: Available online 27 May 2020Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Paxton Bach, Samantha Robinson, Christy Sutherland, Rupinder Brar
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Determining the clinically optimal dose in methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) is a time-consuming procedure, which considers clinical signs and symptoms. To perform a quantitative trait locus association for identifying genetic variants for MMT dosage that underlie heroin addiction and methadone metabolism and then integrate several genotypic and phenotypic factors are potential predictors for clinically optimal MMT dose for personalized prescription. In total, 316 heroin-dependent patients undergoing MMT were recruited at the Addiction Center of the China Medical University Hospital. A multinomial logistic regression m...
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Publication date: Available online 27 May 2020Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): David L. Ashley, Claire Adams Spears, Scott R. Weaver, Jidong Huang, Michael P. Eriksen
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  We all know that the biggest hurdle for any transformation project is culture. No wonder then that many of us working within digital transformation have hoped to open minds and inspire a new way of working through big, buzzy projects.    There ’s now even a blueprint for this type of innovation: find a tech partner, design a pilot with a trending technology, and ‘signal’ to peers, rivals and shareholders that you’re embracing the future with a flashy press release.   But when we sat down with Dan Rothman the Chief Digital Officer, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma and Milind Ka...
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As each day blurs into the next during the coronavirus quarantine, it can be difficult to...The postCoronavirus Quarantine and Binge Drinking appeared first onCliffside Malibu.
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