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AHA: Methamphetamine - Related Heart Failure on the Rise
Among veterans, prevalence of heart failure related to meth increased linearly from 2005 to 2015 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 15, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Conference, Source Type: news

Is Meth Use Destroying Vets' Hearts?
TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Methamphetamine appears to be damaging the hearts of U.S. military veterans at an increasing rate, researchers report. Heart failure cases linked to meth use among vets nearly quadrupled during the past decade at the San... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What is the real distribution of methamphetamine-related causes of death? - Kuo CJ, Chen CC.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A stinging suspicion something was just not right: methamphetamine toxicity in infant mimics scorpion envenomation - Pariury HE, Steiniger AM, Lowe MC.
The sting from Centuroides sculpturatus, commonly known as the bark scorpion, is a serious medical problem and can be potentially fatal to young children. Centuroides sculpturatus envenomation can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms, often including autonomi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Effects of social and spatial contexts on young Latinas' methamphetamine use initiation - Cheney AM, Newkirk CN, Nekhavhambe VM, Rotondi MB, Hamilton A.
In this article, we examine methamphetamine (meth) use initiation as influenced by Latinas' social positions within institutions (e.g., family and economy). We conducted ethnographic fieldwork in five women's residential substance use treatment facilities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"I'm not gonna be like 'that guy'": examining antidrug shock advertising through the eyes of "that guy" - Ferestad J, Thompson M.
Shock advertising antidrug campaigns pose significant implications for methamphetamine (meth) addicts. In recent years, the Montana Meth Project public service campaign has broadcast a series of advertisements containing shocking and disturbing images of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cross-level theoretical predictions of marijuana, methamphetamine, and opium use - Kim J, Leban L, Lee Y.
Despite the large body of literature investigating drug use, limited research has explored both the individual and structural dimensions of drug use, and an even smaller number of studies have focused on drug use in the Asian context. The current study dra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

"I'm not gonna be like 'that guy'": examining antidrug shock advertising through the eyes of "that guy" - Ferestad J, Thompson M.
Shock advertising antidrug campaigns pose significant implications for methamphetamine (meth) addicts. In recent years, the Montana Meth Project public service campaign has broadcast a series of advertisements containing shocking and disturbing images of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cross-level theoretical predictions of marijuana, methamphetamine, and opium use - Kim J, Leban L, Lee Y.
Despite the large body of literature investigating drug use, limited research has explored both the individual and structural dimensions of drug use, and an even smaller number of studies have focused on drug use in the Asian context. The current study dra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effects of social and spatial contexts on young Latinas' methamphetamine use initiation - Cheney AM, Newkirk CN, Nekhavhambe VM, Rotondi MB, Hamilton A.
In this article, we examine methamphetamine (meth) use initiation as influenced by Latinas' social positions within institutions (e.g., family and economy). We conducted ethnographic fieldwork in five women's residential substance use treatment facilities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’
Health inequalities compound in marginalised young people making health outcomes much worse Related items fromOnMedica Higher risk of stroke in young people using methamphetamine Widening inequalities jeopardising health of children in Northern Ireland New report reveals 1 in 4 children in UK lives in poverty Self-harm among children and young people on the rise Third of young people with mental health issues stigmatised (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 17, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What Are the Health Needs of Incarcerated Youth?
Discussion In the US during 2011, ~60,000 youth were incarcerated at some time in a correctional facility. Boys are detained more than girls (86% vs 14% respectively in the US, 95% male in the United Kingdom in 2014) but girls have more health issues. There are racial and ethnic differences with 38-40% of detainees being black, 23% being Hispanic/Latino and 32% being white, and 5% other. For detained youth, 5% are for violent crimes, 22% for non-violent property crimes and the majority of the rest are for non-violent offices such as substance use. The average length of detainment is 3-4 months and unfortunately the rates o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 16, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Study identifies a brain pathway involved in drug relapse after cessation of contingency management
Courtesy of Marco Venniro A team of researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has identified what may be the crucial brain circuit involved in relapse to drug use when an effective behavioral treatment for drug addiction, known as contingency management, is discontinued.... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - October 11, 2017 Category: Addiction Tags: Heroin, Methamphetamine, relapse prevention, Researchers Source Type: news

Safety, risk, and aggression: health professionals' experiences of caring for people affected by methamphetamine when presenting for emergency care - Usher K, Jackson D, Woods C, Sayers J, Kornhaber R, Cleary M.
The crystalline form of methamphetamine, commonly known as crystal meth (crystal methamphetamine) or ICE, is a highly-addictive and powerful stimulant. Users of crystal meth often require emergency care, and are associated with a substantial burden of care... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Aggressive behaviour among drug-using women from Cape Town, South Africa: ethnicity, heavy alcohol use, methamphetamine and intimate partner violence - Carney T, Myers B, Kline TL, Johnson K, Wechsberg WM.
BACKGROUND: Women have generally been found to be the victims of violence, but scant attention has been paid to the characteristics of women who perpetrate aggression and violence. In South Africa, violence is a prevalent societal issue, especially in the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Witness: Man Was Forced to Participate in 3 Slayings to ‘Dirty His Hands’
Three people were strangled or smothered to death in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life, according to court testimony. The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish finding sufficient evidence for 19-year-old Shane Mays, 33-year-old Brian Flowers and 31-year-old Joseph Lowry to be bound over for trial on charges that include first-degree murder, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported . Parrish said that even though Mays was under duress, the state showed enough...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime onetime Source Type: news

Friend: Slain Georgia Police Officer Was the ‘Absolute Kindest Person’
(CEDARTOWN, Ga.) — A Georgia police officer killed while investigating a stolen vehicle is being remembered as a devoted wife and mother who was always willing to help others. Polk County police Officer Kristen Hearne was fatally shot Friday when she and Officer David Goodrich investigated a car found beside a rural road. Goodrich’s bulletproof vest protected him from serious injury. The suspected gunman, 31-year-old Seth Brandon Spangler, was arrested a few hours later after he emerged from a patch of woods and surrendered. “Kristen is the absolute kindest person anyone would ever meet,” said Nicol...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime onetime Source Type: news

Naked Man Walks Out of Woods and Surrenders After Killing Police Officer
(CEDARTOWN, Ga.) — Two police officers were shot, one of them fatally, when a man walked out of the woods Friday and opened fire as the officers investigated a stolen car found beside a road in rural Georgia, authorities said. The suspected gunman, 31-year-old Seth Brandon Spangler, was arrested a few hours later after he again emerged from a patch of woods — this time wearing no clothes — and surrendered, Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said. Dodd said Spangler was wanted for a probation violation in a neighboring county. Now he faces felony murder and aggravated assault charges in the slaying of Pol...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime onetime Source Type: news

Can a Pumpkin-Shaped Molecule Bring a Different Ending to "Breaking Bad"?
Speed, uppers, chalk, glass, crystal, or whatever you prefer to call them, can be instantly detected from biological fluids with a new portable kit that costs as little as $50. Scientists at the Center for Self-Assembly and Complexity, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), in collaboration with Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), have devised the first methamphetamine and amphetamine sensor that can detect minute concentrations of these drugs from a single drop of urine in real-time. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 28, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

5 Lottery Winners Who Got in Trouble With the Law
One of New Jersey’s richest Powerball winners was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a child, prosecutors said, landing him on a growing list of lottery winners who have either befallen misfortune or been accused of a crime. Pedro Quezada, 49, won $338 million — one of the state’s biggest Powerball jackpots in history — in 2013. He was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexually assaulting a young girl for about three years when the child was between 11 and 14 years old, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes said in a statement. The alleged crimes took place before Quezada won the lotter...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized Crime Lottery onetime Source Type: news

In the Philippines, Human Rights Have a Precise Value: $20
Philippine lawmakers have voted to reduce the annual budget of the Commission on Human Rights — the body tasked with investigating the country’s brutal war on drugs — to about $20. The move to defund the commission, which was easily passed by Representatives and now awaits approval by the Senate, coincides with another proposal to cut spending on drug rehabilitation programs by about 75%, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer. The measures are reportedly backed by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, whose party controls a majority in both chambers. The rights commission — which was...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Hincks Tags: Uncategorized onetime Philippines Source Type: news

Polydrug use and its association with drug treatment outcomes among primary heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine users - Wang L, Min JE, Krebs E, Evans E, Huang D, Liu L, Hser YI, Nosyk B.
BACKGROUND: Polydrug use may challenge effective treatment for substance use disorders. We evaluate whether secondary substance use modifies the association between treatment and primary drug use among primary heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine (MA) users... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

‘Dark, Dark World.’ Prosecutor Says Suspect Bragged About Holly Bobo’s Murder
(SAVANNAH, Tenn.) — A man who lived in the “dark, dark world” of methamphetamine and morphine abducted a Tennessee nursing student from her rural home in 2011, then drugged, raped and shot her before discarding her body and bragging about it, a prosecutor said Monday. Paul Hagerman made the statements during opening arguments in the trial of Zachary Adams in Savannah, Tennessee. Adams, 33, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, raping and killing Holly Bobo, who was 20 when she disappeared from her home in Parsons, Tennessee, on April 13, 2011. Her remains were found 3 ½ years later near her home in...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adrian Sainz / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime holly bobo onetime Source Type: news

Meth, coke and oil: A drug boom in the Texas shale patch
MIDLAND, Texas (Reuters) - When Joe Forsythe returned to the West Texas oilfields last year after a stint in a drug rehab facility, he figured he had beaten his addiction to methamphetamine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Methamphetamine-induced brain injury and alcohol drinking - Blaker AL, Yamamoto BK.
A majority of methamphetamine (Meth) abusers also abuse alcohol but the neurochemical consequences of this co-abuse are unknown. Individually, alcohol and Meth cause inflammation and long-term alterations in dopamine and serotonin signaling within the brai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Brief primary care intervention cut risky drug use among Latinos by 40 percent
FINDINGSNew research finds that brief interventions in a primary care clinic can reduce patients ’ risky substance use by 4.5 days per month — a 40 percent decline among the Latino patients surveyed — compared with people who did not receive the brief intervention. This corresponds to two fewer weekends of drug use per month, or one less day of use per weekend, or a shorter monthly binge period.BACKGROUNDThe findings duplicate those of the Quit  Using Drugs Intervention Trial, or Project QUIT — conducted by the same research team in 2011 and 2012 — which is aimed at reducing ris...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Speed increases risk of stroke within hours or days of use
Methamphetamine can raise blood pressure, making users more susceptible to a hemorrhagic stroke, found a study by the University of New South Wales in Australia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meth use boosts young adults ’ risk for brain bleeds and stroke
(Reuters Health) - Young adults who use the stimulant methamphetamine, sometimes called `speed, ’ `ice,’ or `meth,’ may have an increased risk of strokes, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Methamphetamine Use Tied to Heightened Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk Methamphetamine Use Tied to Heightened Hemorrhagic Stroke Risk
Methamphetamine use has been tied to an increased risk for stroke in young adults, especially often-fatal hemorrhagic stroke, a new review shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Meth Use Tied to Higher Risk of Stroke in Younger People
Predominately hemorrhagic strokes associated with methamphetamine use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 25, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Meth abuse may increase stroke risk in younger users
Younger adults who use methamphetamine may be at greater risk for stroke, a new review suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users
Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: studySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Methamphetamine, Stroke (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users
THURSDAY, Aug. 24, 2017 -- Younger adults who use methamphetamine may be at greater risk for stroke, a new review suggests. With use of the stimulant increasing, particularly in more potent forms, doctors in many countries are seeing more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Prevalence and nature of cardiovascular disease in methamphetamine-related death: a national study - Darke S, Duflou J, Kaye S.
This study examined the nature, and extent, of cardiovascular disease amongst cases of methamphetamine-related death in Australia, 2009-2015. METHODS: Analysis of 894 cases of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Following Lives Undergoing Change (Flux) study: implementation and baseline prevalence of drug use in an online cohort study of gay and bisexual men in Australia - Hammoud MA, Jin F, Degenhardt L, Lea T, Maher L, Grierson J, Mackie B, Pastorelli M, Batrouney C, Bath N, Bradley J, Prestage GP.
Drug use among gay and bisexual men (GBM) is higher than most populations. The use of crystal methamphetamine, erectile dysfunction medication (EDM), and amyl nitrite have been associated with sexual risk behaviour and HIV infection among gay and bisexual ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine : epidemiology, clinical importance and sequelae of abuse - Arnaud N, Thomasius T.
Methamphetamine (also known as meth and crystal meth) is a  highly psychoactive synthetic amphetamine type stimulant, which falls under the German Federal Narcotics Law. The substance is similar to other stimulants but has distinct features with respect to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

"Just not all ice users do that": investigating perceptions and potential harms of Australia's Ice Destroys Lives campaign in two studies - Douglass CH, Early EC, Wright CJC, Palmer A, Higgs P, Quinn B, Dietze PM, Lim MSC.
This study invest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

USC Med School former dean, a Buffalo native, on leave following LA Times expose
A Buffalo native who led the University of Southern California medical school for a decade has been put on leave following a blockbuster story in Monday ’s Los Angeles Times alleging he abused methamphetamine and affiliated with prostitutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Morning administration of oral methamphetamine dose-dependently disrupts nighttime sleep in recreational stimulant users - Herrmann ES, Johnson PS, Bruner NR, Vandrey R, Johnson MW.
INTRODUCTION: Use of amphetamine-type stimulants (e.g., methamphetamine) is associated with acute sleep disruptions. No prior reports have characterized the acute effects of methamphetamine on sleep using polysomnography, the gold standard for objective sl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Discrimination between drug abuse and medical therapy: case report of a tranylcypromine overdose-related fatality - Akhgari M, Jokar F, Etemadi-Aleagha A, Ghasemi A.
Tranylcypromine is an effective antidepressant from the class of monoamine oxidase inhibitors and is structurally related to amphetamine. However, reports differ regarding the potential metabolism of tranylcypromine to amphetamine and methamphetamine withi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Transitioning illicit drug preferences and emerging user identities in Ohio: the proliferation of methamphetamine use among African Americans - Flynn KC, Hoffer LD.
Understanding the social dynamics of local methamphetamine markets is critical to improving community health and reducing social costs associated with illicit drug use. We examine a local drug market in Summit County, Ohio, wherein methamphetamine users as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Self-administration of methamphetamine alters gut biomarkers of toxicity - Flack A, Persons AL, Kousik SM, Napier TC, Moszczynska A.
Methamphetamine (METH) is a highly abused psychostimulant that is associated with an increased risk for developing Parkinson's disease (PD). This enhanced vulnerability likely relates to the toxic effects of METH that overlap with PD pathology, e.g., aberr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Twin Plagues: Meth Rises in Shadow of Opioids
Details the resurgence of methamphetamine use in the U.S., and the complications related to awareness and treatment with much of the present focus being on the opioid epidemic. Uses Wisconsin, especially rural areas of the state, as a window into the larger trends of the country as a whole. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 2, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

A simple and effective physical characteristic profiling method for methamphetamine tablets seized in China - Li T, Hua Z, Meng X, Liu C.
This study developed a simple and effective physical characteristic profiling method for MA tablets with capital letter "WY" logos, which realized the discrimination between l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine causes neurotoxicity by promoting polarization of macrophages and inflammatory response - Li X, Wu F, Xue L, Wang B, Li J, Chen Y, Chen T.
Macrophages, especially their activation state, are closely related to the progression of neurotoxicity. Classically activated macrophages (M1) are proinflammatory effectors, while alternatively activated macrophages (M2) exhibit anti-inflammatory properti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

IHS and Boys & Girls Clubs Partner to Expand Services to Native Youth
Blog post from the Indian Health Service (IHS) about their collaboration with Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Native Services. Together, they aim to discourage risky behaviors among American Indian and Alaska Native youth using early intervention strategies with a particular focus on methamphetamine use and suicide. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 22, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Rates, characteristics and circumstances of methamphetamine-related death in Australia: a national 7 year study - Darke S, Kaye S, Duflou J.
AIMS: Assess trends in the number, and mortality rates, of methamphetamine-related death in Australia, 2009-2015; 2. Assess the characteristics, and the cause, manner and circumstances of death; and 3. Assess the blood methamphetamine concentrations and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops
Police investigating a reported burglary have seized almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine-laced lollipops. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Humble Honeybee
Honeybees are incomparable little creatures. Allow me to tell you why: Honeybees and humans share many things in common: we socialize, dance, eat honey, touch, feel, mimic one another, sleep, enjoy nicotine, caffeine, vote and we both get sick. After a queen honeybee lays a couple million eggs, she begins to produce fewer pheromones (or chemical scents), which cause the worker bees to feed half a dozen larvae royal jelly or pure protein as they begin rearing a new queen. It’s up to the scout bees to locate a new site to move the existing queen and thousands of workers to create with their beeswax a new hive. The bee...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Meth users who quit may reverse some heart damage
(Reuters Health) - With the right treatments, some methamphetamine users who kick the habit might be able to undo heart damage linked to abusing these drugs, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news