Methamphetamine OD Deaths Up for All Races, Ethnicities
Highest rates within each sex seen for non - Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native individuals, followed by non - Hispanic Whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Methamphetamine OD Deaths Up for All Races, Ethnicities
FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 -- Rates of overdose deaths involving methamphetamine increased for all racial/ethnic groups from 2011 to 2018, according to a research letter published online Jan. 20 in JAMA Psychiatry. Beth Han, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meth Overdose Deaths Are Surging in America, With Minorities Most at Risk
FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 -- Deaths from overdoses of methamphetamine are rising across the United States, especially among Blacks and American Indians/Alaska Natives, a new study warns. " While much attention is focused on the opioid crisis, a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two-Drug Combo May Help Fight Meth Addiction
In what may signal a seismic shift in the treatment of methamphetamine addiction, a pair of prescription drugs appears to help patients significantly reduce their stimulant use, or quit altogether. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths Surged Over The Past Decade, Study Finds
Overdose deaths from methamphetamine increased sharply from 2011-2018, based on a recent study in JAMA Psychiatry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths
The national rate of methamphetamine overdose deaths shot up significantly between 2011 and 2018, particularly among non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native communities, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide
NIH-supported study finds biggest increase among American Indians and Alaska Natives. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths
The national rate of methamphetamine overdose deaths shot up significantly between 2011 and 2018, particularly among non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native communities, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Two-Drug Combo May Help Fight Meth Addiction
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- In what may signal a seismic shift in the treatment of methamphetamine addiction, a pair of prescription drugs appears to help patients significantly reduce their stimulant use, or quit altogether. The combination... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. sees 5-fold increase in methamphetamine overdose deaths
Rates of methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States increased five-fold from 2011 to 2018, according to an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) Methamphetamine overdose deaths surged in an eight-year period in the United States, according to a study published today in JAMA Psychiatry. The analysis revealed rapid rises across all racial and ethnic groups, but American Indians and Alaska Natives had the highest death rates overall. The research was conducted at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide
NIH-supported study finds biggest increase among American Indians and Alaska Natives (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - January 20, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: American Indians and Alaska Natives, News Release, Methamphetamine, Prevention Research Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

Bupropion - Naltrexone Bests Placebo in Methamphetamine Use Disorder
Response was low but higher with naltrexone - bupropion than placebo during 12 - week, two - stage trial (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Bupropion-Naltrexone Bests Placebo in Methamphetamine Use Disorder
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- For adults with methamphetamine use disorder, response is higher with receipt of extended-release injectable naltrexone plus oral extended-release bupropion versus placebo, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Naltrexone and Bupropion Promising Combo for Meth Addiction Naltrexone and Bupropion Promising Combo for Meth Addiction
The combination treatment may be a game changer for some patients with severe methamphetamine use disorder, results of a new randomized trial, ADAPT-2, suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Combination treatment for methamphetamine use disorder shows promise in NIH study
Therapy may be a promising addition to current approaches to treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Methamphetamine deaths: changing trends and diagnostic issues - Lewis D, Kenneally M, van denHeuvel C, Byard RW.
The term 'amphetamine' refers to a class of synthetic drugs which includes methamphetamine. The latter is a globally popular drug of abuse which induces euphoria, affecting cognitive/psychomotor performance and sleep. It also provokes risk taking and viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Combination treatment for methamphetamine use disorder shows promise in NIH study
Combination medication may be effective in treating adults with methamphetamine use disorder (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - January 13, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Clinical Trials Network, News Release, Illicit Stimulants, Methamphetamine, NIDAMED News, Researchers, Treatment Research, Addiction Science Source Type: news

Un estudio de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH) identifica promisorio tratamiento combinado para el trastorno por consumo de metanfetamina
Combination medication may be effective in treating adults with methamphetamine use disorder (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - January 13, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Clinical Trials Network, News Release, Illicit Stimulants, Methamphetamine, NIDAMED News, Researchers, Treatment Research, Addiction Science Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Ogden (UT) Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance, Resisting Arrest
An Ogden (UT) man was charged after stealing an ambulance just after the New Year, according to authorities. Police said Mitchell Bryce May stole the ambulance on January 3 after first responders were called to a medical call at an apartment complex, the Deseret News reported. The ambulance was later found abandoned behind a house several hours later. Video footage was also obtained that showed the man who stole the vehicle, police said. On January 11, police were called to a disturbance where May was accused of being violent. Officers saw May was allegedly in possession of a bag of suspected methamphetamine. T...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Stolen Ambulance Utah Source Type: news

Methamphetamine exposures reported to United States poison control centers, 2000-2019 - Chen T, Spiller HA, Badeti J, Funk AR, Zhu M, Smith GA.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate characteristics and trends of methamphetamine exposures reported to United States (US) poison control centers. METHODS: Data from the National Poison Data System were analyzed. RESULTS: From January 1, 2000 throug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths in 2020 Top Three Million
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This is the deadliest year in U.S. history, with deaths expected to top 3 million for the first time — due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic. Final mortality data for this year will not be available for months. But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. U.S. deaths increase most years, so some annual rise in fatalities is expected. But the 2020 numbers amount to a jump of about 15%, and could go higher once all the deaths from this month are cou...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus EMS Hospital Prehospital Source Type: news

Estudio: Se estabiliza el aumento del vapeo entre adolescentes a principios de 2020, aunque contin úa siendo alto
Findings indicate that levels of nicotine and marijuana vaping did not increase from 2019 to early 2020, although they remain high. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

Study: Surge of teen vaping levels off, but remains high as of early 2020
Annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey results released. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

Estudio: Se estabiliza el aumento del vapeo entre adolescentes a principios de 2020, aunque contin úa siendo alto
Los hallazgos indican que los niveles de vapeo de nicotina y marihuana no aumentaron desde 2019 hasta principios de 2020, aunque siguen siendo altos. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

Malaysia seizes record haul of crystal meth worth $26.2 million
Malaysia's maritime agency said on Sunday it had seized more than two tonnes of crystal methamphetamine worth 105.9 million ringgit... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An alarming rise in the prevalence of deaths with methamphetamine involved in Tehran, Iran 2011-2018 - Paknahad S, Akhgari M, Ghadipasha M.
Methamphetamine is one of the most commonly abused illicit drugs in Iran. Despite this fact, there has been relatively little research on methamphetamine-associated deaths in Iran. The present study aimed to investigate the cause of death in methamphetamin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A qualitative exploration of the factors associated with initiation to methamphetamine use in Iran - Shahbazi Sighaldeh S, Zarghami F, Shahryari A, Mohammadinia A, Ebrahimi M, Jorjani T, Hamrah MS, Charkazi A.
BACKGROUND: Crystal (methamphetamine) is a strong stimulant of addictive substances that affects the central nervous system. The consumption of this substance is increasing among teenagers and adult young people in the country. In this matter, one of the p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Opioids, stimulants, and depressant drugs in fifteen Mexican Cities: a wastewater-based epidemiological study - Cruz-Cruz C, Yargeau V, Vida ña-Perez D, Schilmann A, Pineda MA, Lobato M, Hernández-Avila M, Villatoro JA, Barrientos-Gutierrez T.
BACKGROUND: Monitoring drug use in M éxico is a challenge due to emerging drugs and rapid changes in consumption patterns. The temporal and geographical patterns of cocaine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, MDMA, cannabis, heroin, ketamine, and fentanyl were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Study: Opioid overdose deaths involving other substances more common in youth
(Boston Medical Center) Results of a new study show that opioid overdose deaths involving more than one substance (polysubstances) are more common than opioid-only overdose deaths among youth. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center's Grayken Center for Addiction, the data shows that cocaine and other stimulants like crystal methamphetamine are the substances most commonly involved in opioid overdose deaths in young people between the ages of 13 and 25. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HIV and Methamphetamine Use: Double Jeopardy for Transmission of the Novel Coronavirus.
The authors suggest that co-occurring methamphetamine use and HIV present a double jeopardy for contracting the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - November 23, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Science Highlight, HIV or AIDS Source Type: news

HIV and Methamphetamine Use: Double Jeopardy for Transmission of the Novel Coronavirus.
The authors suggest that co-occurring methamphetamine use and HIV present a double jeopardy for COVID. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - November 23, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Science Highlight, HIV or AIDS Source Type: news