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 14, 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 10, 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

Oxytocin reduces cravings for methamphetamine
(Elsevier) Many people have suggested that addiction hijacks the body's natural drives in the service of compulsive drug use. A new study now suggests that hijacking another natural system in the brain may help overcome drug addiction. Published in Biological Psychiatry, the study shows that administration of oxytocin -- a naturally occurring molecule well known for its role in social bonding and childbirth -- reduces drug-seeking behavior in methamphetamine-addicted rats. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Quitting Meth Is Necessary to Improve Related Cardiac Symptoms, Study Suggests (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH Methamphetamine users who develop cardiomyopathy see symptom improvement only when they stop using the drug, according to a JACC: Heart Failure study.Researchers in Germany studied 30 … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit
MONDAY, May 29, 2017 -- Methamphetamine users who quit the drug may get a break: New research suggests it's possible to reverse heart damage with proper medical treatment. Research has previously linked meth use to heart problems that can contribute... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stopping drug abuse can reverse related heart damage
(American College of Cardiology) Quitting methamphetamine use can reverse the damage the drug causes to the heart and improve heart function in abusers when combined with appropriate medical treatment, potentially preventing future drug-related cases of heart failure or other worse outcomes, according to a study published today in JACC: Heart Failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2 Sisters Try To Tackle Drug Use At A Montana Indian Reservation
Highlights community efforts to create peer recovery groups to help combat addiction on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Montana. Dependence on methamphetamine and other psychostimulants has more than tripled in Montana and Wyoming from 2011 to 2015, creating a high demand for substance abuse programs. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 27, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Medico-legal assessment of methamphetamine and amphetamine serum concentrations-what can we learn from survived intoxications? - Weber M, Lessig R, Richter C, Ritter AP, Wei ß I.
Medico-legal experts are increasingly enlisted to assess the methamphetamine and amphetamine serum concentrations after a criminal offense. However, since criminal users rarely provide useful information to medico-legal experts regarding the substances abu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Domestic violence in methamphetamine psychotic users, psychiatric inpatients, and healthy people: a comparative study - Khalkhali SMR, Najafi K, Ahmadi R, Yousefnezhad A, Hamidi A, Ellahi M, Amiri A, Montakhabi A, Zavarmousavi M.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a serious threat to the physical and mental health of women. The aim of the present study was to find and compare the frequency of domestic violence between methamphetamine users, patients with psychiatric disorders, and he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mechanisms underlying methamphetamine-related dental disease.
CONCLUSIONS:Mode of intake and frequency of meth use have a minimal impact on dental health outcomes. Behaviors, such as sugary beverage consumption and poor oral hygiene, better explain dental health outcomes.PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS:Having a better understanding of the causal mechanisms of " meth mouth " sets the stage for clinicians to provide more personalized interventions and management of dental disease in people who use meth. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 5, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Violence, trauma and living with HIV: longitudinal predictors of initiating crystal methamphetamine injection among sex workers - Argento E, Strathdee SA, Goldenberg S, Braschel M, Montaner J, Shannon K.
BACKGROUND: Despite rapid increases in crystal methamphetamine (CM) use worldwide and established gendered patterns of use, empirical research on CM injection initiation among sex workers is limited. Given the wide range of harms associated with CM, alongs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fatal Overdose of Gamma-hydroxybutyrate Acid After Ingestion of 1,4-Butanediol - Le Garff E, Mesli V, Cornez R, Demarly C, Tournel G, H édouin V.
We report a case of fatal intoxication from 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BD), which was ingested by a young and "na ïve" gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) consumer during a party with the co-ingestion of alcohol, cannabis, and methylene-dioxy-methamphetamine. The followi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine use and dependence in vulnerable female populations - Kittirattanapaiboon P, Srikosai S, Wittayanookulluk A.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The study reviews recent publications on methamphetamine use and dependence women in term of their epidemic, physical health impact, psychosocial impacts, and also in the identified vulnerable issues. RECENT FINDINGS: Studies of vulnerab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Recent trends in alcohol and other drug use among police detainees in New Zealand, 2010-2015 - Wilkins C, Prasad J, Parker K, Rychert M, Barnes HM.
BACKGROUND: New Zealand has unusual patterns of recreational substance use by international standards including low levels of cocaine and heroin use, and high methamphetamine use. AIMS: This paper examines recent trends in alcohol and other drug use among ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Stimulants may have detrimental effects on muscle control
(Wiley) Researchers have found that current or past use of methamphetamine or other stimulants may lead to psychomotor control deficits, or a reduced ability to control physical movement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Gender and sex trading among active methamphetamine users in Cape Town, South Africa - Lion RR, Watt MH, Wechsberg WM, Meade CS.
BACKGROUND: South Africa has experienced a tremendous rise in methamphetamine use since the year 2000. Sex trading is a global phenomenon that has been observed in active drug users and has been associated with risks for HIV infection and violence. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Experimental small molecule shows potential in preventing meth relapse
The reason methamphetamine users find it so hard to quit -- 88 percent of them relapse, even after rehab -- is that meth takes advantage of the brain's natural learning process, say scientists. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 31, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Experimental small molecule shows potential in preventing meth relapse
(Scripps Research Institute) New research from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) suggests that the reason methamphetamine users find it so hard to quit -- 88 percent of them relapse, even after rehab -- is that meth takes advantage of the brain's natural learning process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

San Diego Debuts Mouth Swabs To Detect Drivers High On Pot
A major concern of police about state laws legalizing marijuana has been how to detect when motorists may be driving under the influence of pot — or other drugs. Now San Diego police are joining a growing number of cities relying on mouth swabs for chemical tests to detect drugs in drivers. The swabs and two portable testing machines hit the field Friday night in San Diego, reported CBS-8 TV. It’s the second city in the state after Los Angeles to use the new detection method. The machines test for the presence of marijuana and six other drugs: cocaine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, methadone, opiates and benzod...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Woman in Labor Demanded Injection of Heroin and Meth before Giving Birth in Ambulance
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman in labor demanded a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine before firefighters arrived at their home and she gave birth while entering an ambulance, New Hampshire police said Wednesday. Police in Concord arrested Felicia Farruggia, 29, of Concord, this week, about six months after her son was born. He is in state custody. Police also arrested Rhianna Frenette, 37, of Belmont, who is accused of giving Farruggia the drugs. They're charged with felony reckless conduct. Frenette also faces a misdemeanor count on the same offense. "This case is just, honestly, absolutely appall...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 9, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: KATHY McCORMACK, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Woman in Labor Demanded Injection of Heroin and Meth before Giving Birth in Ambulance
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman in labor demanded a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine before firefighters arrived at their home and she gave birth while entering an ambulance, New Hampshire police said Wednesday. Police in Concord arrested Felicia Farruggia, 29, of Concord, this week, about six months after her son was born. He is in state custody. Police also arrested Rhianna Frenette, 37, of Belmont, who is accused of giving Farruggia the drugs. They're charged with felony reckless conduct. Frenette also faces a misdemeanor count on the same offense. "This case is just, honestly, absolutely appall...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 9, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: KATHY McCORMACK, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Bangladesh to ban cold pill chemical to fight meth surge
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh is to ban the import of the cold-medicine component pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in illicit methamphetamine production, anti-narcotics officials said, after purchases spiked in tandem with a boom in the illegal drug "ya ba". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Evaluation of blood lead level in methamphetamine users in Tehran - Mostafazadeh B, Shadnia S, Tavakkoli MA, Khoddami Vishteh HR.
BACKGROUND: Given the increasing number of lead poisoning in opioids users and since no study has been conducted so far to review lead poisoning in methamphetamine (crystal) users, this study aimed to investigate blood lead level in methamphetamine addicts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Histopathological study of cardiac lesions in methamphetamine poisoning-related deaths - Akhgari M, Mobaraki H, Etemadi-Aleagha A.
BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine abuse is a worldwide health concern. Methamphetamine causes health hazards in many vital organs. It can cause damage to cardiac tissue via catecholamines release. Methamphetamine related deaths are becoming one of the most impor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Simultaneous use of alcohol with methamphetamine but not ecstasy linked with aggression among young adult stimulant users - Leslie EM, Smirnov A, Cherney A, Wells H, Legosz M, Kemp R, Najman JM.
INTRODUCTION: Illicit stimulants are often combined with alcohol in nightlife entertainment districts, an environment where aggressive behaviour commonly occurs. While alcohol and methamphetamine use are each associated with aggressive behaviour, relativel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

South Africa: Addicts At Birth - Ocean View's 'Tik Babies'
[Daily Maverick] Methamphetamine (tik) abuse in the Western Cape has exploded over the past two decades. It is a highly addictive drug and, in Ocean Views, its users include pregnant women. Increasingly, children exposed to tik in utero are entering the public schooling system and struggling to get by. With medical research only beginning to take shape and an already shocking drop-out school rate that's due to compounding social ills in lower income communities, it will take money and miracles to make sure these kids don't (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Adverse health effects associated with living in a former methamphetamine drug laboratory - Victoria, Australia, 2015 - Wright J, Kenneally ME, Edwards JW, Walker GS.
The manufacture of methamphetamine in clandestine drug laboratories occurs in various locations, including residential houses and apartments. Unlike the controlled manufacture of chemicals and drugs, clandestine manufacture results in the uncontrolled stor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Adverse Health Effects Associated with Living in a Former Methamphetamine Drug Laboratory — Victoria, Australia, 2015
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Voluntary inhalation of methamphetamine: a novel strategy for studying intake non-invasively - Juarez-Portilla C, Kim RD, Robotham M, Tariq M, Pitter M, LeSauter J, Silver R.
RATIONALE: The abuse of the psychostimulant methamphetamine (MA) is associated with substantial costs and limited treatment options. To understand the mechanisms that lead to abuse, animal models of voluntary drug intake are crucial. OBJECTIVES: We... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

On the role of imitation on adolescence methamphetamine abuse dynamics - Mushanyu J, Nyabadza F, Muchatibaya G, Stewart AG.
Adolescence methamphetamine use is an issue of considerable concern due to its correlation with later delinquency, divorce, unemployment and health problems. Understanding how adolescents initiate methamphetamine abuse is important in developing effective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Choosing to live or die: online narratives of recovering from methamphetamine abuse - Obong'o CO, Alexander AC, Chavan PP, Dillon PJ, Kedia SK.
The goal of this study is to explore motivating factors for recovering from methamphetamine abuse. The source of data was 202 anonymous letters and stories submitted to an online support platform for methamphetamine users. Qualitative data were analyzed in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

IHS: Division of Behavioral Health, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services; Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative-Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Initiative Support
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting grant applications for the Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) - Generation Indigenous (GEN-I) Initiative Support, which is focused on reducing risk factors for suicidal behavior and substance abuse among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through early interventions that promote youth development and family engagement. Applications are due by January 9, 2017, and will be awarded in three IHS areas: Navajo Area, Phoenix Area, and the Tuscon Area. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 7, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

You've got meth: NZ residents urged to check letterboxes for drug shipments
The Central Otago region, best known for pinot noir and adventure sports, has become a target for letterbox drug deliveries to unoccupied holiday homesDrugs are being mailed to the letterboxes of unoccupied holiday homes in New Zealand ’s deep south as methamphetamine use in the country’s peaceful and picturesque Central Otago district increases.The region in the southern south island, which is best known for its pinot noir vineyards and adventure sports, is a tourist mecca for foreigners and locals.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 21, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin Tags: New Zealand Methamphetamine (crystal meth) Drugs Asia Pacific World news Science Source Type: news

Domestic violence in methamphetamine psychotic users, psychiatric inpatients, and healthy people: a comparative study - Khalkhali SM, Najafi K, Ahmadi R, Yousefnezhad A, Hamidi A, Ellahi M, Amiri A, Montakhabi A, Zavarmousavi M.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a serious threat to the physical and mental health of women. The aim of the present study was to find and compare the frequency of domestic violence between methamphetamine users, patients with psychiatric disorders, and he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Increased prevalence of self-reported psychotic illness predicted by crystal methamphetamine use: evidence from a high-risk population - Lappin JM, Roxburgh A, Kaye S, Chalmers J, Sara G, Dobbins T, Burns L, Farrell M.
BACKGROUND: The potential of methamphetamine, and high-potency crystal methamphetamine in particular, to precipitate psychotic symptoms and psychotic illness is the subject of much speculation internationally. Established psychotic illness is disabling for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Winnipeggers score drugs through secret Facebook messages
Winnipeg's drug scene is using secret group conversations via Facebook's Messenger app to score everything from potentially lethal fentanyl to crystal methamphetamine and other drugs, CBC News has learned. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Methamphetamine in Pregnancy Delays Infant Brain Development Methamphetamine in Pregnancy Delays Infant Brain Development
Infants exposed in utero to methamphetamine and/or tobacco have delayed motor development and white matter maturation, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - November 10, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news