Narcolepsy Drug Eyed for Cocaine Users
24-April-2006, United States, The Washington Post
The hottest topic in cocaine addiction is another drug _ a medicine already sold to wake up narcoleptics.
Hundreds of cocaine users are testing whether that legal pill, called modafinil, could help them kick the addiction, and there's early ...
New Drugs May Act as Brain's Fountain of Youth
18-January-2005, United States, The Ledger.com
It would be hard to imagine improving on the intelligence of computer engineer Bjoern Stenger, a doctoral candidate at Cambridge University. Yet for several hours, a pill seemed to make him even brainier.
Participating in a research project, ...
Sales of Unique Stimulant Skyrocketing
08-July-2004, United States, jointogether.org
A growing number of people are using Provigil, a drug that boosts the central nervous system without the addiction and euphoria of amphetamines, the New York Times reported June 29.
The drug, which has been around since 1998, allows people to ...
HOMICIDE VICTIMS: Those in drug trade are ...
04-June-2004, United States, Detroit Free Press
Detroit homicide investigators say the city's slaying victims mirror those who are killed nationally.
They estimate about 60 percent of those killed in the Motor City are involved in the drug trade. They say 15 percent of Detroit homicides are ...
Lollipop drug hitting the streets
28-April-2004, United States, CNN
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- A narcotic painkiller that looks like a lollipop -- designed to speed relief to cancer patients -- is starting to show up in illegal sales with the nickname "perc-a-pop."
The drug's ease of use and sweet taste have law ...
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