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The recreational tryptamine 5-MeO-DALT (N,N-diallyl-5-methoxytryptamine) : A brief review
5-MeO-DALT (N,N-diallyl-5-methoxytryptamine) is a psychoactive substance, sold primarily over the Internet as a 'research chemical' or 'plant food'. Although details for the synthesis of this tryptamine have been available ...
Trends in UK deaths associated with abuse of volatile substances, 1971-2009
(International Centre for Drug Policy, 2012-11-16)
This report outlines the current trends, examines the nature of the problems, and identifies the factors associated with deaths from abuse of volatile substances occurring in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2009. It also ...
Drug-related deaths in the UK: Annual Report 2011 [January-December 2010] : Drug-related deaths reported by Coroners in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man; Police forces in Scotland; & the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
(International Centre for Drug Policy, 2012-11-07)
This twelfth annual report presents information on drug-related deaths that occurred during 2010 and for which Coronial inquests and similar formal investigations have been completed. The main purpose of the Annual Report ...
Suspected and confirmed fatalities associated with mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone, meow meow) in the United Kingdom
Background: International media have been reporting about fatalities allegedly related to mephedrone, a popular recreational stimulant, but now a proportion of them have been confirmed. We aimed here at analyzing information ...
Statin Use and Risk of Prostate Cancer : A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Background: Emerging evidence suggests that statins may decrease the risk of cancers. However, available evidence on prostate cancer (PCa) is conflicting. We therefore examined the association between statin use and risk ...
Impact of community pharmacy diabetes monitoring and education programme on diabetes management : a randomised controlled study
To evaluate the impact of a pharmacist-led patient education and diabetes monitoring programme on HbA1c and other cardiovascular risk factors in the community setting.
E-Psychonauts : Conducting research in online drug forum communities
Background "Legal highs" are becoming increasingly common features of the recreational drug market. The Internet has emerged as an important resource for technical and pharmacological knowledge in the absence of evidence-based ...
Does clinical handover promote situation awareness? : Implications for person-centered healthcare
Background: Doctors’ handover has been the subject of investigation since the implementation of the European Working Time Directive in 2004. Little is known regarding handover quality and safety in clinical practice. This ...
Mephedrone-related fatalities in the United Kingdom : contextual, clinical and practical issues
(InTech - Open Access Publisher, 2012-03-14)
The National Programme on substance abuse Deaths (np-SAD) currently has data on 60 deaths [this number is likely to increase] associated with the use of mephedrone that have occurred in the United Kingdom (UK). This chapter ...