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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 ...
Predicting impact shock magnitude : which ground reaction force variable should we use?
Peak tibial acceleration (PTA) measured using accelerometers attached to the musculoskeletal system is considered the most effective method of quantifying impact shock magnitude as a result of footstrike during running. ...
Field based reliability and validity of the Bioharness (TM) multivariable monitoring device
The Bioharness (TM) device is designed for monitoring physiological variables in free-living situations but has only been proven to be reliable and valid in a laboratory environment. Therefore, this study aimed to determine ...
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 ...
Presence of metals in herbal extracts
Do metals from raw herbs transport into herbal preparations during manufacture? Amira Guirguis and colleagues take a look at the issue using St John’s wort as an example.
Greater cognitive deterioration in women than men with Alzheimer's disease : a meta analysis
Studies reporting on the cognitive abilities of men and women with Alzheimer's disease (AD) are surprisingly rare. We carried out a meta-analysis of neurocognitive data from 15 studies (n = 828 men; 1,238 women), which ...
How children with normal hearing and children with a cochlear implant use mentalizing vocabulary and other evaluative expressions in their narratives
This study explored the use of mental state and emotion terms and other evaluative expressions in the story generation of 65 children (aged 2–8 years) with normal hearing (NH) and 11 children (aged 3–7 years) using a ...
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 ...