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  1. Holiday SOS

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... caused by cocaine and a surge of blood pressure that bursts an artery in her brain. Although the writing is breezy, readers will be chilled by the thought, 'That could be me.' Which ...

  2. Warning after local tests find cocaine in drink

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Importers and retailers were urged yesterday to stop taking the caffeinated energy drink Red Bull after the government found it contained traces of cocaine. The Government Laboratory confirmed that samples of Red Bull Cola, Red Bull Sugar-free and Red Bull Energy Drink contained 0.1 to 0.3 micrograms of cocaine per litre. Commissioner for Narcotics Sally Wong Pik-yee ...

  3. Drug warning for young people

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Security secretary Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong has urged young people not to be persuaded into using drugs over the holidays after a rise in drugs seizures. Mr Lee said after a Fight Crime Committee meeting that the government had stepped up efforts to combat drug use by young people with an inter-departmental taskforce. Seizures of cocaine and methamphetamine have increased ...

  4. Medi watch

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... trichomoniasis and herpes, AFP reports. Cocaine users in emergency alert Young people admitted to hospital emergency rooms with breathing problems should be asked if they've been using cocaine, warns the American Heart Association. The symptoms can be similar but some heart attack treatments can be deadly to cocaine users. Cocaine rarely causes heart attacks, but it can trigger ...

  5. Medi watch

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... researchers. The studies entailed changing the brain's perception of itself by using cameras to show people what someone else could see, AFP reports. Cocaine low Spain, which has the highest rate of cocaine use in Europe, will test a vaccine next year that blocks the drug's high. The initial trials will involve more than 160 people. Last year, about 22,000 Spaniards sought treatment ...

  6. Medi watch

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... as admirable among young men, WebMD reports. Cocaine gets them buzzing Giving bees cocaine sets them dancing and makes them more caring and sharing, say University of Illinois researchers, supporting ... octopamine and perform a so-called round or waggle dance back in the hive to show others where to go. Cocaine affects the flow of octopamine, with the result that the bees are more likely to dance ...

  7. Quiz

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... illegal drug has an effect similar to caffeine on the body? a. Barbiturates b. Marijuana c. Cocaine 4. In general, which of the following plants contains the most caffeine? a. Tea leaves b. Cocoa ...

  8. Medi watch

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Ned Lydon

    ... there is an extra copy, it appears to repress tumours, WebMD reports. The researchers say more testing is required, but they hope to develop a drug that will boost Ets2. Cocaine vaccine in the pipeline A US-based husband-and-wife team is working on a cocaine vaccine that attacks the drug's molecules, blocking the high. Because most drug molecules are so small, the body's immune system ...

  9. Of all addictive drugs, Ice is one of the worst

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... crack cocaine is used. It may also be injected (either dry or dissolved in water), snorted, or swallowed. People generally take the drug because of the long-lasting high that it gives. ...

  10. Youngsters warned over illegal drug use

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Taking illegal drugs can damage young people's thinking abilities and their emotional state, according to a new study. It found that 22 per cent of young people surveyed who had taken drugs such as cocaine scored poorly on cognitive skills tests. When it came to emotions, 46 per cent admitted having serious anxiety problems, and 25 per cent ...




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