Seeking ways to crack cocaine addiction

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Kelly Morris, The Lancet [Volume 352, Number 9136] 17 October 1998 The use of cocaine, a highly addictive stimulant and euphoriant with few physical withdrawal symptoms, is increasing. Up to 10% of ever-users will become heavy users, particularly if they ...

The Dreaming

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The Independent on Sunday (This article was originally published in the UK newspaper “The Independent on Sunday”, 28th March 1999) Could the root of an obscure African plant contain the secret to combatting addiction? The search for a substance capable ...

Fight to develop drug addiction therapy

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Karen Brimingham Nature Medicine, 4; 377, 1998 by: Karen Brimingham A new phase in the acrimonious legal struggle over the development of the anti-addiction drug ibogaine began last month when the trial was moved to Florida. Because the trial centers ...

Science and medicine: Data accrue on

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The Lancet [Volume 354, Number 9193] 27 November 1999 Few therapies exist for drug addiction, and unfortunately one agent that has shown promise– the plant alkaloid ibogaine–is mostly given in unsafe settings by addict self-help groups, says Deborah Mash (University ...

Ibogaine

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Ibogaine Simon Witter A shorter version of this article appeared in the Times (London) It may change society and save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people (at a conservative estimate), but ibogaine development is being tied up in ...

The truth about Rapid Opiate Detox

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(October 10th, 2002) Why the medical community does not believe in Rapid Detox. Rapid detox, involving the use of an opiate antagonist and anasthesia, was developed during the late 1980s. Known also as ultra-rapid detox or neuro-regulation, rapid detox has ...

Root of Hope CBS

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CBS Article and Video is available at the CBS site: http://cbs2.com/specialassign/local_story_321191402.html

Drug might help cure addictions

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An Associated Press report. (August 29, 1993) Researchers report that drug addicts in the Netherlands have cited success with ibogaine. MIAMI – Researchers at the University of Miami next month will conduct the first scientific human experiments in the nation ...

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