African Root Studied As Addiction Treatment

Copyright 1993 Reuters, Limited November 16, 1993, Tuesday, BC cycle LENGTH: 380 words COLUMN: Health briefs LOAD-DATE: November 18, 1993 HEADLINE: AFRICAN ROOT STUDIED AS ADDICTION TREATMENT BYLINE: By Jane Sutton DATELINE: MIAMI BODY: An ancient and illegal hallucinogenic herb that was popular during the 1960s is under study as…

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A Psychedelic Trip to the End of Addiction

Copyright 1993 Newsweek Newsweek August 23, 1993 , UNITED STATES EDITION LANGUAGE: ENGLISH LOAD-DATE-MDC: August 25, 1993 SECTION: LIFE/STYLE; Health; Pg. 45 LENGTH: 601 words HEADLINE: A Psychedelic Trip to the End of Addiction BYLINE: GEOFFREY COWLEY with HEATHER HEIMAN and JOSHUA COOPER RAMO HIGHLIGHT: Can a tribal potion block…

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Drug addiction: new therapies, old policies – Lancet

Copyright 1993 Information Access Company; Copyright Lancet Ltd. 1993 The Lancet July 31, 1993 LANGUAGE: ENGLISH LOAD-DATE-MDC: August 13, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 342 ; No. 8866 ; Pg. 297; ISSN: 0099-5355 LENGTH: 593 words HEADLINE: Drug addiction: new therapies, old policies; Conference BYLINE: Rowe, Paul M. BODY: The link between…

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Three NIDA research grants available

Copyright Manisses Communications Group 1993 Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Week April 5, 1993 LANGUAGE: ENGLISH LOAD-DATE-MDX: December 29, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 5 ; No. 14 ; Pg. 6; ISSN: 1042-1394 LENGTH: 296 words HEADLINE: Three NIDA research grants available; National Institute on Drug Abuse BODY: The National Institute on Drug Abuse…

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Addiction and Obsession

Copyright 1992 Newsday, Inc. Newsday November 19, 1992, Thursday, NASSAU AND SUFFOLK EDITION SECTION: PART II; ADDICTION & OBSESSION; Pg. 68 Other Edition: City Pg. 72 LENGTH: 4505 words HEADLINE: Howard Lotsof insists he has the cure for drug addiction. Some authorities are beginning to take him seriously. BYLINE: By…

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Ibogaine Patents @ the USPO

Ibogaine Patents @ the United States Patent Office (USPO) Use of ibogaine in reducing excitotoxic brain damage Use of ibogaine in reducing excitotoxic brain damage This invention discloses that ibogaine, a plant derivative, can be used as a safe NMDA antagonist at relatively high dosages (including dosages high enough to…

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Ibogaine Abstracts on PubMed

18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-MC, a novel iboga alkaloid congener, is being developed as a potential treatment for multiple forms of drug abuse. Like ibogaine (40 mg/kg), 18-MC…

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Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction

Feature: Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction The Lancet [Volume 352, Number 9136] 17 October 1998 by Kelly Morris 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 inject the…

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The Dharma of Ibogaine

by James Kent An interview with Eric Taub James Kent is Publisher of Trip / Copyright © 2005, Tripzine.com  For nine years Eric Taub has been finding creative ways to treat patients and addicts with a powerful psychedelic substance known as ibogaine. Originally found in the West-African shrub Tanernanthe iboga,…

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Data Accrue on “Visionary” Agent to Interrupt Addiction

Science & Medicine: Data Accrue on “Visionary” Agent to Interrupt Addiction The Lancet [Volume 354, Number 9193] 27 November 1999 by Kelly Morris 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,…

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