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  • Khat, a “natural” amphetamine?

    Khat, a “natural” amphetamine?

    Khat consumption has become a worldwide phenomenon broadening from Eastern Africa and the south west of the Arabian Peninsula to ethnic communities in the rest of the world. Why people are using khat? Is it self-medication?
  • Cocaine use enhances distraction

    Cocaine use enhances distraction

    Studies suggest that recreational use of cocaine is associated with significant impairments in the same cognitive control functions affected by chronic use. Are up to 4 grams monthly enough to damage the ability of suppressing irrelevant information?