*  EMCDDA report presents latest evidence on heroin-assisted treatment for hard-to-treat opioid users | www.emcdda.europa.eu
This type of treatment is not simply a case of offering heroin to heroin users', adds Wolfgang Götz, 'but is a highly-regulated ... 1) EMCDDA Insights No 11 New heroin-assisted treatment - Recent evidence and current practices of supervised injectable heroin ... Supervised injectable heroin (SIH) treatment was first introduced in Switzerland in the mid-1990s in the face of a growing ... Included in the report are the findings of a review on heroin-assisted treatment by the Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group, along ...
  http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/news/2012/
*  New heroin-assisted treatment | www.emcdda.europa.eu
injectable heroin treatment in Europe and beyond. *Chapter 3: Scientific evidence base for supervised. injectable heroin ... ECDC and EMCDDA release a joint rapid risk assessment on wound botulism among people who inject heroin(February 2015) ... Findings from international trials now suggest that the supervised use of medicinal heroin can be an effective second-line ... Chapter 6: Implementation and clinical practice of supervised injectable heroin treatment in Europe and beyond ...
  http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/insights/heroin-assisted-treatment_lv
*  The Andalusian trial on heroin-assisted treatment: a 2 year follow-up
REVIEW 2011 Heroin maintenance for chronic heroin-dependent individuals. REVIEW 2009 Prescription of heroin for the management ... Heroin/cocaine addicts in Granada in Spain who were being prescribed heroin made greater sustained improvements in their ... heroin/cocaine, Almost all participants were users of heroin mixed with cocaine ('speedball'). Just one reported using only ... Patients prescribed heroin in the past but no longer were generally intermediate, and those still being prescribed heroin had ...
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*  hillbilly heroin - Wiktionary
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*  The Taliban's Heroin Ploy
... getting the Army addicted to their cheap heroin. ... The Taliban's Heroin Ploy. As the U.S. postpones a decision on ... This heroin bomb then does collateral damage back home. The returning soldiers brought home a heroin problem to Russian cities ... 1 heroin consumer.". Today's Taliban-fighting Americans were yesterday's mujahideen-fighting Soviets. They saw how heroin ... I'd be astonished if we don't see soldiers who find 10 kilograms of heroin and pack it up in a birthday cake and send it home ...
  https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-talibans-heroin-ploy
*  Heroin
... use is increasing due to tighter controls on prescription opioids. Naloxone is the antidote for an acute overdose. ... Heroin, an addictive, illegal drug, can cause fatal overdoses. It is an opioid, a class of drugs that includes morphine, ... Rise in heroin use: After a period of declining heroin use, there has been a significant rise in heroin overdoses for the past ... Treatment of heroin overdose: Naloxone is the antidote for overdoses of heroin and other opioids; Narcan® is a brand name. For ...
  https://www.poison.org/articles/2014-oct/heroin
*  Prescription Opioid Misuse, Heroin, and Fentanyl
There are several principal factors contributing to the current nationwide heroin crisis: the increased availability of heroin ... and some people who use controlled opioid prescription drugs for non-medical purposes transitioning to heroin use. Heroin use ... Both use and misuse are risk factors for developing an opioid use disorder and initiation of heroin use. Moreover, fewer than 1 ... ONDCP also works with Federal agencies and international partners to drive the efforts to disrupt the supply of heroin and ...
  https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/key-issues/prescription-opioid-misuse/
*  heroin - Cold Cases
Nichols, 19, lived in a small Colorado Springs home with three men she was renting a room from. Two of the men, who were in their mid to late 20s and worked on road construction crews, were on a trip out of town. Tara told the youngest of her roommates that a girlfriend was going to pick her up for the modeling gig.. Minutes later he saw a dark sedan pulling away from the home and assumed that Kara's ride had arrived. That was on Oct. 9, 2012. Kara has not been seen since then. Investigators suspect someone posing as a photographer may have harmed her.. Her mother, Julia Nichols, who lives in Chicago, says her normally very social daughter, who had been calling her twice a week before she vanished, has not contacted her or any of her friends since that day.. "I try to cling to some hope that she is still alive. The more time that goes along the more I face the possibility that she is dead," Nichols said. "It's one of these things where you can't believe it's happening while its unfolding in ...
  http://blogs.denverpost.com/coldcases/tag/heroin/
*  Heroin assisted treatment | The BMJ
... on supervised heroin assisted treatment for patients who are dependent on heroin but do not respond to conventional methadone ... Improvement was seen in the primary outcome measure of reduced use or abstinence from "street" heroin in all treatment groups, ... effect was seen in people who received supervised injectable heroin-three quarters remained abstinent from illegal heroin, and ... Heroin assisted treatment. BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4545 (Published 06 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ ...
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*  Heroin
After processing heroin is a powder or a gummy substance, known as ... The synthesized form of morphine is an opiate called heroin, it is a natural substance extracted from the pod of the opium ... Effects of Heroin. When a person starts using heroin the euphoria feeling can last 4-5 hrs, with a high for as long as 12 hrs. ... Heroin is a strong analgesic, better known as a pain killer. Heroin is not allowed in the United States even for medical use. ...
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*  CBC.ca | Ontario Morning | London Heroin
London Heroin. Many communities had a problem with oxycontin addiction. Now that oxy is gone, heroin is filling the gap in ...
  http://www.cbc.ca/ontariomorning/episodes/2012/07/05/london-heroin/
*  Heroin in the Heartland - CBS News
The faces of heroin include the young, middle-to-upper class and suburban. What was once thought of as an inner-city problem is ... Heroin in the Heartland. The faces of heroin include the young, middle-to-upper class and suburban. What was once thought of as ... Today, heroin overdoses take the lives of at least 27 people in Ohio every week. We were told many other heroin deaths go ... For Tyler, heroin wasn't a party drug. His parents, Wayne and Christy Campbell, say his heroin habit grew from his addiction to ...
  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/heroin-in-ohio-drug-epidemic-60-minutes/
*  heroin bust - KMOV.com
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*  heroin hookers - Discussion on Topix
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*  Can synthetic narcotics lead to heroin? - CNN
Could people home-brew heroin? Well, not quite, but that notion became more plausible now that scientists have bioengineered ... Heroin, and narcotics such as Vicodin and OxyContin, all belong to the opioid family and can only be derived from the tarry sap ... Could people home-brew heroin? Well, not quite, but that notion became more plausible this month as scientists at Stanford ... Could new synthetic opioid one day lead to home-brew heroin?. By Nadia Kounang, CNN ...
  http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/28/health/synthetic-narcotics-heroin/index.html
*  Heroin Abuse Rising Rapidly in New England
Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly, heroin use is ... Heroin is also easier to snort and is cheaper to buy. Whether ... According to the New York Times article on 7/18, Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly, heroin use is increasing ... As posted in the article, Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly, experts say there has been a steady increase in the ... "It's easier to get heroin in some of these places than it is to get a UPS delivery," said Dr. Mark Publicker, an addiction ...
  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10980556.htm
*  Alcohol Worse Than Heroin
Alcohol is more dangerous for humans than crack or heroin, according to a surprising assessment by a British drug expert. ... The panel concluded that heroin, crack, and meth were the most harmful drugs to individuals, but alcohol, heroin, and crack ... Newser) - Alcohol is more dangerous for humans than crack or heroin, according to a surprising assessment by a British drug ... Alcohol is more dangerous for humans than crack or heroin? Sorry, but I just don't beleive this trash. ...
  http://www.newser.com/story/104257/prof-alcohol-worse-than-heroin.html
*  Cocaine and Heroin Will Harm Placenta - Redorbit
Cocaine and heroin increase permeability of the placenta. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal ... They found that exposure to cocaine and/or heroin in the presence of methadone increased transfer of a test chemical called ... Malek and his colleagues sought to investigate the effects cocaine and heroin on the placenta. They found that while the ... our results concerning cocaine and heroin causing an increased antipyrine transfer may improve the practical management in ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/1703767/cocaine_and_heroin_will_harm_placenta/
*  Search Revealing Heroin Disallowed - tribunedigital-chicagotribune
60,000 worth of heroin in body cavities, have been ruled unconstitutional.The women were searched after they were detained Oct ... LOUIS - The searches of two Nigerian women, who were found to be hiding $60,000 worth of heroin in body cavities, have been ... The ruling Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Clyde Cahill means prosecutors will be prohibited from using the heroin as evidence ...
  http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-05-24/news/8502020254_1_searched-heroin-x-rays
*  Heroin deaths spiking in Florida
The apparent heroin overdose death of Academy Award-winning actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman is a sad reminder of the drug's ... Related: 25 facts about heroin. "It's harder for people to get access to the pills, so they've turned to heroin," said Buddy ... In Florida, heroin deaths have spiked from just over 60 in 2011 to almost double that in 2012. Orlando is cited as a hot spot. ... Heroin deaths spiking in Florida. Deaths almost double from 2011 to 2012. Share ...
  http://www.wesh.com/article/heroin-deaths-spiking-in-florida/4431341
*  Unintended consequences: Painkiller pills to heroin - CNN
The face of heroin abuse in America is changing. And part of the reason is that society wanted a quick fix to the prescription ... Today's typical heroin addict starts using at 23, is more likely to live in the affluent suburbs and was likely unwittingly led ... While heroin is illicit and opioid pills such as oxycontin are FDA-approved, each is derived from the poppy plant. Their ... Heroin is usually cheaper than prescription drugs. Opiate pain medications cost the uninsured about $1 per milligram; so a 60- ...
  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/health/gupta-unintended-consequences/
*  Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it -- because ... The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscored a troubling development: Heroin, long a scourge of the back alleys of ... Heroin addicts are a small slice of overall users, but their numbers nearly doubled from 2007 to 2012, to 669,000. At the same ... Less than three months later, Marchese was found dead of an overdose in his mother's car, a needle and a bag of heroin on the ...
  http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20140407/news/140409096/
*  Heroin Death Rattles a Campus
Diver said prior to the recent heroin cases, he'd been thinking less about that drug and more about how to talk with students ... Diver said he's noticed a growth in heroin use in high schools and colleges. "One of the reasons why this particular death at ... Two cases of student heroin use at Reed College this academic year have sparked a discussion about campus culture and what, if ... This month, a first-year Reed student died in his dorm room of an accidental heroin overdose. In December, a sophomore who ...
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