“What creates the jolt in energy drinks?”

Energy drinks boost energy by using caffeine, taurine, vitamins, herbal supplements, sugar and sweeteners . Other lessen known ingredients in these drinks include gum arabic, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Inositol and Cyanocobalamin and about 16 other chemicals. Only 80 mg to 215 mg per can  are Caffeine in comparison to a 12-ounce Pike Place Roast Starbucks Coffee […]

“Addiction related to brain wiring”

Scientists pinpoint the brain circuitry linked to making healthy or unhealthy choices (Medical Xpress) — What drives addicts to repeatedly choose drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, overeating, gambling or kleptomania, despite the risks involved? Drug Dependence Quiz – Identify substance abuse problems Confidential, free online survey – TurnToHelp.com Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have pinpointed […]

‘Secondhand smoke +early childhood illness”

Homes where children under 12 are exposed to secondhand smoke show an 50% increase in many neurobehavioral and learning and breathing disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and conduct disorders. If you must smoke do not do it around your children. Many childhood diseases are linked to second-hand smoke exposure and smoking in the home, […]

“Loosening the bond of coke addiction”

A new cocaine vaccine is being tested in clinical trials. It block dopamine-transport receptors and the “high” it causes. “high.” The vaccine consists of molecules of cocaine covalently bonded to a large carrier protein, a recombinant cholera toxin B subunit. The cholera subunit is harmless without the other part of the normal virulent cholera A […]