STI Crisis In UK
The idea of a sexual health crisis is one that may pass us by in modern media. There are so many concerns about NHS cuts and more savory health issues that we could ignore talk of syphilis. Warnings of a sexual health crisis can also seem out of place beside figures of lower chlamydia rates.
If chlamydia diagnoses and other incidences of STIs are down, how can the nation be reaching crisis point? The answer to this issue comes in two important factors. First, not all sexually transmitted diseases are declining. Second, just because they are not diagnosed doesn’t mean that they are not there.
We May Think That STI Cases
… Read the rest
LSD Effects For The Brain
Ask drug users what is going on in heir’s heads on a trip, and you will get some interesting answers. Some will take about the feelings of euphoria, calm or disassociation with the world. Others will talk about the hallucinations and images seen. Others just won’t have a good answer, they just like the feeling. All these answers are personal and subjective. The question for scientists is simple. What is going on inside their brains on a neurological level?
Studies In The Brain Activity Of LSD Users Have Come Up With Some Fascinating Scientific Images
In an Imperial College London study, volunteers took a dose of LSD via injection and … Read the rest
Hair Drug Testing
There are many different ways to test for the presence of drugs within the body. Urine tests are perhaps the most well-known in professional situations. Breath tests are now in force in roadside situations and nightclubs to test for alcohol and other signs of intoxication. Saliva tests can also play their part for short-term drug use.
Drug testing through hair is different because of the lifespan of metabolites within the hair strands and the accuracy. A well-prepared sample can provide evidence on different substances over a long time frame.
What Are Testers Looking For Hair Drug Testing?
Drug tests on hair help us to determine the use of many different substances. … Read the rest
Bath salts, otherwise known as synthetic cathinone, have been on the radar for drug enforcement officials for years now. Some substances that are now understood through testing are now placed under a ban. The problem is that there are many other chemical formulas in development all the time.
Supply and demand will always rule, and makers will always look for ways to beat the system. New products mean new “legal” highs that young people can take whenever and wherever they please. This has lead to a big problem in controlling the classifications of drugs and dealing with the health risks.
What Are Bath Salts?
When we talk about bath salts, we don’t … Read the rest