Researchers discover how cocaine, amphetamines disrupt the brain's normal functioning (Science Daily)
"In a major advance in the field of neuropsychiatry, researchers have illuminated how cocaine and amphetamines disrupt the normal functioning of the dopamine transporter in the brain. This discovery paves the way for developing treatments that could blunt the effects of cocaine and amphetamines in patients who are addicted."
Amphetamine use increases risk of aortic tears in young adults, study suggests (Science Daily)
"Young adults who abuse amphetamines may be at greater risk of suffering a tear in the main artery leading from the heart."