Category: Drugs

  • Download E-books PF- TEK - Psilocybe Cubensis growing techniques PDF

    By Robert McPherson

    The unique advisor referred to as "PF-tek" is an invention from Robert McPherson, often referred to as Psylocybe Fanaticus (PF), a scientist in transforming into fungi and spore vendor. because of legislation within the united states which prohibited his actions, PF needed to face criminal results and had
    to surrender promoting spores and growing to be courses and he additionally needed to close down his net site.
    This advisor is more-or-less the unique PF-tek from the PF website. It basically differs from the unique one via extra fabric that may be present in the appendices.

    The PF- TEK is essentially a brown rice technique with a stronger formulation by utilizing vermiculite as a base and including pulverised brown rice.

    The key is within the vermiculite. whilst mycelium is cultured in exactly grain, the mycelium becomes a mass with little air house. but if grown with vermiculite, the mycelial threads stretch throughout house. the key concerning the PF- TEK, is that it copies nature. rather than the standard cloning of mushroom tissue and starting to be mushrooms from that, a mass spore inoculation is hired on to the fruiting substrate. That way,
    the genotype continues to be entire. Senescence (mutating and ceased fruiting) is not any longer an issue. The spores insure a by no means finishing succession of fungus, with the entire strength of the spores reproductive skill intact.

    Show description

  • Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs: A Reference Guide to Their History and Use PDF

    This entire reference advisor describes greater than a hundred thirty alphabetically prepared medications of abuse, together with either pharmaceutical and common items. The ebook starts with a dialogue of federal drug scheduling and drug different types. person entries for specific elements of abuse persist with. Drug descriptions comprise: right pronunciation, nicknames or road names, felony prestige, old and current makes use of and misuses, abuse components, interactions with different medications, and findings of melanoma dangers and delivery defects.

    Scientific info is gifted in a transparent, easy demeanour designed for college students and normal readers alike. as well as the A-Z descriptions, Miller presents an evidence of common drug varieties, equivalent to stimulants and hallucinogens, in addition to the elements of drug abuse, together with tolerance and withdrawal. a listing of print and digital resources can be incorporated for readers looking additional information.

    Show description

  • Download E-books Workplace Drug Testing PDF

    This entire textual content presents transparent factors of the results of gear on human functionality and the necessity for place of work drug checking out. It offers crucial info at the regulatory and felony frameworks worldwide, easy methods to set rules and assurance of all facets of drug research and the linked interpretation of effects. Contents comprise: * Epidemiology of drug use within the operating inhabitants * The facts base and directions for office drug trying out * criminal, regulatory elements and rules for medications and alcohol * Urine and substitute pattern assortment method * Analytical innovations and specimen adulteration. * Case reviews of winning programmes also are integrated to demonstrate the rules mentioned. Written by way of across the world said specialists this informative ebook may be crucial interpreting for somebody drawn to place of work drug checking out or constructing any such process together with medical and forensic toxicologists, occupational well-being physicians, nurses, human assets, drug counselling and remedy services, analytical chemists and legal professionals.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA PDF

    By Maryn McKenna

    LURKING in our houses, hospitals, colleges, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that's evolving swifter than the scientific group can tune it or drug builders can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen is MRSA—methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus—and Superbug is the 1st booklet to inform the tale of its surprising unfold and the alarming possibility it poses to us all.

    Doctors lengthy concept that MRSA used to be limited to hospitals and clinics, infecting nearly solely those that have been both already ailing or previous. yet via striking reporting, together with thousands of interviews with the prime researchers and medical professionals monitoring the lethal bacterium, acclaimed technology journalist Maryn McKenna unearths the hidden background of MRSA’s relentless advance—how it has crushed hospitals, assaulted households, and infiltrated agriculture and cattle, relocating inexorably into the nutrients chain. Taking readers into the scientific facilities the place annoyed physicians needs to discard drug after drug as they try to maintain sufferers alive, she discloses an explosion of instances that display how MRSA is growing to be extra virulent, whereas evolving resistance to antibiotics with extraordinary velocity. it might infect us at any time, irrespective of how fit we're; it truly is carried via a gorgeous variety of our family pets; and it's been detected in nutrients animals from cows to chickens to pigs.

    With the sensitivity of a novelist, McKenna portrays the emotional and monetary devastation persisted by way of MRSA’s sufferers, vividly describing the various stealthy ways that the pathogen overtakes the physique and the surprise and grief of folks whose fit little ones have been felled by means of an infection in precisely hours. via dogged detective paintings, she discloses the unheard warnings that anticipated the present situation and lays naked the issues that experience allowed MRSA to rage uncontrolled: lost executive spending, insufficient public healthiness surveillance, erroneous agricultural practices, and immense overuse of the few invaluable medications now we have left.

    Empowering readers with the data they wish for self-defense, Superbug sounds an alarm: MRSA has developed right into a international emergency that touches virtually each element of contemporary lifestyles. it really is, as one deeply involved researcher tells McKenna, "the greatest factor when you consider that AIDS."
    Show description

  • Download E-books Rx: A Tale of Electronegativity PDF

    By Robert Brockway

    Pink is a chemical beta tester. it is a great method of claiming 'professional drug addict.' yet that’s no longer an issue: every body within the 4 Posts is nursing an habit to whatever. in truth, the city's whole financial system relies on Presence -- a chemical hallucinogen that shall we the consumer peek into background. Red’s expertise for blending new and fascinating narcotic concoctions is generally stable for a fast dollar and an inexpensive snort, yet this time something's long gone mistaken. After huffing a brand new prototype pressure of Presence from Hockner Industries, he is awoken to discover himself in violation of a Non-Disclosure contract. a criminal offense punishable via demise. Red's in basic terms desire for salvation lies in a mysterious touch with all of the solutions and doubtless endless assets. yet to get to him, purple needs to first navigate the claustrophobic theater of the 'Wells, the place no one is what they appear, get away the clutches of a mad, phallus-obsessed ghetto king, and search safety from the murderous gray boatmen, all whereas his scary and more and more genuine hallucinations tear him except the interior out. With the aid of quality controls, a jogging nanotech manufacturing facility, and Byron, an upper-class slacker actually hooked on the earlier, purple needs to realize what the unusual experimental drug is doing to his brain. And he greater be fast approximately it, earlier than the pair of sinister, faceless restoration brokers capture as much as him…and burn him alive.
    Show description

  • Download E-books The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs (Sterling Milestones) PDF

    By Michael C. Gerald

    Throughout heritage, people in all places have hunted for treatments to heal bodies and minds. overlaying every little thing from old herbs to state-of-the-art chemical substances, this booklet within the highly renowned Milestones sequence appears at 250 of an important moments within the improvement of life-altering, life-saving, and occasionally life-endangering prescription drugs. Illustrated entries characteristic historic medicines like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic treatments; and debatable clinical remedies like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a mild at the scientists, medical professionals, and firms who introduced them to us.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (Third Edition) (Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used & Abused Drugs) PDF

    By Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson

    The 3rd version of the fundamental, available resource for realizing how medicines paintings and their results on physique and behavior.

    Fully revised and up-to-date, this no-nonsense instruction manual comprises the newest discoveries approximately medicinal drugs, together with new info at the energy-drinks craze, prescribed drugs reminiscent of OxyContin and Ambien, the date-rape drug GHB, and the original results of a few medicines at the adolescent mind. Scientifically exact and simple to read, ?Buzzed? offers the main balanced, goal details on hand at the most of the time used and abused medicinal drugs, from alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine to heroin, Ecstasy, and methamphetamine, and it presents a transparent knowing of ways medications paintings and the implications in their use. Neither a "Just Say No" treatise nor a "How to" manual, ?Buzzed? relies at the conviction that folks make greater judgements and exact info at hand.

    eight pages of colour illustrations
    Show description

  • Download E-books Handbook of the Medical Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse PDF

    A distinct and finished reference that no surgeon who encounters substance abusers may be with out!

    The instruction manual of the clinical results of Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a state of the art review of the scientific results of the main abused medications in the USA this day. The members to this peer-reviewed publication comprise prime specialists in scientific body structure, psychopharmacology, and neuropsychology. The booklet describes the most up-tp-date examine at the acute and protracted results of alcohol, stimulants, inhalants, marijuana, and opiates on human organ structures and behaviour. it is going to additionally assist you discover and comprehend the prenatal results of those medications in addition to tobacco and nicotine.

    With the Handbook of the clinical results of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, you can be good educated in regards to the cardiovascular, neurological, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and hepatic results of often abused medications. The ebook additionally presents in-depth causes of the mechanisms in which those psychoactive medicines exert their biobehavioral results in addition to present pondering about—and definitions of—abuse, dependence, and alcohol/drug use.

    Here is a pattern of what you will find during this crucial publication:
    • basic info on alcohol, together with definitions of alcohol use, abuse, and dependence
    • descriptions of the connection among alcohol and unintended accidents, alcohol's influence on skeletal and significant organ platforms, and its impact on probability elements for convinced cancers
    • an exam of the consequences of alcohol and different medicines on neuropsychological functionality
    • an in-depth assessment of the consequences of alcohol on neuron signaling, neurotransmitter functionality, and alcoholic mind harm and cognitive disorder
    • a complete examine the fetal results of alcohol
    • a transparent evaluation of the on hand details on persistent marijuana use's results on mental and actual well-being, together with a good and balanced dialogue of the scientific marijuana factor
    • a considerate and fact-filled exam of the implications of opiate abuse and methadone pharmacotherapy, together with a comparability of the results of methadone and heroin on organ approach functionality and disorder
    • a examine cocaine's heritage, a few of the varieties of the drug, and the adversarial results of cocaine on cardiovascular, neurologic, and pulmonary platforms
    • an exploration of the scientific effects of inhalants—a very vast class of abused components starting from nitrous oxide to gasoline—and how one can deal with their poisonous results
    • a assessment of the prenatal results of nicotine, cocaine, marijuana, and opiates
    • explanations of a lot of the terminology that looks within the present literature on alcohol
    Extraordinarily worthy for physicians and different healthiness care execs, the Handbook of the scientific effects of Alcohol and Drug Abuse can provide particular information regarding a variety of medicines no longer present in any comparable e-book. Make it part of your reference assortment at the present time!
    Show description

  • Download E-books The Burning House PDF

    By Ann Beattie

    The now-classic, totally precise voice of Ann Beattie is so dry it throws off sparks, her eye endowed with the emotional identical of X-ray imaginative and prescient. Her characters are younger women and men studying what it capability to be a grown-up in a rustic that promised them they'd remain younger endlessly. And right here, in shapely, penetrating tales, Beattie confirms why she is likely one of the most generally imitated -- but without doubt inimitable -- literary stylists of her generation.

    In The Burning condo, Beattie's characters cross from dealing medicinal drugs to taking good care of a bereaved pal. They watch their marriages fail no longer with a bang yet with a wisecrack. And later on, they could locate themselves buying and selling confidences with their spouses' new fans. The Burning condo proves that Beattie has no peer by way of revealing the hidden shapes of our relations, or the depths of tenderness, grief, and anger that lie underneath the surfaces of our day-by-day lives.
    Show description