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My own complete happiness, and the home-centred interests which rise up around the man who first finds himself master of his own establishment, were sufficient to absorb all my attention, while Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the drug, and the fierce energy of his own keen nature.
Save for the occasional use of cocaine, he had no vices, and he only turned to the drug as a protest against the monotony of existence when cases were scanty and the papers uninteresting.
It is unlike tobacco, or cocaine, or morphine, or all the rest of the long list of drugs.
On the contrary," he answered, "it would prevent me from taking a second dose of cocaine.
When cocaine gets into the brain, it blocks this dopamine pump, and there's a buildup of dopamine in the space between neurons called the synapse.
We're seeing the same things with Ecstasy that we did with cocaine in 1979," says Mark Kleiman, a professor of public policy at UCLA.
One animal model of in utero cocaine exposure has shown that cocaine alone, at doses that do not cause any acute effects, causes changes in the dendritic structure of pyramidal neurons in the anterior cingulate cortex of Dutch belted rabbits.
Upon seeing the cocaine in the apartment the informant gave the arrest signal.
The underlying mechanism of the blood-pressure-raising effect of cocaine use in humans has not been well studied," notes Wanpen Vongpatanasin, senior author of the study and assistant professor of internal medicine.
An association between smoking crack cocaine and thermal supraglottitis has been previously reported in the literature.
While past research has documented associations between prenatal cocaine exposure and a number of physical and behavioral problems during infancy, the few longitudinal studies that have been conducted have produced contradictory or inconclusive findings.
chased go-fast boat, caught it and its six crewmen, and recovered 925 pounds of cocaine.