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Cocaine and heart enlargement

JadedJaded Posts: 2,682 Boards Guru
It is an American article that refers to a study published in the July 2006 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, but I thought the findings were interesting enough to share - Researchers identify key step in cocaine-induced heart enlargement.


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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    very good read!

    "The researchers also demonstrated that the CaMK inhibitors Nifedipine and KN-62 appear to limit the accumulation of abnormal proteins in heart muscle, suggesting they may be a useful therapy for cardiac hypertrophy, or enlarged heart."

    But how would they market this treatment..?!

    On an off note, I can not longer do coke as it inflames my intestines or something, as my sides become very inflamed from even a small line...
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