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London University Invites Students to Participate in a Clinical Trial of Cocaine

by Savitha C Muppala on February 25, 2013 at 5:02 PM
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 London University Invites Students to Participate in a Clinical Trial of Cocaine

We all do know that use of cocaine is associated with adverse effects on the body. To understand completely what cocaine can do to the body, A London University has invited students to participate in a clinical trial of cocaine.

Many hundreds of students have been invited by Kings College London to participate in a study which will involve nasal administration of cocaine.

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"After cocaine administration, repeated biological samples (blood, urine, hair, sweat, oral fluid) will be taken to compare and investigate how cocaine and its metabolites are spread through the human body," explains the email.

"This is an important scientific study to investigate how cocaine and its metabolites are spread through the human body. All the relevant ethical approvals were received for this study. The study will be conducted under the highest level of medical supervision in a dedicated clinical research suite."



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