Drug brain threat

26th May 2000 at 01:00
FRESH warnings about the dangers of drugs emerged this week. Young people who use cocaine and amphetamines could be increasing their chances of suffering a brain haemorrhage or stroke, according to doctors at the National Hspital of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

And a separate study by psychologists from Edgehill College in Ormskirk, suggests that ecstasy use causes irreversible damage to the brain's ability to learn and think.

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