Crack Cocaine

Known as: Cocaine, Crack, rock cocaine, cocaine crack 
The purified, alkaloidal, extra-potent form of cocaine. It is smoked (free-based), injected intravenously, and orally ingested. Use of crack results… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Little is known about the possible role that smoking crack cocaine has on the incidence of HIV infection. Given the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Cocaine dependence, which affects 2.5 million Americans annually, has no US Food and Drug Administration-approved… (More)
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2008
2008
We hypothesize that crack cocaine is independently associated with smear-positive tuberculosis (TB). In a case-control study of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Self-healing polymers composed of microencapsulated healing agents exhibit remarkable mechanical performance and regenerative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Crack cocaine use is more associated with impulsivity and a propensity to take risks than heroin use, yet no studies have… (More)
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2005
2005
A wide range of social indicators turned sharply negative for Blacks in the late 1980s and began to rebound roughly a decade… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study was designed to assess differences in sex-related risk behaviors between drug injectors who did not smoke crack… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to test whether brain activation was detectable in regions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Because crack cocaine appears to have a preferential effect on the metabolic and electrophysiological activity of the frontal and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The smoking of "crack" cocaine is thought to be associated with high-risk sexual practices that accelerate… (More)
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