Ketamine Chronic Toxicity total information

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In the longitudinal study of 150 chronic ketamine users discussed above, increased depression score (Beck Depression Inventory), but not clinical depression, was associated with frequent (daily) current and previous ketamine use. Depression scores were not increased in less frequent (less than three times per week) ketamine users. There have been some pilot studies that have investigated the use of ketamine as an antidepressant in patients with depression and of intravenous ketamine in patients with resistant depression. The results of these preliminary studies are not conclusive, but suggest that ketamine may have a role in this setting.

Neurological and Cognitive Effects

A number of studies have shown that acute Ketamine online use results in impairment of both working and episodic memory; it appears that these effects are greater in men than in women. Long-term ketamine use is also associated with deficits of both long- and short-term memory. Many of these studies … Read More

OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Chinese food in Orange County comes in many guises, from the Beijing-inspired cooking at Peking in Westminster to the tongue-numbing, chili and peppercorn-laced hot pots of Sichuan Impression in Tustin or Meizhou Dongpo in Irvine. Meanwhile, there’s a purveyor of American-style kung pao chicken and sweet-and-sour pork in just about every neighborhood. And while Irvine is the epicenter of OC’s diverse Chinese food universe, there are good options all around. These are the 10 best Chinese restaurants of 2020. And fittingly for the pandemic era, all of these places also offer takeout or delivery.

1. Peking Restaurant

Expect the service to be bossy but sweet. Chef Jerry Chen’s Beijing-inspired food comes out fast and hot: beef-and-scallion pancakes, honey walnut shrimp, country chicken, pan-fried dumplings, and green beans with minced pork. 8566 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, 714-893-3020.

Pan-fried dumplings at Peking Restaurant in Westminster (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Pan-fried dumplings at Peking Restaurant in Westminster (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG)
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Genevieve Ko talks dim sum and Mexican food in the San Gabriel Valley

I became a fan of Genevieve Ko a few years ago when I received a copy of her 2016 baking masterwork, “Better Baking,” as a holiday gift.

I learned many important lessons from that book — the value of investing in a good rimmed baking sheet, for one — and return often to its simple yet profound premise, which is rooted in the idea that minimally processed ingredients, used intelligently, can deepen the flavor of something as familiar as a peanut butter cookie, and make you long for a chocolate sheet cake made using, of all things, creamy sweet potatoes.

Before joining L.A. Times Food as cooking editor nearly two years ago, Genevieve worked as an editor at Martha Stewart Living and Gourmet, among other publications, and has co-authored several well-known cookbooks, including George Mendes’ “My Portugal,” Carla Hall’s “Soul Food” and multiple titles with French American chef

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Food from everywhere, and nowhere [restaurant review]



 Richard Foss

Chin Chin offers an American vision of Asian flavors

Chin Chin manager George Armenta with his popular Chinese chicken salad. Photos by JP Codero

Before naming any business, you probably ought to investigate what it means in different languages. Chin Chin on Rosecrans is an example. In diplomatic English it’s slang for small talk at parties, in Italian it’s a toast celebrating health, in Nigeria it’s a kind of fried cookie, and in Japan it is a euphemism for “a personal part of the male anatomy.” Depending on the Chinese dialect and the way it is accented, it can be anything from “please” to a polite greeting to complete gibberish.

I have to assume that the restaurant was named after one of the Chinese meanings, though they refer to their style as “Asian,” and offer sushi as well as

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