Pharmacology

First Time Users Try Recreational Drugs During Recreational Summers

There are only four seasons so one of them is going to win when it comes to drug use, and it's little surprise that season for teenagers is summer,when kids are not in school. A recent analysis of survey results found that 34 percent of new LSD initia ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2019 - 12:06pm

Nicotinomide Riboside Linked To Proxy For Healthier Aging In Pilot Study

In a small pilot study consume who consumed a natural dietary supplement called nicotinomide riboside (NR) daily showed signs of mimicking caloric restriction, which in mice has been linked to health benefits. Caloric restriction is a starvation diet. Whe ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 6 2019 - 10:51am

Fish Oil Supplements Don't Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes- They May Make Glucose Metabolism Worse

Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted because of a recent belief that it will protect against, or even reverse, conditions such as type 2 diabetes.  Fads always start with a kernel of scientific truth, as happened with acai berries, choc ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 23 2019 - 7:00am

Marijuana, Opioids, Depression

If marijuana has analgesic properties, people will try it to potentially manage their pain, but it is unclear if it does or not. Fortunately, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration signaled it is expanding its marijuana research program will draft guide ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2019 - 9:42am

Pain Patients Are Not The Problem, Shows CDC, Opiod Deaths Are Due To Recreational Fentanyl Plus Benzos, Cocaine, And Meth

Though Johnson  &  Johnson and Purdue Pharma are on the hook for big judgments due to their marketing practices related to opioids, claims that they "created" an opioid epidemic are the scientific equivalent of fat shaming people if you don&# ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 29 2019 - 6:27pm

Marijuana May Help With PTSD But It's All Anecdotes At This Point

Though "medical" marijuana has long been available to much of the public, to the medical community it's been a joke. For example, over 60 percent of pain patients are older women, but the majority of medical marijuana users who got it for p ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 5 2019 - 8:26am

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Linked To Heart Problems In Patients With Cardiac Issues

A recent paper has linked two types of heart problems and one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics. Data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's adverse reporting system plus a private insurance health claims database in the U. ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 11 2019 - 10:39am