Pharmacology

The Case For Psychedelic Psychotherapy

LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide), ecstasy (MDMA), magic mushrooms (psilocybin) and marijuana have long been designated as drugs of abuse, but they didn't start out that way. ...

Article - Lila Abassi - Feb 26 2020 - 10:11am

In COVID-19 Patients With Hypertension, ACE Inhibitors And Angiotensin Receptor Blockers May Improve Prognosis

Patients with hypertension, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease are at increased risk of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Now the debate is clinical use of angiotensin-convert ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 31 2020 - 5:31am

Remdesivir: Randomized Trial By Chinese Government Claims No Clinical Benefits- But Confounders Are Huge

A new paper claims that treatment with the antiviral drug remdesivir does not speed recovery from COVID-19 versus placebo in hospitalized patients who are critically ill. But this needs to be interpreted with caution. The Lancet rushed to publish these re ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 29 2020 - 11:06am

Good News For Menopausal Women Taking Hop Supplements: They Don't Do Anything Bad

Some menopausal women experience night sweats and hot flashes. Hormone replacement therapy is the standard of care for menopausal patients, but not all women are good candidates for it and then some simply don't trust science and medicine; they buy or ...

Article - News Staff - May 19 2020 - 9:24am