Drugs and Pharmacology, Fifth Edition




Drugs_Pharmacology_Carniva.jpgWelcome to the fifth edition of Drugs and Pharmacology — a monthly blog carnival that aims to review posts “related to drugs — medicinal, recreational, interactional, personal, professional, or any other aspects.”

Please remember to submit your blog entries using the online submission form. We will do our best to review and include your entry! Enjoy your readings…

Adverse/Side Effects

Michael H presents Deodorants, Antiperspirants and Your Health posted at ControlYourImpact.com, saying, “It might be a surprise to learn that the antiperspirant you use daily is in fact an over-the-counter (OTC) drug. This article is the first in a series that provides a comprehensive look into the adverse effects of antiperspirants and deodorants.”

Burton Kent presents Legal Drugs Kill Far More People Than Illegal Drugs! posted at Acupuncture Marketing for Clinics, saying, “Discusses how 51% of drugs are shown to have serious side effects – AFTER release on the market.”

FitBuff presents Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports – Your Questions Answered! posted at FitBuff.com’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “While most people think they understand this topic on a basic level (put needle in butt, become magically stronger, Tarzan hit ball far), we’re going to look at the issue in further detail…”

Herbal, Organic, & Nutritional Drugs

Spencer Jones presents Colloidal Silver Cures MRSA Infections posted at Colloidal Silver Secrets, saying, “Antibiotic-resistant super-pathogens such as MRSA have been in all of the medical news headlines lately, because these infections have increased over 100% in the general population over the past five years. Fortunately, recent clinical studies demonstrate that the mineral silver — particularly in the form of colloidal silver — cures these deadly infections even when prescription antibiotics fail.”

Pharmaceutical Companies & Programs

Charles H. Green presents What the Pharmaceutical Industry Must Do to Regain Trust posted at Trust Matters, saying, “The deepest hole to dig out of is that of trust loss. Here’s how Pharma can, step by step, do just that, and restore its reputation.”

Jose DeJesus MD presents Physicians Dispensing Generics – Real World Results and Usual and Customary Charges Artificially Rigged posted at Physician Entrepreneur.

Psychiatric Drugs

Dr Shock presents 6 Different Definitions of Treatment Resistant Depression posted at Dr Shock MD PhD, saying, “About the definition of treatment resistant depression.”

Rose Walbrugh presents Depression – Is a new perspective needed? posted at FreeMyMind.Net, saying, “There may be a much milder and more effective alternative to anti-depressants.”

Recreational Drugs & Alcohol

DotLobby presents Breaking Bad Habits – 4 Tips to Drop ‘Em All! posted at DotNLP, saying, “Initially, they only intended to develop a model and explanation as to why certain individuals were so much more successful than their peers…”

Misc.

JC Jones MA RN presents Improving Health Literacy: Healthline Launches Drug Search posted at Healthline Connects, saying, “Online tools for consumers to help prevent medication errors.”

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, is a board-certified neurologist, pain medicine specialist, medical educator, and executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF). He is a published scholar in biomarkers, biotechnology, education technology, and neurology. He serves on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and has been honored by the U.S. President and Congress.
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