Drugs and Pharmacology, First Edition

Drugs_Pharmacology_Carniva.jpgWelcome to the first 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

Todd Goldfarb presents 8 Realizations about Pharmaceuticals posted at We The Change, discussing the drawbacks of too much prescribed drug use.

GrrlScientist presents SSRIs and Suicidal Ideation: Is There A Genetic Link? posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “A new study provides preliminary data suggesting that a gene variant is linked to suicidal ideation triggered by SSRI treatment in a small subgroup of people taking citalopram (celexa).”

Trevor K. Neuman presents Why Doctors Don’t Know? posted at Diabetes Research & Diabetic Diet Plans.

New Drugs

Holly Ord presents The Male Pill posted at Woman Tribune.

Pharmaceutical Companies

Jimmy Atkinson presents 5 Little-Known Giant Health Care Issues Facing the United States posted at NOEDb: Nursing Online Education Database.

Recreational Drugs & Alcohol

Cracked presents Marijuana and your wallet posted at Science Zoo.

Nutritional Supplements

Cracked presents Supplements recalled because they might actually work posted at Science Zoo.


MT presents Medical Transcription Terminology List One posted at MT Herald Dot Com.

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN, is a board-certified neurologist and pain specialist, medical educator, and scientist. He is the 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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