Drugs and Pharmacology, Fourth Edition

Drugs_Pharmacology_Carniva.jpgWelcome to the fourth 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

FitBuff presents Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports – Your Questions Answered! posted at FitBuff.com, 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…”

Daniel Lafleche presents A fascinating clip from the film Malaria Parasites posted at Film and Video Marketplace Blog, saying, “Why is it that 30 years ago malaria in Africa was no more serious than the flu? This 5-minute video provides an overview on what has happened, and pointers to help solve this health problem.”

Herbal, Organic, & Nutritional Supplements

Hueina Su presents My Young Living Story and Exciting News posted at Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul, saying, “Ever since a health scare last summer, I’ve found the tools to help me regain my physical & emotional health. My husband and I are amazed at the turnaround I’ve made since last winter. Here’s my healing journey and some exciting news to share.”


Carla presents 5 most common pharmacy questions posted at Carla, a patient-directed article about over-the-counter medications. MT presents How To Protect Yourself From Bird Flu Or Avian Flu? posted at MT Herald Dot Com.

Recreational Drugs & Alcohol

Raymond Whiteman presents Three Categories of the Drug Culture posted at Herb Alchemist, saying, “Part 1 of an article on the people in the drug culture.”

Romeo Vitelli presents Tripping Out, Part I posted at Providentia, saying, “It seemed like a good idea at the time…”

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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