Getting drugs off the roads

Australians are well aware of the dangers of drink driving. Drinking can reduce your coordination and concentration, reduce your ability to judge speed and distance, and slow your reaction times. Drugs can have similar effects. With the increased use of drugs in our communities in the past 10 years, drugs have overtaken alcohol as the leading cause of fatal crashes […]

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Not only antibiotics: Approximately one out of every four drug destroys our intestinal flora

New adverse side-effect is discovered in one of every four drug Antibiotics are known to be a bacteria killer, the combat is both useful as well as harmful bacteria dimensions. A recent study revealed that, in addition, more than one out of every four drug naturally in the human gut bacteria influenced. This hitherto unknown side effect could have long-term […]

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Approximately one out of every four drug destroys our intestinal flora

New adverse side-effect is discovered in one of every four drug Antibiotics are known to be a bacteria killer, the combat is both useful as well as harmful bacteria dimensions. A recent study revealed that, in addition, more than one out of every four drug naturally in the human gut bacteria influenced. This hitherto unknown side effect could have long-term […]

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Research: Many common drugs slowly destroy the intestinal flora

New adverse side-effect is discovered in one of every four drug Antibiotics are known to be a bacteria killer, the combat is both useful as well as harmful bacteria dimensions. A recent study revealed that, in addition, more than one out of every four drug naturally in the human gut bacteria influenced. This hitherto unknown side effect could have long-term […]

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Vancouver hospital tries new treatment for overdose victims

A pilot project is underway at the emergency department at St Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver, where overdose patients are given a take-away packs of medication aimed at warding off withdrawal symptoms and getting them into treatment to prevent deaths from tainted opioids. The treatment package has three days worth of a drug called Suboxone, which has been used in […]

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New hope in the treatment of arthritis

World largest genetic study of osteoarthritis provide new approaches to treatment In the world’s largest genetic study of osteoarthritis changes in the genome have been discovered, which are associated with the disease. In addition, the researchers found approaches to partially existing medications for osteoarthritis. Approximately five million Germans are affected by the disease Osteoarthritis is the most widespread musculoskeletal disease […]

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Antiepileptic drugs linked to increased hospital stays in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

People with Alzheimer’s disease who used antiepileptic drugs had a higher number of accumulated hospital stays than people with Alzheimer’s disease who did not use antiepileptics, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The results were published in the Journal of American Medical Directors Association. During a two-year follow-up, persons who initiated antiepileptic drugs accumulated approximately […]

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You need to watch!There is a new Party drug-and every supermarket sells them

Dance and Party on the current Band – for many, it is associated with alcohol and illegal drugs. It will also give a different stimulant for wild dance experiences – in Berlin, at the very least, swears by cocoa. In October 2015, there are once-a-month Party, such as the news magazine "Ozy" reported. "Sunday Gathering" the operator of Lucid Party […]

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Scientists discover ‘brain hot spot’ for drugs against fear

Anxiety disorders are a major medical problem affecting a large population. They can be treated with a range of psychiatric drugs, including a group of substances called benzodiazepines (BZDs). BZDs have been used to treat patients with anxiety for 50 years and it is well-understood what they do on the molecular and cellular level. However, doctors and neuroscientists had much […]

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