Inactive Ingredients in Medication and their Side Effects

What is in your medication? Pills and capsules contain not only the active drug but also a cocktail of other inactive ingredients. These ingredients are not intended to have a therapeutic effect but are an important part of oral medications that are added to aid with drug stability, taste, appearance and tamper resistance. In this research study we […]

How the Body Absorbs and Uses Medicine | Merck Manual Consumer Version

A drug is a chemical or biological substance that affects the body and its functions. Drug absorption is when a drug enters the bloodstream. The level of absorption can affect the speed and the quantity of the drug at the site of action. This is termed bioavailability. If a tablet releases the drug quickly, blood levels may become […]

How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s describing what she felt after she took a […]

Antibiotics Unearthed

Antibiotics Unearthed is a project that we’re running with the Microbiology Society. It’s a citizen science project where we’re getting members of the public to go out and gather soil, and we’re looking at that soil to see if there are bacteria in it that might be producing new antibiotics. We need to look for new antibiotics because […]

The drugs don’t work: a global antibiotics crisis | FT Investigation

We’ve got used to the fact that if you have a small infection, if you have a cut, if you need an operation, then you can use antibiotics and the infection won’t be serious. Unless we get a grip on resistance to the antibiotics, people will die from these things. The issue of anti-microbial resistance is up there […]

Underground LSD Palace

HAMILTON MORRIS: Dearest Krystle, I cannot express the excitement within me when I think that shortly we will meet face to face. Over the years, I’ve read your books and watched your videos, perused court documents, police records, and affidavits, yet I still feel confused about what happened between you, Todd, and the LSD laboratory so many years […]

What is antibiotic resistance?

You’ve almost certainly taken them in the past But how do antibiotics actually work? Antibiotics are natural compounds produced by certain bacteria and fungi Scientists think they may use antibiotics as weapons against other microbes or as chemical signals We have harnessed the power of antibiotics as drugs to fight bacterial infections Antibiotics target parts of bacterial cells […]

Pharmacology- Diabetic Medication | Medi tutorials

Oral Antidiabetics Drugs Oral antidiabetic drugs or oral hypoglycemic drugs are those drugs which is used to control diabetes where insulin therapy not works! Oral Anti diabetic agents are: 1. Insulin secretogogues. 2. Buguamides. 3. Thiazolidinediones. 4. Alpha glucosidase inhibitors. 1. Insulin secretogogues: a.Sulponyl ureas— (1st generation) Tolbutamide Tolazamide Chlorpropamide Acetohexamide. (2nd generation) Glyburide Glibenclamide Glipizide Glimepiride b. […]

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