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at Jan 20, 2017
Levitra vs. Viagra: Which ED Medication is Better?

Levitra (vardenafil) and Viagra (sildenafil) are two of the most popular erectile dysfunction drugs on the market, used by millions of men in the US and tens of millions worldwide.Both drugs are designed to help treat erectile dysfunction by improving blood flow to the erectile tissue of the penis. While…

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at Jan 20, 2017
Hallucinogen drug LSD helps understand how the brain generates behavior

Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, is a potent hallucinogen that alters the perception of reality and triggers altered behaviors. At Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Daoyun Ji and his colleagues hope that studying the drug will reveal new perspectives into how the brain generates behavior.To measure brain activity, the researchers recorded the…

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at Dec 31, 2016
Painkillers Can Sometimes Increase Chronic Pain

In response to America’s opioid epidemic, physicians, pharmacists, and even insurance companies have been increasingly raising the bar on who can receive opioid medications in addition to how much and for how long. It’s not just the addiction risk that calls for caution when using opioids to treat chronic neck…

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at Dec 31, 2016
Taking Antidepressants: Start to Finish

Starting antidepressant medications is a big decision.Taking psychiatric medications often requires a great deal of consideration as to the best time to start medication, the right medication to choose, what to expect, and also how to know if and when it is time to taper. These are questions that are…