Category Archives: Medicine

F.D.A. Seeks Tighter Control on Prescriptions for Class of Painkillers

They are basically talking about the reclassification of hydrocodone-containing painkillers as “Schedule II” medications from their current classification as “Schedule III” drugs. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended tighter controls on how doctors prescribe the most commonly used narcotic … Continue reading

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Where Are The New Advances in Psychotropics?

All of our current antidepressants, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety drugs share the same molecular targets in the brain as their prototypes from the 1950s. Read the article here in the NY Times.

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