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A Study on Opium Poppy and Its Purposes
Opium Poppy The opium poppy is a species of plant where opium and poppy seeds are
derived (Johnson, 2009). The classification is as follows: kingdom is
Plantae, phylum is Angiosperms, Eudicots is the class, Raninculales is the
order, family is Papaveracaeae, and finally the species is Papaver
somniferum. Papaver som...
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The Use of Adderall in Colleges in America in the Article Tweaking and Tweeting: Exploring Twitter for Nonmedical Use of Psychostimulant Drug (Adderall) Among College Students
The article that I found very interesting was one called: “Tweaking and Tweeting: Exploring Twitter for Nonmedical Use of a Psychostimulant Drug (Adderall) Among College Students.” Adderall is commonly prescribed as a treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that is used to help focus such people. Due t...
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The History and Use of Penicillin
Penicillin Have you ever been sick with strep throat, an ear or mouth infection, tuberculosis, or syphilis? If so, you had a bacterial infection and probably visited your doctor. He prescribed to you an antibiotic called penicillin. Penicillin is a life-saving drug and was the start of antibiotics. Penicillin is a type...
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Prescription Drugs Should Be Taken with Caution and Properly Monitored
Imagine opening an orange bottle, grabbing a single pill, then swallowing it. Now imagine doing this everyday for years because your body is completely dependent on this little pill to function properly. There is a plethora of prescription drugs that can do a multitude of things to the body. Some of these drugs have been pr...
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An Analysis of How Global and Local Market Structures and Corporate Practices Lead to Chemical Arbitrage in Nigeria
"Chemical Arbitrage: A Social Life of Bioequivalence" was written by
Kristin Peterson as part of "Speculative Markets: Drug Circuits and
Derivative Life in Nigeria", published in 2014. Judging from the content it
can be reasonably assumed the work is intended for peers in the field of
anthropology as well as people interest...
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The Effects, Action and Management of Fluoxetine
Depression is one of the most common medical condition in United States and around the world. At some point in their lives one in six, approximately eighteen million, Americans will experience some episode of depression. “Some patients may report a feeling of low mood, or partners or families may observe it and raise their...
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An Analysis of the Use of Opioid Analgesics, Prednisone Therapy, and the Role of CYP450 in Drug Metabolism According to 10 Peer-Reviewed Articles
While it is undoubtedly a blessing to be armed with such a wealth of
information in regards to healthcare, such a staggering volume of
literature may have one wondering how to start learning more about a
particular treatment. The following pages explore ten different peer-
reviewed articles focusing on the use of opioid an...
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An Examination of the Daily Duties, Joy, and Stressors of a Local Pharmacist
The life of a hospital pharmacist can oftentimes be a thankless job.
One of the main reasons for this may be related to the fact that so often,
these members of the interdisciplinary team work behind the scenes, having
only limited direct contact with patients. Despite this reality, the role
which pharmacists play in assis...
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The Toxic Effects of Acetaminophen on the Human Body
Even the most commonplace drugs shouldcommand caution during consumption. Anythingin excess can potentially have an undesired effect in the human body.Acetaminophen is a drug ingredient found in nearly 500 over-the-counter and prescription medications; it isused for pain relief, fever reduction, as an allergy medication and...
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The Decline of Amphibian Populations and Its Impact on the Production of Medicine
The Decline of Amphibian Populations and Their Relation to Human Medicine Over the course of time, mankind has shaped the world we now live in today through a variety of different means. Humans did not always live in large, concentrated populations. In the age before civilization, humans lived in spread out hunter-gather...
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