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Finding Alternatives to Opioids

Opioids and opiates are the most effective painkillers available to contemporary medicine. In the late 1990s, physicians began prescribing the newly available OxyContin, a semi-synthetic long-lasting opioid, to treat chronic […]

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Understanding the Limitations of Antidepressants

Three common antidepressants ­– Paxil® (paroxetine), Lexapro® (escitalopram), and Prozac® (fluoxetine) – could be less effective at high elevations, suggests research involving lab rats and led by scientists at University […]

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