Health

Cost Plus Drugs

I’m assuming most of you know about Cost Plus Drugs which is Mark Cuban’s new online pharmacy. It offers substantial savings on many Rx medications, even for those with insurance coverage. As an example the Zithromax generic is around $150 retail and costs just over $10 through Cost Plus. How Cost Plus Drugs works With …

Cost Plus Drugs Read More »

Analysis: Plant-Derived Cannabinoids Provide Relief from Neuropathic Pain

“Los Angeles, CA: The use of either herbal cannabis or medicines containing plant-derived cannabinoids is associated with significant reductions in patients’ neuropathic pain, according to a review of placebo-controlled clinical trial data published in the Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.” As quoted in this article. Full Text article here.

Herb discovered to have activity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus

A metabolite called artemisinin is one of more than 600 secondary metabolites identified in Artemisia annua. The herb has been used as an anti-malarial therapy. Tu Youyou won the 2015 Nobel Prize in medicine for the finding against malaria. The botanical has also been used as an anti-spasmodic and anti-rheumatic. Groundbreaking research has identified a botanical that …

Herb discovered to have activity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus Read More »

There Could Be a Curious Link Between Psychedelics and Improved Heart Health

Abstract: The objective of the current study was to investigate the associations between lifetime classic psychedelic use and cardiometabolic diseases. Using data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (2005–2014), the present study examined the associations between lifetime classic psychedelic use and two types of cardiometabolic disease: heart disease and diabetes. Respondents who …

There Could Be a Curious Link Between Psychedelics and Improved Heart Health Read More »

Why We Get Sick: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine

by Randolph M. Nesse and George C. Williams This text was required in Medical Anthropology, a senior class offered at Boise State University–the concepts covered are very thought-provoking. “The next time you get sick, consider this before picking up the aspirin: your body may be doing exactly what it’s supposed to. In this ground-breaking book, …

Why We Get Sick: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine Read More »