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Things You Want to Know About Psychiatric Medications But Didn’t Know Who (or How) to Ask

Psychiatric medications are among the most frequently-prescribed medications in this country and throughout the world. One in 10 Americans takes an anti-depressant. Yet despite the incessant barrage of multi-media drug promotions, you may not have the answers to the questions you most want answered. I asked more than a dozen …

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Adrenaline, Cortisol, Norepinephrine: The Three Major Stress Hormones, Explained

Thanks to the work of our sympathetic nervous system, the “fight or flight” system that takes over when we’re stressed, when you see your boss’s name in your inbox late at night, your body reacts like there’s a lion on the loose. Behind the wide range of both physical and …

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Bitter Melon Could Hinder Survival Of Prostrate Cancer

A fruit commonly consumed in Asian countries could also play an important role in fighting cancer, according to a new study in mice. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center found that the juice of the bitter melon — a green squash-shaped produce with a bumpy skin — could …

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Sanya Dojo Onabamiro: Scientist and Statesman (1913 – 1985)

Nigerian Copepodologist and Statesman For some decades, I have been interested in the history of the study of copepods (small crustaceans in oceans and fresh water).  When one of my colleagues asked me for biographical information on Sanya Onabamiro we were both surprised that there was so little material readily …

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Knowledge Is Wealth

AGOIWOYE.ORG HEALTH Because We Care Knowledge is Health and Wealth Diseases that others read about like, Measles, Cholera, Tuberculosis to mention a few are now prevalent in Nigeria. Medical Situations, like Food Poisoning, Asthma, Malaria, Heart Problems, Motor Accidents, Child Birth or Common Flu does not mean You have to …

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