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Why Aren’t My Vitamin D Supplements Raising My Vitamin D Levels?

For most of my adult life, I’ve been diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency. I take a vitamin D supplement every morning, yet I still never seem to have enough vitamin D. So what gives? This frustration led me to want to

Opioid Agonists, Partial Agonists, Antagonists: Oh My!

When it comes to predicting therapeutic or adverse effects (and efficacy), opioid-specific pharmacodynamics play a major role. Pharmacodynamics, as we all well know, is the study of what a drug does to the body, including involvement with receptor binding and conformational

A drug that treats type 2 diabetes might also fight Alzheimer’s disease

A drug created to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who found that the medicine significantly reversed memory loss in mice. The research, published in the journal Brain Research, could bring substantial improvements in