Tag Archives: Drugs

Alcohol, Drugs, and Supplements

What you put into your body matters. Our bodies are designed to take in things that fuel our energy levels and our physical and emotional health. Putting the right things into them can make us both happier and healthier. All of this is wonderful, but knowing what to ingest and when can be more difficult… Read More »

FDA head resigns after clearing slew of drugs, fighting e-cigs

Scott Gottlieb, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, ending a tenure where he approved more drugs and pushed for sharp curbs on e-cigarettes. Gottlieb earned a reputation as an attentive and media-savvy regulator in a Trump administration that’s taken a more hands-off approach in many other areas of oversight. A medical doctor, Gottlieb won… Read More »

Discovery by Canadian researchers of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could lead to more effective drugs

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem. Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said they found bacteria fight off antibiotics by stiffening their cell membranes and changing the barrier’s… Read More »