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What Blind People Experience When They Take LSD

By Bahar Gholipour

The consciousness-altering drug LSD is best known for its bizarre visual effects: even a small dose of the drug can turn the flat walls of your living room into something out of Wonderland. 921 more words

Allopurinol: Extra Caution Urged in High-Risk Groups

Allopurinol-associated cutaneous adverse reactions severe enough to require hospitalization occurred three to six times as often in Asians, blacks, and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders than in whites or Hispanics, and up to 12 times as often in members of the high-risk groups who were also female and older than 60 years, researchers report in an article… 905 more words

SCIENCE

Two New Drug Classes Tied to Better Survival in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes who did not achieve adequate glycemic control with metformin had improved survival during follow-up if they received add-on therapy with a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor or a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonist rather than a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor or control (placebo or no treatment), in a network meta-analysis that indirectly compared these three drug classes. 769 more words

MEDICINE

Antipsychotics May Alter Thyroid Function

Patients with severe mental disorders are more likely to have altered thyroid function, which may in part be linked to the use of commonly prescribed antipsychotic agents, new research suggests. 791 more words

MEDICINE

Friday Fun: Florida Woman Blames Wind for Cocaine in her Car

A Fort Pierce woman had a unique excuse for the cocaine officers found in her car last week. Officers found Marijuana and Cocaine in the vehicle Kenneshia Posey was riding in with another person. 74 more words

Criminal Law