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[ARTICLE] Pharmacotherapy of Traumatic Brain Injury: State of the Science and the Road Forward: Report of the Department of Defense Neurotrauma Pharmacology Workgroup - Full Text HTML
Despite substantial investments by government, philanthropic, and commercial sources over the past several decades, traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains an unmet medical need and a major source of disability and mortality in both developed and developing societies. 226 more words
I previously wrote about Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), the most commonly prescribed antidepressants. In this post, I want to discuss a novel class of compounds that may be able to treat depression faster and with fewer side effects. 877 more words
A team of researchers from Washington University, National Institutes of Health and University of Illinois have developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs. 704 more words
- About 50 – 85% of the drug is absorbed when taken orally.
- Distributed widely around the body.
- Cerebrospinal fluid distribution is minimal (10%) but increases with inflammation of the meninges (14 – 37%). 20 more words