The NPR program Fresh Air broadcast an interview earlier this week with New York Times reporter and author Barry Meier discussing his e-book A World of Hurt: Fixing Pain Medicine’s Biggest Mistake. While Meier notes that opioid medications, such as OxyCotin, are valuable medications for patients recovering from surgery or serious accidents, he cites several … Read moreDo Opioids Work For Chronic Pain?
“Oh what’s love got to do, got to do with it? What’s love but a second hand emotion.” ― Tina Turner, singer That spark gone between you and your partner? No need for couples therapy. Struggling to find love? Forget match.com. Science hopes to bring you a new solution to all your love woes… “Love … Read moreWhat’s love got to do with it? Arguments for the use of “love drugs” miss the point
I’ve written in the past about the use of a pharmaceutical version of the drug ketamine (known as the party drug, “Special K”) in studies with depression and with bipolar disorder. Recently, I learned researchers have published a new study looking at the impact of ketamine on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). I was on the … Read moreKetamine for OCD, Too?