Dr. Carl Smith is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in ATHENS, GA. Dr. Smith specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
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- Finding Support for Men with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease mostly suffered by women. However, researches have shown that at least 5 million adults are suffering from this condition only in the U.S. Some of the most representative symptoms of the condition are chronic pain and fatigue. Lack of strength in general can lead to...
- Holistic Treatments for Lung Cancer
Lung CancerThere are two main groups of primary lung cancer: small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). These two main groups are based on the way the tumors grow and spread. Lung cancer has the highest rate of death of all cancers in the US. The main causes of lung cancer...
- Double Whammy Breast Cancer Treatment Reduces Toxicity
A potential new therapeutic target has been identified to treat some cancer types, all the while avoiding harm to healthy cells and reducing side effects. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, was led by a Scripps Research research team in California. It showed how a protein...
- The History of Muscular Dystrophy
What is muscular dystrophy?Muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder, which is often characterized by a progressive type of muscular degeneration and weakness. There are several types of muscular dystrophy, wherein each type eventually leads to an increased disability, strength loss, and potential...
- What is Ondansetron Used For?
IntroductionOndansetron helps in blocking the actions of the various chemicals (one of which being serotonin) in the body, which mostly lead to triggering of vomiting and nausea. Hence, we can say that Ondansetron is used for preventing the instances of nausea and vomiting which could have been...
- Penicillin and Other Drugs in the Same Class
About PenicillinPenicillin is an antibiotic derived from the Penicillium notatum mold. In 1928, a Scottish bacteriologist named Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Since Fleming's discovery, several penicillins have been derived through modifying the mold's original structure to produce...