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Why are drug names so long and complicated? A pharmacist explains...

Jasmine Cutler, University of South Florida At some point in your life, you’ll likely find yourself with a prescription...

Many drugs can’t withstand stomach acid – a new delivery method...

Khatcher O. Margossian, UMass Amherst and Murugappan Muthukumar, UMass Amherst For patients and physicians, taking medications orally is often...

Why prescription drugs can work differently for different people

C. Michael White, University of Connecticut Different people taking the same drug can have markedly different responses to the...

Poison or cure? Traditional Chinese medicine shows that context can make...

Yan Liu, University at Buffalo Poisons today typically evoke notions of harm and danger – the opposite of medicines...

From trippy drugs to therapeutic aids – how psychedelics got their...

Ian Hamilton, University of York and Harry Sumnall, Liverpool John Moores University For many years, drugs such as LSD,...

Weed withdrawal: More than half of people using medical cannabis for...

Lara Coughlin, University of Michigan CC BY-NDIn stark contrast to the overblown fears portrayed during decades past, these days, most people think cannabis is relatively...

Legalizing marijuana, once a pipe dream on Capitol Hill, takes an...

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, University of Southern California In early December, the House of Representatives passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or the MORE...

How smugglers are shifting staggering amounts of contraband despite the pandemic

Alexander Kupatadze, King's College London On July 1, Italian police made the largest amphetamine seizure in the world. At the port of Salerno, just south...

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Everything’s at stake for the Kurds in the battle for Kobanê

By Cengiz Gunes, The Open University In recent weeks, the Kurdish town of Kobanê on the Turkey-Syria border has become centre stage in the struggle...