An excellent animation on the mechanisms of drug addiction

The Genetic Science Learning Center at University of Utah developed an excellent animation depicting the mechanisms of addiction of most drugs of abuse. They use a cartoon-like approach to show biochemical changes in mouse brains.

Antiplatelet agents: mechanisms of action and general overview

This post is an overview on antiplatelet drugs, we will focus on the classification of agents and  their mechanism of action. The most relevant facts related to therapeutics will also be discussed here,  followed by a video review by  K.G. Paul, M.D. A related article explores the pharmacology of thrombolytic agents. Classification of antiplatelet agents […]

Video: What are double blind clinical trials?

“How Double Blind Clinical Trials Are Done” explains in a simple way the scientific methodology behind double blind clinical trials, a key step in the drug development process.