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The conflict between pharmacists and their corporate superiors

Pharmacists play an essential role in today’s ever-expanding health care system today. They check for drug interactions, watch for signs of opioid overprescribing and try to determine whether a drug for one condition prescribed by one doctor will negatively impact the patient because of another diagnosis the patient has. In hospital units, their roles have… Read More »

What Is the Link Between Migraine and Alcohol? – Neurology Advisor

January 23, 2019 Share this content: Keeping a headache diary that notes associations with alcohol or other triggers, as well as their response to headache management, is beneficial to patients. Among the modifiable trigger factors for headache, alcohol is one that patients commonly minimize or avoid. The connection between alcohol consumption and headache is well-known,… Read More »

Relationship between IGF-1 and Growth Hormone

There exists a unique relationship between IGF-1 and growth hormone with both a stimulatory and mediating effect. The growth hormone/IGF-1 axis involves the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and liver. Insulin growth factor 1 is a primary mediator of many GH functions. Take, for example, cell regeneration, a crucial job of the growth hormone feedback loop. IGF-1… Read More »