Drugs and the Future

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  • Author : David J. Nutt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 616 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080467740
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Drugs and the Future

Drugs and the Future
  • Author : David J. Nutt,Trevor W. Robbins,Gerald V. Stimson,Martin Ince,Andrew Jackson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 December 2006
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Drugs and the Future presents 13 reviews collected to present the new advances in all areas of addiction research, including knowledge gained from mapping the human genome, the improved understanding of brain pathways and functions that are stimulated by addictive drugs, experimental and clinical psychology approaches to addiction and treatment, as well as both ethical considerations and social policy. The book also includes chapters on the history of addictive substances and some personal narratives of addiction. Introduced by Sir David King,

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Love Drugs
  • Author : Brian D. Earp,Julian Savulescu
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 22 January 2022
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Love drugs and anti-love drugs exist and more powerful versions will be available in the near future: What are the ethics of using them, how will they affect society, and will they take the magic out of love?

Medicinal Plants of the Asia Pacific

Medicinal Plants of the Asia Pacific
  • Author : Christophe Wiart
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Release : 22 January 2022
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This invaluable book provides a readable, introductory text to the fascinating subject of drug discovery from the medicinal plants of Asia-Pacific. A carefully designed layout presents more than 400 medicinal plants, and includes description of compound structure, molecular properties, pharmacology and clinical uses. With its broad scope and extensive compound listings, this is a premier reference source for natural products research using a pharmacological approach. Starting from a collection of plants in the rainforests of Asia-Pacific, Wiart shows how the present

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Towards Drugs of the Future
  • Author : Chris G. Kruse,Hendrick Timmerman
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release : 01 January 2008
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Drugs of the Future

Drugs of the Future
  • Author : William A. Check
  • Publisher : Chelsea House Pub
  • Release : 22 January 1987
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Drugs and Thugs

Drugs and Thugs
  • Author : Russell Crandall
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 27 October 2020
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A sweeping and highly readable work on the evolution of America’s domestic and global drug war How can the United States chart a path forward in the war on drugs? In Drugs and Thugs, Russell Crandall uncovers the full history of this war that has lasted more than a century. As a scholar and a high-level national security advisor to both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, he provides an essential view of the economic, political, and human

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Undoing Drugs
  • Author : Maia Szalavitz
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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“Of the countless writers out there whose focus is addiction, no one can begin to touch the brilliance of Maia Szalavitz.” —Kristen Johnston, actress, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Guts, addiction advocate, founder of SLAM NYC Drug overdoses now kill more Americans annually than guns, cars, or breast cancer. But the United States has tried to solve this national crisis with policies that only made matters worse. In the name of “sending the right message,” we have

The Future of Drug Discovery

The Future of Drug Discovery
  • Author : Tamas Bartfai,Graham V. Lees
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 May 2013
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The Future of Drug Discovery: Who decides which diseases to treat? provides a timely and detailed look at the efforts of the pharmaceutical industry and how they relate, or should relate, to societal needs. The authors posit that as a result of increasing risk aversion and accelerated savings in research and development, the industry is not developing drugs for increasingly prevalent diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, untreatable pain, antibiotics and more. This book carefully exposes the gap between the