Wednesday: MoodMedication

I was high as a kite throughout the first half of January. Whilst others were commiserating Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, I was excitable, full of prospects and had taken on at least 20 new years resolutions. I was fun, happy, bouncy and stimulating.   Because I wasn’t taking my pills.... Continue Reading →

Pharmakon- remedy or poison?

Drugs have been used in our history as medicines, for religious use and a staple commodities. But where do drugs come from? Warfarin was discovered when cows in the USA’s Great Depression were dying of internal bleeding after eating mouldy hay. The organism in the gone off hay was the mould coumarin, the basis of... Continue Reading →

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