Thursday, 5 January 2017

Did you know that...

... the mesentery, formerly considered to be just a fragmented structure, has now been promoted to organ, according to the famous medical textbook "Gray's Anatomy", read about it here.

... the corticoids mimic corticosteroids (hormones produced by the adrenal gland, like for example cortisone). They influence many systems, especially the so-called stress-hormone, cortisol! And have implications on inflammatory processes, weight, homeostasis, circadian rhythm, etc. More info here.

... if you want to check drug interaction potential for two or more drugs, before you even think of taking them, you can access the website and use their app. But please do not discard professional advise as your personal records and medical history are crucial for your treatment. Use this tool merely as an informative/educational weapon. You can also access it form the thetoxicologisttoday website, down there on the Toxic Databases at the bottom left.

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