CADDRA guidelines: The Canadian reference for ADHD

Attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity (ADHD) is often misunderstood and can be difficult to treat. Fortunately, a Canadian not-for-profit organization exists called the […]

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Factors Affecting Drug Response.

Everyone responds to drugs differently: what works for one person can cause terrible side effects for another. ADME (for absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion) is the acronym used in […]

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DNA to the Rescue: Pharmacogenetics reduces the drug failure rate in clinical trials.

The costs of developing a new drug are nothing short of immense. And yet, only a fraction of the drugs that are developed receive approval from government departments such as Health Canada. […]

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Why stimulate an already-stimulated child?

BiogeniQ, ADHD, Scientific

17 April 2017

When your child has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, the last thing you want to hear is your doctor recommending you give her a stimulant. Most likely, you think she’s already stimulated […]

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Drug interactions: how to avoid their dangers

BiogeniQ, Scientific

21 March 2017

While drugs are intended to give us relief, they can prove to be dangerous when combined with certain substances. What precautions should be taken to avoid the risks associated with drug […]

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PREVENTING A HEART ATTACK: Depending on your DNA, changing your medication may be your best bet.

Clopidogrel (aka Plavix®) is a drug that prevents vascular events by reducing the chance of blood clots. However, for one out of three people, clopidogrel is no more effective than a handful of […]

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What is pharmacogenetics?

BiogeniQ, Scientific

13 March 2017

This graphic explains to you what pharmacogenetics is all about and how it can help you determine the appropriate treatment.

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Understanding Pharmacogenetics

BiogeniQ, Scientific

04 October 2016

When we survey Dictionary.com for a definition of pharmacogenetics, this is what we can find:

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Getting Pharmacogenomics Into the Clinic

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published an article on how pharmacogenomics can be integrated in clinics.

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ADHD Explained by Science

We’ve all heard statements like “ADHD is just a fad,” “It’s the parents’ fault, they aren’t strict enough,” or “If those kids wanted to, they could; they’re just lazy!” For the “ADHD doubters” out […]

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