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why is it important to test new drugs?
to find out if they work, is they are toxic, to find the best dose, for side effects
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why do doctors prescribe statins?
to reduce cholestrial level and reducse the risk of heart disease
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why should herbal remedies be tested in a double blind trial?
to check that they work as well asa tested drug
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why are some drugs addictive?
they change body chemistry
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why is it easy to become addicted to recrational drugs?
they affect the nervous system, particularly the brain
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why do some cannabis users go on to use heroin?
thay are in contact with drug dealers who may 'push' hard drugs
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why do some athlets take drugs to improve their performance?
they want to win so badly
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