Biology: Medicine and Drugs

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Why is it important to test new drugs?
To find out if they work , if they are toxic , to find the best dose, for side effects.
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What is statins?
Drugs which lower the amount of bad cholesterol.
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Why are some drugs addictive?
They change the body's chemistry.
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What does it mean by a ' double blind trial'?
Neither the doctor or the patient know who has been given the drug or the placebo
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What condition is caused in many teenagers when smoking canabis?
Depression - mental health disorder
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What is statins?

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Drugs which lower the amount of bad cholesterol.

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Why are some drugs addictive?

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What does it mean by a ' double blind trial'?

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What condition is caused in many teenagers when smoking canabis?

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