The Impulse of Inattention – Causes and Treatment of ADHD

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate What is an Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is the most common psychiatric disorder affecting children between the age of 6 and 17, worldwide.1-3 Although it’s primarily a childhood disorder, about 60 to 80% of the symptoms of ADHD may persist into adulthood.2,3 Thus, ADHD…

Clearing the Air Pt 3: Prescription Medications and Combining Products to Quit Smoking

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate So you’re thinking about quitting, and you’ve learned all there is to know about vaping and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products. What about prescription options, or maybe a combination of any of the above? Here we look at how these methods work, side effects and other considerations. As always, remember…