Why is Menthol So Cool?

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate What is Menthol? Menthol is one of the most well-known additives used in consumer products. It’s added to confections such as chocolate, oral-care products and medicinal products for its cooling and biological effects. The aromatic plant from which menthol is derived has been shown to exhibit various properties, including antibacterial, antifungal, antipruritic…

The Codeine Controversy – How Safe and Effective is Tylenol® #1 Compared to Other Over-The-Counter Products?

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate A Painful Dilemma Are you experiencing pain that just won’t go away despite taking medications like Tylenol® or Advil®? Perhaps a headache, migraine, swollen joint, or an aching muscle is keeping you up at night, or preventing you from participating in your daily activities.  You may be thinking about using…