Hypolipidemic Hypocholesterolemic Drugs

The fact that even young men can develop atherosclerosis was reported following autopsies of German soldiers during World War I. However, it was a U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology report toward the end of the Korean War (Enos et al., 1953) showing that young men (average age 22) had evidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) that made the medical profession take note of the epidemic that was CHD. The problem is still extensive in spite of considerable, but slow, progress since the 1950s....

Neurochemistry of Mental Disease

Can abnormalities in the steady state of biogenic amines (NE, DA, 5-HT) and other neurotransmitters of the CNS be causative factors in mental diseases such as schizophrenia, endogenous depression, and manic behavior Only 50 years ago arguments in favor of such a notion would have elicited, at best, benign smiles of amusement from an audience of psychiatrists. It is interesting that some experiments in the 1880s had suggested a possibility of chemical factors affecting the pathology of...