Monthly Archives: February 2017

Double edged sword of DDT

This (Feb 2o17) article is a worthwhile read and relevant to Gene-Environment Interactions. “Too much of a good thing –– is not necessariily a good thing.” The Double-Edged Sword of DDT On Jan. 24, 2017, PBS aired a two-hour special … Continue reading

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Do antibiotics have a larger therapeutic window than other drugs? A simple lesson in pharmacoloogy

A recent email chain has led to this GEITP topic worth sharing, a lesson in “Genetic Differences in Drug Response.” My original comment was that, “It would seem that all drugs exhibit interindividual differences in genetic response.” The (slight) challenge … Continue reading

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