Chemistry and Life

Medicinal chemistry. Pharmacology. Toxicology. Environmental sciences.


Michael H. Parker is a PhD research chemist with an interest in the ways that chemical compounds interact with biological systems – medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, and environmental sciences.


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  1. Are there any natural medications or substances that are successful in helping people with depression? often people rely on the professionals who are paid by the pharmaceutical companies to guide them.

    • Systematic reviews performed by organizations that are independent of pharmaceutical companies (such as Cochrane Reviews) have generally concluded that St John’s wort has some effectiveness in treating the symptoms of depression, but that the strength of the clinical data is not as strong as it is for the pharmaceutical drugs that are the standard of care for depression.

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