Anti-overdose drug available over-the-counter Aug. 1
It is said to be a life-saving tool that you will soon see on more store shelves in Texas. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a drug intended to help those who overdose on opiates.
"The idea is to give it and then resuscitate the person," Dr. Charles Seifert said. Seifert is the regional dean at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy.
"The cons are minimal. It really has very, very few side effects," Seifert said.
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.