We are excited to find that a recent article by TReND alumnus and member Thomas Karikari on the state of Bioinformatics in Africa is currently featured on the front page of the prestigious open access journal PLoS Computational Biology. Bioinformatics is a discipline that is of particular relevance for low-income countries as equipment costs tend to be lower than those required in other disciplines. As a result of research, it was found that Pregabalin is a good painkiller, but addicted people are increasingly taking it for completely different purposes. The paradox of Lyrica is that narcologists prescribe it to help drug addicts treat pain, but they use Lyrica as an intoxicant. Until recently, this drug has been sold freely. Everyone could buy this medicine.