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prescription (Science: pharmacology) A written direction for the preparation and administration of a remedy. A prescription... Read More

2007 Physicians’ Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians’ Desk Reference (Bookstore Version))

2007 Physicians' Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians' Desk Reference... Read More

Edible fungus foils dangerous grapefruit-drug interactions

An edible fungus added to grapefruit juice could reduce side effects people have when drinking that juice... Read More

Herbal Medicines Can Be Lethal, Pathologist Warns

A University of Adelaide forensic pathologist has sounded a worldwide warning of the potential lethal dangers of herbal... Read More

Earth Rx: A microbial biotechnology prescription for global environmental health

February 16, 2006 -  Water. Waste. Energy. This trio of problems is among the greatest challenges to the environmental... Read More

Researchers Discover Why Some Athletes’ Performances Fail To Improve On A Live-High, Train-Low Regimen

DALLAS - December 30, 1998 - Exercise physiology researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have learned why... Read More

Ethnobotanist says non-regulated herbs pose risks

Herbal trade tries to self-regulate sans guidelines or punishments Ginsengs, echinaceas, and ephedras, oh my! These herbs... Read More

Egg-irony: High cholesterol food may reduce blood pressure

Researchers in Canada are reporting evidence that eggs — often frowned upon for their high cholesterol content — may... Read More


Definition noun, plural: drugs (1) Any chemical substance administered for therapeutic purposes, diagnosis, prevention of... Read More


signature 1. A sign, stamp, or mark impressed, as by a seal. The brain, being well furnished with various traces,... Read More


Formula Origin: L, dim. Of forma form, model. SeeForm. 1. A prescribed or set form; an established rule; a fixed or... Read More

Extemporaneous mixture

Extemporaneous mixture a mixture prepared at the time ordered, according to the directions of a prescription, as... Read More

Doctor Warns Against St. John’s Wort for Anxiety

In a broad-based review of studies focused on drugs that treat anxiety, a Saint Louis University doctor found no evidence... Read More


Imprescriptible 1. Not capable of being lost or impaired by neglect, by disuse, or by the claims of another founded on... Read More

Developing a safer form of acetaminophen

July 15, 2009 -- Scientists in Louisiana are reporting development of a process for producing large batches of a new and... Read More


Definition noun The branch in medicine that deals with the study of drugs, especially their action, use, preparation, and... Read More

Little Or No Evidence That Herbal Remedies Relieve Menopausal Symptoms

January 14, 2009 — There is no strong evidence either way for several herbal remedies commonly taken to... Read More

Some Alternative Therapies Can Be Safe, Effective For Children, According To Pediatrics Professor

Today, more children than ever are being treated with complementary and alternative therapies. Recent studies suggest that... Read More

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses TS Sathyanarayana Rao1, MR Asha2, BN Ramesh3, KS Jagannatha... Read More

Study: Before a CT scan or angiogram, many people should take inexpensive drug to protect kidneys

Iodine contrast agents that enhance the scans can harm vulnerable kidneys, but N-acetylcysteine taken beforehand can protect... Read More

Got a Pain? Researchers Test Brazilian Mint as Pain Reliever

For thousands of years it has been prescribed by traditional healers in Brazil to treat a range of ailments from headaches... Read More

Flu shot does not reduce risk of death

The widely-held perception that the influenza vaccination reduces overall mortality risk in the elderly does not... Read More

Medical laws and ethics of Babylon as read in Hammurabi’s code (History)

Medical laws and ethics of Babylon as read in Hammurabi's code (History) Tharwat Mohammed Halwani, Mohamad Said... Read More

Lead-contaminated calcium supplements pose small but avoidable risk

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Many calcium supplements contain small but detectable levels of lead, needlessly boosting consumers'... Read More

Computer scientist sorts out confusable drug names

Was that Xanex or Xanax? Or maybe Zantac? If you're a health care professional you'd better know the difference--mistakes... Read More

Nuclear Receptor Minireview Series

ARTICLE The nuclear receptor superfamily describes a related but diverse array of transcription factors, which include... Read More

Diet Supplement May Help Lower Elevated Cholesterol

Diet Supplement May Help Lower Elevated Cholesterol ROCHESTER, MINN. -- A relatively new dietary supplement called Basikol... Read More

Cancer Drug Side Effect Caused By Cell ‘Pump’ Problem

A troublesome side effect caused by some cancer drugs appears to be caused by a broken "pump" in the liver that... Read More

Exercise Important in Reducing Size of Abdominal Fat Cells, Research Shows

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Reducing the size of abdominal fat cells – which are a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease... Read More

The Myth of Secular Neutrality: Unbiased Bioethics?

by Sarah J. Flashing The media spotlight on the Terri Schiavo case brought the world’s attention to important matters... Read More

Toxicology-on-a-chip tool readies for market

University and biotech company collaboration prepares MetaChip for technology transfer Recalls of popular prescription... Read More

UIC examines sleep disorder self-treatment with herbs

In the June 2 issue of "Sleep Medicine Reviews," researchers at the UIC College of Pharmacy and College of... Read More

Natural Viagra? Horny goat weed shows promise in lab studies

Scientists tested herbal extracts that could possibly improve sexual performance and found that "horny goat... Read More

Restriction or ban of Ephedra supported by first comparitive herbal study

The first comparative study to examine the risk of taking ephedra with that of taking other commonly used herbs calls into... Read More

Heart failure patients do better when treated according to guidelines, but too many doctors still fail to prescribe the best treatments

Heart failure patients who are treated in accordance with established European guidelines do better than patients who are... Read More

MSU researchers make new discoveries on what does and doesn’t affect immune system

Scientists know that a number of factors can affect the body's immune system: poor diet, certain steroids, chronic stress.... Read More

Oceans, coasts and your health: Reducing risks and reaping rewards

It is clear that the health of our ocean and coastal environment is intimately linked to our health. New ocean and coastal... Read More

Focus on atrial fibrillation recognizes growing importance of common arrhythmia

Special issue of JACC features intriguing link between statins and AF prevention, tools to ensure the highest-quality AF... Read More

Physical and sexual abuse linked to asthma in Puerto Rican kids

Children who are physically or sexually abused are more than twice as likely to have asthma as their peers, according to... Read More

The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus

The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus  ... Read More