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Drug

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nuclear Receptor Minireview Series

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

Pharmacology

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

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

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses

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

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

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

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

Excipient

Excipient (Science: chemistry, pharmacology) Any more or less inert substance added to a prescription in order to confer a... 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