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14 min ago | Agri Marketing

Patent Issued For Alleviating Pain In Cattle

PATENT ISSUED FOR ALLEVIATING PAIN IN CATTLE Sep. 2, 2014 Feedstuffs reports: A U.S. patent was recently awarded for technology created by researchers at Kansas State University that improves the health and welfare of beef cattle and other ruminant animals suffering from lameness and following castration, dehorning and other painful but necessary ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Kansas State University, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Non-Profit, Mobic, Meloxicam (generic)

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Simulations Plus Closes Acquisition of Cognigen Corporation

Simulations Plus, Inc. , a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Cognigen Corporation of Buffalo, New York, announced on July 23, 2014, has been closed as of today and the two companies are now merged.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC research could fast track drug to cure brain tumors

Nimita Dave,a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cincinnati's Winkle College of Pharmacy, and Pankaj Desai, a professor of pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism at the college, are focusing on the compound letrozole, a drug administered orally to treat breast cancer that could be used to treat brain tumors.


Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer

9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Could poor stomach absorption of drugs reduce autism medications' effectiveness?

Recent research has revealed that many children and adults with autism experience gastrointestinal symptoms and that such symptoms can impact the absorption and availability of medications.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Arizona State University

9 hrs ago |

Toothpaste and canker sores: What you need to know

Chances are the toothpaste in your medicine cabinet contains a pesticide and known mouth irritant called sodium lauryl sulfate, or SLS .


Related Topix: Medicine

9 hrs ago |

Be careful when you use opioids

Pain Mandate to Blame for Uptick in US Opioid Overdoses? California Academy of Sciences - African Hall Join Patil Armenian, MD of the California Poison Control System for Poisons, Venoms and Pills: Toxicology 101, an uninhibited interactive... There are very few purists as compared to people who medicate by using over the counter drugs for minor ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

11 hrs ago | Medical News

Synthetic announces positive results from final preclinical toxicology study of SYN-004

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. , a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today positive results from its final preclinical toxicology study of SYN-004.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health

11 hrs ago |

Ebola Outbreaks Unrelated In West Africa And Democratic Republic Of Congo

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Medicine, University of Florida, Research Triangle Park, NC, Business News

11 hrs ago |

Studies show turmeric may be more effective against depression than Prozac

Multiple studies have now shown that the active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, is an effective treatment against clinical depression and may even be more effective than Prozac.


Related Topix: Supplement, Turmeric, Medicine, Prozac, Sarafem, Fluoxetine (generic), Depression, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Would you like your receipt? Maybe not, if it's still coated with BPA.

By now, many people are at least aware of the chemical bisphenol A and its frequent use in hard plastics that hold food and drink or line metal containers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Colleyville, TX

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado researchers probe Parkinson's disease causes, treatments

Ron Tjalkens, professor of toxicology and neuroscience at Colorado State University, is researching Parkinson's disease at his lab on campus in Fort Collins, "It's looking really promising," he said of his research.


Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine, Colorado State University, Genetics, Agriculture, Science

Genetic variant associated with alcoholic liver cirrhosis

Tthe I148M variant of patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing 3 gene is significantly associated with alcoholic liver cirrhosis, reports this month's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


A computational systems biology software platform for multiscale...

A computational systems biology software platform for multiscale modeling and simulation: integrating whole-body physiology, disease biology, and molecular reaction networks.


Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Half of African-Americans may need increased dose of HIV drug: simple ...

Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc, a new study from Johns Hopkins suggests.


Related Topix: African-American, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow - Behavioral Neurophysiology

Institute of Brain and Cognitive Science. We study the neural basis of cognition using sophisticated behavioral paradigms combined with electrophysiology, pharmacology, optogenetic and computational / theoretical methods.


Related Topix: Medicine

Warsaw Voice

The Polish Science Voice 0

Nobody likes pain, but scientists investigating it say it is an important warning signal in our body about external risks, such as hot temperature, or internal problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Poland, Chemistry, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

Medical News

New journal on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy from ESC

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy officially starts publishing in 2015. A special launch issue has been produced for ESC Congress 2014 with editorials and a call for papers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Disease, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014


RadiusReports Proof Of Mechanism For RAD1901 And Presentation At In September

Radius Health, Inc. , a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel differentiated therapeutics for patients with osteoporosis as well as other serious endocrine-mediated diseases, reports that the positron emission tomography imaging from the RAD1901 maximum tolerated dose study has demonstrated potent selective estrogen ... (more)


Related Topix: France, World News, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Drug Researcher

Clinical trials: the technology catching cheating volunteers

Contract research organisations are turning to technology to fight dual patient enrolment in trials, but rival service companies refuse to sync their methods, says an early-phase expert.


Related Topix: Medicine, Outsourcing

The Horse

Equine Pharmacology, Therapeutics, and Toxicology

Registered. Saved him a year ago. Perfect horse for my 13 year old son to learn with.


Related Topix: Medicine