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4 hrs ago | Newswise

Mouse Model Provides Window into Working Brain

University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's and other diseases.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Genetics, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Alcohol research receives nearly $2M in funding

The National Institutes of Health have awarded Alex Dopico , chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center , a $1.85 million grant to fund his research into the effects of alcohol on the brain.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Alcoholism, Health

11 hrs ago |

Why Synthetic Marijuana Is More Toxic To The Brain Than Pot

I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Vassar College, Medicine, Business News

15 hrs ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

Trooper Car

Imagine being pulled over by an officer, you're under the influence of drugs -- I put myself in that situation.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

19 hrs ago |

Bucks student wins national award for environmental research

When May Wang got her first glimpse of the effluent flowing from the Camden sewage treatment plant into the Delaware River, she was not impressed.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against...

New research conducted by the University of Huddersfield , a public university located in West Yorkshire, England, suggests that a chemical compound found in pomegranates can slow degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Supplement, Pomegranate

The New Zealand Herald

Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabis

Somewhere in this much-incinerated plant lies valuable medicine: perhaps a treatment for cancer or an antidote to obesity.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Drugs

PhysOrg Weblog

Junk food makes rats lose appetite for balanced diet

A diet of junk food not only makes rats fat, but also reduces their appetite for novel foods, a preference that normally drives them to seek a balanced diet, reports a study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology .



Dosage of HIV Drug May Be Ineffective for Half of African-Americans

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


Patent Issued for Research Related to Alleviating Pain in Cattle

MANHATTAN, Kansas - 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 management procedures.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Manhattan, KS, Kansas State University, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Non-Profit

'Enrichment' Of Subjects In Clinical Trials Is Critical

I've had three distinct careers: biomedical scientist; FDA drug regulator; and scholar at the Hoover Institution, a think-tank at Stanford University.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Genetics, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Applied Clinical Trials

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase II Study of...

AVP-786 is a novel investigational drug consisting of a combination of deuterium modified dextromethorphan and ultra-low dose quinidine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Suppress, Dextromethorphan (generic), Depression, Health, Alzheimer's

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Drug-related deaths drive rising autopsy costs

CHAMBERSBURG >> The county is looking to budget more money for autopsies in response to an upswing in drug-related deaths.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Medicine, Opinion

National Institutes of Health

NIAMS welcomes five new advisory council members

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health, has appointed five new members to its advisory council.


Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Emory University, Rheumatology, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Information Technology

Simulations Plus Releases GastroPlus Version 8.6

Simulations Plus, Inc. , a leading provider of consulting services and software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has released version 8.6 of its industry gold-standard GastroPlus simulation software.


Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine


Vince & Associates Clinical Research Adds Facial Recognition Security to Pharmacy

Vince & Associates Clinical Research, a premier provider of early phase clinical research services, today announced it has added facial recognition software as an additional security feature to its pharmacy.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Washington Post

Would you like your receipt? Maybe not, if it still contains 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, Health


'Herbal products must undergo clinical trials'

Herbalists must subject their drugs to clinical trials to determine their toxicology status, efficacy, and shelves lives before they could be certified by the Food and Drugs Authority for the market.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration


Apolipoprotein A-I Mimetic Peptide 4F Rescues Pulmonary Hypertension...

From the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Molecular Medicine , Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine , Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology , and Cardiovascular Research Laboratories , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California-Los Angeles; and Pulmonary ... (more)


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, UC Los Angeles

Mon Aug 25, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Computational Embryology and Predictive Toxicology of Hypospadias

Leung, M., N. Sipes, N. Baker, B. Ahir, Cynthiaj Wolf, A. Seifert, S. Hutson, S. Darney, R. Spencer, AND T. Knudsen.


Related Topix: Medicine