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3 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

Research Technician

Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, University of Oxford, in their studies of the vertebrate nervous system.

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Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Common links between neurodegenerative diseases identified

The pattern of brain alterations may be similar in several different neurodegenerative diseases, which opens the door to alternative therapeutic strategies to tackle these diseases, experts say.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

12 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Trouble in the bedroom, men? Try making these lifestyle changes first

Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Erectile Dysfunction, Health

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Wrestling legend The Ultimate Warrior died from 'natural' causes

Wrestling legend, The Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner 's office declared the wrestlers death as "natural" on Monday, April 14. On his autopsy, the Warrior's death is listed as "atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, which in layman's terms is basically heart disease.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig, Maricopa County, AZ, Medicine

17 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

'Condor Watch' enlists citizen to help endangered species

Santa Cruz >> Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

21 hrs ago | Business Wire

Targeted Medical Pharma Completes Middle East Distribution Agreement

The Agreement provides ATL with a limited exclusive license for the marketing and sales of certain products in twenty countries in the region.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Marketing, Medicine, Genetics

Yesterday | P&T Community

Recombinant Treatment for von Willebrand Disease Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint in Phase III Trial

Positive results have been reported from a phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety, efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of BAX 111 , a recombinant von Willebrand factor under investigation for the treatment of bleeding episodes in patients with von Willebrand disease, the most common type of inherited bleeding disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Now Toronto

Hard pill to swallow

Canada's minister of health said last week that the government did review drug trials for Tamiflu, an influenza prophylaxis recently found to be ineffective.

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Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Influenza, Health, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Food and Drug Administration

Science Daily

Fish exposed to antidepressants exhibit altered behavioral changes

Fish exposed to the antidepressant Fluoxetine, an active ingredient in prescription drugs such as Prozac, exhibited a range of altered mating behaviours, repetitive behaviour and aggression towards female fish, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prozac, Sarafem, Fluoxetine (generic)

Science, Industry and Business

Gate for Bacterial Toxins Found

The cell of the host absorbs the clostridium perfringens toxin TpeL via the receptor LRP1.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food Poisoning, Health

BioResearch Online

Automated Cell Dispensing And Image-Based Spheroid Formation Tracking

Scientists using cell culture for drug discovery, toxicology, stem cell biology, and basic research realize the critical importance of 3-dimensional models.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

NatureNews

Toxicology: The plastics puzzle

A stroll down the aisles of a US supermarket reveals a modest victory for consumer activism.

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Related Topix: Toxicology, Medicine, Marketing, Chemistry, Science, University of Chicago

CiteULike

Beyond reverse pharmacology: Mechanism-based screening of Ayurvedic drugs.

Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine , Vol. 1, No. 4. , pp. 257-265, doi:10.4103/0975-9476.74435 This paper reviews the pharmacology of Indian medicinal plants, starting with the historical background of European work on the subject beginning as early as the 17th century, and tracing its history through the work of Sen and Bose in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

BioMed Central

A missed opportunity - consequences of unknown levetiracepam...

Levetiracetam is a frequently used drug in the therapy of partial onset, myoclonic and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Keppra, Levetiracetam (generic), Seizures, Health, Dialysis

Business Wire

RBCC Bioprinting Partner Expands Brand Awareness Campaign

At the 53rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo of the Society of Toxicology in Phoenix, n3D delivered a poster session presentation titled, "A Novel High-Concept Assay for Drug Toxicity Screening."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Amgen, Healthcare Industry

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Circulation

Is Diabetes Mellitus-Linked Amino Acid Signature Associated With...

From the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Center for Pharmacogenomics , College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Community Health and Family Medicine , College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville; Department of Preventive Medicine, College ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Nephrology, UC Davis, Genetics

Stanford

Mice with human livers would have saved lives if used in toxicology testing, study shows

Gary Peltz helped bioengineer a line of mice whose livers were largely replaced with human liver cells, giving researchers a better model for assessing whether drugs might be toxic to human livers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hepatitis, Health, Stanford University

Farmington Daily Times

Pet Poison Helpline releases list of top 10 toxins for dogs and cats

The veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline have released their top 10 list of household items that generated the most poison consultations for dogs and cats in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Chocolate, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), ADHD, Health

Nature Neuroscience

PhD Fellowship in Membrane Receptor Pharmacology, Structure & Function

A 3-year PhD fellowship is available in the Center for Biopharmaceuticals at the University of Copenhagen.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Copenhagen, NY, Biology

Hispanic Business

Hepatitis C: Do Tattoo Parties Raise Risk of Infection? polyDNA...

To answer this, Dr. said that "Tattoo parties are events where someone hires an unlicensed person or business to provide tattoos for their guests.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Marketing

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