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KNAUER celebrates 55th anniversary and awards science prize

Tue, 2017-11-21 02:14
Anniversary celebrations are often the occasion for a retrospective of successes and achievements. This is also the case with KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, founded in 1962.
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Study: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants linked to reduced kidney risks

Mon, 2017-11-20 18:34
Mayo Clinic researchers have shown a link between which type of oral anticoagulant (blood-thinning medication) a patient takes to prevent a stroke and increased risks of kidney function decline or failure.
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Digital pills can help track opioid use patterns

Mon, 2017-11-20 11:05
Digital pills - gelatin capsules that contain an ingestible sensor along with medication - can help track patterns of drug use, and Brigham and Women's Hospital clinicians are among the first to explore the application of this new technology among patients being prescribed opioids.
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Gold nanoparticles could potentially help in more effective drug delivery

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:13
Gold nanoparticles could help make drugs act more quickly and effectively, according to new research conducted at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
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Over-the-counter decongestant found to be effective inhibitor of tumor stroma

Mon, 2017-11-20 08:03
CANCER researchers seeking non-toxic alternatives to harmful chemotherapy are reporting a highly significant result for a humble cold remedy.
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New technique holds promise to screen cancer cells for drug susceptibility

Mon, 2017-11-20 07:05
Doctors have many drugs available to treat multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. However, there is no way to predict, by genetic markers or other means, how a patient will respond to a particular drug. This can lead to months of treatment with a drug that isn't working.
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Cancer drugs may offer new way to control high blood pressure

Mon, 2017-11-20 06:22
Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure (hypertension), say Georgetown University Medical Center investigators.
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FDA raids Florida stores that consumers use to buy drugs from Canada

Mon, 2017-11-20 03:21
The Food and Drug Administration last month sent criminal investigation agents with search warrants into nine storefronts across Central Florida that help customers order drugs from pharmacies in Canada and overseas at big discounts.
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Benzodiazepines linked to increased risk of death among Alzheimer’s disease patients

Sun, 2017-11-19 23:18
Benzodiazepine and related drug use is associated with a 40 per cent increase in mortality among persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The findings were published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
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