E-Cigarettes and 21st Century Toxicology

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21st Century Toxicology provides a wealth of new technology that can enable faster, more accurate and more physiologically relevant eCigarette product safety assessment. And it avoids the need for animal testing.

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Quiz: 7 Days in Science -28th April 2017

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From Whales to Marches to Super-Charged Booze.

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Class B G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM

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Researchers at Monash University solve structure of drug target for osteoperosis, diabetes and obesity.

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Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

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Two teams investigated whether an antisense oligonucleotide drug that turns off the ATXN2 gene could be used as a potential therapy in mouse models of these diseases.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice

Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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New Technique Makes Bones Transparent
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The new technique enables researchers to observe stem cells inside bones and could lead to breakthroughs in discovering drugs for diseases such as osteoporosis.

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Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry
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NIH researchers find pairing CNS drugs with amitriptyline enhances their delivery to the brain.

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