Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

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Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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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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Simple Method for Synthesizing Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broad and strikingly easy method for synthesizing Boronic acid-based drugs.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly

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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Your Gut Bacteria May Effect Your Response to Chemotherapy Drugs
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UMass Medical School researchers find connection between bacteria and chemotherapy drugs in lab study.

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