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A new day, a new drug: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Yesterday
Updated: 24 hours ago

A new day, a new drug: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

How marijuana works

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-medical-marijuana-s-chemicals-may-protect-cells/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150129

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Alcohol and prescription drug interactions

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/millions-risk-alcohol-medication-interactions/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150130

Full, free audio file from Sci. Am.

Does that green coffee bean supplement really work?

http://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2015/01/marketer-who-promoted-green-coffee-bean-weight-loss-supplement

Statement from the FTC

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Healthier you: Jan. 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 22, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Healthier you: Jan. 22-29

Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans

Blueberries, chocolate, and avocados for health!

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/01/blueberries-avocados-and-cocoa-beans-may-keep-cardiologists-bay?et_cid=4374381&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Brown fat metabolism kick-started by drug

http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(14)00560-9

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from Cell metab.


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Useful and dangerous drugs: Jan. 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 16, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Useful and dangerous drugs: Jan. 15-22

Has the painkiller abuse epidemic passed?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/us-painkiller-abuse-epidemic-may-be-declining-study?et_cid=4365318&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

More great news about coffee!

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/spf-coffee-new-study-links-lower-melanoma-risk-with-increased-consumption/81250833/

Full, free story from GEN

Warning of allergy from acne meds.

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/06/fda-warns-allergic-reactions-acne-products?et_cid=4018385&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.


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Drug discoveries: Jan. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 08, 2015
Updated: Thursday, January 08, 2015

Drug discoveries: Jan. 8-15

What about E-cigarettes?

http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/04/1078-0432.CCR-14-2544.full.pdf+html

Complete, free report, images, references from Clin. Cancer Res.


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Drug developments: Jan. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Drug developments: Jan. 1-8

Drink coffee and healthier be?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/coffee-and-tea-may-protect-the-brain/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150107

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

How does this pill trick your body into losing weight?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/01/new-diet-pill-tricks-body-losing-weight?et_cid=4350385&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Phase 1 trials start for Ebola vaccine

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/j-j-start-phase-1-clinical-trial-ebola-vaccine-regimen?et_cid=4350378&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.


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Drugs for tomorrow: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 26, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 26, 2014

Drugs for tomorrow: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

New weight loss drug approved

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm427913.htm

Press release from FDA


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December drugs: Dec. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 19, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

December drugs: Dec. 18-25

Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans

Cytisine

Quitting nicotine--try cytisine

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26717-plant-extract-trumps-nicotine-patches-to-quit-smoking.html

Complete, free report, image, links from New Sci.

More on quitting smoking with cysisine

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1407764?query=TOC

Short, free article, animation from New Engl. j. Med.

More drugs

How dangerous is pure caffeine?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/12/fda-going-after-sellers-pure-caffeine-powder?et_cid=4333353&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Delivering anti-HIV drugs with a changed milk protein

http://news.psu.edu/story/334089/2014/11/11/research/altered-milk-protein-can-deliver-aids-drug-infants?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=12-18-2014&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release from Penn State


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Drug research: Dec. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 11, 2014
Updated: Thursday, December 11, 2014

Drug research: Dec. 11-18

Co-Q may lower cardiovascular risk

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/12/supplement-may-lower-cvd-risk-people-low-birth-weight?et_cid=4310249&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Drug discovery and development

Do lutein supplements really help your eyes?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-lutein-supplements-protect-your-eyes/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20141210

Full, free audio file from Sci. Am.


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Modern pharmacology: Dec. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, December 08, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Modern pharmacology: Dec. 4-11

Factor XI reduction with antisense nucleotide

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1405760?query=pfw#t=articleTop

Complete, free article, graphics, linked citations from New Engl. j. Med.

New obesity drug: converts white fat to brown fat?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/nearing-an-obesity-pill-potential-drugs-make-bad-fat-good/81250682/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Tracking that drug with a nanoparticle

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41583/title/Image-of-the-Day--Precise-Particle/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist


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Drugs today: Nov. 27-Dec. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, December 01, 2014
Updated: Monday, December 01, 2014

Drugs today: Nov. 27-Dec. 4

Happy, happy: marketing marijuana

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/11/merry-marijuana-pot-sellers-woo-holiday-shoppers?et_cid=4286492&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Challenges in using mice for research

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41269/title/Mouse-Traps/

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

Statins v air pollution

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/statins-may-protect-people-from-air-pollution/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20141125

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

 

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