Article ID: 711629
People with heart disease at risk when pharmacies closeUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Research shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications — like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants — that have known cardiovascular and survival benefits. Declines in adherence — including the complete discontinuation of medication — were highest among people using independent pharmacies, filling all their prescriptions at a single store, or living in low-access neighborhoods with fewer pharmacies.
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Article ID: 711570
Mount Sinai Researchers Discover That Diabetes Drug May Reverse Heart FailureMount Sinai Health System
Study finds drug could have new applications in non-diabetics
Released:18-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 711034
Oxytocin could help treat alcohol use disorderPLOS
The neuropeptide oxytocin blocks enhanced drinking in alcohol-dependent rats, according to a study published April 16 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology led by Drs. Tunstall, Koob and Vendruscolo of the National Institutes of Health
Released:9-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 711090
Novel approach promises ready access to hard-to-study proteinsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
A novel strategy capable of extracting and driving hard-to-reach proteins into water solution where they can be effectively studied using mass spectrometry promises a trove of biological insights and, importantly, may help identify therapeutically relevant proteins and provide new disease diagnostic techniques.
Released:10-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 711229
Professors Team with Students to Transform Cell Growth, Drug TestingHarrisburg University of Science and Technology
Dr. Leena Pattarkine and Dr. Shailaja Agrawal are partnering with students to design and fabricate a tool that will aid in the growth of cell cultures via a 3D platform. Launched this spring, the “Biopolymer Sponge Microfluidics for Continuous 3D Cell Culture and Drug Screening Project” aims to transform the field of drug screening and make it much more cost effective.
Released:12-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 711128
Jay Goodman, PhD, and Janice B. Schwartz, MD, Receive PhRMA Foundation Award in ExcellencePhRMA Foundation
Noted researchers Jay Goodman, PhD, of Michigan State University and Janice B. Schwartz, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, have received the PhRMA Foundation’s highest honor – its Award of Excellence – recognizing lifetime professional achievements.
Released:11-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 711106
Southern Research teams with Ina Research to boost presence in JapanSouthern Research
Southern Research and Japan’s Ina Research announced today they have formed a partnership that calls for Ina to help connect Southern Research with potential new customers for drug development services in the country with the world’s third largest pharmaceutical industry.
Released:10-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT