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The term pharmacokinetics is derived from the ancient Greek words “pharmakon” and “kinetikos”, meaning “drug” and “putting in motion” respectively. It is one of the main branches of pharmacology, and refers to the way that the body reacts on and affects a pharmaceutical substance in the body.

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Scientists create new probe for imaging proteins involved in fibrogenesis

Scientists create new probe for imaging proteins involved in fibrogenesis

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?

Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?

New position paper recommends sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages for better treatment

New position paper recommends sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages for better treatment

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

FDA grants approval for two drugs to treat hepatitis C virus in children

FDA grants approval for two drugs to treat hepatitis C virus in children

Rutgers scientists reveal structure of TB drug target and identify new inhibitors

Rutgers scientists reveal structure of TB drug target and identify new inhibitors

Low dose of alternative anticoagulant may help prevent stroke in hemodialysis patients

Low dose of alternative anticoagulant may help prevent stroke in hemodialysis patients

University of Liverpool to establish new research centre to accelerate development of novel antibiotics

University of Liverpool to establish new research centre to accelerate development of novel antibiotics

Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers

Decoding the exposome through breath biomarkers

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Plant-based drug for hemophilia shows promise in animal models

Researchers develop new method for early prediction of crises in chronic diseases

Researchers develop new method for early prediction of crises in chronic diseases

New review discusses about care for pediatric liver transplant recipients

New review discusses about care for pediatric liver transplant recipients

Review shows how nanocarriers can solve problems with drug delivery in ocular tissues

Review shows how nanocarriers can solve problems with drug delivery in ocular tissues

Two research studies on new molecules could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease

Two research studies on new molecules could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease

Combined endocrine and targeted therapy could be effective in treating Asian breast cancer patients

Combined endocrine and targeted therapy could be effective in treating Asian breast cancer patients

Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

Researchers develop virtual liver model to better understand metabolism of non-prescription painkiller

Researchers develop virtual liver model to better understand metabolism of non-prescription painkiller

Getting drugs to bugs in NTM lung infections: an interview with Dr Jakko van Ingen

Getting drugs to bugs in NTM lung infections: an interview with Dr Jakko van Ingen

Commonly used anti-inflammatory drug shows potential to treat Alzheimer's disease

Commonly used anti-inflammatory drug shows potential to treat Alzheimer's disease