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Pharmacology is the study of how chemical substances interact with living systems. If substances have medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals. The field encompasses drug composition and properties, interactions, toxicology, therapy, and medical applications and antipathogenic capabilities.
Research findings offer potential explanation for opioid-induced itching

Research findings offer potential explanation for opioid-induced itching

Simple colour changing test can help speed up research for cancer drugs

Simple colour changing test can help speed up research for cancer drugs

Neurology researchers on the hunt for biomarker signal for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Neurology researchers on the hunt for biomarker signal for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

New research uncovers how brain's capillary network controls blood flow, monitors neuronal activity

New research uncovers how brain's capillary network controls blood flow, monitors neuronal activity

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

Intratumoral vaccination prolongs survival in mouse model of early stage resected pancreatic cancer

Intratumoral vaccination prolongs survival in mouse model of early stage resected pancreatic cancer

New review addresses mysteries behind ‘good’ HDL cholesterol metabolism

New review addresses mysteries behind ‘good’ HDL cholesterol metabolism

Study finds increased heart attack risk in patients taking direct acting oral anticoagulants

Study finds increased heart attack risk in patients taking direct acting oral anticoagulants

'Cannibal drug' consumption in adolescence can increase vulnerability to cocaine use during adulthood

'Cannibal drug' consumption in adolescence can increase vulnerability to cocaine use during adulthood

Study shows efficacy of biologics for mucosal healing in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Study shows efficacy of biologics for mucosal healing in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

Penn researcher wins Scientific Innovations Award from Chicago-based Brain Research Foundation

New study predicts overall beneficial effect of e-cigarettes

New study predicts overall beneficial effect of e-cigarettes

Syngene's G:BOX Chemi XX6 used to help identify biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease

Syngene's G:BOX Chemi XX6 used to help identify biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Bacterial cell counting and sizing using the Multisizer

Bacterial cell counting and sizing using the Multisizer

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia