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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.
Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Delays in availability of new treatments and incomprehensible price rises disadvantage cancer patients

Delays in availability of new treatments and incomprehensible price rises disadvantage cancer patients

LSD influences perception by stimulating serotonin receptors in the brain

LSD influences perception by stimulating serotonin receptors in the brain

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Cervicovaginal microbial communities in pregnant woman may be key to preventing preterm birth

Cervicovaginal microbial communities in pregnant woman may be key to preventing preterm birth

Researchers uncover mechanism of resistance used by triple negative breast cancer

Researchers uncover mechanism of resistance used by triple negative breast cancer

Pre-operative enteral nutrition linked to reduced rates of complications after Crohn's disease surgery

Pre-operative enteral nutrition linked to reduced rates of complications after Crohn's disease surgery

Exposure to insecticides that mimic melatonin could put people at higher risk for diabetes

Exposure to insecticides that mimic melatonin could put people at higher risk for diabetes

Study shows structural impact of membrane lipids on medically relevant serotonin transporters

Study shows structural impact of membrane lipids on medically relevant serotonin transporters

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Researchers uncover how stress hormone prevents digestive enzymes from damaging pancreas

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

Blocking molecular signaling pathway could prevent or reverse peripheral neuropathy

Blocking molecular signaling pathway could prevent or reverse peripheral neuropathy

Penn State researchers develop novel compound to combat cytomegalovirus

Penn State researchers develop novel compound to combat cytomegalovirus

Mediterranean plants may become source for 'elixir of life'

Mediterranean plants may become source for 'elixir of life'

Scientists develop new technique to control proteins inside live cells with light

Scientists develop new technique to control proteins inside live cells with light

Second-hand smoke exposures before conception affect fetal brain development

Second-hand smoke exposures before conception affect fetal brain development

Study links acid suppression therapy to increased risk of intestinal infections

Study links acid suppression therapy to increased risk of intestinal infections

Researchers reveal how inflammatory responses block fat cell conversion

Researchers reveal how inflammatory responses block fat cell conversion

American Journal of Nursing declares 2016 winners of its annual Book of the Year Awards

American Journal of Nursing declares 2016 winners of its annual Book of the Year Awards

FDA grants permission to assess safety of investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease in humans

FDA grants permission to assess safety of investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease in humans