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Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

47.2% of the estimated $16.0 billion spent on prescribed drugs in Canada was financed by the public sector in 2003

47.2% of the estimated $16.0 billion spent on prescribed drugs in Canada was financed by the public sector in 2003

Promise of improved workflows and reduced medical errors to boost adoption of computerised physician order entry systems

Promise of improved workflows and reduced medical errors to boost adoption of computerised physician order entry systems

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Implantable chip could serve as a prosthetic retina for people who suffer from age-related blindness

Implantable chip could serve as a prosthetic retina for people who suffer from age-related blindness

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Historical analysis of the 38-year struggle to provide a prescription drug benefit to seniors as part of Medicare

Historical analysis of the 38-year struggle to provide a prescription drug benefit to seniors as part of Medicare

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Freeze-dried sugar helps keep heat-sensitive, protein-based drugs working at room temperature

Freeze-dried sugar helps keep heat-sensitive, protein-based drugs working at room temperature

Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Drug companies spend about 37% of their overall R&D budgets on clinical affairs

Drug companies spend about 37% of their overall R&D budgets on clinical affairs

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

£4 million of funding into pharmacogenetics

£4 million of funding into pharmacogenetics

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

1 million deaths from malaria per year

1 million deaths from malaria per year

Clubbers who have taken illegal drugs could be in serious danger when driving

Clubbers who have taken illegal drugs could be in serious danger when driving

Xuezhikang cuts risk of coronary heart disease by a third

Xuezhikang cuts risk of coronary heart disease by a third

Erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes could mean heart disease

Erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes could mean heart disease

Drunkenness a target for community awareness

Drunkenness a target for community awareness

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells