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Protein called Mrp4 blocks the access of the anti-cancer drug topotecan into the brain

Protein called Mrp4 blocks the access of the anti-cancer drug topotecan into the brain

Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug eases symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee

Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug eases symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Vioxx: an unequal partnership between safety and efficacy

Vioxx: an unequal partnership between safety and efficacy

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery can help people suffering from chronic fatigue caused by sinusitis

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery can help people suffering from chronic fatigue caused by sinusitis

Low-fat meals reduce effectiveness of vitamin E supplementation

Low-fat meals reduce effectiveness of vitamin E supplementation

Autism decision is turning point for autistic children in Northern Ireland

Autism decision is turning point for autistic children in Northern Ireland

Significant progress in development of an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease

Significant progress in development of an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease

Minor depression is effectively treated with medication

Minor depression is effectively treated with medication

Immediate voluntary world-wide withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

Immediate voluntary world-wide withdrawal of Vioxx (rofecoxib)

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Researchers show gossypol – a drug refined from cottonseed oil is a cancer treatment booster

Researchers show gossypol – a drug refined from cottonseed oil is a cancer treatment booster

Australian nanotech Starpharma to develop a second generation microbicide for the prevention of infection by HIV

Australian nanotech Starpharma to develop a second generation microbicide for the prevention of infection by HIV

Pine cones may form a new line of attack against MRSA infection

Pine cones may form a new line of attack against MRSA infection

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

New drug application to market ramelteon for insomnia

New drug application to market ramelteon for insomnia

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Low-dose infusion of ketamine completely relieves pain of complex regional pain syndrome

Low-dose infusion of ketamine completely relieves pain of complex regional pain syndrome

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin