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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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NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder

NIH starts clinical trial of drug to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder

“Fail Fast, But More Confidently”: Developing Organoids for Drug Development and Discovery

“Fail Fast, But More Confidently”: Developing Organoids for Drug Development and Discovery

Successful testing of multi-organ "human-on-a-chip" could replace animals as test subjects

Successful testing of multi-organ "human-on-a-chip" could replace animals as test subjects

Study quantifies hepatic and intestinal mRNA expression of Ugt isoforms in rats

Study quantifies hepatic and intestinal mRNA expression of Ugt isoforms in rats

Keynote speakers announced for CBD Expo MIDWEST

Keynote speakers announced for CBD Expo MIDWEST

Novel protein sensor allows researchers to observe nicotine's movements in cells

Novel protein sensor allows researchers to observe nicotine's movements in cells

Investigational Ebola treatment found to be safe in adults

Investigational Ebola treatment found to be safe in adults

Lab-Scale Clarification of Mammalian Cell Cultures Expressing Recombinant Antibodies

Lab-Scale Clarification of Mammalian Cell Cultures Expressing Recombinant Antibodies

University of Nebraska to develop new drugs that prevent and counteract effects of radiation exposure

University of Nebraska to develop new drugs that prevent and counteract effects of radiation exposure

Experts in Parkinson's research propose roadmap for drug trials targeting alpha-synuclein

Experts in Parkinson's research propose roadmap for drug trials targeting alpha-synuclein

Oral antibiotic shows promise to cure uncomplicated gonorrhea

Oral antibiotic shows promise to cure uncomplicated gonorrhea

Phase 2 study of ziresovir for treating hospitalized RSV infected infants achieves significant progress

Phase 2 study of ziresovir for treating hospitalized RSV infected infants achieves significant progress

Preclinical studies show differences in healing responses to fractured and intact stent implanted in healthy, disease models

Preclinical studies show differences in healing responses to fractured and intact stent implanted in healthy, disease models

Biogen and Eisai present detailed results from phase 1b study of aducanumab at CTAD meeting

Biogen and Eisai present detailed results from phase 1b study of aducanumab at CTAD meeting

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Pfizer announces PALOMA-3 trial results in patients with HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Pfizer announces PALOMA-3 trial results in patients with HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Using Galleria mellonella to assess acute toxicity of chemicals

Using Galleria mellonella to assess acute toxicity of chemicals

FDA approves HEMLIBRA for treatment of hemophilia A

FDA approves HEMLIBRA for treatment of hemophilia A

New PET imaging radiotracer could help understand the aging brain

New PET imaging radiotracer could help understand the aging brain