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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.
New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

New natural extract inhibits the development of diabetic nephropathy

Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant

Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant

Researchers develop new 3D tissue imaging technique to study disease at cellular level

Researchers develop new 3D tissue imaging technique to study disease at cellular level

Antibodies could cause arthritic pain

Antibodies could cause arthritic pain

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

UIC researchers describe role of unique pressure-sensing protein in lung edema

UIC researchers describe role of unique pressure-sensing protein in lung edema

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

New study examines non‐medical use of anti-anxiety medication

International research collaboration uses FDA-approved drugs to slow aging in nematodes

International research collaboration uses FDA-approved drugs to slow aging in nematodes

Investigating RNA-based regulation of the cardiovascular system

Investigating RNA-based regulation of the cardiovascular system

Cell scientist receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study muscle regeneration

Cell scientist receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study muscle regeneration

New UCI-led study shows crowdsourced traffic data could reduce mortality

New UCI-led study shows crowdsourced traffic data could reduce mortality

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Scientists uncover unique set of genes that play a role in muscle cellular gene regulation

Scientists uncover unique set of genes that play a role in muscle cellular gene regulation

New technology helps reduce cost and time needed to do common laboratory tests

New technology helps reduce cost and time needed to do common laboratory tests

Characterizing potential therapeutic target to increase heart function after heart attack

Characterizing potential therapeutic target to increase heart function after heart attack

New fluorescent sensor can detect migrating cancer cells

New fluorescent sensor can detect migrating cancer cells

Research uncovers potential breakthrough in the understanding of tumor dormancy

Research uncovers potential breakthrough in the understanding of tumor dormancy

New opioid accelerates recovery and prevents relapse to chronic pain

New opioid accelerates recovery and prevents relapse to chronic pain

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction