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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.
Exercise alters brain's dopamine system to help treat addiction, study finds

Exercise alters brain's dopamine system to help treat addiction, study finds

SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

Home-based telehealth therapy program effective for stroke rehabilitation, shows study

Home-based telehealth therapy program effective for stroke rehabilitation, shows study

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Medication-related harm found to be common among older adults, but preventable

Medication-related harm found to be common among older adults, but preventable

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

Researchers reveal mechanisms of periodic paralysis in people with rare genetic disorder

Researchers reveal mechanisms of periodic paralysis in people with rare genetic disorder

Researchers create tool to determine patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Researchers create tool to determine patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

AACN brings together over thousands of nurses for annual conference

AACN brings together over thousands of nurses for annual conference

Study provides insights into how immune cells kill bacteria with acid

Study provides insights into how immune cells kill bacteria with acid

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Study uncovers promising new line of attack against aggressive prostate cancer

Study uncovers promising new line of attack against aggressive prostate cancer

Research may pave way for new C. diff antitoxins and anti-cancer drugs

Research may pave way for new C. diff antitoxins and anti-cancer drugs

Researchers screen molecules that could be potential target for prostate cancer treatments

Researchers screen molecules that could be potential target for prostate cancer treatments

Study finds inappropriate prescriptions given to many older adults discharged from hospital

Study finds inappropriate prescriptions given to many older adults discharged from hospital

PFKFB3 enzyme appears to play a key role in pulmonary hypertension

PFKFB3 enzyme appears to play a key role in pulmonary hypertension

UH professor receives NIH grant to protect kidneys from obesity

UH professor receives NIH grant to protect kidneys from obesity

Researchers uncover protein linked to breast cancer metastasis

Researchers uncover protein linked to breast cancer metastasis