Pharmacology

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.
Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of the action of drugs on a biologic system. It incorporates components of medicine and biology, and how they interact with each other.

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New compound triggers the same anti-depressant action as rapidly acting psychedelic drugs

New compound triggers the same anti-depressant action as rapidly acting psychedelic drugs

New Zika vaccine technology found to be highly effective and safe in preclinical mouse models

New Zika vaccine technology found to be highly effective and safe in preclinical mouse models

Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

New discovery changes the understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New discovery changes the understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Genome editing approaches enable precise gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases

Genome editing approaches enable precise gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases

Recommendations for the treatment, prevention of monkeypox in nursing mothers

Recommendations for the treatment, prevention of monkeypox in nursing mothers

Large molecules glom together into dense droplets to create squishy circuits in cells

Large molecules glom together into dense droplets to create squishy circuits in cells

C-Path secures FDA Grant for new public-private partnership to benefit people with rare neurodegenerative diseases

C-Path secures FDA Grant for new public-private partnership to benefit people with rare neurodegenerative diseases

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Phase III ADAURA trial reveals promising results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Phase III ADAURA trial reveals promising results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Study shortlists potential drug repurposing candidates to treat symptoms in ASD

Study shortlists potential drug repurposing candidates to treat symptoms in ASD

Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes therapy treats cancers at a large scale

Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes therapy treats cancers at a large scale

HKUMed team estimates a moderate link between antipsychotic use and breast cancer by over 30%

HKUMed team estimates a moderate link between antipsychotic use and breast cancer by over 30%

Licorice compounds proposed as effective candidates for treatment of COVID-19

Licorice compounds proposed as effective candidates for treatment of COVID-19

Promising anti-cancer agent may also prevent SARS-CoV-2 from replication

Promising anti-cancer agent may also prevent SARS-CoV-2 from replication

Study establishes link between Piezo1 and intracellular cholesterol levels during neural development

Study establishes link between Piezo1 and intracellular cholesterol levels during neural development

Total lockdown during COVID-19 has measurable impact on vascular health, research shows

Total lockdown during COVID-19 has measurable impact on vascular health, research shows

Lactate may have a previously unrecognized role in fighting cancer

Lactate may have a previously unrecognized role in fighting cancer

Trial compares two different lung volume reduction procedures for people with emphysema

Trial compares two different lung volume reduction procedures for people with emphysema

Researchers secure $20.5 million NIH grant to beat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Researchers secure $20.5 million NIH grant to beat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias