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Salvia: Dangerous Hallucinogen or Beneficial Herb?

SALVIA: DANGEROUS HALLUCINOGEN OR BENEFICIAL HERB?

Salvia divinorum has become increasingly popular as a recreational drug for its hallucinogenic effects. Although adolescents and college...

Tamarind, a tropical fruit used in traditional medicine, found to kill drug-resistant bacteria

TAMARIND, A TROPICAL FRUIT USED IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, FOUND TO KILL DRUG-RESISTANT BACTERIA

One of the most worrisome health problems in the modern world is the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. Most people believed that with...

 
 
 
Shoppers Drug Mart Black Friday sale includes Nintendo Switch with $125 gift card for $379.99

SHOPPERS DRUG MART BLACK FRIDAY SALE INCLUDES NINTENDO SWITCH WITH $125 GIFT CARD FOR $379.99

Shoppers Drug Mart - which is owned by Loblaws - is not the first place we think about when it comes to tech. However, the health-focused...

Anti-Malaria Drugs can Treat Cancer: Here's How

ANTI-MALARIA DRUGS CAN TREAT CANCER: HERE'S HOW

Mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs that can be used for treating cancer has been discovered. These drugs target the enzyme...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Moderna's IPO, Arena's Comeback, E-Cig Survey & More

BIO ROUNDUP: MODERNA'S IPO, ARENA'S COMEBACK, E-CIG SURVEY & MORE

Thanksgiving is around the corner and this week delivered a bounty of deals that have a number of life science companies expressing...

New Anti-inflammatory Drug Discovered

NEW ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG DISCOVERED

Anti-inflammatory drug molecule found to reduce the signals that trigger an inflammation by acting through certain proteins. This may...

 
 
 
'It's a joke': Man who sexually assaulted dying teen sentenced to 34 months in prison

'IT'S A JOKE': MAN WHO SEXUALLY ASSAULTED DYING TEEN SENTENCED TO 34 MONTHS IN PRISON

The 19-year-old reportedly provided her drugs, molested her, and as she overdosed, took photos of her and sent them to friends.

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO CRACK DOWN ON CANDY-FLAVORED E-CIGS AND MENTHOL CIGARETTES IN A HUGE MOVE AGAINST TOBACCO PRODUCTS

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and...

 
 
 
If you're buying a Thanksgiving turkey, choose organic

IF YOU'RE BUYING A THANKSGIVING TURKEY, CHOOSE ORGANIC

Help stop the rise of antibiotic resistance by buying a bird that's been raised drug-free.

 
 
 
Celgene Doubles Down on Dragonfly, Pays $50M to Expand Cancer Pact

CELGENE DOUBLES DOWN ON DRAGONFLY, PAYS $50M TO EXPAND CANCER PACT

Celgene's collaboration with Dragonfly Therapeutics is less than 18 months old, but the pharmaceutical company is already expanding...

 
 
 
Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

JUUL WITHDRAWS MOST FLAVORED E-CIGS FROM MARKET

Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic...

Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical

BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG RECALL EXPANDS; ANOTHER HEART MEDICATION POSSIBLY TAINTED WITH CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICAL

Those using drugs to keep their high blood pressure in check might want to scan the medicine cabinet.

 
 
 
Rise in steroid use among sportsmen blamed on muscular Love Island men by anti-drug chiefs

RISE IN STEROID USE AMONG SPORTSMEN BLAMED ON MUSCULAR LOVE ISLAND MEN BY ANTI-DRUG CHIEFS

Half of sportsmen are using steroids for aesthetic reasons, according to anti-drug chiefs at a conference in Cardiff. Steroids are...

Diabetes Medication Improves Heart Structure

DIABETES MEDICATION IMPROVES HEART STRUCTURE

Empagliflozin, the diabetes drug, which is used to reduce blood glucose in diabetes patients, can now benefit cardiovascular patients,...

 
 
 

ISEE: INTERFACE STRUCTURE, EVOLUTION AND ENERGY‐BASED MACHINE LEARNING PREDICTOR OF BINDING AFFINITY CHANGES UPON MUTATIONS

Quantitative evaluation of binding affinity changes upon mutations is crucial for protein engineering and drug design. Machine learning‐based...

 
 
 
This New, FDA-Approved Skin Care Drug Could Help Over 7.5 Million People

THIS NEW, FDA-APPROVED SKIN CARE DRUG COULD HELP OVER 7.5 MILLION PEOPLE

Alleviating psoriasis symptoms has been a difficult feat to achieve for decades, but with new advances in the skin care industry, doctors...

NANO-SILVER-INCORPORATED BIOMIMETIC POLYDOPAMINE COATING ON A THERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE POROUS NANOCOMPOSITE AS AN EFFICIENT ANTIBACTERIAL WOUND DRESSING

Developing an ideal wound dressing that meets the multiple demands of good biocompatibility, an appropriate porous structure, superior...