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A Rewired Serotonin System May Help Medications Be More Effective With Fewer Side Effects
2013-02-15 14:47:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One new method may be able to lead to more effective medications, with fewer side effects, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience. Scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston and the University of Houston found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system. The team linked malfunctions in serotonin signaling to a range of health issues, including everything from...

2011-05-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that lorcaserin will be featured in presentations at ECO 2011, the 18th European Congress on Obesity. ECO 2011 will take place May 25-28, 2011, at the Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre Lutfi Kirdar in Istanbul, Turkey. The presentations will include meta-analyses of the three trials in the lorcaserin Phase 3 clinical trial program. Thursday, May 26 Hot Topic...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today upcoming lorcaserin presentations at Obesity 2010, the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society, in San Diego, California. Lorcaserin, which Arena discovered and developed, is intended for weight management, including weight loss and maintenance of weight loss, in patients who are obese (Body Mass Index, or BMI, >30) or patients who are...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.