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Cheap Soviet-era Pill Could Help Smokers Quit
2011-09-29 11:50:55

A Soviet-era pill from Bulgaria, used for smoking-cessation, may be the cheapest and most effective method to help cigarette smokers quit their unhealthy habit.

2011-08-29 20:24:39

Colchicine, when given in addition to conventional therapy, was more effective than placebo in reducing the incidence of recurrence and the persistence of symptoms of pericarditis in a randomised controlled trial.

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Premiere Oncology today announced that it is participating in a Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of ganetespib, a novel, potent anti-cancer drug in combination with docetaxel, an approved chemotherapy

2011-08-25 12:04:53

Scientists at Yale University have developed the first practical method to create a compound called huperzine A in the lab.

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2011-08-02 07:07:15

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that nicotine protects dopamine neurons in the brain, by activating the alpha-7 nicotinic receptor.

2011-07-27 14:24:50

Removing a protein from cells located in the brain's reward center blocks the anxiety-reducing and rewarding effects of nicotine.

2011-07-26 13:52:24

Study uncovers several compounds that inhibit cancer cell invasion, but also reveals that cancer drug paclitaxel does the opposite—it promotes cancer metastasis.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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