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2014-01-27 13:40:43

Researchers from Warwick Medical School have discovered a critical point of failure in the microscopic transport system that operates inside every cell in the human body. The study, published today in Nature Communications, explains how this tiny 'railway' system is a key target for cancer drugs and, as such, how this new discovery reveals how better drugs might be made. The tracks of this so called 'railway' are tiny tubes, called microtubules, 1000 times thinner than a human hair. The...

2014-01-23 20:22:19

HARBIN, China, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yew Bio-Pharm Group, Inc. ("Yew Bio" or the "Company") (OTCQB: YEWB), a major grower and seller of yew trees, yew raw materials used in the manufacture of traditional Chinese medicine and products made from yew timber in China, today issued the following letter to shareholders: DEAR FELLOW SHAREHOLDERS: With the arrival of the Chinese New Year, I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to all shareholders for the trust and...

2014-01-16 23:27:56

Individuals seeking help for drug and alcohol addiction can receive no-cost consultations. Call (226) 773-2395 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Windsor, Canada (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A Windsor alcohol and drug rehab center is launching a program to stop cocaine addiction for adolescents and adults through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Information from a Government of Canada website indicates that "cocaine is a stimulant that comes from the leaves of the...

2014-01-13 04:20:46

SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Novartis to reacquire rights to two anti-cancer compounds -- pixantrone (PIXUVRI(®)) and paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM)). Under the terms of the previous agreement, CTI has been responsible for development and commercialization activities and expenses for both compounds to date. Upon the effective date of termination, CTI will regain...

Hornworm Caterpillar Uses Nicotine Breath
2013-12-31 11:46:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While e-cigarettes may have been all the rage in 2013, one cool cat(erpillar) doesn’t even need a mechanical smoking device to puff out clouds of toxic nicotine. The tobacco hornworm caterpillar is able to exhale this predator-repelling breath by re-purposing the nicotine it eats while feeding on a tobacco plant, according to a study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nicotine actually acts as...

2013-12-16 23:21:55

A Rochester treatment center is creating new programs to help people dealing with drug and alcohol dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 A Rochester treatment center is announcing that a new program focused upon relief from cocaine addiction has been launched through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviices, in 2012, there were...

2013-12-05 23:54:04

The use of crack and powder cocaine both varies and overlaps among high school seniors, researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center have found. Their findings, which appear in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, point to the need to take into account both common and different at-risk factors in developing programming and messaging to stem cocaine use. “Powder cocaine and crack are commonly collapsed into a single ‘cocaine use’ category in research,...

2013-12-02 08:24:16

DUBLIN, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mmdvvg/solasodine_cas) has announced the addition of the "Solasodine (CAS 126-17-0) Market Research Report 2012" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mmdvvg/solasodine_cas ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) SOLASODINE (CAS 126-17-0) Market Research Report 2012 presents...

2013-11-29 23:21:55

Those who abuse illicit drugs like cocaine doubtfully know the harmful health effects they can suffer, prompting Narconon International to issue this web-based report. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 When a person starts abusing drugs like cocaine, Spice or painkillers, they don't start out by asking about the health risks. And drug dealers don't volunteer the information. Therefore, millions of people risk their health and even their lives by abusing drugs that can cause serious,...

2013-11-12 09:48:34

A father's cocaine use may make his sons less sensitive to the drug and thereby more likely to resist addictive behaviors, suggests new findings from an animal study presented by Penn Medicine researchers at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. The study, led by Mathieu Wimmer, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of R. Christopher Pierce, PhD, associate professor of Neuroscience in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the...