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2010-11-12 08:16:40

For the first time, scientists have been able to "freeze in time" a mysterious process by which a critical enzyme metabolizes drugs and chemicals in food. By recreating this process in the lab, a team of researchers has solved a 40-year-old puzzle about changes in a family of enzymes produced by the liver that break down common drugs such as Tylenol, caffeine, and opiates, as well as nutrients in many foods. The breakthrough discovery may help future researchers develop a wide range of more...

2010-07-09 09:00:00

SEATTLE and ATHENS, Greece, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The companies jointly announce the appointment of Medigene as the exclusive licensee and translator of the Greek language version of the GeneMedRx drug and gene interaction software program. When localization is complete the program will include hundreds of drugs used exclusively in Greece, thousands of translated interaction notes and a Greek language graphical user interface. Both the English and Greek versions of GeneMedRx rely on a...

2009-07-13 14:30:00

Research led by The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy has found that medication prescribers correctly identified fewer than half of drug pairs with potentially dangerous drug-drug interactions.These findings raise concern because of the high number of drugs Americans take: an average of 2.3 medications is prescribed during each physician office visit.A synopsis of the research was published in May Research Activities, a digest of research findings intended to contribute to the...

2009-06-11 07:19:00

Personalized drug assessment tool allows members to identify, diagnose and resolve drug side effects and interactions SEATTLE, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaSURVEYOR (http://www.pharmasurveyor.com) announced the integration of their Advanced Drug Safety service with Microsoft HealthVault at the Microsoft Connected Health Conference. PharmaSURVEYOR offers a personalized drug assessment tool designed to show users not only drug-drug interactions but the much more common and often dangerous...

2008-12-03 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to the health of their children and even parents, many moms feel it's their responsibility to be as educated as possible about health and medicine. With the many different medicines out there, it is hard to keep track of who in the family is taking what and the dangers of drug reactions, interactions and side effects. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081203/NYWFNS1 ) In fact, the incidence of serious drug reactions is...


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