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Garret FitzGerald, MD, FRS, chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has long said the current drug-development system in the United States is in need of change, "representing an unsustainable model."
Our fat cells are necessary because they store excess energy. These cells signal the brain, letting them know of their current energy storage level.
After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it.
Genetics may explain as much as 30 percent of the differences in how people respond to painkillers like COX-2 inhibitors, but they paint only part of the picture, researchers said on Wednesday.
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