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2013-02-18 10:10:48

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."

Timing Is Everything When It Comes To Obesity
2012-11-12 11:52:16

Our fat cells are necessary because they store excess energy. These cells signal the brain, letting them know of their current energy storage level.

2012-05-02 21:20:19

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.

2006-01-04 18:35:00

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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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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