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Building new drugs just got easier

Building new drugs just got easier

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method for modifying organic molecules that significantly expands the possibilities for developing new pharmaceuticals and improving old ones. “This is […]

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Test Predicts Early Onset of Heart Attacks

A new “fluid biopsy” technique that could identify patients at high risk of a heart attack by identifying specific cells as markers in the bloodstream has been developed by a […]

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Nociceptin Good for What Ails the Stressed Brain

A team of researchers has published new findings on a system in the brain that naturally moderates the effects of stress. The findings confirm the important role of the stress-damping […]

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Generic gabapentin may treat alcohol dependence

The generic anticonvulsant medication gabapentin shows promise as an effective treatment for alcohol dependence, based on the results of a 150-patient clinical trial of the medication. Conducted by scientists supported […]

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Scientists Discover Important Wound-Healing Process

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important process by which special immune cells in the skin help heal wounds. They found that these skin-resident immune cells […]

Selectively Erasing Unwanted Memories

The human brain is exquisitely adept at linking seemingly random details into a cohesive memory that can trigger myriad associations—some good, some not so good. For recovering addicts and individuals […]