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Infographic: Cancer Drug Pairings

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 1, 2018

Researchers use several different strategies to deliver a one-two punch.

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Multidrug combinations lead to better results for cancer patients, but efficiently identifying them is proving difficult.

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The Scientist speaks with a clinical toxicologist to discuss how the supplement acts in the brain and what the agency's declaration means for research.

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The University of Rhode Island neurotoxicologist and dean came to the U.S. for college in the 1980s. 

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Mystery Mechanisms

By Tanya Lewis | July 29, 2016

Scientists still don’t know exactly how some commonly used drugs work. Here’s a look at three such compounds.

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Antibiotic Assistants

By Ruth Williams | March 9, 2016

Scientists discover compounds that restore antibiotic efficacy against drug-resistant superbugs.  

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Hearing Help

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2015

For decades, the only remedies for hearing loss were devices such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Now, the first pharmaceutical treatments may be on the way.  

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Light-Operated Drugs

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2014

Scientists create a photosensitive pharmaceutical to target a glutamate receptor.

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Elder Pharmacology

By Nir Barzilai | January 1, 2014

Studying and treating the chronic diseases associated with aging needs serious revamping.

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Celebrated Neuroscientist Dies

By Kate Yandell | September 23, 2013

Candace Pert, who helped discover opioid receptors, has passed away at age 67.

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