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Pharmacology

Pharmacology combines biology, medicine and pharmaceutical sciences to study the interactions between drugs or medications and living organisms. Substances that possess medicinal properties are referred to as pharmaceuticals.

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9 Book

Dreamland

The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Sam Quinones
Bloomsbury Press, 2016
8 Article

Time Trials

Chronotherapy – the specific timing of drug delivery – has shown promise in clinical trials. But that may not be enough to overcome the practical challenges.
Lynne Peeples
Nature, 2018
8 Article

Medicines on Demand

The next big revolution in pharmaceuticals could be miniature production systems – small enough to fit in a briefcase.
Carrie Arnold
Nature, 2019
9 Article

Dubious Diagnosis

A war on “prediabetes” has created millions of new patients and a tempting opportunity for pharma. But how real is the condition?
Charles Piller
Science, 2019
9 Article

In a Major Shift, Cancer Drugs Go ‘Tissue-Agnostic’

Encouraged by an FDA approval, companies design cancer drugs to work in any solid tumor
Ken Garber
Science, 2017
8 Article

Forget the Blood of Teens

This Pill Promises to Extend Life For a Nickel A Pop
Sam Apple
Wired, 2017
9 Article

Drugs You Don't Need for Disorders You Don't Have

Inside the Pharmaceutical Industry's Campaign to Put Us All to Sleep
Jonathan Cohn
Huffington Post, 2016
8 Book

Pharmacy on a Bicycle

Innovative Solutions for Global Health and Poverty
Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein
Berrett-Koehler, 2013
8 Article

Revolutionary Malaria Tests Have Unexpected Downsides

Despite rapid tests, health workers undertreat malaria – and overuse antibiotics – a big new study shows
Leslie Roberts
Science, 2017
8 Article

How Antibiotic-Tainted Seafood From China Ends Up on Your Table

You might want to pass on the shrimp cocktail.
Jason Gale et al.
Bloomberg Businessweek , 2016

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