pharmacology

The Future of COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a term that covers several conditions, all characterized by persistent blockage of airflow from the lungs and difficulty in breathing. Emphysema...

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently revised its guidance on testing for infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Testing for anti-HCV, recommended for known at-risk...

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To tackle the delicate balance between having blood that clots too readily or not readily enough, evolution has come up with a complex scheme involving a cascade of proteins and platelets—a scheme...

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The ability to accurately predict the toxicity of drug candidates from their chemical structure is critical for guiding experimental drug discovery toward safer medicines.