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Cell-Free Hemoglobin-Based Blood Substitutes and Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death

The development of a blood substitute—an infusible liquid that eliminates the need for refrigeration and cross-matching, has a long shelf life, and reduces the risk of iatrogenic infection—would provide a potentially lifesaving option for surgical patients and trauma patients with hemorrhagic shock, especially in rural areas and military settings....Read More

Tomatoes found to fight sun damage

Tomatoes could be the new weapon in the fight against sun damage to the skin, research at the Universities of Newcastle and Manchester has revealed....Read More

Folate Scores Another Win in Animal Studies: Brief, High Doses of Vitamin B Blunt Damage from Heart Attack

In a new study, an international team of heart experts at  Johns Hopkins and elsewhere report that rats fed 10 milligrams daily of folate, also known as folic acid or vitamin B9, for a week prior to heart attack had smaller infarcts than rats who took no supplements....Read More

Scientists find a quicker way to make antibodies

A new process to extract and copy the essential elements of cells that make human antibodies has provided a shortcut to making targeted, infection-fighting proteins known as monoclonal antibodies....Read More

APhA Urges Congress To Enact Legislation Ensuring Prompt Payment To Pharmacists

The American Pharmacists Association challenges a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study on the potential impact of requiring Medicare Part D plans to pay pharmacies on a timely basis....Read More

Drug therapy may decrease risk of Parkinson's disease

Two case-control studies evaluating the use of statin therapy and antihypertensive therapies, respectively, and the risk of Parkinson's disease were published simultaneously in the April 15 issue of Neurology....Read More

Model shows how mutation tips biochemistry to cause Alzheimer's

Your fate can be determined by tiny events. Imagine you live in the city and you walk everywhere to get exercise – you are healthy and not afraid of getting mugged....Read More