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January 13, 2010 | ScienceNOW

Oil Drop Navigates Complex Maze

Scientists "train" drops of fluid to act like lab rats
December 14, 2009 | ScienceNOW

HIV Outwits Yet Another Microbicide

Failure marks the end of the road for non-specific virus blockers
September 2, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Several Cancers

Compound shrinks tumors by targeting critical genetic pathway
July 29, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Ground Zero for Malaria Drug Resistance?

Key treatment losing efficacy in Western Cambodia
June 18, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Tackling Anxiety With Less Angst

Early studies show fewer side effects for new antianxiety drug
April 9, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Taking Aim at Parasites--and Drug Resistance

New malaria treatments could also boost efficacy of old drugs
April 7, 2009 | ScienceNOW

A New Tool for Battling Prostate Cancer

Compound that targets androgen receptor could help patients with advanced tumors
March 4, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Old Strategy for Tackling HIV Makes a Comeback

Nonspecific microbicide blocks AIDS-like virus in monkeys
March 3, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Rotten Egg Gas: The New Viagra?

Hydrogen sulfide may be a powerful weapon against impotence
February 27, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Old Drugs Stop New TB Strains

Surprising antibiotic combo may provide option for the most difficult-to-treat cases of tuberculosis
February 5, 2009 | ScienceNOW

Drug-Screening Method Blinded by the Light

Quirk in firefly-enzyme-based assay may throw into question the discovery of drugs for cystic fibrosis and other conditions
December 9, 2008 | ScienceNOW

A One-Two Punch Against Sleeping Sickness

Drug combo could save thousands of lives in Africa
October 29, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Amphibians Hit Two Ways by Farm Chemicals

Herbicide and fertilizer combine to help parasites attack frogs, suppress immune system
October 23, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Thanks for Erasing the Memories

Combination of genetic engineering and drugs wipes out specific memories in mice
August 13, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Stockpiling Antibioterror Drugs May Be Unsafe, Experts Warn

Antibiotics against anthrax and other pathogens could become dangerous if used or stored improperly
August 1, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Relief From Rehab?

Therapy for addicts may help cancer patients, but skeptics remain
July 31, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Personal Trainer in a Pill

New drugs boost endurance in rats--with no exercise at all
July 25, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Combo Therapy Adds Years to Lives of HIV Patients

Better, easier-to-use drugs credited with boost

Nanoparticles Take On Tumors

Drug-delivery technique might cut dose of harsh chemotherapy drugs

A Very Memorable Trip

Volunteers find long-lasting personal and spiritual meaning in a hallucinogenic drug
June 25, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Aiming a Blood Pressure Drug at Marfan

Children with a severe form of the connective tissue disorder helped by therapy
June 23, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Why Is This Stroke Drug So Dangerous?

Researchers shed light on how tPA causes a life-threatening side effect--and how it might be fixed

Impulsivity Linked to Cocaine Addiction

Rats who jump the gun are more likely to become hooked on drug
April 30, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Bad News in Baby Rice?

Scientists warn that some rice products for infants contain worrisome levels of arsenic
March 31, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Cholesterol Crisis?

Study questions usefulness of new anticholesterol drugs
February 16, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Pesticide Brew Spells Trouble for Salmon

Insecticides and their ilk are more lethal when combined than when used separately
February 14, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Damping the Desire to Drink

A drug shows promise for treating alcoholics who imbibe to relieve stress
February 12, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Scientists Help Nab Fake Drug Dealers

International collaboration, lab work point to source of counterfeit malaria pills
February 5, 2008 | ScienceNOW

Experts: AIDS Vaccine Research Has "Lost Its Way"

Scientists want NIH to focus more on basic science, less on product development
September 12, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Breast Cancer Drug Effective Against Mania

Finding may presage new class of drugs to treat bipolar disorder
September 4, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Schizophrenia Treatment Without Side Effects?

New class of drug curbs disease symptoms without inducing weight gain or movement problems
July 30, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Avandia Should Stay On Market, FDA Advisory Committee Recommends

But experts see cardiovascular risks in popular diabetes drug
February 13, 2007 | ScienceNOW

Avoiding a Weighty Side Effect

Mouse study suggests a way to make antipsychotic drugs that don't boost the appetite
January 29, 2007 | ScienceNOW

A Better Road to Dreamland?

New sleep drug may have fewer side effects than traditional medications
November 13, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Prolonging Painkillers

Researchers find the first naturally occurring molecule in humans that extends the effects of natural opiates
November 8, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Chloroquine Strikes Back

Antimalarial found effective again in population that had developed resistance to drug
October 18, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Boning Up on Antidepressants

Generic Prozac appears to increase bone density in mice
August 8, 2006 | ScienceNOW

What's Special about "Special K"

Club drug makes for a strong weapon against depression
July 31, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Journal Distances Itself from Breast Implant Study

Experts charge that author's data did not support toxicity of implants
July 19, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Tiny Yes, But Are They Safe?

New report calls for boosting research into safety of nanomaterials
July 11, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Dioxin Less Dangerous?

National Academy of Sciences report finds that EPA may have overestimated the cancer risk of low doses

New Hope for Manganese Toxicity

Aspirinlike compound reverses neurological symptoms in poisoned manganese miner
March 22, 2006 | ScienceNOW

Too Much Fluoride on Tap?

National Academies panel recommends lowering acceptable levels of compound in drinking water
February 9, 2006 | ScienceNOW

New Class of Anti-HIV Drug Shows Promise

Virus levels reduced 99% in people with drug-resistant infections
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