Scientists identify new gut-liver drug recycling process

IMAGE: Ming Hu, Diana S-L. Chow Endowed Professor of Drug Discovery and Development at University of Houston College of Pharmacy reports newly-recognized drug recycling process. view more  Credit: University of Houston A team of University of Houston pharmaceutical researchers is reporting a newly recognized process of drug metabolism in the intestines – followed by recycling through…

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Role of subnuclear NSrp70 in immunity-studied at Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology

IMAGE: Importance of a protein called NSrp70, which was previously discovered in T cell subnuclear spaces, in regulating the maturation of T cells view more  Credit: Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology T lymphocytes, or T cells, are immune cells with diverse roles in building the body’s immunity. How does one particular cell type fight against…

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Molecular bridge mediates inhibitory synapse specificity in the cortex

IMAGE: Authors Yasufumi Hayano and Hiroki Taniguchi view more  Credit: Courtesy of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience With its breathtaking views and striking stature, the Golden Gate bridge certainly deserves its title as one of the modern wonders of the world. Its elegant art deco style and iconic towers offer visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…

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CHEST releases expert guidelines for lung cancer screening

Glenview, Illinois – The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released a new clinical guideline, Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. The guideline contains 16 evidence-based recommendations and an update of the evidence base for the benefits, harms, and implementation of low-dose chest computed tomography (CT) screening. Lung cancer is…

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New lung cancer screening course focuses on shared decision making

Glenview, IL – The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) and Thomas Jefferson University are launching a free online educational program titled “Shared Decision Making in Lung Cancer Screening” to assist healthcare workers with identifying eligible patients for lung cancer screening and helping patients make a well-informed decision about whether to be screened. Targeted to…

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