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ThumbnailDrugs from Deep Down
Researcher studies secondary metabolites found in caves to help find cures for diseases.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/jan11/drugsdeepdown.asp
ThumbnailThe Right Fit
Clinical pharmacist researches how genes affect the bodyís response to medicines.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar10/rightfit.asp
ThumbnailSpecial Delivery
Chemical engineer studies methods to improve heart disease drugs.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept09/specialdelivery.asp
ThumbnailMimicking Mother Nature
Chemist invents ways to create useful products found in natureóor in his imagination.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept08/molecules.asp
ThumbnailDr. Data
Doctor-scientist uses computers to re-classify diseases.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar08/drdata.asp
ThumbnailLife Is Sweet
Biological engineer studies sugar molecules called carbohydrates.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/oct04/sweet.html
ThumbnailChemical World
Toxicologist studies the role of genes in the body's response to chemical exposure.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/feb04/chemical.html
ThumbnailSecrets of the Killer Snails
Biochemist studies how the venom of marine cone snails may be used to treat pain.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept02/snails.html
ThumbnailCrystals for a Cure
Biophysicist reveals the atomic skeleton of a protein important for membrane function.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept01/findings_sept01.pdf#page=4
ThumbnailNIGMS Is on Instagram!
NIGMS is now on Instagram (@NIGMS_NIH), beaming all the gorgeous science images you canít get enough of straight to your mobile devices.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall17/nigms-on-instagram.asp
ThumbnailDemystifying General Anesthetics
Find out why anesthetics have been challenging to study and what scientists are learning about them.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/fall17/demystifying-general-anesthetics.asp
ThumbnailRx: Genome Sequence
Scientists study the human genome to find out if an individual is at risk for certain diseases.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept10/jf_sept10.asp#rx
ThumbnailThe Bad Side of a Good Drug
Anesthesiologists at the Medical College of Wisconsin are trying to figure out how anesthetics work in the body.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar10/jf_mar10.asp#rhythm
ThumbnailGarlic: To Your Health!
Researchers discover that a natural component of garlic relaxes blood vessels.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept08/jf_sept08.asp#garlic
ThumbnailChicken Medicine
Just like the antibodies in our body, monoclonal antibodies used as drugs block unhealthy molecular interactions, such as those among cancer cells that form tumors.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar06/bedside_march06.html#chicken
ThumbnailGinseng's Many Moods
Scientists identify several active ingredients from different kinds of ginseng and figure out how they impact the growth of blood vessels.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept05/bedside_sept05.html#ginseng
ThumbnailNeedle-Free Injections
A new medical device now available in some hospitals and clinics can inject medicines without the jab of a needle.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar05/bedside_march.html#needle
ThumbnailHot Flash News Flash
New evidence hints that taking tamoxifen and antidepressants together may not be such a good idea.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/oct04/bedside_oct.html#hotflash
ThumbnailBasic Studies Yield Myeloma Drug
Lab studies begun in the 1970s have led to a promising new cancer drug now on pharmacy shelves
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/feb04/bedside_feb.html#drug
ThumbnailFinding a Cancer Drug's Mistakes
Research may play a significant role in developing the next generation of drugs to treat a type of cancer.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/feb03/bedside.html#cancer
ThumbnailCocaine Busted
Scientists discover an enzyme that breaks down cocaine into an inactive substance faster than any other such enzyme examined before.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/feb03/bedside.html#cocaine
ThumbnailThe Side Effects of a Misspelling
Because of a small genetic difference, some people have much higher levels of a cancer drug than most patients given the same dose.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/sept02/bench.html#sideeffects
ThumbnailHeart Drug Prevents Muscle Loss After Burns
Researchers come up with a promising medical treatment to thwart devastating muscle and bone loss.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar02/bench.html#burn
ThumbnailSour Orange Juice Gives Medicines An Extra Punch
Scientists discover that Seville (sour) orange juice affects the body's handling of some medicines.
https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/findings/mar02/bench.html#orange
This page last reviewed on August 21, 2017