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Studies find more reasons to be cautious of popular heartburn drugs

It hasn't been a good year so far for the popular heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. Available both by prescription and over the counter — and sold under various brand names including Prevacid, Prilosec...

source: By Cait Harrison
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Join us in Shanghai for ICBS2017 "Travel Awards for Trainees" announced, and "ICBS2017 Young Chemical Biologist award" announcement coming soon.

source: ICBS

Congrats to Dr. Xiaoguang Lei, ICBS Young Chemical Biologist awardee of 2013 and professor of Peking University, for winning the 2017 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award.

source: Peking University

For more than a century, scientists have tried to characterize the different functions of the 10 trillion to 50 trillion cells of the human body — from neurons, which can reach 1 meter in length, to red blood cells, which are around 8 micrometres wide. Such efforts...

source: Nature

Researchers from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, New York, have discovered a key metabolic mechanism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which presents as a novel drug target for potentially treating tuberculosis....

source: Drug Target Review

Scientists have developed a new biological tool for examining molecules — the building blocks of life — which they say could provide new insights and other benefits such as reducing the numbers of animals used in experiments. The University of Leeds in collaboration...

source: Phys.Org

A new antibiotic has emerged that has researchers hopeful it can be used to fight against multi-drug resistant infections plaguing hospitals across the globe. Researchers have taken effective and simplified forms of the new generation teixobactin and pinpointed which amino...

source: R&D Magazine


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