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Beyond pharmacy blog

All posts from: April 2013

Weight loss drugs and autoimmune disorders

Posted by: Hourglass PJTue, 2 Apr 2013

Chronic suppression of appetite-promoting neurones in the central nervous system can lead to decreased appetite and weight loss. But there could be a downside because such neurones also regulate immune cell functions, according to a study published by researchers at Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut.

Old cures, new play

Posted by: Hourglass PJTue, 2 Apr 2013

According to an article in this winter’s Wellcome History magazine, a 17th century book of medical cures has been brought to life for a modern audience in the form of a play called ‘Johanna’s Miracle Garden’. Performed for the first time in 2012, the play tells the story of Lady Johanna St John’s “cure for all ills” from her recipe book.

How will the world view the prospect of test tube meat?

Posted by: Hourglass PJTue, 2 Apr 2013

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