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‘Virtual Pharmacology’ Yields Unprecedented Biological Clock Breakthrough – UCSF News Services

New drugs to treat circadian rhythm disturbances like jet lag, insomnia and shift work-associated sleep disorders may be on the horizon thanks to an unprecedented breakthrough made possible by ultra-large-scale “virtual pharmacology,” a cutting-edge technique that allows scientists to rapidly test hundreds of millions of molecules in computer simulations to identify those with the greatest… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »