Urine Samples Could Be Used To Predict Responses To Drugs, Say Researchers

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 03:28 in Health & Medicine

Researchers may be able to predict how people will respond to particular drugs by analyzing their urine samples, suggest scientists. Researchers showed that it was possible to predict how different individuals would deal with one drug by looking at the levels of different products of metabolism, known as metabolites, in their urine before they took a dose of the drug.

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