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Nutrient Supplements Can Give Antidepressants a Boost

April 26, 2016 8:35 am | by University of Melbourne | News | Comments

An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression.


FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Inhalation Treatment for COPD

April 26, 2016 8:31 am | News | Comments

Bevespi Aerosphere is the first product approved using AstraZeneca’s Co-Suspension Technology.


Compound Identified That Reverses Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Symptoms

April 26, 2016 8:25 am | by University of Maryland School of Medicine | News | Comments

Study in flies could have major implications for human disease.


Muscular Dystrophy Drug Falls Short at High-Stakes Meeting

April 26, 2016 8:20 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

While not binding, the panel's view carries weight in FDA's final decision whether to approve a drug.


Immune System Mystery Solved for Type 1 Diabetes

April 25, 2016 3:00 pm | by University of Lincoln | News | Comments

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery by finally identifying a previously unknown molecule which is attacked by the immune system in people with Type 1 diabetes.


New Test Developed for Early Lyme Disease Detection

April 25, 2016 2:15 pm | by Medical University of Vienna | News | Comments

The current test is only able to analyze part of the human immune system, namely the B-cells but not the T-cells.


Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent

April 25, 2016 1:42 pm | by University of Guelph | News | Comments

Soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses. 


Valeant Names New CEO

April 25, 2016 12:20 pm | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant named Joseph Papa as its new chief executive and chairman on Monday.


New Database for Sharing MS Clinical Trial Data

April 25, 2016 11:28 am | by The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) | News | Comments

A new database containing nearly 2500 patient records from the placebo arms of nine multiple sclerosis (MS) clinical trials is now available for research by qualified investigators. 


House Tries to Sort Out Legislative Response to Drug Abuse

April 25, 2016 11:00 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | News | Comments

Heroin and opioid painkiller abuse is a growing, deadly problem that has become a top political issue in many states.


Successful Lab Test of Photoswitchable Anti-Tumor Agent

April 25, 2016 8:40 am | by Karlsruher Institut Fur Technologie (KIT) | News | Comments

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) in medicine usually uses a substance that reacts to light and converts the oxygen in the tissue into aggressive radicals. 


Can We Hypercharge Vaccines?

April 25, 2016 8:24 am | by Boston Children's Hospital | News | Comments

The findings could enhance vaccines and make them much more effective.


First Gene Therapy Successful Against Human Aging

April 25, 2016 8:23 am | News | Comments

The treatment was originally intended to demonstrate the safety of the latest generation of the therapies.


Doubling Down on Dengue

April 25, 2016 8:22 am | by Harvard Medical School | News | Comments

Harvard Medical School scientists have found a compound that in laboratory dishes blocks the dengue virus in two ways.


The Rise and Fall of Theranos

April 25, 2016 8:21 am | by Norman A. Paradis, Dartmouth College, The Conversation | News | Comments

How has this widely acclaimed biomedical innovator fallen so far, so fast?



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