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FDA Questions Novo's Phase 3 Data for Diabetes Drug

May 23, 2016 9:07 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

This drug is projected to be an important source of revenue for Novo Nordisk.


Breaking Down Cancer Cell Defenses

May 23, 2016 8:52 am | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

The mistaken activation of certain cell-surface receptors contributes to a variety of human cancers.


France to Tighten Up Drug Trial Rules after Fatal Incident

May 23, 2016 8:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

France's health minister presented a plan on Monday to tighten the rules regarding human drug trials following an experimental test that killed a volunteer in January.


Nanotubes are Beacons in Cancer-Imaging Technique

May 23, 2016 8:34 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Bathing a patient in LED light may someday offer a new way to locate tumors.


Trying to Get Jump on Zika Preparations with Money in Limbo

May 23, 2016 8:34 am | by Lauran Neergard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.


Modified Microalgae Converts Sunlight into Valuable Medicine

May 23, 2016 8:33 am | by University of Copenhagen | News | Comments

This may pave the way for an efficient, inexpensive and environmentally friendly method of producing a variety of chemicals, such as pharmaceutical compounds.


Tiny Packages May Pack Powerful Brain Tumor Treatments

May 23, 2016 8:33 am | by Medical University of South Carolina | News | Comments

Great discoveries do come in small packages. 


Immune Cells Help Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer

May 23, 2016 8:00 am | by University of Michigan Health System | News | Comments

Inside each ovarian tumor, there are good cells and bad cells. 


How a New Class of Drugs Kill Cancer Cells

May 23, 2016 7:00 am | by Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research | News | Comments

This finding helps explain how cancer cells may become resistant to treatment.


Novartis Divides Pharma Unit as Division Chief Exits

May 20, 2016 10:54 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Novartis is splitting its pharmaceuticals unit in two new divisions, placing all its cancer assets into a separate unit.


Electronic Device Detects Molecules Linked to Cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

May 20, 2016 10:07 am | by FAPESP | News | Comments

A biosensor developed by researchers at the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (LNNano) in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil, detects molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer.


UN: Life Expectancy Worldwide Has Increased By 5 Years

May 20, 2016 10:02 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Life expectancy worldwide has increased by about five years in the last 15 years according to a report by the World Health Organization in the fastest gain since the 1960s.

Heart Defect Prediction Technology could Lead to Earlier Treatment

May 20, 2016 9:57 am | by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | News | Comments

An experimental model uses genetics-guided biomechanics and patient-derived stem cells to predict what type of inherited heart defect a child will develop, according to authors of a new study in the journal Cell.


Mechanism that Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered

May 20, 2016 9:51 am | by McGill University Health Centre | News | Comments

The finding offers hope for development of a new approach to prevent drug use relapses.


Lab Cell Study: HOXA5 Protein Acts as Tumor Suppressor in Breast Cancer

May 20, 2016 9:44 am | by John Hopkins Medicine | News | Comments

Researchers show that cells without HOXA5 have an increased capacity to renew themselves and are more invasive than normal breast cells.



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