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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Increasing Cases of Anaphylaxis Among Children

April 25, 2016 8:00 am | by McGill University Health Centre | News | Comments

It is estimated that almost 600,000 Canadians will experience anaphylaxis in their lifetime and that more than half of the individuals who had anaphylaxis were not equipped with life-saving epinephrine.

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Molecule-Building Method Opens Vast Realm of Chemistry for Pharma

April 25, 2016 7:30 am | by The Scripps Research Institute | News | Comments

Chemists have long dreamed of using similarly cheap and easy techniques to make carbon-to-carbon couplings.

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Virginia to Shield Identities of Execution Drug Suppliers

April 24, 2016 11:15 am | by Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press | News | Comments

Lawmakers in states across the country have considered or adopted secrecy laws to help ensure a steady supply of lethal injection drugs.

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AstraZeneca Taps Gene Pioneer Venter for Huge Drug-Hunting Sweep

April 23, 2016 10:30 am | by Ben Hirschler, Reuters | News | Comments

The initiative, announced on Friday, involves sequencing up to 2 million human genomes.

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