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Pfizer Says It's Blocking Use of Drugs for Lethal Injections

May 16, 2016 7:00 am | by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press | News | Comments

The company's announcement has limited immediate impact.


NIH-Led Team Discovers New HIV Vaccine Target

May 16, 2016 6:30 am | by National Institute of Health | News | Comments

A team led by NIH scientists have reported a research trifecta. 


AbbVie Announces FDA Expands Label for Imbruvica

May 15, 2016 11:30 am | News | Comments

The RESONATE-2 trial served as the basis for the March 2016 FDA approval of IMBRUVICA for the first-line treatment of CLL patients.


BGI, UW Medicine to Collaborate on Precision Medicine Development

May 15, 2016 10:30 am | by University of Washington School of Medicine | News | Comments

The research and educational collaboration will look particularly at applying next-generation sequencing to improve the health of communities.


House GOP to Unveil Zika Funding Measure Next Week

May 14, 2016 11:30 am | by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | News | Comments

A senior Republican lawmaker said Friday he'll unveil additional funding next week to battle the Zika virus in hopes of a quick vote in the GOP-controlled House.


Judge Unseals Records of Oxycontin Lawsuit in Kentucky

May 13, 2016 4:00 pm | by Adam Beam, Associated Press | News | Comments

A judge has unsealed records from a Kentucky lawsuit against the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, including the secret testimony of a former company president.


GSK Announces New Data for Meningitis B Vaccine Bexsero

May 13, 2016 3:00 pm | News | Comments

GSK has a broad portfolio of approved meningococcal meningitis vaccines


Findings Expand Potential of Cancer Drug

May 13, 2016 2:00 pm | by Queen's University | News | Comments

The new research builds on an international clinical trial conducted 10 years ago.


AstraZeneca Gains Orphan Designation for Thyroid Cancer Drug

May 13, 2016 1:17 pm | News | Comments

Selumetinib inhibits the MEK pathway in cancer cells to prevent tumor growth.


FDA: Cipro Side Effects Outweigh Benefit for Some Infections

May 13, 2016 1:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The drugs have been sold for more than 20 years, and are now sold mainly as generics.


Gene Therapy Against Brain Cancer

May 13, 2016 1:00 pm | by International School of Advanced Studies | News | Comments

Gene therapy is based on the insertion of ad hoc genes into a host cell's genome so that these genes can function inside the cell by borrowing its genetic machinery.


Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Target is Found

May 13, 2016 10:46 am | by UC Berkeley | News | Comments

UC Berkeley researchers have found a long-elusive Achilles' heel within "triple-negative" breast tumors, a common type of breast cancer that is difficult to treat.


New Material Can Imitate Youthful Skin

May 13, 2016 9:16 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | News | Comments

A team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised an experimental polymer that has potential to change the dermatological field.


Gene Regulatory Mutation Linked to Rare Childhood Cancer

May 13, 2016 8:34 am | by University of Wisconsin-Madison | News | Comments

A drug that inhibits PRC2 might be able to treat metastatic breast cancer, where the enzyme may be overactive.


An Old-New Weapon Against Emerging Chikunguya Virus

May 13, 2016 8:33 am | by Max Planck Institute | News | Comments

Standard drug development procedures are both expensive and time consuming and the success rates are low.



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