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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.


Hay Fever's Hidden Supporting Substances

May 13, 2016 8:32 am | by Technical University of Munich | News | Comments

The results of the study suggest that it may be time to rethink the current methods of treating allergies.


Regeneron CEO Says Drug Price Critique By Independent Group Unscientific

May 13, 2016 8:32 am | by Caroline Humer, Reuters | News | Comments

The Boston-based Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) last fall reviewed two new potent cholesterol drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors. 


Breast Cancer Drug Found to Reduce Seizures

May 12, 2016 12:59 pm | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Findings from animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.


Evidence of Vascular Remodeling Effects of Halaven in Advanced Breast Cancer

May 12, 2016 9:05 am | News | Comments

New data published today in the British Journal of Cancer validate the distinct vascular remodeling activity of Halaven (eribulin) compared to bevacizumab in breast tumor tissue.


New Startup Launches with Link to Famous Cancer Researcher

May 11, 2016 4:10 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

Details surrounding this venture are vague.


Brain Scans Find Protein a Marker of Alzheimer's Decline

May 11, 2016 3:58 pm | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Scientists are peeking inside living brains to watch for the first time as a toxic duo of plaques and tangles interact to drive Alzheimer's disease


Studying Hot Spots of Antibiotic Resistance

May 11, 2016 3:53 pm | by WUSTL | News | Comments

A new study indicates that chicken coops and sewage treatment plants are hot spots of antibiotic resistance. 


Peptide Payload

May 11, 2016 3:00 pm | by UCSB | News | Comments

More than 10 percent of pregnant women develop serious complications during pregnancy.


Faster, Cheaper Antiviral Drugs Developed through Gene-Editing

May 11, 2016 2:30 pm | by UCLA | News | Comments

Determining what mechanisms to target requires screening the DNA in host cells for genetic modifications.


Once Unthinkable in US, Drug Shoot-Up Rooms Get Serious Look

May 11, 2016 2:00 pm | by David Klepper, Associated Press | News | Comments

Critics of the war on drugs have long talked about the need for a new approach to addiction.


Enzyme Enigma Discovered in the Abyss

May 11, 2016 1:30 pm | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

It is hoped the discovery could lead to the development of new antibiotics and other medical treatments.


Chronic Use of Acid Reflux Drug Linked to Accelerated Vascular Aging

May 11, 2016 11:16 am | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

Long-term exposure to common, acid reflux drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI) could speed up the aging of blood vessels, according to a new study published in Circulation Research.


Urine Test Could Simplify Zika Virus Detection

May 11, 2016 9:26 am | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The test could potentially aid efforts to control Zika, which is mainly carried by mosquitoes, as it is expected to spread further into North America in the coming months.


Highlights at 2016 American Urological Association Annual Meeting

May 11, 2016 9:19 am | by Mayo Clinic | News | Comments

Mayo Clinic physicians presented findings on several studies at the 2016 American Urological Association Annual Meeting, held May 6-10 in San Diego.



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