Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved TRIBENZOR, a new three-in-one combination product taken once-daily for the treatment of hypertension.
Cempra Pharmaceuticals announced the successful completion of Phase 1 clinical trials of its oral formulation of CEM-101, which showed good tolerability in those studies.
Facing surgery? You could receive blood that's been stored for a week, or three weeks, or nearly six - and there's growing concern that people who get the older blood might not fare as well.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a new, carbon-based nanoscale platform to electrically detect single DNA molecules.
Australian scientists from the Monash Institute of Medical Research have reprogrammed adult mouse fat cells and neural cells to become stem cells that can differentiate into a variety of different cells, pluripotency.
Cancer patients in West Michigan will soon have the opportunity to access new drugs being developed to fight their disease due to a partnership being formed in Grand Rapids.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported positive clinical trial results for its cancer drug candidate, saying it worked for some multiple myeloma patients who have seen other therapies fail.
An experimental compound appears to improve metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity, according to a preliminary study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. A report of the study, which was conducted with obese mice, appears online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Merck & Co. said it will team up with Sinopharm, a huge Chinese distributor and maker of pharmaceutical and other health products, to market vaccines and potentially other drugs.
The TG40 System from Centeo Biosciences Ltd. enables rapid screening of experimental temperature conditions from 4ºC to 60ºC and portable temperature control maintains set temperature during analysis.
Illumina, Inc. has launched the TruSeq SBS Sequencing kit, which will enable high-quality paired end reads of 150 base pairs, increase the output of high-quality base calls, and enhance throughput to greater than 95 Gigabases per run on Illumina's Genome Analyzer sequencing system.
The collaboration between Thermo Fisher's Biomarker Research Initiatives in Mass Spectrometry (BRIMS) Center and the Tokyo Medical University Hospital means to establish and support a new Biomarker Research Center in Tokyo, Japan to focus on biomarker discovery and quantification.
The Federal Trade Commission has accused Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. of delaying an investigation into a potential "pay-for-delay" deal on a generic sleep disorder drug.
It can make blood look like cream of tomato soup. Patients with high levels of triglycerides in their blood, a disease called hypertriglyceridemia face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke.