Federal authorities said they are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever in five different states and arrested dozens of suspects accused in scams totaling $251 million.
Federal health scientists said that follow-up studies of a Roche breast cancer drug show it failed to slow tumor growth or extend patient lives, opening the door for a potential withdrawal in that indication.
Revealing the science behind the homespun advice, a team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has identified and measured the molecular forces that enable cranberry juice to fight off urinary tract infections in people.
Analyzing the genes expressed by cancer cells allows for a better understanding of that patient's specific disease and in turn, a more personalized approach to treatment. But obtaining the RNA from a tumor in the lungs in order to conduct the genetic analysis is a challenging prospect.
Northwestern University researchers took a drug therapy proven for blood cancers but ineffective against solid tumors, packaged it with nanotechnology and got it to combat an aggressive type of breast cancer.
In all organisms, RNA synthesis is carried out by proteins – known as RNA polymerases – that transcribe the genetic information from DNA in a highly-regulated, multi-stage process.
How a retrovirus, like HIV, reproduces and assembles new viruses is different than previously thought, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
A revolutionary technology developed at Wake Forest University will slash years off the time it takes to develop drugs – bringing vital new treatments to patients much more quickly.
Johnson & Johnson said it will lay off most of the staff at a factory idled over repeated recalls of Tylenol and other popular nonprescription medicines.
A panel of federal health experts dealt a surprising setback to a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., saying the drug's side effects outweigh its ability to help patients lose weight.
Biotage, a leading supplier of tools and technology for analytical and medicinal chemistry, announced the introduction of high-performance, AFFINILUTE MIP (Molecularly Imprinted Polymers) columns for analytical sample preparation.
Prior Scientific has just introduced the ZDeck Quick Adjust Platform System for Olympus BX51WI and BX61WI microscopes. The ZDeck Quick Adjust Platform System increases productivity by allowing the user to image multiple areas of interest with unsurpassed speed and precision.
Researchers have reported that Rituximab, a drug that is FDA approved to treat B cell lymphoma and rheumatoid arthritis, can also treat severe vasculitis as well as the current standard therapy.
Researchers have used a newly discovered class of biomarkers to investigate the possibility that the shape of brain protein deposits is different in people with Alzheimer's who have the highest-risk gene type than in those with the neutral risk gene.