Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTFollowing the news that Alzheimer's drug solanezumab has failed clinical trials, we look at whether researchers are on the right track for new treatments
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTMicrobes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA delayed U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ban on kratom would stifle scientific understanding of the herb's active chemical components and documented pharmacologic properties if implemented...
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTDrug companies should stop using donations to atone those who cannot afford expensive vaccines and instead lower prices, argue experts in The BMJ.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn a review of published studies addressing patients' perceptions and factors influencing their reporting of adverse drug reactions, most patients were not aware of reporting systems and others...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe prevalence of emergency department visits for adverse drug events in the United States was estimated to be 4 per 1,000 individuals in 2013 and 2014, and the most common drug classes involved...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how the cancer drug sunitinib may reduce muscle weakness for patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy - a form of muscular dystrophy.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds patients who use anticoagulants - especially those with irregular heartbeat - may be at greater risk of developing dementia.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have identified a compound that alleviates chronic pain in the same way as marijuana, but without the side effects of the drug.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTNew technology platform exploits the power of protein aggregation to develop novel medicines.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTDespite considerable investment and innovation, new cancer drugs approved in the past 10 years may have little effect on survival in adults with cancer, raising a number of concerns, argues an...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists use atmospheric microplasma to improve uptake of drug compounds through the skin by disrupting the impermeable outer layer of the skin.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTWidespread use of prescription opioids has been linked to a dramatic rise in drug-related emergencies and hospitalization among children and adolescents.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTUnderstanding how cells within tumors respond to drugs is a critical issue in anticancer drug development.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTNew research in The FASEB Journal suggests that formulating ibuprofen with arginine might be the key to negating the cardiovascular side effects of the drug.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTToward the ultimate goal of engineering human tissues and organs that can mimic native function for use in drug screening, disease modeling, and regenerative medicine, a Wyss Institute team led by...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTCoupling data mining of adverse event reports and electronic health records with targeted laboratory experiments, researchers found a way to identify and confirm previously unknown drug...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTMore sophisticated methods may be required to assess the accumulation and wider impact of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals within the aquatic environment, scientists have said.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:00:00 PSTCopay assistance is part of the drug pricing problem, not a solution to it, according to several health policy experts in a commentary published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTPharmaceutical research could be quicker and more precise, thanks to an innovative breakthrough in the analytical sciences from the University of Warwick.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAlthough new drugs must be shown to be both safe and effective for approval by the Food and Drug Administration, sick newborns receive most of their drug treatment off-label and without the...
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PSTUsing an enzyme-blocking molecule that shuts down fat synthesis in cancer cells, researchers stunt tumor growth in transplanted cells and animal models.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearch has found that experimental drug, laquinimod, could potentially reduce the progression and may even prevent the development of multiple sclerosis.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a study of 1000 adult patients with unplanned admission to a tertiary hospital in Singapore, the prevalence of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) at the time of admission was 12.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTCoaxing stem cells from patients to become heart cells may help clinicians personalize drug treatments and prevent heart-related toxicity.