Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has developed a versatile new method that should enhance the discovery of new drugs and the study of proteins.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how a drug used to treat a form of skin cancer converted white fat into beneficial brown fat and reduced weight gain in mice.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBacterial cells have an added layer of protection, called the cell wall, that animal cells don't.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAn interdisciplinary team of scientists at The University of Nottingham has developed a technique to produce chemically functionalised spider silk that can be tailored to applications used in drug...
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestine that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers found that a prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy reduced impulsivity in men, which is considered a driver of food addiction and obesity.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn spite of the many drugs available to treat breast cancer, resistance continues to be a problem.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTScientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed an efficient process to rapidly discover new "enediyne natural products" from soil microbes that could be...
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTAbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, announced that the European Commission (EC) has authorised VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) as a first-in-class, oral, once-daily medicine that selectively...
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAlthough the treatment of Parkinson's disease has not seen any major advances for decades, MSDC-0160, a diabetes drug, could signal a revolution.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists have created a map of all 1,578 licensed drugs and their mechanisms of action - as a means of identifying 'uncharted waters' in the search for future treatments.
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.