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Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today

The pharmaceutical and biotech Industry continues to evolve and change on a seemingly daily basis. Depending on their size and strategy, pharma companies may conduct extensive research in-house, or they may seek to license promising drugs from academia, o

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Alzheimer's: 'Triple-action' diabetes drug shows promise as treatment

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

A type 2 diabetes drug that activates three growth factor receptors achieved significant reversal of memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

Progressive MS: Antidepressant identified as promising treatment

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

After screening hundreds of generic drugs, researchers find that clomipramine targets three drivers of progressive multiple sclerosis in mice and cells.

Diabetes: Synthetic beta cells could lead to skin patch treatment

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Artificial beta cells that release insulin when blood sugar levels rise above normal show promise as a future treatment for diabetes.

Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do.

Multiple sclerosis: Are we close to a cure?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PST

Discoveries and breakthroughs in multiple sclerosis research are building momentum, but just how close are we to finding a cure? We investigate.

'Accelerated approval' drugs: How well are they studied?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

When an investigational prescription drug shows promise for treating a serious illness or filling an unmet medical need, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has special programs available to...

A new Botulinum Neurotoxin discovered - has the potential to treat a number of medical conditions

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PST

The first new Botulinum Neurotoxin in almost half a century has been discovered by researchers at Stockholm University and Harvard Medical School.

Scientists stumble across new method of making antibiotics

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PST

Cancer researchers in the UK may have stumbled across a solution to reverse antibiotic drug resistance and stop infections like MRSA.

Study reveals how sex 'blindspot' could misdirect medical research

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PST

The sex of animals frequently has an effect in biomedical research and therefore should be considered in the study of science, report an international team of scientists from the Wellcome Trust...

Characterising the mouse genome reveals new gene functions and their role in human disease

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PST

The first results from a functional genetic catalogue of the laboratory mouse has been shared with the biomedical research community, revealing new insights into a range of rare diseases and the...

Drug costs vary by more than 600% in study of 10 high-income countries

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PST

In a study of 10 high-income countries with universal health care, costs for prescription drugs in 6 of the largest categories of primary care medicines varied by more than 600%, according to...

New antibiotic packs a punch against bacterial resistance

Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 PST

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant...

Making biological drugs with spider silk protein

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:00:00 PST

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the production of spider silk.

Neuroprosthetics: Recovering from injury using the power of your mind

Fri, 19 May 2017 08:00:00 PST

Medical News Today take a look at five neuroprosthetic devices that help people with sensory or motor disabilities to regain control over their lives.

Experimental technology monitors and maintains drug levels in the body

Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 PST

As with coffee or alcohol, the way each person processes medication is unique. One person's perfect dose may be another person's deadly overdose.

Nearly 1 in 3 drugs found to have safety concerns after FDA approval

Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 PST

How often are safety concerns raised about a drug after it's been approved by the FDA?

Restricting pharmaceutical reps' marketing tactics changes physician prescribing behavior

Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PST

New research shows that limiting how pharmaceutical sales representatives can market their products to physicians changes their drug prescribing behaviors.

Could fungi be a vast, untapped source of new antibiotics?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PST

In scanning genomes of many fungal species, scientists find over 1,000 molecular pathways that might yield a large variety of antibiotics and other drugs.

Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PST

Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from...

Nanoparticle nasal spray may offer rapid and safe delivery of drugs to the brain

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PST

A nasal spray containing nanoparticles could be a safe, effective way to deliver drugs to the brain, say scientists, after testing the method in locusts.

Komodo dragon blood may lead to new antibiotics

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PST

A new peptide inspired by the blood of Komodo dragons killed two strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and hastened wound-healing in a new mouse study.

Homing system delivers drugs to specific neurons

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PST

Biomedical engineers have developed a way to deliver drugs to specific types of neurons in the brain, providing an unprecedented ability to study neurological diseases while also promising a more...

Scientists discover new category of analgesic drugs that may treat neuropathic pain

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST

New research published online in The FASEB Journal suggests that a novel therapeutic target called LPCAT2 may prove effective against pain that is not receptive to the current treatments.

New drug strategy: Target the ribosome to halt protein production

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST

The discovery of a chemical compound that halts the production of a small set of proteins suggests a new drug search strategy: find compounds that target undesired proteins before they even get...

Caution needed for drugs in development for most common malignant pediatric brain tumor

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST

Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have worked out how a crucial cancer-related protein, a "histone writer" called Ezh2, plays a role in suppressing as well as...