News tagged with drug candidates
A new drug candidate may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer's disease, based on the findings of a study published today in PLoS One.
Medications Dec 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 0 |
A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals. In their ...
Medical research Apr 14, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 4 |
Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 7 |
A drug candidate that has shown promise for neutralizing dangerous bacteria also prevents the parasite that causes malaria from growing, new research by a Yale University team headed by Nobel laureate Sidney Altman shows.
Medical research Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have for the first time transformed skin cellswith a single genetic factorinto cells that develop on their own into an interconnected, functional network of brain cells. ...
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Innovative technology being pioneered at Cardiff to speed up the discovery of new drugs to tackle lung diseases could also dramatically reduce testing on animals.
Medical research Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have created a mouse model of muscular dystrophy in which degenerating muscle tissue gives off visible light. The observed luminescence occurs only in damaged muscle tissue ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Artemisinin-resistant untreatable malaria increasing rapidly along the Thailand-Myanmar border: study
Evidence that the most deadly species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, is becoming resistant to the front line treatment for malaria on the border of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) is reported in The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have discovered a class of natural compounds found within the body that may someday lead to pain relief for millions of diabetics and others suffering ...
Diabetes Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A collaboration between scientists in Munich, Germany and Bloomington, USA may have overcome one of the major challenges drug makers have struggled with for years: Delivering powerful nuclear hormones to specific tissues, ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers have mapped the genomes of tapeworms to reveal potential drug targets on which existing drugs could act. The genomes provide a new resource that offers faster ways to develop urgently needed ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from Munich and Naples have shown that minimal modification of a synthetic peptide with anti-HIV activity results in a new compound with more than two orders of magnitude higher binding affinity ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Rochester Medical Center scientists believe they are the first to identify genes that underlie the growth of primitive leukemia stem cell, and then to use the new genetic signature to identify ...
Cancer Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
CSL Limited has developed a new drug candidate that is able to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes and reverse its progression in animal models of the disease.
Diabetes Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0