News tagged with drug companies
In a new study published in Nature Genetics researchers say that women who possess a fault in a gene named RAD51D have a greater risk of developing ovarian cancer than women who do not have this fault and tests are expect ...
Cancer Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An experimental sleeping pill from US drug company Merck is effective at helping people fall and stay asleep, according to reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration, which could soon approve the new drug.
Medications May 21, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, ...
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Companies may be misusing the drug patenting system in order to gain control over high-cost drugs in Australia, research from the Melbourne Law School has found.
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new vaccine that has raised hopes of becoming a potent new tool in the battle against malaria seems to stop working in children after four years, according to research published Wednesday.
Medications Mar 20, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance continues to exceed comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.) ...
Medications Nov 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
All major clinical trials now include disclosures detailing who funded the study to ensure transparency. However, is it possible that this transparency is actually hurting research? One might assume that the methodological ...
Other Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Colorado School of Public Health researcher has found that laws designed to illuminate financial links between doctors and pharmaceutical companies have little or no effect on what drugs physicians prescribe.
Medications May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new drug, MDV3100, is improving the survival rate in men with advanced prostate cancer, results of a large, phase III clinical trial show. The drug is designed to block a type of cellular receptor that drives progression ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.
Medications Dec 26, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 7
Permeon Biologics, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering a novel class of intracellular protein biologics, today announced the discovery of an entirely new class of naturally occurring human supercharged proteins called ...
Medications Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A clinical trial for a new technology to diagnose and treat prostate cancer marks the first time Purdue University has directed the entire pathway of a therapeutic product from early research ...
Cancer Jun 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the pharmaceutical company Novartis announced today in the journal Science Translational Medicine that they have developed a new adjuvant, or com ...
Medications Jun 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
GlaxoSmithKline PLC says it's starting an unusual collaboration with the U.S. government to develop several antibiotics for both bioterrorism threats and bacterial infections resistant to current medicines.
Medications May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0