(Medical Xpress)—A leading cardiology expert at the University of Adelaide predicts that a new class of advanced cholesterol-reducing drugs could be ready for patient use within the next five years, helping to prevent heart ...
(Medical Xpress)—Clopidogrel, a drug prescribed to thousands of people who have had a heart attack, can be safely withdrawn with no 'rebound effect', according to a study by Aberdeen scientists.
US federal regulators said Friday they were investigating products containing testosterone after recent studies suggested a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks in men being treated with the hormone.
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new rules to keep food safe while it's transported.
U.S. health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind drug to treat a sleep disorder that mainly afflicts the blind.
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has said it is suing US rival Eli Lilly in an American court for infringing four patents relating to its diabetes treatments.
Cancer drugs that recruit antibodies from the body's own immune system to help kill tumors have shown much promise in treating several types of cancer. However, after initial success, the tumors often return.
A 30 percent reduction in mortality risk is one of the impressive results achieved in a global clinical drug trial for the treatment of prostate cancer. The full trial data are due to be presented today at one of the world´s ...
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche on Thursday posted an 18-percent hike in net profit for 2013, driven particularly by rising sales of its cancer-fighting drugs.
Researchers at Lund University have developed a classification system to determine the prognosis for bladder cancer. It is hoped that this will prove useful for future bladder cancer research and drug development.
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprising discovery, neuroscientists have found that a breakdown product of cholesterol in the brain may be a target for developing new drugs to treat schizophrenia and other mental ...
The requirement of bowel surgery is dramatically reduced by up to 60% in patients who develop Crohn's disease if they receive prolonged treatment with drugs called thiopurines, says a new study.
Cancer Research UK's Drug Development Office (DDO) has launched a new clinical trial to treat lymphoma patients using the body's own immune system to attack cancerous B-cells growing out of control.
(HealthDay)—A new hormone therapy drug for men with prostate cancer may increase survival a bit and delay progression of the disease in men who have advanced prostate cancer that has been resistant to standard ...
Amgen Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit jumped 30 percent due to higher sales for nearly all its drugs, an acquisition and a tax benefit.