News tagged with experimental drug
An experimental drug has shown promise in treating influenza, preventing lung injury and death from the virus in preclinical studies, according to University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers publishing in the journal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—McGill University post-doctoral fellow Spencer Phillips Hey and Prof. Jonathan Kimmelman, Biomedical Ethics, Social Studies of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine argue that some clinical trials of new drugs ...
Medications May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An experimental drug for autism did not improve levels of lethargy and social withdrawal in children who took it, but it did show some other benefits, a new study finds.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A drug designed for diabetes sufferers could have the potential to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, a study by scientists at the University of Ulster has revealed.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered a protein that is overly active in every human sample of kidney cancer they examined. They also found that an experimental drug designed to block the protein's ...
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Keeping active can slow down the progression of memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown. A team of researchers from The University of Nottingham has identified ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona professor is overseeing the manufacture of an experimental drug that could help reduce brain damage after a stroke.
Medical research Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A drug for bipolar disorder that works like lithium, the most common and effective treatment for the condition, but without lithium's toxicity and problem side-effects has been identified ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Examining a case study of near-death experiences for six healthy men who volunteered to test an experimental drug in London has yielded important insights into potentially deadly over-reactions ...
Immunology Mar 19, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Pfizer Inc. have published a new study showing how a new drug called tafamidis (Vyndaqel) works. Tafamidis, approved for use in Europe and currently under ...
Medical research May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Study finds molecular switch that controls liver glucose production, may offer target for type II diabetes therapy
In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a pair of molecules that regulates the liver's production of glucose -- the ...
Medical research Apr 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy that targets the immune system might offer a new way to treat an often deadly form of adult leukemia, a preliminary study suggests.
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A University of Kansas researcher has made a discovery that should lead to improved treatments for prostate and breast cancer.
Cancer Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A monthly injection of an experimental drug made by the US biotech firm Amgen reduced patients' cholesterol by up to 66 percent, according to a small study described at a US cardiology conference.
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5
An experimental drug is a substance that has been tested in a laboratory and has got approval from regulatory authorities to be tested in people. In the United States, the body responsible for approval is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A drug may be approved for use in one disease or condition but be considered experimental or investigational in other diseases or conditions.
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