News tagged with new medicines

Renaissance in new drugs for rare diseases

Once famously described as "orphan diseases, too small to be noticed, too small to be funded" in the Hollywood drama Lorenzo's Oil, rare diseases are getting unprecedented attention today among drug manufacturers, ...

May 13, 2013
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Mutations in CSF3R common in CNL, atypical CML

(HealthDay)—In the war against cancer, it looks like matchmaking—between genes and drugs—could be an important tool, according to new research into the genetic underpinnings of two rare forms of leukemia.

May 09, 2013
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Ethical, legal aspects of docs' discrimination discussed

(HealthDay)—Recent examples of doctors refusing to treat certain patients on questionable grounds, including their weight, have triggered discussion of discrimination among doctors, according to a perspective ...

May 03, 2013
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