News tagged with new medicines

Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and collaborators have identified a genetic mutation that causes congenital malformations of the kidney and urinary tract, a common form of birth defect and the most ...

Jul 17, 2013
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Melanoma drug holding up well after further testing

Merck's late-stage melanoma drug, lambrolizumab, continues to show great promise in shrinking the deadly tumors, particularly when taken at the highest dosage offered in trials, according to a study published Thursday in ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Growing mismatch in med school graduates, GME places

(HealthDay)—Although the number of medical school enrollees and graduates is increasing, the number of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) programs has not increased at the same rate, and consequently ...

Jun 25, 2013
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