News tagged with pharmaceutical development
The Indian government announced Tuesday the development of a new low-cost vaccine proven effective against a diarrhea-causing virus that is one of the leading causes of childhood deaths across the developing world.
Medications May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health systems worldwide are increasingly negotiating secret price rebates from pharmaceutical companies and Canadians risk losing out on the deal.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Though pharmaceutical companies that are developing "orphan drugs" do so mainly for the business potential, the companies also consider the effort as part of their corporate social responsibility, ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Like any factory, the body burns oxygen to get energy for its various needs. As a result, detrimental byproducts are released and our cells try to clean up shop with antioxidants. But as we age, this process ...
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Although they have an important impact on children's health and education, school-based deworming programmes have a limited impact on the level of infection in the wider community, according to a mathematical modeling study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pancreatic cancer is a deadly disease with increased incidences in the recent years. According to NDSU researchers, epidemiological data show chronic stress in a negative social and psychological state such as depression ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs. The finding heralds a new treatment ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The first product to hit the Swiss market from Empa and ETH Zurich spin-off compliant concept is surpassing all expectations. The successful market launch of the electronic healthcare assistant also impressed ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A vaccine against cervical cancer, being developed by Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Blue Bell, Pa., produced positive results in a small sample of 18 women.
Cancer Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP)—A Japanese pharmaceutical company is acquiring LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals in a $60 million deal to expand its vaccine division, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. announced.
Medications Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy dermatology products maker Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. for about $2.6 billion in cash in a deal to strengthen its position in skin treatments and care.
Medications Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In open source drug discovery all data and ideas are freely and immediately shared, and anyone may participate at any level.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South Africa on Friday unveiled plans for a 1.6 billion rand ($208 million, 157 million euro) pharmaceutical plant, in a joint venture with Swiss biochemicals group Lonza to produce anti-AIDS drugs.
HIV & AIDS Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The body's control mechanisms for delivering zinc to cells could be key to improving treatment for some types of aggressive breast cancer.
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hispanic children are more likely than those from other racial and ethnic backgrounds to be diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and are more likely to die of their disease. Work led by St. Jude Children's Research ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0