News tagged with pharmaceutical drugs
New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death. By altering a very specific step in gene regulation, this compound essentially re-educates cancer ...
Cancer May 20, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (18) | 3 |
Indian pharmaceutical tycoon Yusuf Hamied revolutionised AIDS treatment more than a decade ago by supplying cut-price drugs to the world's poor -- and now he wants to do the same for cancer.
Medications Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Reading, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Imperial College London published on 10 September in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...
Medications Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Pathological rage can be blocked in mice, researchers have found, suggesting potential new treatments for severe aggression, a widespread trait characterized by sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overreactions ...
Neuroscience Jun 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 2 |
An experimental sleeping pill from US drug company Merck is effective at helping people fall and stay asleep, according to reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration, which could soon approve the new drug.
Medications May 21, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Shortages of vital drugs, particularly cancer-fighting medication, have raised concerns in the United States, where regulators often have to race to try to find replacements.
Medications Sep 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
(Medical Xpress)—Drugs that do not represent value for money or are medically unproven may be increasingly reaching one of Europe's largest pharmaceutical markets, according to research undertaken by Cambridge ...
Medications Dec 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An investigation by academic researchers has revealed how backroom deals and discreet pressure by pharmaceutical corporations are determining which drugs are delivered to hospital patients in Poland.
Medications Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Innovative technology being pioneered at Cardiff to speed up the discovery of new drugs to tackle lung diseases could also dramatically reduce testing on animals.
Medical research Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia have come one step closer to developing the first treatment to target a key pathway in lymphoma. The new findings will be announced at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012 on ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers in the University of Delaware's Department of Biological Sciences are investigating a new drug that has shown positive results in early tests of its ability to fight a rare and aggressive form ...
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
India's Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent an updated version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision that health activists say ensures poor patients around the world ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Australians are living longer largely due to a remarkable trend that appeared about 40 years ago.
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.
Medications Dec 26, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 7