News tagged with pharmaceutical sciences

An old drug finds a new use

Dr. Anglea Wandinger-Ness and Dr. Laurie Hudson were awarded a Provocative Questions grant to investigate the use of R-ketorolac against ovarian cancer. Ketorolac is an NSAID that the FDA approved for human use in 1991. They ...

Sep 27, 2012
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'Super tree' maps 20,000 medicinal, related plants

(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) ...

Sep 11, 2012
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Preschool within lymphatic vessels

Not only infants crawl. ETH researchers have shown that so-called dendritic cells, important cells of the immune system, use a similar mode of movement more often than previously assumed. The scientists us ...

Aug 09, 2012
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3-D tumor models improve drug discovery success rate

Imagine millions of cancer cells organized in thousands of small divots. Hit these cells with drugs and when some cells die, you have a candidate for a cancer drug. But a review published this week in the journal Expert Op ...

Jul 20, 2012
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