Medical research

Research team discovers potential Alzheimer's drug

A potential new drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease in people with the so-called Alzheimer's gene has been discovered by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D.

Medical research

Researchers race to develop Paxlovid replacement

Researchers from Rutgers believe themselves among the leaders in a race to find an oral COVID-19 treatment to supplement or replace Paxlovid—the antiviral medication that helps keep high-risk patients out of the hospital ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine to prevent a dangerous tropical disease receives approval

The chikungunya virus is widespread in tropical regions, where it is spread to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Chikungunya is characterized by high fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, rash, and sometimes diarrhea. ...

Inflammatory disorders

FDA approves Wezlana for multiple inflammatory diseases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Amgen's Wezlana (ustekinumab-auub) as a biosimilar to and interchangeable with Stelara (ustekinumab) for multiple inflammatory diseases.

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