Medications

New COVID-19 treatment trial results published

A clinical trial involving COVID-19 patients hospitalized at UT Health San Antonio and University Health, among roughly 100 sites globally, found that a combination of the drugs baricitinib and remdesivir reduced time to ...

Medical research

Nanotechnology prevents premature birth in mouse studies

In a study in mice and human cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say that they have developed a tiny, yet effective method for preventing premature birth. The vaginally-delivered treatment contains nanosized (billionth ...

Oncology & Cancer

Colorectal cancer treatment: The winning combinations

Chemotherapy-based cancer treatment has distressing side effects for patients and increases the risk of developing resistance to the treatment. In an attempt to solve these problems, scientists from the University of Geneva ...

Medical research

New report guides drug-device combination risk management

Experts from industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently joined forces to take a closer look at the interface of medical device and drug development, called combination products. Their new technical ...

Medical research

Why some cancers may respond poorly to key drugs discovered

Patients with BRCA1/2 mutations are at higher risk for breast, ovarian and prostate cancers that can be aggressive when they develop—and, in many cases, resistant to lifesaving drugs. Now scientists at The University of ...

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