Medical research

What allegations of Alzheimer's research fraud mean for patients

Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent form of dementia and, with a rapidly aging global population, it is fueling unprecedented demand for costly patient care. There have been an estimated 400 clinical studies since the ...

Medical research

Creating an 'adult-like' mature human cardiac tissue

Researchers in the Biomedical Engineering Department at UConn have developed a new cardiac cell-derived platform that closely mimics the human heart, unlocking potential for more thorough preclinical drug development and ...

Diabetes

Could drugs for type 2 diabetes help those with type 1?

Sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, such as empagliflozin, dapagliflozin, canagliflozin and ertugliflozin, have been game changers in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but their potential for closing the ...

Medications

New drug molecule for treatment of atrial fibrillation

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Pharmacy have developed an improved pharmaceutical drug for the treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance—atrial fibrillation (AF). The ...

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