Medications

Neurosteroid antidepressants on horizon

More than 14 million Americans suffer from clinical depression, yet one in three doesn't experience relief from approved antidepressant drugs. A new treatment approach involving drugs called neurosteroids is on the horizon, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sickle cell drug showing promise in clinical trial

An investigational drug for the treatment of sickle cell disease is showing early promise in clinical trials for impacting biomarkers of the disease in patients, reported UConn School of Medicine researchers at the European ...

Medical research

Scientists find rare disease clues in cell's recycling system

Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1). They found that a closely related compound will activate an enzyme, AMPK, triggering a cellular ...

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