Medical research

Reinvigorating the clinical drug pipeline for TB

A research team led by scientists from the Broad Institute has uncovered a novel group of chemical inhibitors that can kill the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). Importantly, these chemical compounds take aim at a previously ...

Oncology & Cancer

New computational tool may speed drug discovery

A new computational tool called fABMACS is helping scientists see beyond static images of proteins to more efficiently understand how these molecules function, which could ultimately speed up the drug discovery process.

Medical research

Researchers identify important signaling molecule

An international team of scientists have provided insights into the working of a "signaling molecule", which will provide new strategies for medicines in areas such as pain medication.

Genetics

Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease may share deep roots

(Medical Xpress)—Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) appear to have a lot in common. They share risk factors such as obesity and they often occur together. If they also share the same genetic underpinings, ...

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