Medical research

Researchers discover cause of asthmatic lung spasms

Researchers at Rutgers and other institutions have discovered how muscle contraction (bronchospasm) in the airway, which cause breathing difficulty in people with asthma, occur by creating a microdevice that mimics the behavior ...

Neuroscience

Botulinum toxin study proves possibility of remote effects

The botulinum toxins are among the deadliest substances on Earth, and two specific toxins—including the popular drug Botox—have multiple uses for treating many neuromuscular conditions, including frown lines, disabling ...

Neuroscience

Briviact approved for epileptic seizures

(HealthDay)—Briviact (brivaracetam) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat partial onset seizures in people aged 16 and older with epilepsy.

Medications

Odomzo approved for recurring basal cell carcinoma

(HealthDay)—Odomzo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

Medications

FDA approves odomzo for recurring basal cell carcinoma

(HealthDay)—Odomzo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma that has returned despite surgery or radiation, or who are not candidates ...

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