Oncology & Cancer

Researchers test new drug for patients with neuroendocrine tumors

A researcher at Moffitt Cancer Center and his international team of colleagues have reported study results on a novel multireceptor-targeted somatostatin analogue called pasireotide (SOM230) manufactured by Novartis Pharma ...

Overweight & Obesity

Overweight? There's a vaccine for that

New vaccines promote weight loss. A new study, published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, assesses the effectiveness of two somatostatin vaccinations, JH17 and JH18, in ...

Neuroscience

Gene therapy for epilepsy could stop seizures

(Medical Xpress) -- Sparking production of a hormone in the brain that people with epilepsy often lack could prevent debilitating seizures, University of Florida researchers have discovered.