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Common painkiller not effective for chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury
SCIENCE DAILY A new study finds that pregabalin is not effective in controlling the chronic pain that sometimes develops following traumatic nerve injury. The results of the international... 8 hours
How nature, nurture shape the sleeping brain
SCIENCE DAILY Some patterns of electrical activity generated by the brain during sleep are inherited, according to a study of teenage twins. Pinpointing the relative contributions of biology and experience to sleep neurophysiology could inform therapies... 8 hours
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AP investigation: Drug prices going up despite Trump promise
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump has made reducing drug prices a key promise, but an Associated Press analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's mostly been business as usual for drugmakers... 10 hours
DNA islands effective as 'anti-bacterial drones'
SCIENCE DAILY Genomic 'islands' that evolved from viruses can be converted into 'drones' that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics, a new study finds. 11 hours
In zebrafish, a way to find new cancer therapies, targeting tumor modulators
SCIENCE DAILY Fast-breeding zebrafish, combined with fluorescent tagging, could be a powerful way to find new cancer drugs. This study tested >3,800 drugs in high-throughput fashion... 11 hours
Technology and therapy help individuals with chronic spinal cord injuries take steps
SCIENCE DAILY Of four research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury, two are able to walk over ground with epidural stimulation following epidural... 11 hours
Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance
SCIENCE DAILY Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. 11 hours
DNA islands effective as 'anti-bacterial drones'
PHYS.ORG Genomic "islands" that evolved from viruses can be converted into "drones" that disable Staphylococcus aureus, bacteria that are often resistant to antibiotics and pose a threat to safe hospital care, a new study finds. 12 hours
Gene therapy approach could help treat mitochondrial diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a genome-editing tool for the potential treatment of mitochondrial diseases: serious and often fatal conditions which affect 1 in 5,000 people. 12 hours
Weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has shown how overweight people lost an average of five times more weight using Functional Imagery Training (FIT) -- a brief... 12 hours
Ancora Heart announces positive data of study evaluating AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System
NEWS MEDICAL Ancora Heart, Inc., a company developing a novel therapy to address heart failure, today announced positive clinical data from the company's recently expanded U.S.... 14 hours
International effort to uncover properties of polymer nanoparticles
PHYS.ORG From photonics to pharmaceuticals, materials made with polymer nanoparticles hold promise for products of the future. However, there are still gaps in understanding the properties of these tiny plastic-like particles. 14 hours
AP review: Drug prices keep going up despite Trump pressure
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump has made reducing drug prices a key promise, but an Associated Press analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's mostly been business as usual... 14 hours
Lumos acquires license for LUM-201 drug that promotes secretion of growth hormone
NEWS MEDICAL Lumos Pharma, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on development and commercialization of therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases, today announced that it... 14 hours
Gilead Sciences plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni in the US
NEWS MEDICAL Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced today plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni, Gilead's leading treatments... 14 hours
Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD
NEWS MEDICAL Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive topline results from the Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients... 14 hours
FDA lifts partial clinical hold that paused enrollment of new patients in tazemetosta clinical trials
NEWS MEDICAL Epizyme, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel epigenetic therapies, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has... 15 hours
Functional Imagery Training helps lose five times more weight than talking therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training lost an average of five times more weight than those using talking... 16 hours
Phase I clinical trial shows safety and tolerability of HIV-specific, ex-vivo expanded T-cell therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Preliminary results from a phase I clinical trial have demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a cell therapy involving the... 16 hours
SP Scientific's versatile benchtop freeze dryer for pharmaceutical and biotech labs
NEWS MEDICAL The AdVantage Pro freeze dryer with advanced controller from SP Scientific now offers users the benefit of ethernet communication to allow you to monitor your cycle... 16 hours
ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma
NEWS MEDICAL Seattle Genetics, Inc. today announced that its collaborator, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, has received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour... 19 hours
New nanoplatform technology may reverse drug-resistance in renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has... 20 hours
Researchers highlight potential therapy for treating rare, deadly blood-clotting disorder
NEWS MEDICAL In proof-of-concept experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. 20 hours
China NMPA approves LENVIMA for treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth N.J., U.S.A., known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, announced that the China National Medical Products... 21 hours
CHMP adopts positive opinion of Takeda’s ALUNBRIG for treatment of ALK+ non-small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use... 22 hours
New therapeutic vaccine helps immune cells fight HPV-related head and neck cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer. 22 hours
New spinout company to tackle drug-resistant infections with novel antibiotics
NEWS MEDICAL Drug-resistant infections are set to kill more people than cancer by 2050. Now a new University of Plymouth spinout company has been established to help tackle the problem... 22 hours
New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery
NEWS MEDICAL The lab of Leonard Zon, MD, at Boston Children's Hospital has long been interested in making blood stem cells in quantity for therapeutic purposes. 22 hours
A Trojan Horse delivery for treating a rare, potentially deadly, blood-clotting disorder
SCIENCE DAILY In proof-of-concept experiments, researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. The researchers deliver this therapeutic enzyme... 2 days
Medical News Today: What to know about the anti-smooth muscle antibody test
MNT When a person has a liver condition, their body produces high levels of anti-smooth muscle antibodies (ASMA). Doctors check for these antibodies using the... 3 days
A behavioral intervention for cancer patients that works
SCIENCE DAILY This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination and successful implementation nationwide. In a new study,... 3 days
Gut fungus exacerbates asthma in antibiotic-treated mice
SCIENCE DAILY A non-pathogenic fungus can expand in the intestines of antibiotic-treated mice and enhance the severity of allergic airways disease, according to a new study. The findings suggest that alterations in gut microbiota induced by... 3 days
Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill
ABC NEWS Consumer groups say Medicare discounts for seniors with high prescription bills threatened in opioids bill 3 days
New nanotherapy offers hope in treating drug-resistant renal cell carcinoma
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Arun Iyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University, has... 3 days
Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill
ABC NEWS Consumer and health care groups say they're trying to block the pharmaceutical industry from commandeering opioid legislation and using it to roll back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs 3 days
Enhancing Fc{gamma}R-mediated antibody effector function during persistent viral infection
Science Magazine Persistent viral infections can interfere with FcR-mediated antibody effector functions by excessive immune complex (IC) formation, resulting in resistance to therapeutic FcR-dependent antibodies. We and others have previously demonstrated that... 3 days
Medical News Today: What to know about the last week of birth control pills
MNT The last week of a birth control pill pack often contains placebo pills. These are inactive pills containing no hormones.... 4 days
Students surprise teacher on last day of chemo: 'I'm extremely grateful'
ABC NEWS Aa mob of students surprised their teacher by ringing bells outside her at home on the day she finished chemotherapy. 4 days
Overwhelming evidence shows hepatitis C treatment effective for people who inject drugs
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are calling on an end to discriminatory health and illicit drugs policies, based on overwhelming evidence that new hepatitis C therapies are effective... 4 days
CHMP grants positive opinion for VENCLYXTO plus rituximab for treating relapsed/refractory CLL
NEWS MEDICAL AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has granted... 4 days
Scientists find new ways to use biorefinery chemicals
PHYS.ORG Researchers of the Synthetic Organic Chemistry group at Aalto University have established an innovative system using enzymes for the valorisation of biogenic furans, leading to organic structures that are found for example... 4 days
As states try to rein in drug spending, feds slap down one bold Medicaid move
NEWS MEDICAL States serve as “laboratories of democracy,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said. And states are... 4 days
Researchers report simpler method for safely handling methanethiol in chemical synthesis
PHYS.ORG The chemical element sulfur is an important constituent in many pharmaceuticals, and consequently, it is desirable to introduce sulfur-containing fragments efficiently in a broad range of... 4 days
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Incident Stroke: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study reveals that a traditional Mediterranean-style diet reduces stroke risk among white adults who are at high risk... 4 days
Students surprise teacher on last day of chemo, 'I'm extremely grateful,' she says
ABC NEWS Aa mob of students surprised their teacher by ringing bells outside her at home on the day she finished chemotherapy. 4 days
WATCH: Students ring bells outside teacher's home on her final day of chemo
ABC NEWS Katherine James, a fourth grade teacher at Mountain View Elementary, was met by cheers after she completed her treatment. 4 days
Researchers find that sample size is key factor determining accuracy of study results
NEWS MEDICAL The accuracy and reproducibility of research studies are a major concern of the scientific community. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have... 4 days
Safe and reliable way to handle useful but foul-smelling gas in chemical synthesis
NEWS MEDICAL The chemical element sulfur is an important constituent in many pharmaceuticals and, consequently, it is desirable to be able to introduce sulfur-containing... 4 days
Enrollment in opioid controlled substance agreement reduces primary care visits
NEWS MEDICAL The medical community has long known that patients on long-term opioid therapy often have significantly more health care visits. 4 days
Experts warn health care providers to slow down in allowing smart pill in patient care settings
NEWS MEDICAL Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers... 4 days
UAB researchers study dysfunction of the immune system associated with NSAID carprofen
NEWS MEDICAL Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are commonly used as inflammation blockers worldwide. However, recent clinical data show these painkillers can have serious side effects... 4 days
New naturally occurring antibiotic found effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
NEWS MEDICAL A naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, even in drug-resistant strains, according to an international team of researchers who used... 4 days
A naturally occurring antibiotic active against drug-resistant tuberculosis
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring antibiotic called kanglemycin A is effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, even in drug-resistant strains. 4 days
Novel biomarker found in ovarian cancer patients can predict response to therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor, cancer/testis antigen 45, that is associated with extended disease-free survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer. Patients... 4 days
Immediate compression therapy could cut risk of complications after deep-vein thrombosis
NEWS MEDICAL People with deep-vein thrombosis can substantially cut their risk of potentially debilitating complications by starting adequate compression therapy in the first twenty-four hours of DVT therapy... 4 days
NIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIV
NEWS MEDICAL A clinical trial testing infusions of combination antibodies in people living with HIV has begun at the National Institutes of... 4 days
Grieving patients treated with talk therapy have lower risk of suicide and psychiatric illness
NEWS MEDICAL In a comprehensive study, researchers from Aarhus University show that grieving patients who receive what is known as talk therapy... 4 days
Scientists predict how well the body will fight lung cancer by analyzing immune cell shapes
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have discovered how to quickly and accurately predict which lung cancer patients... 4 days
Drug overdose epidemic has been growing exponentially for decades
SCIENCE DAILY Death rates from drug overdoses in the US have been on an exponential growth curve that began at least 15 years before the mid-1990s surge in opioid prescribing, suggesting that... 4 days
Human skeletal stem cells identified
SCIENCE DAILY Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed in rodent models, have been identified... 4 days
Scientists find way to boost efficacy of powerful antimalarial drug with anti-cancer medicines
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world's most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of chemotherapy medicines,... 4 days
Finding epigenetic signature appears to predict inflammation risk in serious type of IBD
NEWS MEDICAL With an estimated 1.6 million people in the U.S. dealing with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), physicians can have a hard time telling... 4 days
Progenitor cells for human bone and cartilage have been identified
NEWS MEDICAL Research published today describes for the first time the identification of human skeletal stem cells. The discovery may enable the development of novel therapeutic strategies for diseases that... 4 days
Anti-cancer drugs may hold key to overcoming antimalarial drug resistance
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the antimalarial drug artemesinin with the help of chemotherapy medicines. Artemisinin works through a 'double whammy' attack on... 4 days
Immediate compression could help prevent complications after deep-vein thrombosis
SCIENCE DAILY People with deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) can substantially cut their risk of potentially debilitating complications by starting adequate compression therapy in the first 24 hours of DVT therapy (known as the... 4 days
Fatty acids can slow down an overheated immune system
SCIENCE DAILY The STING protein is normally an important part of our immune system, but in some autoimmune diseases it is itself the source of the disease. The pharmaceutical industry is therefore... 4 days
Sesen Bio to present its three-month Phase 3 VISTA Trial data at Global Congress
NEWS MEDICAL Sesen Bio, Inc., a late-stage clinical company developing fusion protein therapies for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the... 5 days
Pfizer’s 20vPnC vaccine receives Breakthrough Therapy designation from FDA
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. announced today that its 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine candidate, PF-06482077, received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the US Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of invasive disease and... 5 days
Survey: 91% of people around the world believe medical research will result in dementia cure
NEWS MEDICAL A new survey from Novartis, Amgen and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, along with Alzheimer’s Disease International, shows that 91%... 5 days
Mediterranean-style diet appears to reduce stroke risk in women
NEWS MEDICAL One of the largest and longest-running efforts to evaluate the potential benefits of the Mediterranean-style diet in lowering risk of stroke found that the diet may be especially protective in... 5 days
Cell Medica successfully doses first patient with CMD-501 targeting pediatric neuroblastoma
NEWS MEDICAL Cell Medica announces the treatment of the first patient world-wide to receive CMD-501, an autologous CAR-NKT therapy targeting pediatric neuroblastoma 5 days
Despite red flags at surgery centers, overseers award gold seals
NEWS MEDICAL At his surgery center near San Diego, Rodney Davis wore scrubs, was referred to as "Dr. Rod" and carried the title of director of surgery. But he was... 5 days
ALSAM Foundation invests additional $2 million for drug discovery and development projects
NEWS MEDICAL The ALSAM Foundation recently invested an additional $2 million to continue the Therapeutic Innovation Grants Program at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and... 5 days
NIH and FDA call for eliminating involvement of RAC in human gene therapy experiments
NEWS MEDICAL Recently, the U.S. National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration called for the eliminating involvement of the Recombinant... 5 days
First U.S. patient treated with innovative gene therapy at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
NEWS MEDICAL A Puerto Rican patient with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) is hoping to save his vision after an innovative gene therapy procedure at... 5 days
New chemo-optogenetic method enables multi-directional activity control of cellular processes
NEWS MEDICAL Cells need for reactions on environmental changes and a balanced system of signaling cascades within the cell. Proteins outside of the cell, on the cellular surface, inside the... 5 days
Addition of CTLA4 targeted therapy to PD-1 targeted therapy may benefit patients with ovarian cancer
NEWS MEDICAL An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-GY003 suggests that adding ipilimumab, a monoclonal antibody that targets... 5 days
Anti-inflammatory protein promotes healthy gut bacteria to curb obesity
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered that the anti-inflammatory protein NLRP12 normally helps protect mice against obesity and insulin resistance when they are fed a high-fat diet. The researchers also reported that the... 5 days
Multi-directional activity control of cellular processes as a new tool
SCIENCE DAILY The spatial and temporal dynamics of proteins or organelles plays a crucial role in controlling various cellular processes and in development of diseases. Yet, acute control of activity... 5 days
Discovery and structural characterization of a therapeutic antibody against coxsackievirus A10
Science Magazine Coxsackievirus A10 (CVA10) recently emerged as a major pathogen of hand, foot, and mouth disease and herpangina in children worldwide, and lack of a vaccine or... 5 days
Magnetism and photo dual-controlled supramolecular assembly for suppression of tumor invasion and metastasis
Science Magazine Supramolecular nanoassemblies that respond to multiple stimuli exhibit high therapeutic efficacy against malignant tumors. We report a new type of supramolecular nanofiber... 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Identifying and targeting residual leukemic cells
Science Magazine Targeting leukemia regenerating cells following chemotherapy can prevent relapse of the disease. 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Stroke prevention: Learning from the master (and COMMANDER)
Science Magazine Adding rivaroxaban to standard therapy in patients with heart failure and no atrial fibrillation did not show any beneficial effect on death risk. 5 days
[Research Articles] Axonal organization defects in the hippocampus of adult conditional BACE1 knockout mice
Science Magazine β-Site APP (amyloid precursor protein) cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1) is the β-secretase enzyme that initiates production of the toxic amyloid-β... 5 days
[Research Articles] Repurposing ciclopirox as a pharmacological chaperone in a model of congenital erythropoietic porphyria
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Researchers use larval zebrafish model to reveal role of locus coeruleus in anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL The application of general anesthesia in clinical therapy has been an indispensable part of modern medicine for more than a century. However,... 5 days
Study reveals new therapeutic target for pediatric tumor-associated intractable epilepsy
NEWS MEDICAL Pediatric brain tumors are characterized by frequent complications due to intractable epilepsy compared to adult brain tumors. However, the genetic cause of refractory epilepsy in pediatric brain tumors... 5 days
LSTM partners with TB Alliance to develop novel TB drug regimens
NEWS MEDICAL LSTM and TB Alliance are collaborating to investigate novel combination drug therapies that could help the fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), following an award of £1... 5 days
Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells
PHYS.ORG Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to be verified in the clinic, an antioxidant... 6 days
How medicine literally gets under your skin
PHYS.ORG VIDEO If drugs are to enter the body painlessly and efficiently, they can be administered via skin patches. Researchers at Empa and the University of Fribourg are currently developing nano-containers for therapeutic agents that can... 6 days
Antioxidant in green tea helps sneak therapeutic RNAs into cells
NEWS MEDICAL Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. 6 days
Antibiotics in landfills pose public health risk
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Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia
NEWS MEDICAL Alector, a privately held biotechnology company pioneering immuno-neurology, a novel therapeutic approach for the treatment of neurodegeneration, today announced the initiation of... 6 days
Ipsen receives approval from Health Canada for CABOMETYX tablets for treating renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Exelixis, Inc. today announced that its partner Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada Inc. received approval from Health Canada of CABOMETYX® tablets for... 6 days
Study shows bacteria change their surfaces to increase antibiotic resistance
PHYS.ORG A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Georgia provides insight into how and why bacteria become resistant to commonly used antibiotics over time. 6 days
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SCIENCE DAILY Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to be verified in the clinic, an antioxidant... 6 days
High-quality housing for aseptic liquid pharmaceutical and healthcare filtration applications
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO The 76B Series single cartridge housing from Amazon Filters is a high-quality product specifically designed for aseptic liquid pharmaceutical and healthcare filtration applications. 6 days
AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infections
NEWS MEDICAL AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precisely targeted bacteriophage therapeutics for antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced that the company has... 6 days
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New defence against 'superbug' infections
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Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy
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