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Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments
NEWS MEDICAL Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) designed to treat people infected with Middle East respiratory... 2 days
Antibacterial in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with an antibiotic called tobramycin, it kills the cells that protect cystic fibrosis... 2 days
Researchers discover how body temperature wrecks potential dengue, Zika vaccine
PHYS.ORG A major route toward creating effective vaccines against dengue virus and Zika involves the E protein that covers the surface of each viral particle. If we could develop... 2 days
One medulloblastoma subset requires less aggressive therapy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a subtype of the brain tumor medulloblastoma that is associated with improved survival of infants treated with less aggressive, risk-adapted therapy. 2 days
Shorter trastuzumab treatment for HER2+ breast cancer can be as effective, with fewer cardiac side-effects
SCIENCE DAILY A phase III randomized clinical trial of 4,088 women with HER2-positive, early-stage breast cancer found that taking trastuzumab... 2 days
Improving survival in pancreatic cancer with platinum-based chemotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations long linked to a high risk of breast... 2 days
Will antibodies finally put an end to migraines?
Science Magazine A new class of drugs is finally offering relief for some who frequently suffer these powerful headaches. 2 days
Medical News Today: Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know
MNT Losing a few eyelashes from time to time is normal. However, sometimes a person loses many or all of their eyelashes, perhaps as a... 2 days
Single-tablet HIV treatment shows better outcomes over multi-tablet regimen
SCIENCE DAILY HIV patients on a single-tablet daily regimen had better outcomes than patients taking multiple pills per day, a new study shows. 2 days
A lipid 'trap' inside cells reduces drug effectiveness
PHYS.ORG Cellular lipids are more efficient than proteins in trapping most drugs and hence reducing the free intracellular drug concentration. This is shown by researchers at Uppsala University in an article published in... 2 days
Study: Psoriasis patients taking Humira show no change in aortic inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL An antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis and other chronic autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease has no effect on... 2 days
Vermont legislators pass a drug importation law. So what?
NEWS MEDICAL This week, Vermont passed a first-in-the-nation law that would facilitate the state's importation of prescription drugs wholesale from Canada. It represents the state's effort to tackle head-on the issue of... 2 days
HIV patients on single-tablet regimen show better outcomes than those taking multiple pills
NEWS MEDICAL HIV patients on a single-tablet daily regimen had better treatment retention and viral suppression than patients taking multiple pills, in a study... 2 days
Ovarian cancer therapy may help treat patients with aggressive pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A targeted therapy that has shown its power in fighting ovarian cancer in women including those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations may also help patients with... 2 days
Chemist begins new project to develop carbohydrate mimics to assist cancer therapies
NEWS MEDICAL Dr. Robert Britton firmly believes every molecule is important. This chemist doesn't want any molecule sitting unused on a laboratory shelf or in a... 2 days
Clot busting drug combo reduces risk of major strokes in high risk patients
NEWS MEDICAL In patients who have had a minor stroke or a transient ischemic stroke (TIA), the risk of getting a full-blown stroke or... 2 days
New blood test shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Pancreatic cancer is expected to become the second deadliest cancer in the United States by 2030. It is tough to cure because it is usually not... 3 days
Tracking ancient Rome’s rise using Greenland’s ice, and fighting fungicide resistance
Science Magazine Two thousand years ago, ancient Romans were pumping lead into the air as they smelted ores to make the silvery coin of the realm. Online news... 3 days
Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease
NEWS MEDICAL Michigan State University researchers have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with an antibiotic called tobramycin, it... 3 days
Stroke therapy goes local
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Prospects for harnessing biocide resistance for bioremediation and detoxification
Science Magazine Prokaryotes in natural environments respond rapidly to high concentrations of chemicals and physical stresses. Exposure to anthropogenic toxic substances—such as oil, chlorinated solvents, or antibiotics—favors the evolution of resistant phenotypes,... 3 days
New blood test rapidly detects signs of pancreatic cancer
PHYS.ORG Pancreatic cancer is expected to become the second deadliest cancer in the United States by 2030. It is tough to cure because it is usually not discovered until it has... 3 days
Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations fare better on platinum-based chemotherapy
NEWS MEDICAL A small study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer adds to evidence that patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2... 3 days
Pfizer announces Phase 3 study results of LYRICA Oral Solution CV for pediatric epilepsy patients
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. announced today positive top-line results of a Phase 3 study examining the use of LYRICA® Oral... 3 days
Rocket Pharma partners with Stanford University to advance FA and PKD gene therapy research
NEWS MEDICAL Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading U.S.-based multi-platform gene therapy company, and the Stanford University School of Medicine today announced a... 3 days
Metallic drivers of Alzheimer's disease
PHYS.ORG X-ray spectromicroscopy at the Scanning X-ray Microscopy beamline (I08), here at Diamond, has been utilised to pinpoint chemically reduced iron and calcium compounds within protein plaques derived from brains of Alzheimer's disease patients. The study, published in Nanoscale,... 3 days
Researchers discover medulloblastoma subtype that responds to less aggressive therapy
NEWS MEDICAL The youngest patients with the brain tumor medulloblastoma are among the most challenging because their rapidly developing brains limit treatment options. 3 days
Senior diabetic patients can save significant cost if negotiated rebates are shared at pharmacy counter
NEWS MEDICAL Sharing a portion of negotiated rebates at the pharmacy counter could save seniors in Medicare with diabetes more... 3 days
Doctors publish comprehensive proposal to ensure universal access to safe, affordable medications
NEWS MEDICAL The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs is one of the biggest concerns for American voters. However, in his proposal last Friday, President Donald Trump... 3 days
Obsidian Therapeutics presents preclinical data on regulated IL12 and IL15 programs
NEWS MEDICAL Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of next-generation cell and gene therapies with pharmacologic operating systems, today announced that the company presented... 3 days
Alexo Therapeutics marks next significant milestone by initiating ALX148 combination cohorts
NEWS MEDICAL Alexo Therapeutics, a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing therapies to block the CD47 checkpoint mechanism, today announced it has initiated ALX148 combination dosing with targeted antibody therapies... 3 days
Researchers develop new chemistry to make smart drugs smarter
PHYS.ORG A method to activate targeted drugs, or smart drugs, only at the selected site of action, an approach that improves the drug's therapeutic effect and minimizes side effects, has been... 3 days
Medical News Today: Cancer: Does sex affect the outcome of immunotherapy?
MNT Therapies that help the immune system to fight tumors have gained popularity over time. But are we leaving a key element — sex — out of... 3 days
New mode of proton therapy for lung cancer developed by Beaumont shows promising results
NEWS MEDICAL "Beaumont researchers have invented a new mode of proton therapy for lung cancer," said Peyman Kabolizadeh, M.D., Ph.D., clinical director,... 3 days
“Living drug factories” may one day replace injections
MIT Startup develops implantable, encased cells that live in the body and secrete insulin and other therapeutics. 4 days
Alternative treatment for mild asthma
SCIENCE DAILY People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when they have an asthma attack. Now the researchers have found an as-needed... 4 days
Combination therapies targeting different cell types may be effective at treating colon cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers in Germany have discovered that colon cancers are often resistant to existing drug treatments because they are composed of two different... 4 days
FDA allows KU Medical Center to begin clinical trial of novel cellular therapy for HR/SR aGvHD
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Kansas Medical Center announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared... 4 days
Novel therapy inhibits complement to preserve neurons and reduce inflammation after stroke
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report that, after ischemic stroke, the complement system identifies stressed but salvageable neurons for removal by microglial phagocytosis. To preserve these neurons, the... 4 days
Vermont positioned for cheaper Canadian prescription drugs
ABC NEWS Vermont has become the first state to create a program to import more affordable prescription drugs from Canada, but it's not clear whether it will happen because it needs federal approval and the White... 4 days
State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs
ABC NEWS Advocates say the terminally ill may suffer unnecessarily after a judge threw out a California law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs 4 days
Cell type switch helps colon cancer evade treatment, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered that colon cancers are often resistant to existing drug treatments because they are composed of two different cell types that can replace each other when... 4 days
Superbug MRSA infections less costly, but still deadly
SCIENCE DAILY Drug-resistant staph infections continue to be deadlier than those that are not resistant and treatable with traditional antibiotics, but treatment costs surprisingly are the same or slightly less, a new national analysis... 4 days
Individualized ovarian, brain cancer therapies
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered that a molecular communication pathway -- thought to be defective in cancer -- is a key player in determining the effectiveness of measles virus oncolytic cancer treatment in ovarian and aggressive brain cancers. This discovery... 4 days
[Editors' Choice] Slow and steady wins the race
Science Magazine A biomaterial-based approach to sustained delivery of therapeutic extracellular vesicles leads to cardiac recovery after myocardial infarction in rats. 4 days
[Research Articles] Targeted inhibition of histone H3K27 demethylation is effective in high-risk neuroblastoma
Science Magazine High-risk neuroblastoma is often distinguished by amplification of MYCN and loss of differentiation potential. We performed high-throughput drug screening of epigenetic-targeted therapies... 4 days
[Research Articles] Targeted complement inhibition salvages stressed neurons and inhibits neuroinflammation after stroke in mice
Science Magazine Ischemic stroke results from the interruption of blood flow to the brain resulting in long-term motor and cognitive... 4 days
Detecting breast cancer with non-invasive 'disease screening pill'
NEWS MEDICAL For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. 4 days
The Latest: California to appeal ruling on life-ending drugs
ABC NEWS California's attorney general plans to appeal a Riverside County judge's ruling blocking a 2016 state law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs 4 days
Diagnosing breast cancer with an imaging pill
SCIENCE DAILY For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. In a new study, scientists report that they have... 4 days
Cellular valve structure opens up potential novel therapies
PHYS.ORG Biochemists at the University of Zurich have determined the detailed structure of a volume-regulated chloride channel. This cellular valve is activated in response to swelling to prevent the cell from bursting. The... 4 days
Clinical study shows promising results of Nexodyn AcidOxidizing Solution in healing chronic wounds
NEWS MEDICAL APR Applied Pharma Research sa, the Swiss independent developer of science driven and patent protected healthcare products, today announces the publication in... 4 days
Tailor-made synthesis of cyclic chemicals by means of enzymes
PHYS.ORG Penicillin-based antibiotics contain a five-membered hydrocarbon cycle, additionally incorporating a sulfur and a nitrogen atom. Nadine Zumbrägel, doctoral student at the Chair of Organic Chemistry I at Bielefeld University, has... 4 days
New way to stimulate cellular recycling process
SCIENCE DAILY In research that could lead to future therapies for age-related diseases, researchers have found a new way to stimulate the process by which cells recycle their spare parts. 4 days
Researchers discover a new antibody type
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have made a discovery that contradicts previous understanding that an antibody only eliminates a specific subgroup of bacteria. 4 days
VA health care study: Many prostate cancer patients choose active surveillance over immediate therapy
NEWS MEDICAL Record numbers of American veterans diagnosed with non-aggressive prostate cancer are heeding the advice of international medical experts and opting... 4 days
First genomic survey of gonorrhea maps antibiotic resistance across Europe
NEWS MEDICAL The first European-wide genomic survey of gonorrhea has mapped antibiotic resistance in this sexually transmitted disease throughout the continent. 4 days
Prenatal test to determine child's rhesus factor found to be reliable, but benefit is unclear
NEWS MEDICAL If the blood of a pregnant woman is rhesus-negative and the blood of the fetus is rhesus-positive, the... 4 days
Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis
NEWS MEDICAL The most severe allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, is the result of an inappropriate immune reaction following the introduction of a usually harmless antigen into the body. 4 days
First epoetin alfa biosimilar receives FDA approval to treat certain types of anemia
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Retacrit (epoetin alfa-epbx) as a biosimilar to Epogen/Procrit (epoetin alfa) for the treatment of... 5 days
Majority of prescription drug commercials focus on lifestyle improvements, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Prescription drug commercials are getting longer and providing less factual information. A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine finds that the majority of these... 5 days
Drug-resistant staph infections found to be deadly, but less costly
NEWS MEDICAL Staph infections, whether MRSA (resistant to methicillin) or susceptible, are important and deadly. Drug-resistant staph infections continue to be deadlier than those that are not resistant and treatable... 5 days
Randomized trial finds ibuprofen not a safe alternative to antibiotics for UTIs
SCIENCE DAILY Ibuprofen, given instead of antibiotics to women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (cystitis), leads to longer duration of symptoms and more serious adverse events... 5 days
First clues to the causes of multiple sclerosis
SCIENCE DAILY There is still no cure for multiple sclerosis, with current treatments largely based on managing symptoms, especially accelerating recovery phases following a relapse and reducing the number and severity of relapses. Researchers... 5 days
Drug companies selling more 'lifestyle,' less 'symptom'
SCIENCE DAILY More prescription drug commercials are promoting how certain medications can improve a user's lifestyle rather than curing symptoms and the negative emotions connected to their health condition. 5 days
IgG antibodies activate blood platelets and contribute to the severity of anaphylaxis
SCIENCE DAILY While it was already known that IgE antibodies can trigger allergic reactions, scientists recently demonstrated that IgG antibodies play an active role in the... 5 days
Flowing cells in a wavy microchannel for effective size-based cell sorting
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a precise microscale manipulation method by rapidly flowing cell suspensions through a specially designed microchannel. This novel microfluidic device enables high-throughput sized-based cell... 5 days
Cleveland Clinic researcher wins NCI grant to delve into cancer genetics and radiation effectiveness
NEWS MEDICAL Can the genetic makeup of their cancers predict how patients with lung cancer will respond to radiation therapy? And can... 5 days
New findings explain how melatonin promotes sleep
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered how melatonin suppresses neurons in the brain that keeps you awake and alert. These findings could lead to new therapies for those who suffer from insomnia. 5 days
Kids Are Taking Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD Meds
NPR Doctors are prescribing fewer drugs to children, especially antibiotics. But use of certain drugs include ADHD medications has increased. 5 days
Medical News Today: Nodular acne: Definition and treatment options
MNT Nodular acne is a severe type of acne that causes hard, painful lesions on the skin. These lesions are signs of inflammation in the deep layers of the skin. In... 5 days
Opioid pharmaceutical marketing influences physicians' opioid prescribing rates
NEWS MEDICAL A new study shows the significant impact that even a meal or two paid for by a pharmaceutical company can have on prescribing rates, despite a national decline of opioid prescribing rates. 5 days
Immune system can produce 'universal antibodies' against various microorganisms
NEWS MEDICAL Bacteria and other microorganisms display structures from sugar molecules on their surfaces. These sugar structures play an important role for immune defense. 5 days
Move it and use it: Exergaming may help those at risk of Alzheimer's or related dementias
SCIENCE DAILY Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a precursor to Alzheimer's, showed significant improvement with... 5 days
Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam
SCIENCE DAILY From treating cancer and erectile dysfunction to managing hangovers, the horns of endangered wild rhinoceros are widely used as a medical cure-all in parts of Asia. A new... 5 days
Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam
PHYS.ORG The horns of endangered wild rhinoceroses are widely used as a folk cure-all in parts of Asia. A new Danish-Vietnamese study from the University of Copenhagen uncovers new... 5 days
Medical News Today: The common cold: Could we be close to a cure?
MNT A recent paper describes a newly designed drug that brings us closer to the holy grail of medical research: a cure for... 5 days
Computer models provide valuable insight to structure and function of Ebola, Zika viruses
NEWS MEDICAL The viruses that cause Ebola and Zika, daunting diseases that inspire concern at every outbreak, share a strong similarity in how they... 5 days
New study aims to turn MRSA’s strength against it
NEWS MEDICAL Antibiotic-resistant infections cause more than 30,000 deaths annually in the U.S. alone. The majority of those are caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, more commonly known as MRSA, which can turn... 5 days
Researchers test new cancer research model that may reduce cost and speed up studies
NEWS MEDICAL A new model for improving how clinical trials are developed and conducted by bringing together academic cancer experts and pharmaceutical... 5 days
Study: Antibodies against hemorrhagic fever disarm two viruses of same family
NEWS MEDICAL Hemorrhagic fever viruses, so named for their ability to induce massive, and at times fatal, internal bleeding, captured the world's attention during the Ebola outbreak of... 5 days
Research suggests novel therapies to lower cardiovascular disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients
NEWS MEDICAL Preclinical and early clinical research conducted by teams at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and in Australia suggests that patients with... 5 days
Invasive cancers that are born to be bad show detectable differences from harmless tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Do metastatic cancer tumors "break bad" or are they "born bad"? This question is an essential mystery in cancer early... 5 days
Using MRSA's strength against it
PHYS.ORG Antibiotic-resistant infections cause more than 30,000 deaths annually in the U.S. alone. The majority of those are caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, more commonly known as MRSA, which can turn routine medical operations into near-death battles. 6 days
Molecule that acts on human cells might provide hope for 'irresistible' cold cure
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have lab-tested a molecule that can combat the common cold virus by preventing it from hijacking human cells. 6 days
Scientists design new computational strategy to enable more personalized cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Mathematicians and cancer scientists have found a way to simplify complex biomolecular data about tumors, in principle making it easier to prescribe the appropriate treatment for a specific... 6 days
Multiple resistance genes found in commercially farmed chickens and in hospital
SCIENCE DAILY A team of investigators has isolated colistin-resistant Escherichia coli from a commercial poultry farm in China. Colistin is an antibiotic of last resort against certain bacteria. 6 days
Marketing to physicians by opioid pharma companies leads to more opioid prescriptions
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers examined pharmaceutical payments from 2014, ranging from consulting fees to meals, and found that doctors who received any opioid pharmaceutical marketing increased their... 6 days
New molecule to improve pharmaceuticals draws inspiration from nature's toolbox
SCIENCE DAILY In the race to create more potent and stable medicines, scientists know that adding fluorine can improve drug molecules. However, there is only one fluorination reaction known to... 6 days
'Universal antibodies' disarm various pathogens
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have been studying how the immune system succeeds in keeping pathogens in check. For the first time, the researchers have now discovered antibodies that are capable of disarming not only one specific bacterium but a whole variety... 6 days
Medical News Today: This is how HIV decides to become active
MNT By exploiting how HIV splices its genes, scientists might have discovered a therapeutically useful way to keep the virus in a dormant state. 6 days
Multiple resistance genes found in commercially farmed chickens and in hospital
PHYS.ORG A team of investigators has isolated colistin-resistant Escherichia coli from a commercial poultry farm in China. Colistin is an antibiotic of last resort against certain bacteria.... 6 days
Molecule that acts on human cells might provide hope for 'irresistible' cold cure
PHYS.ORG Researchers have lab-tested a molecule that can combat the common cold virus by preventing it from hijacking human cells. 6 days
Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients
NEWS MEDICAL Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that it has dosed the first 3 hepatitis B virus patients in the... 6 days
LogicBio team to present data on preclinical effectiveness of GeneRide platform
NEWS MEDICAL LogicBio Therapeutics, Inc., a genetic medicine company founded to develop safe medicines with lasting therapeutic benefit for children with life-threatening diseases, today announced it will be... 6 days
European regulatory approves BMG Pharma’s GelX for prevention of oral mucositis
NEWS MEDICAL BMG Pharma S.r.l., an innovative specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce the European regulatory approval for its GelX product to be used for the prevention... 6 days
Havard University grants license to Beam Therapeutics to develop new base editing technology
NEWS MEDICAL Harvard University has granted a worldwide license to Beam Therapeutics, Inc., to develop and commercialize a suite of revolutionary DNA base editing... 6 days
Trial shows chemotherapy is helping kids live with pulmonary vein stenosis
SCIENCE DAILY A clinical trial shows that adding chemotherapy to a treatment regimen including catheterization and surgery can deter abnormal cellular growth and finally give children with pulmonary... 6 days
First description of mEAK-7 gene could suggest path toward therapies for cancer, other diseases
PHYS.ORG For years, researchers have known that a gene called EAK-7 plays an important role in determining how long worms will... 6 days
Medical News Today: How do you know if you're having a panic or anxiety attack?
MNT Panic attacks and anxiety attacks share some symptoms, but they differ in intensity, duration, and whether or not... 6 days
Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases
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