NEWS MEDICAL An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently-used drugs. 1 month
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Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets
PHYS.ORG Researchers have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets. The team are already working with pharmaceutical companies to use this knowledge... 3 days
Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets. The team are already working with pharmaceutical companies to use this knowledge... 3 days
Surgical infections linked to drug-resistant bugs, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY People having surgery in low income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research suggests. 1 week
Anesthesia drug ketamine may fight depression by muzzling ‘bursting’ brain cells
Science Magazine Drug prevents rapid firing of neurons in the “anti–reward center,” rodent study finds 1 week
Medical News Today: Experimental stroke drug succeeds in preliminary trials
MNT Following preliminary clinical trials, a new anti-stroke drug shows promise for improved treatment, rendering patients less prone to adverse effects. 1 day
Surgical infection in low-income nations linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Patients having surgery in low-income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research... 1 week
Stroke drug demonstrates safety in clinical trial
SCIENCE DAILY A preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safely tolerate high doses of 3K3A-APC, a promising anti-stroke drug. 3 days
Clinical trial shows safety of promising TSRI stroke drug
NEWS MEDICAL A preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safely tolerate high doses of 3K3A-APC, a promising anti-stroke... 3 days
Psoriasis drug also effective at reducing aortic inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL Ustekinumab, sold under the name Stelara, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and Crohn's Disease. Researchers wanted to know if the benefits of the... 5 days
Removing globally-used anxiety drug from wastewater at low cost
PHYS.ORG A low-cost, one-step method to remove the anxiety drug Diazepam from recycled water and wastewater, using titanium dioxide nanofibers has been developed by researchers headed by University of Johannesburg's Prof... 3 days
Molecular Trojan horse delivers chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metastases. Until now, paclitaxel has only... 2 hours
FDA approves new treatment for non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Erleada (apalutamide) for the treatment of patients with prostate cancer that has not spread (non-metastatic), but that continues to grow despite treatment... 1 week
Problems with herbicide-resistant weeds become crystal clear
SCIENCE DAILY Herbicide-resistant weeds are threatening food security, but researchers are one step closer to a solution after a new discovery. They have now uncovered how penoxsulam, the active ingredient in the world's largest-selling rice herbicide,... 1 week
A synthetic cell that produces anti-cancer drugs within a tumor
PHYS.ORG Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have successfully treated a cancerous tumor using a "nano-factory" – a synthetic cell that produces anti-cancer proteins within the tumor tissue. The research,... 2 weeks
Expert lists 5 common indications that a co-worker could be suffering from addiction
NEWS MEDICAL Alcohol and drug-related deaths continue to be a problem in the UK, with the Office for National Statistics reporting that the number... 2 weeks
Is This Experimental Japanese Drug the Secret to Stopping the Flu?
LIVE SCIENCE An experimental drug, made in Japan, may be able to stop flu symptoms within 24 hours. 2 weeks
Existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes in 60% of patients
SCIENCE DAILY A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in... 1 week
Alzheimer's drug repairs brain damage after alcohol binges in rodents
SCIENCE DAILY A drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease could offer clues on how drugs might one day be able to reverse brain changes that affect learning... 1 week
Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells
PHYS.ORG A drug-carrying microsphere within a cell-bearing microcapsule could be the key to transplanting insulin-secreting pig pancreas cells into human patients whose own cells have been destroyed by type I diabetes. 2 weeks
Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells
SCIENCE DAILY A drug-carrying microsphere within a cell-bearing microcapsule could be the key to transplanting insulin-secreting pig pancreas cells into human patients whose own cells have been destroyed by type I diabetes. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Gout drug could help treat heart failure
MNT A drug used for the treatment of gout has been found to improve heart functioning in a small number of people with heart failure, researchers reveal. 2 days
Drug trafficking can support terrorist activity, but not in ways most believe
PHYS.ORG Drug trafficking does help facilitate terrorist activity, but it is more often linked to local militant groups instead of well-known international terrorist organizations, according... 3 days
Medical News Today: Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes
MNT Researchers reveal that methyldopa — a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure — could also be used for the prevention and treatment of... 1 week
Professor Jean-Charles Soria granted award for pioneering role in cancer drug development
NEWS MEDICAL The TAT 2018 Honorary Award for cancer drug development has been granted to Professor Jean-Charles Soria, for his pioneering role in cancer drug development... 2 weeks
Lung cancer drug resistance explained by computer simulations
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have used molecular simulations to understand resistance to osimertinib -- an anticancer drug used to treat types of lung cancer. 2 weeks
Trump’s budget proposal swings at drug prices with a glancing blow
NEWS MEDICAL President Donald Trump's new budget proposal flirts with combating high prescription drug prices, but industry watchers say the tweaks to Medicare and Medicaid do little more... 2 weeks
An improved anti-addiction medication
SCIENCE DAILY Drug addiction continues to plague vast numbers of people across the world, destroying and ending lives, while attempts to develop more effective pharmaceutical addiction treatments continue. Scientists now report the development of a potent new medicine to fight addiction, which... 2 days
Medical News Today: Psoriasis drug may lower heart disease risk
MNT A new study finds that a psoriasis drug might help to reduce heart disease risk. Overall, it reduced a particular risk marker by 19 percent. 4 days
An improved anti-addiction medication
PHYS.ORG Drug addiction continues to plague vast numbers of people across the world, destroying and ending lives, while attempts to develop more effective pharmaceutical addiction treatments continue. Scientists now report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society the development of... 2 days
New weakness discovered in sleeping sickness pathogen
PHYS.ORG Trypanosomes are single-celled parasites that cause diseases such as human African sleeping sickness and Nagana in animals. But they are also used in basic research as a model system to study fundamental biological questions.... 1 day
Watch this caterpillar fling its beetle attacker through the air
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Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of being social?
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Rising sea levels put Pacific salt marshes at risk for extinction, study finds
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Anthropocene began in 1965, according to signs in the world's 'loneliest tree'
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Astrophotographer captures Musk's Tesla Roadster moving through space
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The surprising benefits of oysters (and no, it's not what you're thinking)
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Artificial intelligence can help you protect your personal data
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Why Are There So Many Urban Legends About Mr. Rogers?
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Scientists have discovered how to wrap a single drop of oil—without a bottle
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What do you get when you cross an airplane with a submarine?
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NGC 3344 galaxy: A lonely beauty
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The 'Super-Ranger' badgers that may hold the key to limiting the spread of bovine TB
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Asteroid Day takes off
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Supermassive black hole model predicts characteristic light signals at cusp of collision
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First high-precision LHC measurement of W boson mass
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