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Pharmacist admits stealing drugs from veterans facility  ABC NEWS · 59 minutes
The former chief pharmacist at a medical facility for veterans in Pennsylvania has admitted stealing more than 12,000 doses of medication to fuel his own drug addictions more
Study reveals dual effects of new osteoporosis therapy on bone tissue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. A recent analysis of results from a clinical trial reveals the beneficial... more
Natural ingredients in supplements, nutraceuticals get a new type of barcode  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Increasingly, shoppers are choosing nutraceuticals, cosmetics and herbal remedies with natural ingredients, and these products are readily available in many drug stores and supermarkets. But some... more
Ultraviolet light-based coating shows promise in self-disinfecting surfaces in medical facilities, public areas  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The World Health Organization warns that antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest global threats and predicts that worldwide death rates from... more
How the antibiotic chloramphenicol causes damage to eukaryotes  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
A group of scientists from Japan led by Professor Takashi Kamakura of Tokyo University of Science has demonstrated the molecular and cellular basis of the toxic effects of the antibiotic chloramphenicol on... more
Novel combination therapy shown to be safe and effective for prostate cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
A novel therapy using two targeted treatments for prostate cancer has been shown to maximize efficacy while reducing side effects according to... more
New class of radiopharmaceuticals offer fresh perspective on cancer imaging, theranostics  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Research presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging describes a new class of radiopharmaceuticals, named radiohybrids, that offer... more
Using Light Scattering to Characterize Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Harnessing the interactions between DNA, RNA, and proteins holds much promise for detecting biomarkers, diagnosing disease, and improving cancer-targeting therapeutics. Quantifying these interactions is essential for understanding and controlling their biomolecular mechanisms. more
Stability Testing of Therapeutic Proteins using DLS and Machine Learning  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
PIPPI scientists from different fields are developing methodologies, tools, and databases to guide the rational formulation of robust protein-based therapeutics. Their overall goal is to develop a database... more
UAB scientists identify new target for drug intervention in Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified an enzyme in the brain that may be an intriguing target for interventions against Alzheimer's disease... more
Tapping into the way cells communicate  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
For the first time, scientists can record cells communicating in real time, opening the floodgates for new developments in cell therapy and other areas within cell biology. more
Study discusses beneficial effects of antibody therapy that targets sclerostin  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Sclerostin is a protein produced by osteocytes in the bone that inhibits bone formation. A recent analysis of results from a clinical trial reveals the beneficial effects of... more
New model could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic, combat disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A new mathematical model of the structure of networks could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic flow and combat sexually... more
High prevalence of multiresistant intestinal bacteria in Vietnamese hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Around half of patients admitted to hospital in Vietnam are carriers of multiresistant intestinal bacteria, which are resistant to carbapenems, a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics. more
Medical News Today: What to know about cyclosporine  MNT · 10 hours
Cyclosporine is a prescription drug that works to suppress the immune system. It can help treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. This article looks at its uses, dosage, side effects, and risks. more
Researchers develop simple blood test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Researchers from Lund University, together with the Roche pharmaceutical company, have used a method to develop a new blood marker capable of detecting whether or not a person has Alzheimer's... more
Common antidepressants interact with opioid med to lessen pain relief  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Common antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, according to a new study. These findings have important implications for... more
Medical News Today: What to know about Xeljanz  MNT · 16 hours
Xeljanz is a prescription medication that treats rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. This article provides an overview of its uses, how it works, and side effect warnings. more
These fungi drug cicadas with psilocybin or amphetamine to make them mate nonstop  SCIENCE-NEWS · 19 hours
Massospora fungi use a compound found in magic mushrooms or an amphetamine to drive infected cicadas to mate and mate and mate. more
Remote-controlled drug delivery implant size of grape may help chronic disease management  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
People with chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and heart disease may one day forego the daily regimen of pills and, instead, receive a scheduled... more
Cannabis ingredient shows promise as potential antibiotic for superbugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
Researches at the University of Queensland in Australia have discovered that a topical formulation containing cannabidiol (CBD) is effective at killing bacterial skin infections. more
Plant foods may transmit antibiotic-resistant superbugs to humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
Researchers have revealed that plant foods may be transmitting antibiotic resistance to the gut microbiome. more
Finding missing network links could help develop new drugs, stop disease, ease traffic  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
A new mathematical model of the structure of networks could help find new cancer drugs, speed up traffic flow and combat sexually... more
Survivors of childhood brain tumors experience lasting cognitive and socioeconomic burdens  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Survivors of childhood brain tumors who received radiotherapy and were very young at the time of diagnosis may experience cognitive and socioeconomic burdens decades after treatment,... more
Cholesterol medication could invite diabetes, study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
A study of thousands of patients' health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and... more
Widely available antibiotics could be used in the treatment of 'superbug' MRSA  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration. more
Climate change puts health at risk and economists have the right prescription  PHYS.ORG · 24 hours
Doctors and economists may seem like strange partners. We spend our days working on very different problems in very different settings. But climate change... more
PhoreMost and C4XD sign neurodegeneration drug discovery collaboration agreement  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
PhoreMost Limited, the UK-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to drugging ‘undruggable’ disease targets, and C4X Discovery Holdings plc, a pioneering drug discovery company, today announced they have signed a neurodegeneration drug... more
Atomwise and Enamine launch 10 billion compound virtual drug screening initiative  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Atomwise, Inc. today announced the launch of a 10 billion compound AI-powered virtual drug screening initiative, the 10-to-the-10 program, in collaboration with Enamine Ltd., the world’s... more
Medical News Today: These common drugs may increase dementia risk  MNT · 1 day
Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half. more
Cholesterol-lowering drugs could increase risk of developing diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A study of thousands of patients' health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. more
Women more likely to suffer from long-term cognitive impairment after brain tumor radiation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Young women who undergo radiation therapy to treat a pediatric brain tumor are more likely to suffer from long-term cognitive impairment than... more
Remote-controlled drug delivery implant size of grape may help chronic disease management  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
People with chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and heart disease may one day forego the daily regimen of pills and, instead, receive a scheduled... more
Medical News Today: How does methotrexate affect pregnancy?  MNT · 1 day
It is not safe to take methotrexate during pregnancy. The drug affects folic acid levels in the body and can lead to birth abnormalities. In this article, we look at the effects... more
New promising approach repairs system of blood vessels following stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Following a stroke, antibodies that inhibit the signaling molecule Nogo-A can help repair blood vessels in the affected brain regions. more
Interim scan during therapy helps guide prostate cancer treatment, shows research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
New prostate cancer research shows that adding an interim scan during therapy can help guide a patient's treatment. more
Family Doctors play key role in imparting health education on advanced therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A recent study conducted jointly by the Tissue Engineering Research Group of the Department of Histology and the Family Medicine Unit of the University... more
Engineered cell evolution may provide a path to reduce chemotherapy resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A significant problem when treating cancer patients remains drug resistance, which often causes chemotherapy treatments to ultimately fail. more
New therapy targets gut bacteria to prevent and reverse food allergies  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study identifies the species of bacteria in the human infant gut that protect against food allergies, finding changes associated with the development of food... more
Can deprescribing drugs linked to cognitive impairment actually reduce risk of dementia?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists call for randomized deprescribing trials to address anticholinergic drug use as a potentially modifiable and reversible risk factor for dementia, a growing public... more
Interim scan during prostate cancer therapy helps guide treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New prostate cancer research shows that adding an interim scan during therapy can help guide a patient's treatment. Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of patients with... more
Suit: Generic drug makers used code to fix price increases  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Representatives from some of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers used code words to collude with competitors to divvy up market share and coordinate price increases more
'Nanoemulsion' gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create nanoemulsions, very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another. They also developed a way to... more
Widely available antibiotics could be used in the treatment of 'superbug' MRSA  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration led by scientists at the University of Cambridge... more
Walgreens to provide drug disposal packets free to customers  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Walgreens is now providing a free way to help customers dispose of unused drugs at each of its more than 9,500 U.S. locations more
A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment  MIT · 2 days
Crystallized drug prevents immune system rejection of transplanted pancreatic islet cells. more
Natural antibiotic made by Tübingen researchers interacts with human defense mechanisms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The natural antibiotic Lugdunin, discovered three years ago by Tübingen researchers, attacks pathogenic bacteria in several different ways simultaneously. more
Natural antibiotic's multi-level attack strategy prevents resistance  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The natural antibiotic lugdunin, discovered three years ago by Tübingen researchers, attacks pathogenic bacteria in several different ways simultaneously. It also interacts with the defense mechanisms of the human body, according to a recent... more
Fingerprint spectroscopy within a millisecond  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
To guarantee high quality pharmaceuticals, manufacturers need not only to control the purity and concentration of their own products, but also those of their suppliers. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF have developed... more
Diabetes drug can halve the risk of late miscarriage, preterm births for women with PCOS  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Metformin can halve the risk of late miscarriage and preterm births for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. more
Unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices may contribute to escalating expenses  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but a perspective published by the Journal of the American... more
New chemoimmunotherapy regimen for aggressive form of lymphoma gets FDA approval  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... more
The solution to antibiotic resistance could be in your kitchen sponge  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, living in their kitchen sponges. As the threat of antibiotic... more
Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation of normal anti-cancer functions,... more
A New Hope: Seal Learns To Sing Star Wars Theme  NPR · 3 days
Researchers say teaching seals to copy melodies might help inform speech therapy for humans. more
Cannabidiol is a powerful new antibiotic  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae), with potency similar to that of established antibiotics such as vancomycin... more
The solution to antibiotic resistance could be in your kitchen sponge  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, living in their kitchen sponges. As the threat of antibiotic resistance increases, bacteriophages, or phages for short, may... more
Prolonged transmission of a resistant bacterial strain in a Northern California hospital  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have used whole genome sequencing (WGS) to demonstrate transmission of a single bacterial strain that possessed a carbapenem-resistance gene in a northern California... more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. more
Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease. more
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 3 days
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
Medical News Today: Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression  MNT · 3 days
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus. more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
Researchers unlock mystery of immunosuppressive drug's biosynthesis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Mycophenolic acid (MPA), discovered in 1893, was the first natural antibiotic to be isolated and crystallized in human history. more
'Michael Jackson drug' still prompts curiosity from patients  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The drug that killed Michael Jackson 10 years ago remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals more
Reforming pharmacy benefit manager practices may lead to drug cost savings  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices also may... more
Dissemination of pathogenic bacteria by university student's cell phones  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New research has demonstrated the presence of S. aureus in 40% of the cell phones of students sampled at a university. S. aureus is a common cause of hospital and... more
Traditional fluid flow observations may miss the big picture  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Before and after comparisons don't tell the full story of chemical reactions in flowing fluids, such as those in drug delivery systems. more
Combination of drugs may combat deadly drug-resistant fungus  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Microbiologists have shown that a combination of anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medications may be an effective weapon against the recently discovered multidrug resistant, Candida auris (C. auris). more
Medical News Today: Gut bacteria can alter how well a medication works  MNT · 4 days
New research uses the example of a Parkinson's disease drug to show how gut bacteria can influence the efficacy of certain medications. more
Gut bacteria can alter how well a medication works  MNT · 4 days
New research uses the example of a Parkinson's disease drug to show how gut bacteria can influence the efficacy of certain medications. more
A new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
An enzyme that modifies chemicals formed in the body by alcohol, tobacco, and certain foods may be a new target for treating Parkinson's disease. The altered compounds, the researchers found,... more
Antibiotic resistance in spore-forming probiotic bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research has found that six probiotic Bacillus strains are resistant to several antibiotics. Genetic analysis of other Bacillus strains has shown genes that contribute to antibiotic resistance towards various types of drugs and methods in... more
Antibiotic resistance in spore-forming probiotic bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
New research has found that six probiotic Bacillus strains are resistant to several antibiotics. Genetic analysis of other Bacillus strains has shown genes that contribute to antibiotic resistance towards various types of drugs and methods in... more
Mystery of immunosuppressive drug's biosynthesis finally unlocked  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Mycophenolic acid (MPA), discovered in 1893, was the first natural antibiotic to be isolated and crystallized in human history. Today, this fungal metabolite has been developed into multiple first-line immunosuppressive drugs to control immunologic... more
Most preferred drug for HIV may not be as safe as suggested  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A study lead by researchers at the Institute of HIV Research, Medical Faculty of UDE and University Hospital Essen, stumbled over a potential toxicity... more
“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin  MIT · 5 days
Novel materials made with FDA-approved components could deliver large payloads of active ingredients. more
Lean manufacturing methods spur innovations in the testing of drug delivery devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The number of people who live with diabetes is on the rise. By estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO), one in eleven people... more
Timed release of curcumin inhibits cancer cell growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy... more
'Nanoemulsion' gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another liquid, known as nanoemulsions. Such emulsions are... more
Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As opioid addiction and deadly overdoses escalated into an epidemic across the U.S., thousands of surgeons continued to hand out far more pills than needed for postoperative pain relief, according to a KHN-Johns Hopkins analysis of... more
Nanoemulsion gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin  nanowerk · 5 days
Novel materials made with FDA-approved components could deliver large payloads of active ingredients. more
Chemotherapy can wreak havoc on the heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cheryl Krafft was diagnosed with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and was put on a very high-powered chemotherapy regimen to rid her body of the cancer. What she was not counting on was... more
Researchers report new way for creating tracers used with medical imaging  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In an advance for medical imaging, scientists from University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers to better... more
Targeted therapies benefit many elderly patients with metastatic kidney cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Many elderly patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma-who are often underrepresented in clinical trials to treat the kidney cancer-are seeing overall survival benefits from treatment with targeted therapies,... more
Medical News Today: What to know about pulmonary tuberculosis  MNT · 5 days
Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a serious bacterial infection of the lungs. Symptoms include a persistent bad cough, chest pain, and breathlessness. TB can be life-threatening if a person does not... more
Flying insects in hospitals harbor pathogenic bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
More than 50% of bacteria recovered from flying insects in a group of English hospitals were resistant to one or more antibiotics, posing a potential infection risk to patients, according to a new study. more
Psoriasis patients frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms, according to survey results published by dermatologists from the George Washington... more
Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
CA19-9 is a complex sugar structure that coats proteins. Elevated levels of CA19-9 was found to cause inflammation in the pancreas in mice and promote rapid... more
Psoriasis patients turn to alternative medicine when traditional treatments fail  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A recent survey from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms when traditional... more
Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers to better track pharmaceuticals in the body as well as image diseases, such as cancer, and other medical... more
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