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REPURPOSING A GLP-1 DIABETES DRUG TO SLOW PARKINSON'S DISEASE

GLP-1 receptor agonists make up a well-established class of treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Because of their possible actions on nerve...

5 Reasons to Get into Intermittent Fasting - and 5 Ways To Do It

5 REASONS TO GET INTO INTERMITTENT FASTING - AND 5 WAYS TO DO IT

For thousands of years, fasting - the practice of voluntarily abstaining from food and drink for a prescribed period - has been used...

 
 
 
Drug Scandal Shakes China's Vaccine Industry to Halt Rabies Vaccine

DRUG SCANDAL SHAKES CHINA'S VACCINE INDUSTRY TO HALT RABIES VACCINE

China's largest manufacturer of vaccines Changsheng biotechnology has involved in a drug scandal which caused outrage nationwide. The...

Are doctors bribed by pharma? An analysis of data

ARE DOCTORS BRIBED BY PHARMA? AN ANALYSIS OF DATA

By Rafael Fonseca MD & John A Tucker MBA, PhD A Critical Analysis of a Recent Study by Hadland and colleagues Association studies that...

 
 
 
Changing Completely to Second-line Type 2 Diabetic Drugs Increases Risk of Major Complications

CHANGING COMPLETELY TO SECOND-LINE TYPE 2 DIABETIC DRUGS INCREASES RISK OF MAJOR COMPLICATIONS

Treatment with certain antidiabetic drugs could make a type 2 diabetic person have an increased risk of complications.

Bio Roundup: Drug Prices, CRISPR Caveats, Rubius IPO Pop & More

BIO ROUNDUP: DRUG PRICES, CRISPR CAVEATS, RUBIUS IPO POP & MORE

After nearly two years of all smoke, no fire around President Trump's promise to curtail drug prices, there's finally some glimmer...

 
 
 
Pharma giant Merck just lowered the prices of some of its medications

PHARMA GIANT MERCK JUST LOWERED THE PRICES OF SOME OF ITS MEDICATIONS

AP Merck said Thursday that it would lower the price of some of its medications including its hepatitis C drug Zepatier by 60%. The...

Fresh Off Bristol Buyout, IFM Backers Raise $31M to Plot a Second Strike

FRESH OFF BRISTOL BUYOUT, IFM BACKERS RAISE $31M TO PLOT A SECOND STRIKE

Nearly one year ago, biotech startup IFM Therapeutics sold some of its assets to Bristol-Myers Squibb for $300 million. But IFM's founders...

 
 
 
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry

POLITICAL IMPACT LINGERS AFTER TWO MAIN EVENTS IN MEAT INDUSTRY

Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum...

New Drug Made from Chili Peppers May Benefit Weight Loss Treatment

NEW DRUG MADE FROM CHILI PEPPERS MAY BENEFIT WEIGHT LOSS TREATMENT

New anti-obesity drug made from capsaicin in chili peppers an improve weight loss and metabolic health in mice eating a high-fat diet.

 
 
 
New jab to help patients at risk of going blind from common condition

NEW JAB TO HELP PATIENTS AT RISK OF GOING BLIND FROM COMMON CONDITION

Tocilizumab, a drug that targets a chemical responsible for inflammation, could help countless people with giant cell arteritis .

The natural painkiller growing in your backyard: Wild lettuce is similar to morphine

THE NATURAL PAINKILLER GROWING IN YOUR BACKYARD: WILD LETTUCE IS SIMILAR TO MORPHINE

Pain is one of the most common symptoms of an injury or disease, and prescription drugs such as opioids that are used for pain relief...

 
 
 
Former Ohio court employee admits to helping drug dealers

FORMER OHIO COURT EMPLOYEE ADMITS TO HELPING DRUG DEALERS

The former Ohio clerk of courts worker received $1,000 each time she warned drug criminals of search warrants, authorities said.

Drug Filled Nanobubbles can Help Kill Cancer Cells

DRUG FILLED NANOBUBBLES CAN HELP KILL CANCER CELLS

Anti-cancer drugs encapsulated in Nano Bubbles can be designed so that the drug is delivered right at the spot and when we need it...

 
 
 

PEGYLATED SELF-ASSEMBLED ENZYME-RESPONSIVE NANOPARTICLES FOR EFFECTIVE TARGETED THERAPY AGAINST LUNG TUMORS

Matrix-metalloproteinases, which are overexpressed in many types of cancer, can be applied to improve the bioavailability of chemotherapeutic...

 
 
 

MIRATI THERAPEUTICS: DIRECTOR/SR. DIRECTOR, MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Mirati Therapeutics: SUMMARY: The Drug Discovery team at Mirati is responsible for the invention, optimization and characterization...

PLIANT PICKS UP $62M TO TEST LUNG, LIVER FIBROSIS DRUG IN THE CLINIC

The cause of fibrosis, the hardening and thickening of connective tissue in organs, isn't known and it has few treatments. Pliant Therapeutics...

 
 
 

NETPREDICTOR: R AND SHINY PACKAGE TO PERFORM DRUG-TARGET NETWORK ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION OF MISSING LINKS

Netpredictor is an R package for prediction of missing links in any given unipartite or bipartite network. The package provides utilities...

FDA recalls blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk

FDA RECALLS BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE DUE TO POTENTIAL CANCER RISK

A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure has been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.