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FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk

FDA OKS DIABETES DRUG FOR TYPE 2 HEART FAILURE RISK

The FDA granted a new use for diabetes drug Farxiga : to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in adults who have type...

SeaGen to Seek FDA Nod After Breast Cancer Drug Hits Goals of Key Study

SEAGEN TO SEEK FDA NOD AFTER BREAST CANCER DRUG HITS GOALS OF KEY STUDY

An experimental breast cancer drug from Seattle Genetics is headed for FDA review after the company reported a pivotal clinical trial...

 
 
 

DNA-REELING BACTERIA YIELD NEW INSIGHT ON HOW SUPERBUGS ACQUIRE DRUG-RESISTANCE

A study has revealed a protein's role in helping bacteria 'reel in' DNA from their environment to acquire new traits, such as antibiotic...

An investment firm raked in $730 million in a single day after making a huge bet on a biotech stock

AN INVESTMENT FIRM RAKED IN $730 MILLION IN A SINGLE DAY AFTER MAKING A HUGE BET ON A BIOTECH STOCK

Investment firm Baker Bros. Advisors profited $730 million Monday after its stake in Seattle Genetics soared on positive drug news,...

 
 
 
Poorly patient developed resistance to last-ditch antibiotic for killer infection in just 22 days

POORLY PATIENT DEVELOPED RESISTANCE TO LAST-DITCH ANTIBIOTIC FOR KILLER INFECTION IN JUST 22 DAYS

The unnamed three-year-old, from France, had pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a germ already strong enough to fight off...

Companies reach tentative deal to settle opioids lawsuit

COMPANIES REACH TENTATIVE DEAL TO SETTLE OPIOIDS LAWSUIT

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's...

 
 
 

SEATTLE GENETICS' BREAST CANCER DRUG HITS MARK IN PIVOTAL TRIAL

A pivotal trial of Seattle Genetics' tucatinib in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer has met its primary endpoint. The data...

AERPIO MAY HANG THE 'FOR SALE' SIGN UP, AXES CEO AFTER EYE DRUG FLOP

In a classic plot line for biotechs, Aerpio is seeking a “strategic review” for its business and assets after being hit by a trial...

 
 
 
UCB psoriasis drug beats J&J's second top-selling product in Phase III study

UCB PSORIASIS DRUG BEATS J&J'S SECOND TOP-SELLING PRODUCT IN PHASE III STUDY

Results of the BE VIVID study showed that UCB's bimekizumab showed a statistically significant improvement in skin clearance compared...

Frank Ocean is being criticized for selling an HIV prevention themed t-shirt tied to an exclusive party he hosted

FRANK OCEAN IS BEING CRITICIZED FOR SELLING AN HIV PREVENTION THEMED T-SHIRT TIED TO AN EXCLUSIVE PARTY HE HOSTED

Frank Ocean was the target of online criticism over his use of the HIV/AIDS crisis to promote a new club night and merchandise named...

 
 
 

PH-TRIGGERED ENDOSOMAL ESCAPE OF PORE-FORMING LISTERIOLYSIN O TOXIN-COATED GOLD NANOPARTICLES

A major bottleneck in drug delivery is the breakdown and degradation of the delivery system through the endosomal/lysosomal network...

Johnson & Johnson recalls single lot of Baby Powder after asbestos trace found

JOHNSON & JOHNSON RECALLS SINGLE LOT OF BABY POWDER AFTER ASBESTOS TRACE FOUND

US drug company Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it would recall a single lot of its Baby Powder in the US after the Food and Drug...

 
 
 
Johnson & Johnson just recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found asbestos. The company is facing thousands of lawsuits over the product

JOHNSON & JOHNSON JUST RECALLED A BATCH OF BABY POWDER AFTER A TEST FOUND ASBESTOS. THE COMPANY IS FACING THOUSANDS OF LAWSUITS OVER THE PRODUCT

Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration found a tiny amount of asbestos...

Police, DEA to accept e-cigarettes, vaping cartridges on Drug Take Back Day

POLICE, DEA TO ACCEPT E-CIGARETTES, VAPING CARTRIDGES ON DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

Looking to get rid of an e-cigarette or cartridge? The Drug Enforcement Administration and local police will accept them as part of...

 
 
 
Mexican president defends retreat in face of cartel violence

MEXICAN PRESIDENT DEFENDS RETREAT IN FACE OF CARTEL VIOLENCE

CULIACAN, Mexico - Mexican authorities say they backed off an attempt to capture a son of drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman...

Drug companies may pay $50 billion for their role in the opioid crisis

DRUG COMPANIES MAY PAY $50 BILLION FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE OPIOID CRISIS

Five of the many companies accused in thousands of federal and state lawsuits over the nation's opioid epidemic may settle for over...

 
 
 
Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer

EXPORT OF VIAGRA ALTERNATIVE BANNED AS SHORTAGE HITS UK SO ALPROSTADIL CAN BE USED FOR CANCER

Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit....

PLEXIUM DEBUTS WITH $28M AND A NEW TAKE ON PROTEIN DEGRADATION DRUGS

Even as researchers discover more links between specific proteins and human disease, it's still hard to find small molecules or antibodies...

 
 
 
Frank Ocean is hosting a Blonded clubnight, PrEP+

FRANK OCEAN IS HOSTING A BLONDED CLUBNIGHT, PREP+

Frank Ocean is hosting the first Blonded clubnight, PrEP+. Named after the drug that prevents the transmission of HIV, the party opens...

Acai Berry Derivatives Treats Malaria in Mice

ACAI BERRY DERIVATIVES TREATS MALARIA IN MICE

Parasite that causes malaria is developing resistance to many antimalarial drugs, including chloroquine. Acai berry could address this...