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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) call for action over shortages of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have called for action from government and pharmaceutical companies to address ongoing issues with the supply of...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by A judge in Oklahoma has said that Johnson & Johnson must pay for the part it played in fuelling the opioid crisis

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it’s possible to produce a compound with anti-cancer properties directly from feverfew – a common flowering garden plant.

Prime Minister announces plans for attracting top scientists to the UK
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by In the announcement, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he will ask the Home Office and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to work closely with...

Discovery could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 by A small protein previously associated with cell dysfunction and death plays a critical role in repairing breaks in DNA, according to new research led by scientists at Oregon Health...

New therapeutic targets identified for lung cancer
Monday, July 29, 2019 by Researchers have just discovered why inactive LKB1 results in cancer development

US senators introduce bipartisan bill to reduce drug prices
Friday, July 26, 2019 by The Senate Finance Committee has just introduced a bill aimed at lowering the prices paid by Medicare for pharmaceutical drugs

Cancer drug data release set to power next wave of therapeutic discovery
Friday, July 26, 2019 by This week the Genomics of Drug Sensitivity in Cancer project has released the results of four years of intense data gathering and exploration which will power genetic research into...

New bee sting vaccine to prevent allergic reactions
Friday, July 19, 2019 by A powerful bee sting vaccine designed to eliminate the risk of a severe allergic reaction to European honeybee venom has successfully completed a human trial in South Australia

New proposed gene therapy for heart arrhythmia
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have created the first human tissue model of an inherited heart arrhythmia, replicating two patients’ abnormal heart rhythms in a dish, and...

New way to make cancer self-destruct
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 by For years, researchers have been attempting to target a gene called MYC that is known to drive tumour growth in multiple cancer types when it is mutated or over-expressed. However,...

Statin users have an elevated risk of diabetes
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Statins are one of the most widely prescribed medications but there is ongoing concern they are associated with new‐onset‐diabetes (NOD) development

Remote-controlled drug delivery implant for chronic disease management
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Chronic diseases, such as hypertension and rheumatoid arthritis are persistent conditions, which require lifelong management

Global opportunity to reduce antibiotic waste
Thursday, June 20, 2019 by As leaders gather for the International Ministerial Conference on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), hosted by the government of The Netherlands and organised in close cooperation with...

Sanofi and Google collaborate to set up healthcare innovation lab
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by Sanofi and Google are set to establish a virtual innovation lab to tap emerging data technologies as part of a new project. Both companies will use digital technologies to...

ConcePTION: ‘Building a pan-European ecosystem for generating, monitoring, and providing robust information on medication safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding’
Saturday, June 15, 2019 by In April of this year, a landmark public private partnership called ConcePTION, jointly led by Novartis and the University Medical Center Utrecht, was awarded a five-year grant by...

GSK strikes $67 million deal with the University of California, Berkley
Friday, June 14, 2019 by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will collaborate with the University Of California (UC), Berkeley to use gene-editing tool CRISPR to look at the ways in which gene mutations cause disease.

Diabetes drug alleviates anxiety in mice
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by The antidiabetic medication metformin reduces anxiety-like behaviours in male mice by increasing serotonin availability in the brain, according to a study published in the Journal...

Choosing the right drug to fight cancer
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 by Canadian researchers have just discovered a molecular mechanism that drives cancer progression, providing the possibility for the use of precision medicine whereby patients are matched...

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