Drug Development

Building off decades of previous research and technical breakthroughs, researchers have discovered a new way to rapidly screen millions of human antibodies.
3:29pm
1.17.2018
New research suggests that stinging nettles and ants may contain a substance that could aid in cancer treatment.
3:44pm
1.9.2018
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An old drug supercharged by researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world's most dangerous superbugs.
by University Of Queensland
10:32am
1.5.2018
Researchers show how to activate only one kind of brain receptor vital for pain relief, a key step in the creation of better pain medications
by University of North Carolina Health Care
3:41pm
1.4.2018
Dynamic structural features in a key protein used in drug design may lead to new ways to target diseases.
by Scripps Research Institute
10:13am
1.2.2018
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Scientists still have a long way to go before trying this approach in humans.
by Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2:22pm
12.20.2017
The vaccine produced antibodies against other commonly misused opioids, including hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and codeine.
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3:35pm
12.18.2017
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Their methods also can be used to design additional custom peptides with arbitrary shapes on demand.
by University of Washington Health Sciences
12:40pm
12.15.2017
The best candidates are quickly evaluated both for effective killing and toxicity to humans and can be produced on a large scale.
by Arizona State University
9:57am
12.14.2017
Chronic pain lingers, affecting the patient long after an injury has healed.
by University of Utah Health
9:53am
11.29.2017
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Researchers are sending tiny drug-laden nanoparticles on a mission to seek and destroy cancer stem cells.
by University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3:44pm
11.27.2017
Zika virus remains a major global health risk.
by Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
7:48am
11.17.2017
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Efforts continue to enhance the vaccine's efficacy and duration of protection against malaria.
by Scripps Research Institute
12:53pm
11.16.2017
Previous studies have tried using immunotherapies for type 1 diabetes, aiming to curb the autoimmune attack on the body's islet cells.
by Boston's Children's Hospital
2:13pm
11.15.2017
The researchers were able to demonstrate the practical utility of their new device by monitoring the beating pattern of heart cells.
by Kyoto University
9:31am
11.6.2017
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The scientists worked with polymer molecules that contain a water-soluble portion and a non-water-soluble portion.
by University of New South Wales
8:58am
11.1.2017
The subtype of influenza in this study, called H3N2, is one of several subtypes shown to mutate when grown in chicken eggs.
by The Scripps Research Institute
9:53am
10.31.2017
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Candida albicans is a notorious human fungal pathogen that causes thrush and serious systemic infections.
by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
8:50am
10.30.2017
Several technologies allow scientists to generate and study single axons in the lab, but none are effective at creating nerve fascicles.
by University of Tokyo
2:02pm
10.27.2017
Focused ultrasound waves are those with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing.
by Virginia Tech
1:17pm
10.26.2017
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Resistance to antibiotics is becoming increasingly prevalent and threatens to undermine healthcare systems across the globe.
by University of Bristol
9:40am
10.23.2017
The researchers identified arsenic trioxide from 650 compounds that could be potentially used against glioblastoma.
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10:14am
10.18.2017
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The studies used a series of experiments to identify key pathways and mechanisms previously unknown or overlooked in the body's defenses.
by UC San Diego
9:35am
10.18.2017
Vitamin B6-dependent proteins are part of a diverse group of enzymes that conduct over a hundred different chemical reactions in cells.
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:00am
10.17.2017
Coral reefs harbor an incredible diversity of life, both sea creatures we can see and microbial life that we cannot.
by San Diego State University
12:50pm
10.12.2017
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A powerful new way of analyzing how drugs interact with molecules in the body could aid the design of better treatments with fewer side-effects.
by University of East Anglia
12:15pm
10.5.2017
The two anti-flu super-antibodies on which these peptides are based, called FI6v3 and CR9114, were discovered in 2011 and 2012.
by Scripps Research Institute
7:00am
9.29.2017
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Improperly prescribed antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose serious threats to public health.
by NIST
1:26pm
9.22.2017
Bone is the second most grafted tissue after blood and is used in reconstructive, maxillofacial and orthopedic surgeries.
by University of Glasgow
9:54am
9.12.2017
The findings could lead to new treatments for psoriasis, a common autoimmune skin disease.
by Emory Health Sciences
10:04am
9.11.2017
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