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Pharma / Biotech News

How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash

A reaction to amoxicillin, a medication used to treat bacterial infections, causes an amoxicillin rash. A side effect of amoxicillin can be a rash that may be mild or severe. Treatment options include medication, applying oatmeal to the rash, and drinking plenty of water. Learn more about an amoxicillin rash here.

Posted on 14 July 2018 | 11:00 am

Cancer: 'Intelligent drug delivery' is on its way

Scientists have demonstrated a precision targeting system that only releases anticancer drugs when it encounters two tumor conditions in the right order.

Posted on 9 July 2018 | 3:00 pm

Prostate cancer: New drug for aggressive, resistant cases

Enzalutamide reduced metastasis or death risk by 71 percent in phase III trial of castration-resistant nonmetastatic prostate cancer with escalating PSA.

Posted on 29 June 2018 | 4:00 pm

Could blocking these proteins stop breast cancer?

A study suggests that blocking certain epigenetic proteins with drugs could prevent women at high risk of breast cancer from developing the disease.

Posted on 19 June 2018 | 4:00 pm

Type 2 diabetes: New pill could 'mimic the effects of surgery'

A material that temporarily coats the small intestine and can be taken in pill form before a meal reduced glucose response by 47 percent in rats.

Posted on 12 June 2018 | 4:00 pm

This 'light-activated' drug could treat Parkinson's

A drug activated in the brain using light delivered by implanted optical fiber improved motor function and reduced Parkinson's symptoms in mice.

Posted on 11 June 2018 | 4:00 pm

Atherosclerosis: Could there be a best time of day for medication?

New research finds that the biological processes of atherosclerosis vary according to time of day and may have implications for timing of medication.

Posted on 4 June 2018 | 4:00 pm

One shot may block chemo pain for several weeks

One injection of a protein into the spines of mice reversed pain states induced by chemotherapy for 2 months by altering pain processes in cells.

Posted on 29 May 2018 | 4:00 pm

Could Viagra and a flu shot kill cancer?

A Viagra, Cialis, and inactivated flu vaccine combination reduced cancer spread in a mouse model of post-surgery metastasis by helping the immune system.

Posted on 21 May 2018 | 4:00 pm

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

A compound that targets a unique structure in cancer cell nuclei and has links to metastasis potential stopped cancer spread and extended survival in mice.

Posted on 18 May 2018 | 4:00 pm

Cancer: New drug may fight treatment resistance

A new drug that blocks a molecule that cancer cells rely on for transcribing genetic information shows promise in tackling treatment-resistant tumors.

Posted on 12 April 2018 | 2:00 pm

'Natural insecticide' kills advanced prostate cancer cells

Scientists identify a class of drugs that selectively targets and kills advanced prostate cancer cells that lack the tumor-suppressor protein PTEN.

Posted on 4 April 2018 | 2:00 pm

Prostate cancer: How a full stomach could improve treatment

A new study finds that the prostate cancer drug Zytiga is more effective, as well as cheaper, when taken with food, as opposed to on an empty stomach.

Posted on 2 April 2018 | 7:00 am

Alzheimer's: This antibody may halt brain injury

A study shows how an antibody that targets the APOE protein halved brain levels of plaque in mice with Alzheimer's disease without harming APOE in the blood.

Posted on 28 March 2018 | 2:00 pm

Many non-antibiotic drugs can alter gut bacteria

A new study reveals that many marketed non-antibiotic drugs affect the growth of bacteria in the human gut and may contribute to antibiotic resistance.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 2:00 pm

Targeting these brain cells may aid weight loss

Scientists may have found a new obesity treatment, after exploring mice's 'feed or flee' responses and finding that they could target the 'control switch.'

Posted on 19 March 2018 | 7:00 am

How an existing diabetes drug controls pancreatic cancer

A new study suggests that targeting the RET signaling pathway with metformin might offer a new way to stop the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer.

Posted on 15 March 2018 | 2:00 pm

New drug could reduce hot flashes 'by 72 percent'

Fresh analysis of trial data finds that a new class of drug rapidly reduces severity and frequency of hot flashes and other symptoms in menopausal women.

Posted on 14 March 2018 | 2:00 pm

Autism: Anti-cancer drug may improve social behavior

Romidepsin, a compound that is already approved for treating cancer, reversed social deficits in a mouse model of autism by restoring gene expression.

Posted on 13 March 2018 | 2:00 pm

Antidepressants: Do they really work?

The debate over whether antidepressants can really help to tackle depression has been rife. We take a closer look at the evidence.

Posted on 7 March 2018 | 3:00 pm

Could an existing drug halt Parkinson's disease?

A new Parkinson's study suggests that drugs for treating a rare genetic disorder may be effective in targeting toxic alpha-synuclein clusters in neurons.

Posted on 7 February 2018 | 2:00 pm

Alzheimer's: 'Triple-action' diabetes drug shows promise as treatment

A type 2 diabetes drug that activates three growth factor receptors achieved significant reversal of memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

Posted on 2 January 2018 | 2:00 pm

Progressive MS: Antidepressant identified as promising treatment

After screening hundreds of generic drugs, researchers find that clomipramine targets three drivers of progressive multiple sclerosis in mice and cells.

Posted on 22 December 2017 | 2:00 pm

Diabetes: Synthetic beta cells could lead to skin patch treatment

Artificial beta cells that release insulin when blood sugar levels rise above normal show promise as a future treatment for diabetes.

Posted on 30 October 2017 | 4:00 pm

Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects

Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do.

Posted on 25 August 2017 | 7:00 am

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