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Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the most lethal infections in the world, resulting in over 1.5 million deaths each year. While it is currently curable, the bacteria responsible for it are fast evolving resistance to our antibiotics, thwarting attempts to keep the disease under control. Now, scientists have found a new compound that can boost the power of existing antibiotics and even reve
A new study led by scientists at Yale University has described the promising early-stage results of a new drug designed to mimic the rapid antidepressant effects of ketamine, but without that drug's dissociative psychoactive qualities. The experimental drug is currently in early phases of human testing... Continue Reading New ketamine-like drug offers antidepressant benefits without psyche
If someone is taking medication for something as important as preventing HIV, it goes without saying that they shouldn't be lackadaisical about doing so. A new electronically-augmented swallowable capsule is designed to help, by letting patients and physicians know if doses are missed... Continue Reading Electronic capsule tracks oral drug doses Category: Medical Tags: Medicat
Compelling research, led by a team from the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered a drug originally developed as a cancer treatment may be repurposed to target a variety of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's. Despite proving to be ineffective in treating cancer, the new drug has been shown to be safe for humans and early mouse studies suggest it could have p
Sega will change the voice and character model for Kyohei Hamura in the western release of Judgment, after the character's actor Pierre Taki was arrested for illegal drug use. ...
A shockwave reverberated through the Alzheimer's research community today after pharmaceutical company Biogen announced it was discontinuing two massive final phase human trials into the previously promising Alzheimer's drug aducanumab. The announcement is the latest in a long line of failed Alzheimer's drugs targeting the popular amyloid protein hypothesis... Continue Reading Another big
An entirely new cholesterol-lowering drug is on track for broad clinical approval after the latest trial results to be published reveal it is both safe and effective when administered in conjunction with commonly prescribed statins... Continue Reading Positive human trial results for promising new cholesterol-lowering drug Category: Medical Tags: Cardiovascular Choles
It's a sad fact that past the age of about 35, we begin to progressively lose muscle mass. This can be somewhat offset through exercise, although most people still generally tend to get weaker as they get older. A new drug could help, as it's been shown to increase muscle size and strength in elderly mice... Continue Reading Muscle-maintaining drug has potential to help seniors stay spry
It's a sad fact that past the age of about 35, we begin to progressively lose muscle mass. This can be somewhat offset through exercise, although most people still generally tend to get weaker as they get older. A new drug could help, as it's been shown to increase muscle size and strength in elderly mice... Continue Reading Muscle-maintaining drug may help seniors stay spry Category: Hea
Chemotherapy drugs are effective at killing cancer cells – but unfortunately, they're also pretty good at killing healthy cells. Making these drugs more selective for tumors is a key area of research, and now a team at ETH Zurich has found a way to keep a common treatment – platinum nanoparticles – on target... Continue Reading New chemo drug keeps platinum nanoparticles on target for live


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