By Jonathan Weiss, Ph.D. | May 23, 2013 11:09 AM EDT
Already approved for breast cancer treatment, ABRAXANE has shown promise in increasing survival of advanced pancreatic cancer patients.
By Christie Rizk | May 23, 2013 06:15 PM EDT
Two compounds found in cinnamon may help slow or prevent the aggregation of misfolded proteins in the brain that contribute to Alzheimer's disease.
By Ansa Varughese | May 23, 2013 03:01 PM EDT
The original cancer drug Targretin failed to reduce plaque buildup in Alzheimer's disease, researchers say.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 23, 2013 02:45 PM EDT
By creating a completely artificial flu-like structure, researchers are on their way to reducing yearly flu shots to just once in a lifetime.
By Evan Winchester | May 22, 2013 08:34 PM EDT
Developers of the drug expect the FDA to soon approve a larger set of trials.
By Evan Winchester | May 22, 2013 06:39 PM EDT
Statins, the most commonly prescribed type of drug in the world, may block the benefits of exercise, a new study finds.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 22, 2013 03:57 PM EDT
After a $500 million lawsuit by the US government, the largest stakeholder speaks out.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 22, 2013 12:04 PM EDT
A new study identifies a potential remedy for cocaine addiction, already approved for use in humans, which could expedite clinical trials.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 22, 2013 10:41 AM EDT
The US Dept. of Health and Human Services signed a potentially five-year deal with the pharmaceutical giant to fight against antibiotic resistance and superbugs.
By Ashik Siddique | May 21, 2013 07:09 PM EDT
Phosphatidylserine supplements may help the brain produce proteins that are lacking in neurodegenerative disorders like familial dysautonomia and Parkinson’s disease.
By Evan Winchester | May 21, 2013 06:43 PM EDT
Side effects of the performance enhancing drugs caused physiological changes that later would lead Krieger to opt for a sex change operation.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 21, 2013 05:08 PM EDT
Treatment with the SSRI antidepressant results in a lower rate of mental stress-induced cardiac injury.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 21, 2013 03:48 PM EDT
Using an inflammation blocking therapy, clinical trials for the new drug have shown extremely positive results in patients with moderate to severe asthma.
By Justin Caba | May 21, 2013 01:22 PM EDT
A recent study claims women have a better chance of being prescribed a pain-relieving medication compared to men, regardless of pain level or age.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 21, 2013 11:54 AM EDT
Scientists make the surprising discovery that vitamin C kills the antibiotic-resistant mycobacteria behind tuberculosis.