Download PDF NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN) (“Biohaven”) announced today that it received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its product candidate verdiperstat (previously BHV-3241), a novel myeloperoxidase (MPO) inhibitor, for the treatment of multiple system atrophy (MSA). Verdiperstat […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: CC0 Public Domain Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer Research UK. The study of more than 700 melanoma patients mainly from the north of England—and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In an important step toward eradicating tuberculosis (TB), the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has signed a licensing agreement with an international biomedical firm, Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL), to market and distribute TGen’s patented Next Generation Sequencing-based TB test technology. For now, the test — called DeepChek®-TB […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers have successfully created miniature organoid brains in the labs that when attached to a spinal cord and muscles could help move the muscles. This could be beneficial in the research for debilitating conditions such as motor neurone disease, say the researchers. The results of the experiment were published in the latest issue […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with claims about their ability to treat addiction and chronic pain, including pain associated with cancer, diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia and other serious conditions. “One of our most important obligations is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Laura Miller-Graff, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Assistant Professor of Psychology. Credit: Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame How infants adjust in their first months of life depends on many factors, including what their mothers experienced while they are in utero. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF NASA has come up with a warning about herpes zoster or shingles being activated among crew aboard the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station missions. The problem was highlighted in a study that appeared in the latest issue of the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. Varicella zoster virus or varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Mar 14 2019 Dolomite Bio, a leading provider of cutting-edge single-cell technologies, today announced the launch of a new scRNA-Seq Reagent Kit to expand the Nadia Instrument portfolio. This convenient and cost-effective option is being showcased at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology 2019 General Meeting (AGBT 2019) – February 27th to […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A team of worldwide researchers including engineers from the University of Utah have received a $9.7-million grant to design and develop a new implantable device and surgical procedure for the deaf that hopefully will cut through the noise and produce much more detailed sound than traditional hearing-loss treatments. This new procedure involves the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Cancer researchers at University College Dublin (UCD) have led the development of a new test which uses urine to detect prostate cancer. Studies have so far shown the test to be 70% more specific for prostate cancer compared to the blood test currently used by doctors. If the new ‘epiCaPture’ test is further […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Mar 12 2019 Servier and Oncodesign have announced a strategic partnership for the research and development of potential drug candidates for Parkinson’s disease. This research and development partnership involves the LRRK2 kinase inhibitors derived from Oncodesign’s proprietary Nanocyclix® platform and their potential to act as therapeutic agents against Parkinson’s disease. The partnership draws […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF pretomanid Treatment for Tuberculosis — Resistant TB Medicine Pretomanid Enters Regulatory Review Process in the United States NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2019)—TB Alliance’s new drug application (NDA) for the novel tuberculosis (TB) drug candidate pretomanid has been accepted for review by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The application is […]Continue Reading ...
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Download PDF As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform. But a new study from the Google AI research group shows that physicians and algorithms working together are more effective than either alone. It’s […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Semen stored since 1968 in a laboratory in Sydney has been defrosted and successfully used to impregnate 34 Merino ewes, with the resulting live birth rate as high sperm frozen for just 12 months. “This demonstrates the clear viability of long-term frozen storage of semen. The results show that fertility is maintained despite […]Continue Reading ...
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- TGen and ABL sign agreement to distribute new TB test technology
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- Miniature brains that can move muscles, grown in the lab
- Servier and Oncodesign announce research and drug development partnership
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