Drug Development


elmiron-oct14.jpg Elmiron, the only FDA-approved oral drug to treat interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome, has been found to be associated with a vision-threatening eye condition, according to a new study.

hiv-sept24.jpg HIV is a disease for which there is no cure. However, an antiretroviral therapy regimen, which is usually a combination of drugs, can reduce the amount of virus in the blood to undetectable levels, and help the HIV-infected people live a long and healthy life - but there's a catch.

brain-sept19.jpg Popular mobile games can provide useful information about the user's cognitive function, a new study done by researchers at the University of Kent reveals.

alzheimers-sept17.jpg Tai-Yen Chen, a chemist at the University of Houston is investigating the link between copper protein molecules in the brain cells and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

alzheimers-sept16.jpg A new study done by researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests that how quickly a person's pupil dilates while taking cognitive tests may reflect the increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.

tea-sept13.jpg A recent study conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore and collaborators from the University of Essex and the University of Cambridge suggests that drinking tea regularly improves brain health.

ecigerette-sept13.jpg A recent study done by the researchers at the University of Utah Health has revealed the presence of large immune cells containing numerous oily droplets, called lipid-laden macrophages, within the lungs of people using E-cigarettes

sleeping-sept03.jpg   Researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, the University of Manchester, and the Massachusetts General Hospital conducted MR analysis of nearly half-a-million UK Biobank participants to find out the relation between the amount of sleep one has and the risk of Myocardial infarction or MI, also known as heart attack.

adf-083019.jpg After analyzing the effects of four-weeks of alternate day fasting, the researchers found that it was more than just a weight loss program. The results showed amazing positive impacts on cholesterol, blood pressure, and abdominal fat.

hiv-july03.jpg Finding a cure for AIDS has been elusive. That said, there is always some hope as a new study aimed at finding a magic bullet to cure HIV has shown some promising results.

brain-may13.jpg Glioblastoma is an aggressive type of cancer in adults that primarily develops in the cerebral hemispheres of the brain. There is no cure yet for glioblastoma. A discovery by researchers from the University of Helsinki led by Professor Pirjo Laakkonen raises hopes of a potential treatment for this lethal brain cancer.

californiayerbasanta-feb25.jpg Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a compound in a plant with potential in the treatment of Alzheimer's.

lemtrada-nov30.jpg The FDA is warning consumers about the risk of rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck associated with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada, chemically known as Alemtuzumab. These problems can lead to permanent disability and even death.

scientistlab-oct24.jpg A team of researchers, led by Principal Investigator Jan Gruber from Yale-NUS College, claims to have discovered a drug cocktail that not only increases healthy lifespan but also delays the rate of ageing - not in humans though - but for now in a microscopic nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.

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