Drug Development


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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