Santa needs to ensure Rudolph is kept on the straight and narrow this Christmas if all the presents are to be delivered on time.
22 December, 2010
A breakthrough drug containing theobromine, an ingredient naturally present in cocoa and chocolate, is entering the final stages of human clinical trials for the treatment of persistent cough, researchers announced today. The drug is being jointly developed by SEEK, a leading UK privately-owned drug-discovery group, and could be on the market within two years.
20 December, 2010
Designing drugs to be like house guests from hell – reluctant to leave, despite their host’s best efforts - may hold the key to more effective treatment of cancers and brain diseases like Alzheimer's.
16 December, 2010
Aesica Pharmaceuticals has today announced (15th December 2010) that it has signed contracts ahead of acquiring three manufacturing sites in Germany andItaly
15 December, 2010
Company will provide open access to its rAAV GENESIS human gene-editing platform as part of strategy to generate 2500 new in vitro models of cancer, neurodegenerative cardiovascular and infectious diseases.
14 December, 2010
Astex Therapeutics, the UK-based biotechnology company developing targeted therapies for oncology and virology, today announced presentations of new data on its combinatorial oncogenic kinase inhibitor AT9283. The presentations will be made during the 52nd American Society of Hematology Meeting, 4-7th December in Orlando.
08 December, 2010
Potential new ways of treating people suffering from high blood pressure, stoke and heart disease, will be highlighted at a major international gathering of pharmacologists in London.
07 December, 2010
Vitamin D status is linked with increased risk of many chronic diseases including autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, cancers, type II diabetes and infectious diseases. This new awareness of the importance of vitamin D to overall health and the consequences of vitamin D deficiency has stimulated rapid growth in the demand for vitamin D tests at hospitals and clinics. Consequently, antibodies for use in such diagnostic tests are highly sought after within the healthcare industry.
07 December, 2010