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Too Many 'Me-Too' Cancer Drugs? FDA Official Asks
Too Many 'Me-Too' Cancer Drugs? FDA Official Asks
A new type of cancer drug that takes the brakes off the body's immune system has given drugmakers some remarkable wins against the deadly disease, but a top U.S. regulator says too many companies are focused on the same approach.
Technology And Medicine: New Treatments For Diabetes Patients
Technology And Medicine: New Treatments For Diabetes Patients
The technological revolution continues to foster advances in medicine at an increasingly rapid rate. In diabetes treatment, monitoring and care, state-of-the-art "gadgets" have made the management of this disease easier and allowed and encouraged more ...
In Development: New Generation of Superbug Drugs
In Development: New Generation of Superbug Drugs
New research published in the journal Nature reveals the mechanism by which drug-resistant bacterial cells maintain a defensive barrier. The findings pave the way for a new wave of drugs that kill superbugs by bringing down their defensive walls rather...
Can We Find New Uses For Old Drugs?
Can We Find New Uses For Old Drugs?
Humans have been “repurposing” for centuries. Today we turn old churches into museums, schoolhouses into condos, old tires into artificial turf, and plastic bottles into dress pants. Drugs have become a new and exciting target for this acti...
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
People who use powerful drugs called systemic glucocorticoids are at higher risk for life-threatening staph blood infections, a new study finds. The findings are "a reminder for clinicians to weigh carefully the elevated risk against the potential bene...