News tagged with biological agent

Scientists put psoriasis drugs to the test

Clinical trials to test the effectiveness of two prescription drugs for the debilitating skin condition psoriasis have revealed significant differences that should help inform physicians treating patients with the condition.

dateJan 13, 2010 in Medications
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Tumors feel the deadly sting of nanobees

( -- When bees sting, they pump poison into their victims. Now the toxin in bee venom has been harnessed to kill tumor cells by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Navigating in the ocean of molecules

Tracking down new active agents for cancer or malaria treatment could soon become easier - thanks to a computer program with which researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund aim to facilitate ...

dateAug 07, 2009 in Biochemistry
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