News tagged with drug candidates

Drug discovery, Netflix style?

( -- In the last 10 years, the growth of the Internet has made ranking algorithms one of the hottest topics in computer science. The most famous ranking algorithm is Google's, which determines the order of search ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Other
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Small molecule targets B cell lymphoma

Scientists are one step closer to developing a targeted therapy for lymphoma. New research, published by Cell Press in the April 13th issue of the journal Cancer Cell, identifies a specific small-molecule inhibitor that was ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Cancer
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New drug candidate reduces blood lipids

People whose "bad" cholesterol and risk of future heart disease stay too high despite cholesterol-lowering statin therapy can safely lower it by adding a drug that mimics the action of thyroid hormone. In a report published ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Medical research
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A hot road to new drugs

The quest for new drugs is generally a lengthy and costly undertaking. German researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now come up with a simpler and more efficient way of going about it. Not only pharmaceutical ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Biochemistry
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