Researchers in Nottingham are to develop a more realistic model of drug uptake which could offer a reliable alternative to animal testing methods.
(AP) -- Researchers say they've found a possible new treatment for adults with hard-to-control asthma. Their discovery, however, came at a price.
(PhysOrg.com) -- National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered a key step in how the dengue virus infects a cell. The discovery one day may lead to new drugs to prevent or treat the infection.
Stem cell manufacturing for drug screening and treatments for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's could be boosted by a new method of generating stem cells, a study suggests.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Tuberculosis fights off the toxic agents, acidity and oxidants, that our immune system sends to destroy it, which is why the maddeningly drug-resistant bacterium can survive in harsh conditions in our bodies ...
To see inside Argonne's Advanced Photon Source (APS), all it takes is a little bit of light.
Molecules with potent bioactivity alone are not suitable for new medicines. They must behave well inside the body, being easily absorbed, yet metabolically stable, once circulating through the blood stream. Adding fluorine ...
How many breakthrough new drugs never reach patients because tests in clinical trials suggested a high risk of liver damage when the drug actually was quite safe?
(Phys.org)—In a development that may lead to new drugs to treat cancer, scientists at the University have discovered the process by which a key vitamin (B12) is made in cells.
(AP) -- Thousands of older Americans who need new heart valves but are too frail to survive the surgery might soon get a chance at an easier option - a way to thread in an artificial aortic valve without cracking their chests.