News tagged with novel drug

Studies find new drugs boost skin cancer survival

(AP) -- They're not cures, but two novel drugs produced unprecedented gains in survival in separate studies of people with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, doctors reported Sunday.

Jun 06, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 0

GEN reports on therapeutic potential of microRNA

Researchers around the globe are working on turning microRNAs, over 5,000 of which already have been identified, into novel drugs for a wide range of applications, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). These ...

Mar 19, 2010
not rated yet 0

GAO: FDA fails to follow up on unproven drugs

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has allowed drugs for cancer and other diseases to stay on the market even when follow-up studies showed they didn't extend patients' lives, say congressional investigators.

Oct 26, 2009
not rated yet 0

US wants ingredient in swine flu vaccine by May

(AP) -- U.S. scientists hope to have a key ingredient for a swine flu vaccine ready in early May, but tell The Associated Press that the novel virus grows slowly in eggs - the chief way flu vaccines are made.

Apr 28, 2009
not rated yet 0