News tagged with novel drug

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 ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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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.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Medications
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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.

dateApr 28, 2009 in Medications
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