News tagged with therapeutic drugs

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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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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When It Comes to Drug Delivery, Size Matters

( -- One of the great promises of nanotechnologies lies in its ability to create drug-containing nanoparticles decorated with targeting molecules that recognize and bind to cancer cells, providing drug delivery ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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URI research couple's method targets cancerous tumors

Two University of Rhode Island associate professors, biophysicists Yana Reshetnyak and Oleg Andreev, have discovered a technology that can detect cancerous tumors and deliver treatment to them without the harming the healthy ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Cancer
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