September 9, 2014|
Human trials are now underway.
September 8, 2014|
The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved the first of a new type of immunotherapy that aims to pit a patient’s own immune system against her cancer.
August 15, 2014|
The federal agency will convene a two-day workshop in October to discuss the development of drugs to treat the issue.
July 14, 2014|
Carlos Barbas III, a renowned organic chemist whose research helped in drug development, passed away at age 49.
July 3, 2014|
Adult sickle-cell patients have safely stopped taking their immunosuppressant medication thanks to a new type of blood stem-cell transplant.
July 1, 2014|
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat low sexual desire in women, but not for lack of trying.
June 24, 2014|
Second new drug to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus approved under US Food and Drug Administration incentive program.
June 22, 2014|
ASC specks—protein aggregations that drive inflammation—are released from dying immune cells, expanding the reach of a defense response.
June 17, 2014|
Along with vaccination, antiviral drugs could play a key role in the eradication of poliovirus, but it’s unclear whether today’s candidate therapies will withstand the challenges of the clinic.
June 9, 2014|
Humans and coral share a cell-death pathway that has been conserved between them for more than half a billion years.