The new drug would ideally have fewer side effects and eliminate the need for insulin injections.
An NIH co-funded clinical trial tested an alternative treatment for eosinophilic syndrome.
So far it has not been possible to develop vaccines capable of contributing to the treatment and prevention of HIV and hepatitis C.
Targeting the mast cells with imatinib improved airway hyper-responsiveness in patients with severe asthma.
A custom-engineered protein destroyed the deadly virus in the lab.
The newly revealed disease mechanism points to a potential target for treatment.
Scientists have developed a type of eye drop that could potentially revolutionize the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.K.
Scientists have uncovered evidence that a deficiency in the skin's barrier is key to triggering eczema.
The current FDA standards pose an unnecessarily challenging hurdle that may be inhibiting investment in new Alzheimer's treatments, the authors said.
Evidence in preclinical models shows that Hinokitiol may correct anemia caused by genetic deficiencies.
Researchers have identified a potent new weapon against the Zika virus in the blood of people who have been infected by it.
Pediatric patients have high complication rates that increase each day infections linger untreated.
Technique increases types of cells in pancreas that make insulin.
Researchers said carriers of a specific genotype could be evaluated earlier for liver transplants.
A blood test done within seven days of vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect.
A clinical trial has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.
NIH rat study suggests amitriptyline temporarily inhibits the blood-brain barrier, allowing drugs to enter the brain.
While it was not the goal of this study to measure how effective the treatment was, symptoms improved for three of the six participants.
NIH-funded research has shown that genes may help determine optimal treatments.
A new study could lead to new treatments for a broad range of conditions and diseases.
Once the team refines the method, the pill could join the syringe as a DNA delivery system.
As many as 600 million people in Southeast Asia chew areca nuts with betel leaves, sometimes adding tobacco leaves.
Scientists have found that a class of heart failure drugs might decrease LDL cholesterol levels in patients who do not respond to statins.
The protein may help make vaccinations more effective and provide protection from other diseases such as cancer.
First-ever global symposium convenes to review latest science on natural sweetener.
Researchers may have found a natural way to cut down on antibiotic use without sacrificing health.
There’s a new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases with benefits for patients and healthcare providers.
Scientists say the innovation could put their vaccine candidate among the safest yet reported.
Researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug's efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.
The team said that the improved adjuvant formulations could reduce side effects.
The study provides the first direct evidence of opiate-related epigenetic alterations in the human brain.
The researchers want to target therapies to distinct "nodes or clusters" of patients based on specific symptoms or molecular features of their disease.
A new class of cholesterol-lowering drug has been found to help patients cut their risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart attack.
The monoclonal antibody is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Scientists have identified a key barrier to proliferation of insulin-producing cells, which may lead to new therapies for diabetes patients.
Researchers say that nontoxic amounts of the gas could help prevent coronary artery disease.
Mylan introduced Desvenlafaxine Extended-release Tablets, a generic version of Pfizer's Pristiq Tablets, in the United States.
Biosimilars are highly similar versions of complex biologic therapies.
Antibacterial compounds found in soil could spell the beginning of a new treatment for tuberculosis.
The FDA approved Perrigo’s hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide oral solution.
Aurobindo Pharma acquired four cell culture derived biosimilar products from TL Biopharmaceutical.
Carcinoid syndrome is a cluster of symptoms sometimes seen in people with carcinoid tumors.
ESCMID member Prof. Evelina Tacconelli explains the report’s context and significance.
A team of researchers is working on developing a sustained and controllable insulin-release system.
The discovery could revolutionize drug development and substantially reduce the cost and time drugs need to reach their market.
Two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a deadly form of pneumonia.
A vital race is on in laboratories across the globe to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus.
More than half of the subjects immunized with three doses of the vaccine were protected 19 weeks after their last dose.
The generic drug approved by the FDA is meant to treat heartworm disease in dogs.
The compound RgIA in the study was obtained from the venom of Conus regius, the royal cone.