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Ketamine may hold potential as treatment for Autism and Tourette's

Ketamine may hold potential as treatment for autism and Tourette’s

To this day there is no known cure for either autism or Tourette’s syndrome, however, new research has revealed how a common anaesthetic could...
Nerve pain drug could help restore limb function after spinal cord injury

Nerve pain drug could help restore limb function after spinal cord injury

A mouse study has shown that nerve pain drug gabapentin promotes regeneration of neural circuits. New research in mice suggests that long-term treatment with gabapentin,...
World’s first magic mushroom nasal spray for PTSD and depression

World’s first magic mushroom nasal spray for PTSD and depression

PTSD and depression are two conditions that are being trialled for treatment with psilocybin. A ‘magic mushroom’ nasal spray has been designed to make microdosing...
Clinical trials: FDA marks psilocybin for depression treatment

Clinical trials: FDA marks psilocybin for depression treatment

The FDA designation represents a major step forward in mental health research and for patients suffering from depression. A non-profit medical research centre, the Usona...
New antibiotic on the horizon to combat drug resistance

New antibiotic on the horizon to combat drug resistance

Today, more and more bacterial pathogens of infectious diseases are becoming resistant to customary antibiotics. A new discovery, from an international team of researchers, with...
Crohn's disease: how associated bacteria develop drug resistance

Crohn’s disease: how associated bacteria develop drug resistance

Many patients with Crohn's disease develop resistance to treatments. Researchers have looked at how Chron’s disease-related bacteria can form drug resistance. They found that bacteria associated...
Why veterinarians should be at the heart of the drug resistance fightback

Why veterinarians should be at the heart of the drug resistance fightback

When antibiotic resistance could be responsible for up to 10 million deaths a year by 2050 if left unchecked, it is natural to want...
General Election manifesto for UK pharmaceutical industry launched

General Election manifesto for UK pharmaceutical industry launched

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has launched its General Election 2020 Manifesto for Medicine. The UK pharmaceutical industry body is calling on all...
Gene patent reform in the US and the knock-on effect in Europe

Gene patent reform in the US and the knock-on effect in Europe

Rosie McDowell, an attorney at EIP shares her thoughts on gene patent reform and the potential impact it might have across the globe. This year...
Structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer cracked

Structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer cracked

A new UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers. RNA, or ribonucleic acid, is present in...
Snail venom to pain relief: how conotoxins can be used in pain therapy

Snail venom to pain relief: how conotoxins can be used in pain therapy

Conotoxins, found in the venom of the one of the sea’s deadliest creatures, the cone snail, have the potential to become a new class...
Could lenalidomide delay the onset of myeloma-related bone, organ damage?

Could lenalidomide delay the onset of myeloma-related bone, organ damage?

According to the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, lenalidomide, a cancer drug, may delay the onset of bone and other myeloma-related organ damage. Published in the...

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