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An effective new treatment for cerebral malaria in mice found

An effective new treatment for cerebral malaria in mice found

Scientists from the universities of Manchester and Glasgow in the UK have found a potentially new way of treating cerebral malaria in a study...
AMPK activator O304 – a novel treatment for Type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease

AMPK activator O304 – a novel treatment for Type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney...

The high and increasing unmet patient need in diabetic kidney disease demands new drugs. Betagenon AB has the answer. Globally, approximately 40% of Type 2...
European Medicines Agency prepare pharmaceutical companies for Brexit

European Medicines Agency prepares pharmaceutical companies for Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission have updated their guidance which will help pharmaceutical companies prepare for the UK’s withdrawal from...
AST-VAC2 vaccine gets tested to treat lung cancer

First of its kind AST-VAC2 vaccine gets tested to treat lung cancer

In a collaboration agreement between Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Asterias, a first of its kind vaccine, AST-VAC2, has entered into a phase I...
Antibody therapy for migraine prevention set for marketing authorisation

Antibody therapy for migraine prevention set for marketing authorisation

The first monoclonal antibody therapy for migraine prevention, Aimovig, has been recommended for marketing authorisation by the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal...
Could natural defence mechanisms be key to tackling antibiotic resistance?

Could natural defence mechanisms be key to tackling antibiotic resistance?

A discovery of natural peptides that fight bacteria have been identified by the Technical University of Denmark, which could be vital in the battle...
Antifungal drug shows promise in the treatment of bowel cancer

Antifungal drug shows promise in the treatment of bowel cancer

An antifungal medication that’s commonly used for toenail infections could help eliminate dormant bowel cancer cells, new research suggests. Research from the Cancer Research UK...
New Hepatitis C model developed that could improve treatment

New Hepatitis C model developed that could improve treatment

A new mathematical model has been created by the University of Surrey, UK, which details how the Hepatitis C (HCV) infection develops and behaves,...
Trial launches to test new treatment combination for leukaemia patients

Trial launches to test new treatment combination for leukaemia patients

A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination for children and adults with leukaemia has been launched today through the Combinations Alliance. The aim of...
A new approach to the treatment of prostate cancer

A new approach to the treatment of prostate cancer

By understanding the production of specific human sex hormones, it can help develop new treatments for prostate cancer and polycystic ovary syndrome, a new...
Ebola vaccine being given to 'high risk' Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola vaccine being given to ‘high risk’ Democratic Republic of the Congo

With support of the WHO and partners, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing the Ebola vaccine for high risk populations...
European Commission approves single pill for HIV-1 treatment

European Commission approves single pill for HIV-1 treatment

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson have today announced that the European Commission has approved JULUCA® (dolutegravir/rilpivirine), a once daily single pill...

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