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New drug shrinks cancer, with few side effects


April 7th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center showed in animal studies that new cancer drug compounds they developed shrank tumors, with few side effects.The study, done ... Read more...

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Molecular gatekeeper of arthritis identified


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice.The newly discovered gatekeeper is a protein that determines the fate ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough could offer cure for motor neurone disease


May 24th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Scottish researchers have for the first time created brain cells bearing a deadly genetic mutation linked to motor neurone disease in an Edinburgh laboratory-a breakthrough that could lead ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for deadly form of childhood leukaemia found


December 15th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Virginia have found a gene that can act as a potential therapeutic target for deadly ... Read more...

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Novel computer programme identifies new targets for old drugs


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): A novel computer program has identified thousands of new targets for existing drugs by comparing the molecular structures of drug compounds and chemicals that occur naturally in the ... Read more...

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Drug combinations in single pill may cure nerve diseases


January 31st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) A single pill combining the benefits of multiple drugs potentially holds the key to treating degeneration of nerves and the diseases caused by this development, according to a ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher paves way to make blindness history


October 1st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A potential therapy to delay or prevent blindness in patients with diabetic retinopathy may soon be available, thanks to an Indian-origin researchers new genetic research model that ... Read more...

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New technology to help drug companies save millions


June 7th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A new technique will help drug companies save millions of dollars. It is a potentially valuable tool in drug manufacture, where controlling crystal forms is crucial both to ... Read more...

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Wonder drug eases pressure, lifts heart


May 3rd, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Employing a powerful supercomputer, researchers screened 140,000 prospective drug compounds to identify one that dramatically lowers blood pressure, improves heart function and prevents damage to the organ. These ... Read more...

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Compound that could lead to new blood pressure drugs discovered


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Florida have identified a drug compound that could dramatically lower blood pressure, improve heart function and prevent damage to the heart and ... Read more...

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Now, microscopic needles for painless drug delivery


February 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 5 (ANI): In a first of its kind study on human subjects, researchers at the University Of Kentucky College Of Pharmacy and the Georgia Institute of Technology have shown ... Read more...

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