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Novel drug may benefit cystic fibrosis patients


December 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from a new investigational drug designed to help prevent formation of ... Read more...

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New brain imaging technique shows effects of Parkinson’s drug


December 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Using a new brain imaging technique, neuroscientists could see an investigational drug for Parkinson's disease get into a patient's brain and affect blood flow in several key structures, ... Read more...

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Drug targets defective protein that causes cystic fibrosis


November 18th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A new small study has shown that an investigational drug targeting a defective protein that causes cystic fibrosis (CF) can improve lung function.The investigational drug, VX-770, appeared to ... Read more...

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New investigational drug targets pancreatic cancer cells


September 16th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): A patient at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare has been administered a new investigational drug designed to penetrate and attack pancreatic cancer cells.ASG-5ME is ... Read more...

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First clinical trials on potent new hepatitis C drug successfully completed


September 4th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): Scientists have successfully completed the first clinical trials on a new investigational drug being developed to treat infections caused by Hepatitis C virus.INX-189, which is still in the ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise against ovarian and breast cancer


August 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): An international consortium of researchers has shown that an investigational drug, Olaparib, can reduce the size of tumors in women with advanced hereditary ovarian cancer with BRCA gene ... Read more...

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Compound boosts cancer-killing properties of agent in trials


June 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that adding a second agent may make a new, experimental anti-cancer drug effective against a ... Read more...

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Trials start on potent new hepatitis C drug


May 15th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have launched the first clinical trials on a new investigational drug, discovered by researchers at Cardiff University, which is being developed to treat infections caused by Hepatitis ... Read more...

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Drug inhibiting serotonin in gut could reverse osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) An investigational drug that inhibits production of serotonin, primarily known as a neurotransmitter, in the gut cured osteoporosis in mice and rats, according to a new report. Serotonin ... Read more...

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Fast-acting impotency drug beats Viagra with effectiveness in just 15mins


January 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 13 (ANI): An impotency drug that is effective in just 15 minutes has been claimed to pip blockbuster rivals Viagra and Cialis.Biotech firm Vivus unwrapped the class three investigational drug ... Read more...

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Anti-depressant can revive a woman’s libido


November 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Flibanserin, originally an anti-depressant, has shown promise in treating low libido among women, according to results from three separate clinical trials. These trials were the first ever to test ... Read more...

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Novel therapy may eradicate lung cancer


October 30th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists from UT Southwestern Medical Center have suggested a novel therapeutic strategy that would completely eradicate lung cancer.Researchers Pier Paolo Scaglioni and Georgia Konstantinidou have shown that using ... Read more...

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A drug that can help combat frailty in elderly


November 5th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A daily dose of an investigational drug, known as MK-677, which stimulates growth hormone secretion in the body can boost muscle mass in older adults, report researchers ... Read more...

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Investigational drug raises hope for ovarian cancer patients


September 16th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Women with recurrent ovarian cancer can be helped by giving an investigational drug in combination with chemotherapy, according to new results presented at the 33rd Congress of ... Read more...

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