Repurposing drugs that have already been tested for safety against novel targets has become an attractive strategy for researchers trying to find cures for progressive neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Study suggests that depression among cancer patients results from chemotherapy drugs, not just the mental distress of a cancer diagnosis.
Meta analysis shows that fracture risk is highest among new users of both benzodiazepines and Z-drugs.
Proton pump inhibitors linked to higher risk of bone fractures in children as well as adults.
Promising results in the search for a drug to treat this involuntary movement disorder.
Light activation of the inactive forms of drugs may offer a powerful strategy for pain control, but further work is needed before it can be used in a clinical setting.
Ensilication enables protein-based substances to withstand heat of up to 100ºC and still function as normal.
In the search for new drugs to treat cases of flu, scientists have found a unique class of antiviral agent in amphibians.
A large trial has found that the most common contraceptive pills can cause a decrease in wellbeing in healthy women.
Researchers have found that patients with overactive bladder who are prescribed antimuscarinics have an increased subsequent risk of depressive disorder.
Pharmacist intervention led to better blood pressure, glycated haemoglobin and total cholesterol scores for patients with type 2 diabetes, study shows.
Using steroids, rather than antibiotics, for sore throat is marginally more effective after 48 hours, according to a randomised controlled trial.
Training nursing home staff to understand the personhood of patients with dementia reduces off-label prescribing of antipsychotics, New England study results show.
Neuroimaging may help identify the optimal treatment for patients with depression, study results show.
Researchers discover a stem-cell based approach that may help identify new treatments for inherited liver diseases
Exposure to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the early stages of pregnancy is not associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, researchers claim.
Study results show that choosing apixaban over warfarin could reduce the risk of anticoagulation-related intracranial haemorrhage.
Researchers find that auranofin and RAPTA-T can work together to kill tumour cells.
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Researchers find that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug atomoxetine could benefit children with dyslexia.
Researchers in the United States use peptide from Komodo dragon to enhance wound healing in mice.