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.
ADHD drug shows promise for treating dyslexiaSubscription
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.
Study results raise hope that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish oil may be able to reverse type 1 diabetes.
Thymosin α1 is found to have strong potential to prevent the progression of cystic fibrosis.
Among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, study data show the use of dabigatran rather than warfarin was associated with a lower risk of osteoporotic fracture.
Most women who take the contraceptive pill are not at increased risk of cancer overall and may actually gain some protection against certain cancers, researchers say.
Out of 116 older adults, only 16% consulted a healthcare professional about their sleep aid and most would not think to consult a pharmacist, interviews reveal.
Seven or more injections a year makes patients more than twice as likely to need glaucoma surgery, according to researchers.
Users of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors were found to have lower risk of death or rehospitalisation after heart attack.
Researchers report that a gain-share agreement between a trust and local CCGs enhanced uptake of biosimilar infliximab CT-P13.
Wearable patch successfully delivered metformin under the skin of mice and reduced blood glucose levels, offering a system researchers say could be used in clinical settings as a treatment for diabetes.
Researchers uncover the mechanism of mefloquineSubscription
Using cryo-electron microscopy technology, researchers mapped the binding of mefloquine in the Plasmodium falciparum parasite and discovered that by modifying the binding site, the drug’s potency could be enhanced.
Questionnaires with patients who consulted non-medical prescribers for respiratory tract infection showed that the majority of patients were satisfied with their treatment.
Public health cuts in England equate to £1.6bn in opportunity costs to the NHS in EnglandSubscription
Austerity measures in public health could have an eightfold detrimental impact on the NHS, say researchers
Of 2,303 women with high vitamin D levels, 45 women taking vitamin D3 and calcium supplements were diagnosed with cancer within four years, compared with 64 women taking placebo.
Neuraminidase inhibitor exposure during pregnancy not linked to adverse neonatal outcomesSubscription
Infants born to 5,824 women who received a prescription for a neuraminidase inhibitor during pregnancy had no increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes or congenital malformations.
A folinic acid-enriched diet reduced neuronal degeneration in adult fruit flies compared with those given a normal diet, researchers have discovered
Genotype-guided dosing improves safety of warfarin Subscription
Older adults who received a genotype-guided dose of warfarin via a web application were less likely to experience adverse effects compared with clinical dosing, trial results show.