Drug prices climb despite Trump promise, investigation finds

Drug prices climb despite Trump promise, investigation finds

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing […]

New drug supercharges pancreatic cancer treatments and may boost survival rates by 50%, study reveals

A new drug that prevents pancreatic cancer from becoming treatment-resistant may be a breakthrough in the fight against the deadly disease.  Pancreatic cancer is the third deadliest type of cancer because the disease is usually diagnosed too late and often chemotherapy stops having an affect on the tumors. Cracking the code to these two problems […]

New Delivery System for Nusinersen Safe in SMA

New Delivery System for Nusinersen Safe in SMA

A subcutaneous intrathecal catheter (SIC) system is a safe, more cost-effective, and at least for some adult and child patients, a more convenient way to deliver nusinersen (Spinraza, Biogen) for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), new research suggests. The drug was the first to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration […]

Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium) Drug Market New Business Opportunities and Investment Research Report 2018-2025

Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium) Drug Market New Business Opportunities and Investment Research Report 2018-2025

Every market has a skeleton of its own, and this published report too includes a detailed skeleton for the Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium) Drug market. Various factors such as production capacities of businesses, profiles of major players in the market, import and export sales data, etc. have been covered under this report. This compilation describes a […]

Study reveals structure of potential drug target in neurological conditions

Study reveals structure of potential drug target in neurological conditions

Researchers at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) have revealed the atomic-level structure of a protein that could serve as a promising new drug target for the treatment of neurological conditions such as bipolar disorder and Alzheimer’s disease. TRPM2 is absolutely critical for healthy function but, until today, we were missing key insights into its […]

Merck, Accenture team with Amazon to develop a research platform for early-stage drug development

Merck, Accenture team with Amazon to develop a research platform for early-stage drug development

Accenture and Merck (known as MSD outside the US and Canada) are collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch a cloud-based informatics research platform. “Ultimately, we are trying to help our customers use technology to improve productivity, efficiency, and innovation in drug discovery in research,”​ Brad Michel, managing director of Accenture Scientific Informatics Services […]

Potential new drug target for lung squamous cell cancer discovered

Potential new drug target for lung squamous cell cancer discovered

Researchers have identified a lung squamous cell cancer (LUSC) oncogene called BCL11A that has the potential for drug targeting, according to a study published in Nature Communications. “Platinum-based chemotherapy remains the first-line treatment for LUSC, and although the recent FDA approval of necitumumab in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy for metastatic LUSC has shown positive signs, […]

Scientist.com Adds Experienced Drug Hunter Mark Herbert to Management Team

Scientist.com Adds Experienced Drug Hunter Mark Herbert to Management Team

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 25, 2018–Scientist.com, the life science industry’s leading online marketplace for outsourced research, announced today the appointment of Mark Herbert to its senior leadership team. As the company’s chief business officer, he will focus on continuing the company’s rapid growth and expansion into new research areas and countries. This press release features multimedia. […]

AP Investigation: Drug Prices Continue to Rise Despite Trump Promise

AP Investigation: Drug Prices Continue to Rise Despite Trump Promise

What to Know Over the first seven months of the year, there were 96 price hikes for every price cut, the AP found. Drugmakers say they need to keep raising prices of existing drugs to pay for costly, lengthy research to develop new medicines 77 percent of Americans consider U.S. prescription drug costs “unreasonable.” President […]

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