New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis

New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis

ROSEMONT, Ill. (May 1, 2018)–An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) in their lifetime. According to a network meta-analysis research article published in the May 1, 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen was ranked most […]

Penn State Lehigh Valley student research successes

Penn State Lehigh Valley student research successes

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — As a prominent research institution, Penn State emphasizes the value of research. Penn State Lehigh Valley students have the opportunity to work with esteemed faculty members to complete research at the undergraduate level. Students have ample opportunities to present their research and findings at conferences and regional symposiums. This year some […]

Harvard Bioscience Subsidiary Multi Channel Systems Launches Beta Cell Screening System for Diabetes Research …

Harvard Bioscience Subsidiary Multi Channel Systems Launches Beta Cell Screening System for Diabetes Research …

HOLLISTON, Mass., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Multi Channel Systems (MCS), a subsidiary of Harvard Bioscience, Inc., launched its Beta Cell-System, a new, non-invasive beta cell screening system for diabetes research. The Beta Cell-System leverages MCS’s multi electrode array (MEA) technology to take non-invasive measurements from intact islets of Langerhans. It opens a new […]

e-Therapeutics and C4XD research Parkinson's drugs

e-Therapeutics and C4XD research Parkinson's drugs

UK biotech e-Therapeutics is to work with genomics firm C4X Discovery to develop new therapies for Parkinson’s disease. e-Therapeutics has been under the leadership of CEO Ray Barlow for more than a year, who has been refocusing the biotech’s research efforts. Barlow replaced Malcolm Young, who left in May 2016 after a depression drug failed […]

Virtual drug trials boost results

Virtual drug trials boost results

Bringing a new drug to market can cost more than two billion dollars. Not to mention years of work spent developing and testing for scientists, researchers, doctors, and trial participants. By bringing trials to the virtual realm, Belinda H. Tan ’96 has found a way to cut all that in half. Her company, Science 37, […]

Medicaid Is Right to Demand Lower Drug Prices

Medicaid Is Right to Demand Lower Drug Prices

Last week, as President Donald Trump delayed announcing his plan to bring down high drug prices, about a dozen physicians, pharmacists, actuaries and economists in Albany, New York, tried to make a difference. The state Medicaid program’s Drug Utilization Review Board voted 10-0 to lower the price New York would pay for Orkambi, Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ […]

Ironwood Pharma to Split in Two, Forming New Rare Disease Biz

Ironwood Pharma to Split in Two, Forming New Rare Disease Biz

Xconomy Boston —  Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IRWD) is making the unusual move of splitting up into two separate, publicly traded companies. One, which will keep the Ironwood name, will focus on selling its three commercial drugs and developing two experimental ones. The other, yet to be named, will be a R&D firm working on a […]

Feel like you're taking a never-ending spiral of medications? 'It's a huge problem'

Feel like you're taking a never-ending spiral of medications? 'It's a huge problem'

Seniors face a drug problem, but it’s not the opioid crisis of headlines. The problem is that thousands, likely millions, of elderly people take so many prescriptions and over-the-counter medications that they are doing themselves more harm than good. “It’s a huge problem,” says Dr. Serge Lindner of Bellingham, medical director of PeaceHealth Medical Group’s […]

Global Biosimulation Market Expected to Witness a CAGR of 15.9% During the Forecast Period 2018-2023 …

Global Biosimulation Market Expected to Witness a CAGR of 15.9% During the Forecast Period 2018-2023 …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Biosimulation Market – Segmented by Application and Geography – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 – 2023)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Market Drivers The development of new drugs require a huge amount of research and resources. Drug discovery involves enormous investment, and the failure of drug molecule in the later […]

$3.6 million boost in search for new malaria drugs

$3.6 million boost in search for new malaria drugs

A $US3.6 million grant from global charity the Wellcome Trust will accelerate the search for much-needed new medicines for malaria, a disease that kills almost half a million people worldwide each year, especially young children and pregnant women. The funding grant will support a collaborative team of researchers from Australia’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute […]