New approach to Alzheimer's fight: Diabetes drugs

New approach to Alzheimer's fight: Diabetes drugs

New approach to Alzheimer’s fight: Diabetes drugs  CNN CU Anschutz researchers working on promising drug in race to cure Alzheimer’s  9News.com KUSA Alzheimer’s breakthrough is coming, says research expert  Ventura County Star Full coverage Source link

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

The use of medications that have suicidal symptoms as potential side effects also increased, to 23.5 percent of the population in 2013-14, up from 17.3 percent in 2005. Among patients using one drug that could cause depression as a side effect but who were not taking an antidepressant drug, 6.9 percent had depression, while the […]

AI set to become important component of drug discovery, development

AI set to become important component of drug discovery, development

Despite some uncertainties around artificial intelligence in health care, one area where it is drawing significant interest is in drug discovery and development. A partnership between Swiss drugmaker Novartis and US chip maker Intel has enabled researchers to use deep neural networks to cut the time for analyzing microscopic images from 11 hours to 31 […]

Can new drug delivery systems treat osteoarthritis?

Can new drug delivery systems treat osteoarthritis?

A recent review by a group in Switzerland covers current and future perspectives for the treatment of osteoarthritis, and the use of cutting-edge drug delivery systems to improve the effectiveness of treatments. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It affects the joints in the knees, hips, fingers and lower spine region. Those who […]

Eisai to tackle dementia in new US research facility

Eisai to tackle dementia in new US research facility

Japanese pharma giant Eisai plans to open a new 70-employee-powered research facility that will hone in on drug discovery in dementia, an area that has been littered with new drug failures as of late. Set to open in 2019, the Eisai Center for Genetics Guided Dementia Discovery – or more colloquially known as G2D2 – […]

UAlberta research identifies possible new pathway to treat anxiety

UAlberta research identifies possible new pathway to treat anxiety

IMAGE: University of Alberta researcher William Colmers has identified a new pathway in the brain that might be a good target for a drug to reduce the symptoms of anxiety. view more  Credit: Melissa Fabrizio Researchers know that anxiety is a result of repeated stress. William Colmers, a University of Alberta professor in the Department of […]

Pediatric Cancer Trials: Is There A Solution?

By Ed Miseta, Chief Editor, Clinical LeaderFollow Me On Twitter @EdClinical Why is it so hard to develop drugs for children with cancer? And what can be done about it? Those questions are central to a new study published in JAMA Oncology that explores new business models for funding drug development to treat pediatric cancers. […]

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown and Knopf, $30.) In this thriller and escapist fairy tale co-written by Clinton and Patterson, the fictitious President Jonathan Lincoln Duncan is in trouble for supposedly having had dealings with terrorists. What the press and public don’t know is that Duncan was trying […]