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New COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Approved For Use In Japan

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

The arrival of ensitrelvir marks the third SARS-CoV-2 antiviral to reach clinical use after Pfizer's Paxlovid and Merck's molnupiravir.

New Trial Finds First-Ever Alzheimer's Drug To Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The prospect of a disease-modifying drug for Alzheimer's disease is an exciting one, which could improve many lives."

Scientists identify new driver for rare type of liver cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

To identify potential targets for new therapies, a team of researchers searched for the cellular origin of these tumours.

New ‘Parp inhibitors’ could prevent certain tumours appearing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Breakthrough research could see some genetic cancers neutralised before they take hold and is already being used for people at risk.

How different cancer cells respond to drug-delivering nanoparticles

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The findings of a large-scale screen could help researchers design nanoparticles that target specific types of cancer.