Perrigo Company has transferred a portfolio of preclinical research assets, which it acquired through its December 2013 acquisition of Elan Corporation plc, to drug discovery and development company, Imago Pharmaceuticals.
A group of tech-savvy parents have built NightScout, a remote-monitoring system that gives young diabetics and their families more flexibility in managing the disease.
One doctor says Peripheral Arterial Disease often goes unrecognized because its symptoms mimic other conditions.
The University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank provides brain tissues to researchers to study various brain disorders.
While anti-depressants are a common treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests talk therapy is more effective and can have longer lasting effects. Also, new findings in lab animals show that tumeric promotes brain stem cell recovery and function.
Health officials are investigating whether the fast-moving respiratory disease is linked to paralysis in some children.
Acknowledging strong public skepticism in Europe over free trade talks with the U.S., the European Union's incoming trade chief on Monday called for a "fresh start" and more transparency in the negotiations.
More than a dozen U.S. senators from both parties are calling on the Obama administration to broaden a Medicaid program for the nation's frailest seniors, calling it a proven alternative to pricier nursing home care as states seek to limit long-term medical costs.
The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate aid for the accelerating West African crisis.The spread of Ebola has spiraled into the worst ever outbreak, and the World Health Organization says it is has linked more than 3,000 deaths to the disease, although that is likely an underestimate of the true toll.
A jury is now deliberating the sentence of a Texas cancer researcher convicted of poisoning her colleague and lover by spiking his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze. Jurors got the case Monday after closing arguments in the punishment phase of the trial of Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, a breast cancer doctor based at Houston's famed Texas Medical Center.
FDA Approves NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals Application to Begin Clinical Trials for Its Alzheimer’s Disease CompoundSeptember 29, 2014 12:06 pm | News | Comments
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Investigational New Drug (IND) application from NeuroGenetic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NGP) to begin clinical trials on its NGP 555 compound to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
A potential drug to combat a complication of severe infections known as a cytokine storm will advance in development under an agreement announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A cytokine storm can complicate recovery and in extreme cases can drive the body’s organs to shut down, causing death.
Five babies tested have positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases and said the germ — enterovirus 68 — was detected in four out of eight of the sick children who had a certain medical test. The status of the ninth case is unclear.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.