Researchers from Concordia University (Montréal, QC, Canada) and Idunn Technologies (Rosemère, QC, Canada) have assessed how six plant extracts can delay aging, by affecting different pathways that set the pace of growing old.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA) and Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center (Doylestown, PA, USA) have found a novel kind of chemical compound that could potentially be used to treat Ebola virus infection.
A collaborative team of researchers have announced that they are one step closer to providing effective therapeutics for three neglected tropical diseases after manufacturing a chemical capable of killing the parasites that causes them.
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, TX, USA) have identified a novel means of targeting one of the most commonly mutated genes in human cancer, a discovery with potential to treat lung cancer.
A collaborative team of researchers have demonstrated that patient-derived cancer cell lines can be used to learn how their tumors will respond to new drugs, increasing the success rate of novel cancer treatment.
Researchers from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine (Round Rock, TX, USA) are developing an inhalable form of ibuprofen, which could be used to treat cystic fibrosis patients without the negative side effects associated with high doses of ibuprofen.
Researchers from the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering (Canada) have developed a novel way to grow realistic human tissue outside the body, providing a powerful new platform for drug discovery and testing, and with potential applications for eventual repair or replacement of damaged organs.
Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (Victoria, Australia) have discovered that the best treatment for the most deadly form of blood cancer may be to combine two recently developed drugs.
A team from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (MD, USA) has developed tiny brain-like structures, made up of human neurons and cells, with the potential to dramatically change how drugs for neurological conditions are evaluated.