New Melanoma Drug Boosts Survival Rates

Patients with advanced skin cancer can now hope to extend life. The new treatment unveiled at a cancer meeting in Chicago has been praised by the cancer care fraternity. Vemurafenib is an experimental drug that attacks the root of the cancerous source. Developed by...
Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

A potential new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease may be on the horizon after the discovery of a new compound. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego...

New Drug Target in Breast Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College London have now identified a novel protein –LMTK3, which is involved in the process of drug resistance in breast cancer. This protein can purportedly act as a target for new treatments. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the...
New Treatment Helps Paralysed Patient Stand

New Treatment Helps Paralysed Patient Stand

Researchers have discovered a new technique that stimulates important nerve cells in the spinal cord to offer hope to paralysed patients. In a possible breakthrough for the treatment of spinal-cord injuries, an American man Rob Summers from Oregon who was paralysed...

New Drugs For Hepatitis C: Boceprevir Vs Telaprevir

Researchers working on finding a cure for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection will look back on 2011 as a year of achievement. A United States Food and Drug Administration advisory committee collectively recommended that two new hepatitis C drugs, boceprevir and...
FDA approves Tradjenta to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

FDA approves Tradjenta to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

There’s some good news for type 2 diabetes patients. Firstly it was the Gastric Bypass Surgery considered to improve insulin reaction. And now, the new drug Tradjenta is used in combination with diet and exercise to help improve blood glucose levels amongst adults in...