News of World Medicine
Paroxetine may have anti-cancer effects

Scientists from Sweden Karolinska Institute have found that a common and often prescribed antidepressant can stop the growth of a malignant tumor.

Staphylococcus aureus may be a cure

Scientists have discovered a bacterial toxin that promotes tissue healing.

Antibiotics can treat dementia

Scientists from the United States have found that a certain class of antibiotics could be promising for the treatment of frontotemporal dementia.

New toxoplasmosis vaccine

By using a new approach, scientists have developed an experimental vaccine against Toxoplasma gondii.

A two-vaccine regimen may provide the best protection against Ebola virus

A study has shown that sequential administration of two different Ebola virus vaccines at regular intervals may provide the best immune response.

EMA may approve new gene therapy product by Bluebird Bio Company

European Medicines Agency is considering the application of the American Bluebird Bio for the registration of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy drug.

To save pharmacists' time a RTEC is being tested in Britain

Department of the National Health Service of UK in association with the NHS Business Services Authority have developed RTEC based drug dispensing platform.

The effectiveness of an anticoagulant in stroke has been proven

The FDA has approved the anticoagulant Brilinta for use in patients with cardiovascular disease.

The drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has impressed neurologists

In a small study, a biotech company has tested its own amyotrophic lateral sclerosis drug.

Swiss company is interested in finding new drug targets

Scenic Biotech founders and biologists have designed their own functional genomics platform to accurately identify genes that modify a specific disease.