Articles Tagged with “DRUG DEVELOPMENT”

Is there any hope for saving wasted medications?

Some people are born deaf; others lose hearing because of injury or as they age. New approaches could open their ears.

Given half a chance, non-scientists can also make discoveries that move medicine forward.

Humans and their pets suffer from many of the same ailments, and medications that cross the species barrier may help those on either side of it.

What if drugs were released to the public earlier, then graded on their performance in the real world?

When patients demand more than science can provide, high-priced, ineffective treatments can reach the market.

Two experts face off on new legislation that aims to speed up the approval process for drugs and medical devices.

A breakthrough Ebola vaccine was grown in tobacco leaves. Are genetically modified plants the future of pharmaceuticals?

Where does a medical breakthrough come from? Patients, caregivers and frontline doctors are all pitching in.

The ocean floor is teeming with microorganisms that may hold the secret to new treatments for cancer and other diseases.