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Decoding cancer-linked enzyme could help create better drugs

DHHC enzymes modify nearly 1,000 human proteins, including EGFRs, a family of receptors that are implicated in a range of cancers. National Institutes of...

Celgene buys Impact Biomedicines

Celgene will spend $1.1 billion for Impact Biomedicines, a tiny startup that created a JAK2 inhibitor fedratinib. This drug's packaging includes clinical data showing fedratinib...

Research paves the way to safer painkillers

University of North Carolina scientist have created a drug compound that targets the structure of a cell surface opioid receptor. Their research paves the...

Biotech Had a Great 2017

In 2017, the Nasdaq Biotech Index rose around 19% over the course of the year. The FDA had 40 approvals after a disappointing 2016. This...

Improving Early Disease Diagnosis with biomarkers

Detecting important biomarkers in lower concentrations will allow patients to be treated earlier for diseases, leading to a potential increase the chance of survival...

FDA approves First gene therapy

The FDA has approved the first gene therapy, a shot of DNA-filled viruses injected directly into the eye. The therapy treats a form of inherited...

Mature Cells Could Play an Important Role in Cancer

A new study has found that mature cells and rapidly dividing stem cells may play a role in the onset of cancer. A team...

Improving drugs and vaccines targeting Zika

Scientists have found an approach that combats Zika by targeting a protein in the host cell, preventing the virus from replicating. It's one of...

MIT Develops Smart Needle-Free Drug Injector

Portal Instruments has developed a smart, needle-free injection device that could reduce the pain and anxiety associated with needle injections, shorten administration time, and...

Pharmaceutical company paid a doctrts with shady pasts

Twelve of the 500 doctors, promoting Nuedexta, paid by a pharmaceutical company to promote its drug were disciplined by state medical boards. A recent study found...