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Chemical offers new hope of finding treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing a drug to kill the trypanosome parasite that causes human African trypanosomiasis, otherwise known as sleeping sickness, paving the way for a potential cure. The University of York researchers deciphered the mechanism by which the compound, known as AB1 works.  AB1 was identified by researchers at… Read More »

Protein produced by the nervous system may help treatments for inflammatory diseases

A Rutgers-led team may have found the key to treating inflammatory diseases like asthma, allergies, chronic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In a study published in the journal Nature Immunology, researchers discovered that neuromedin B (NMB), a protein produced by the nervous system, was responsible for preventing overactive immune responses and damaging inflammation.… Read More »

What diseases cause male infertility

We also recognise that couples and individuals who desire but are unable to achieve a healthy pregnancy have needs that must be addressed: infertility and subfertility affects an estimated 48 million couples about 15 percent of reproductive age worldwide. There are ten major reasons for male infertility, although they typically do not manifest visible symptoms.… Read More »

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype Print this page March 09, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ofev (nintedanib) oral capsules to treat patients with chronic fibrosing (scarring) interstitial lung diseases (ILD) with a progressive phenotype (trait). It is the… Read More »

Pharmacy Times® Expands Strategic Alliance Partnership Program with Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists – Yahoo Finance

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The SAP program builds a community of advocacy groups, medical associations and medical institutions to foster collaboration and an open exchange of information among trusted peers for the ultimate benefit of patients and their families. As part of this joint effort, Pharmacy Times® will work with SIDP to share exclusive content with… Read More »