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Alzheimer’s Society expresses concern over new study on dementia drug effectiveness, published in The Lancet

Alzheimer’s Society expresses concern over new study on dementia drug effectiveness, published in The Lancet

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine

Drug companies spend about 37% of their overall R&D budgets on clinical affairs

Drug companies spend about 37% of their overall R&D budgets on clinical affairs

Paclitaxel analog kills more cancer cells than natural product

Paclitaxel analog kills more cancer cells than natural product

Pharmaxis completes interim analysis on Bronchitol study

Pharmaxis completes interim analysis on Bronchitol study

Harmless virus known as GBV-C slows the progression of HIV

Harmless virus known as GBV-C slows the progression of HIV

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy

More research needed to determine if laser therapy is an effective treatment for acne

More research needed to determine if laser therapy is an effective treatment for acne

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

Expansion of Medicare coverage of positron emission tomography to include some Medicare beneficiaries with suspected Alzheimer’s disease

Investigational drug Abraxane is active and well tolerated in women with metastatic breast cancer

Investigational drug Abraxane is active and well tolerated in women with metastatic breast cancer

African-American women less likely to survive breast cancer than white women

African-American women less likely to survive breast cancer than white women

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the elderly were less likely to enroll in cancer clinical trials than whites, men, and younger patients

Racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the elderly were less likely to enroll in cancer clinical trials than whites, men, and younger patients

Research shows there is no substitute for reliable birth control

Research shows there is no substitute for reliable birth control

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

New treatment significantly improves long-term outlook for breast cancer survivors

New treatment significantly improves long-term outlook for breast cancer survivors

Drug commonly used for diabetes might be effective in treating multiple sclerosis

Drug commonly used for diabetes might be effective in treating multiple sclerosis

Drug may benefit patients suffering deep scarring after radiation treatment

Drug may benefit patients suffering deep scarring after radiation treatment

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

SU11248 proves effective in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

SU11248 proves effective in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors