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#ALT# The Importance of 3D Bioprinting in Drug Development

It is both expensive and time-consuming to develop drugs. Numerous stages are required, including: the identification of targets, lead discovery, and optimization; preclinical validation; clinical trials; and ultimately, approval for clinical use.

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   British teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapyBritish teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapy
 
Doctors report success after treating a British teenager with bacteriophages. The case study is a step forward in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
 
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This week the African nation of Malawi became one of the first of the planned three to launch a pilot trial for a novel vaccine against malaria. The news and the efforts were lauded by the World Health Organization (WHO).
 
 Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism
 
Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autismAutism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder with no known drug treatment up until now. Researchers have finally found tweaking certain hormones could help patients with autism. There were two independent clinical trials including children and adults with autism that altered the effects of the hormone vasopressin and to assess the effects on social functioning.
 
 
 Is insulin’s high cost keeping diabetes patients from taking their medicine?
 
Is insulin’s high cost keeping diabetes patients from taking their medicine?High prescription drug prices are fast becoming a leading political topic, with medications like insulin emerging as a poster child for the issue.
 
 
 Hit to Lead (H2L) Process in Drug Discovery
 
Hit to Lead (H2L) Process in Drug DiscoveryThe H2L stage of drug discovery which aims to discover compounds of interest (leads) from a selection of compounds (hits) that demonstrate promising therapeutic effects.
 
 
 Drug overdoses among adolescents and young adults on the rise
 
Drug overdoses among adolescents and young adults on the riseIn American adolescents and young adults, death rates from drug poisoning, particularly from opioids, have sharply increased over the last 10 years, according to new research in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
 
 
 NUS scientists uncover novel biomarkers linked with ‘chemobrain’
 
NUS scientists uncover novel biomarkers linked with ‘chemobrain’Cognitive impairment associated with cancer, also known as "chemobrain", has gained recognition as a complication of the disease and its treatment, as it can negatively affect the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors.
 
 
 Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS
 
Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALSA special focus on rogue proteins may hold future promise in stopping the progression of nerve cell destruction in people who have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or frontotemporal dementia.
 
 
 Researchers develop smart pill bottle to keep drugs safe
 
Researchers develop smart pill bottle to keep drugs safeLow-cost, stretchy sensors can be assembled inside the lid of a drug container to help monitor patient safety.
 
 
 Sunscreens can work their way into the bloodstream
 
Sunscreens can work their way into the bloodstreamSunscreens are one of the most essential means to protect oneself from the harmful UV rays of the sun and protect oneself from skin cancer. Skin cancer, say health officials, remains one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States.