The World Health Organization's Zika response programme is only 13 percent funded, "severely" compromising efforts to combat the virus that is increasingly becoming a global threat, the UN agency said Monday.But the significant funding gaps in the $17....
Targeting drugs to the right spot within the human body is critical fro the successful application of a medicine. Many compounds, however, don't accuracy hit the exact spot. New research is attempting to improve the focus of drug delivery.
For people with busy lives, visiting dentists, dieticians, medical doctors and so forth means a difficult balancing act. To help with this, Michigan State University have pioneered a test for obesity to be used by dentists.
May is Juvenile Huntingtons/Huntington's Disease awareness month and as the month winds down HD advocates turn up the heat to create awareness and eventually a cure or treatment for the dreaded disease.
A tiny implant that will help opioid addicts fight their cravings has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The implants will soon be available in that country, likely next month.
A "cure" for cancer remains elusive. However, methods to detect cancer early and to administer treatment continue to advance. The latest is a new implant designed to spot cancerous cells before they develop into tumours.
Vadim Pokrovsky stunned hundreds of students at a conference in Moscow last week when he reached into his pocket and took out a condom."And you, the young generation, how do you protect yourselves from HIV?
A team of German, Swedish and Italian researchers from Örebro University found a new strategy to slow down Alzheimer's Disease (AD) progression. They tried an old drug (clopidogrel) to test out a new therapeutic strategy.
Arizona has become the first U.S. state to allow pharmacists to change the medicine prescribed on a doctor’s prescription for a similar drug product. The law requires the patient to be informed.