Researchers have determined the 3D structure of the receptor that the hormone oxytocin binds to. The findings could aid drug development.
Tags: hormones oxytocin drug-development health-and-medicine
The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
Tags: covid-19 pandemic microbes vaccines disease research drug-development school-of-engineering biological-engineering koch-institute institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
The company is developing treatments that restore gut bacteria in people struggling with a range of diseases.
Tags: health medicine bacteria startups microbes microbiology research drug-development school-of-engineering alumniae biological-engineering microboime
"These interim results are very encouraging," says Evan Anderson of a COVID-19 vaccine in a phase 1 clinical trial.
Tags: covid-19 vaccines drug-development clinical-trials featured health-and-medicine immune-systems
A compound from the American beautyberry boosts an antibiotic's activity against MRSA, research indicates.
Tags: antibiotics plants drug-resistance drug-development featured health-and-medicine mrsa
A new anti-platelet drug shows potential for treating blood vessel clots in heart attacks, strokes and, possibly, COVID-19
Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
July 15, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: stroke covid-19 coronavirus heart heart-attack sars-cov-2 drug-development blood-clot ischemic-heart-disease
A new formula for ultrafast insulin could work in much less time than the current stuff, according to research with pigs.
Tags: diabetes insulin materials-science polymers drug-development featured health-and-medicine
Certain cancer therapeutics concentrate within cells — a finding that could change the way scientists think about drug design.
Tags: medicine cancer biology research drug-development school-of-science whitehead-institute koch-institute drug-delivery
A new synthetic antibody may prevent the coronavirus from causing infection by blocking attachment to a key enzyme. It shows promise in a study with mice.
Tags: covid-19 antibodies viruses drug-development infections health-and-medicine
Page 1 of 14