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Israeli researchers develop drug for leukemia

Israeli researchers have developed a new biological drug for acute myeloid leukemia with a cure rate of 50 percent on lab mice, as published Friday by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 6:49:02

Study shows drug combo can strangle tumor cells

A study published on Thursday in the journal Chem showed that a combination of existing drugs could reduce the size of cancerous tumors much more effectively than current treatments.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 11:11:41

FDA approves its first RNA-based treatment for a rare disease

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved on Friday for the first time a new class of drugs called small interfering RNA treatment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 7:04:50

New drugs may reduce heart attack risks by targeting gut microbes

American researchers designed a potential new class of drugs that may reduce cardiovascular risks by targeting a specific microbial pathway in the gut.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/7 7:24:37

Chinese scientists develop tattoo-like electronic skin

Chinese scientists have developed a graphene-based tattoo-like electronic skin, which could function as a wearable electronic device to monitor health.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/5 11:57:13

New drugs put cancer into "permanent sleep": Aussie research

Australian scientists on Thursday said they have discovered a new type of drug that targets specific proteins to arrest the growth and spread of cancer, without the harmful side effects of conventional therapies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 11:20:08

Inspection team to verify substandard vaccine disposition

An inspection team was dispatched to check the disposition of substandard DPT vaccines produced by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products Co., Ltd. Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 18:56:39

American, Chinese scientists develop a preliminary universal vaccine

American and Chinese scientists developed a new nanoparticle vaccine that could effectively protect mice against influenza A virus, according to a study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/31 7:29:23

Researchers identify new gene linked to arthritis severity

US researchers identified a new gene associated with disease severity in models of rheumatoid arthritis, which could provide a new pathway for treatment and a way to measure the prognosis of patients diagnosed with the autoimmune condition.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 7:15:34

Slow fluid drainage in brain linked to Alzheimer: study

Scientists at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia revealed one underlying mechanism of brain aging and age-related Alzheimer's.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/26 7:14:05