The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the “Critical Path Opportunities for Generic Drugs” report identifying many of the unanswered scientific questions that impede the development of generic versions of commonly used drugs.
CMU researcher Jon Kelty is interested in learning about the electrical connections in the brain that control a gasp and other breathing patterns in hopes of better understanding a host of human breathing disorders, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Frequent consumption of cured meats results in lower lung function test scores and increases the odds of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a large cross-sectional survey of adults in the US.
A new imaging technology may hold the key to not only stopping heart attacks in their tracks but also preventing them for ever occurring.
Innovative pulmonary and PEGylation-based therapeutic product development is the focus of two new business units recently created at Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR), the company announced today.
Firefighters engage in a dangerous occupation, risking life-threatening burns and smoke inhalation, among other hazards. So it may surprise some that the leading cause of death on duty among U.S. firefighters is coronary heart disease (CHD).
Advances in radiation therapy for cancer have made it possible to fine-tune radiation beams so they match the shape and position of a patient’s tumor nearly anywhere in the body.
Nightclubs and festivals that sell laughing gas (Nitrous Oxide) may face prosecution, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and LACORS, the Local Authorities Coordinators of Regulatory Services have warned.
Bioengineers and public health researchers at Harvard University have developed a novel spraying method for delivering the most common tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, providing a new low-cost and scaleable technique that offers needle-free delivery and greater stability at room temperature than existing methods.
Bioengineers and public health researchers have developed a novel spray drying method for preserving and delivering the most common tuberculosis (TB) vaccine. The low-cost and scaleable technique offers several potential advantages over conventional freezing procedures, such as greater stability at room temperature and use in needle-free delivery.