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Researchers from the University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust have found that an anti-inflammatory drug, used to treat RA, reduces harmful inflammation when administered to patients in the early stages of stroke more

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New research from Oracle Health Services in partnership with Informa Engage/Pharma Intelligence has revealed that more than 60% of drug safety experts are planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the speed and security more

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A new set of national standards have been launched at the 2018 Patients First conference and the Involving People Network Annual Meeting 2018 that are designed to improve the quality and consistency of public involvement in research across the UK. more

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According to new research from global professional services company, Accenture, there is an estimated £22 billion that could be unlocked by pharmaceutical companies over the next 10 years through harnessing digital technologies. more

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A biotech company, Deinove, has signed an exclusive research licence with Italian biopharma company, Naicons, to aid in the discovery of new antibiotics through the Antibiotics against Resistant Infectious Germs (AGIR) project. more

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Today (28 February) is Rare Disease Day 2018, where companies, organisations, charities and governments raise awareness of rare diseases and the development of the various treatments and cures. more

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A drug that specifically targets tropomyosin receptor kinases (TRK) fused genes, larotrectinib, has been found to be effective in patients of all ages, according to recently published results from combined analysis. more

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Researchers from the University of Glasgow have discovered a potential new drug target for the parasitic disease, toxoplasmosis. more

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A systematic review and network meta-analysis, published in The Lancet, evaluating 21 antidepressants has proven the efficacy of treatment versus placebo in adults with major depressive disorder. more

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Research from a team led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has uncovered a breakthrough in peptide chemistry that may enable the administration of peptide active agents orally. more

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New research from scientists at the Université Paris-Saclay has revealed a novel approach to the cessation of arterial deterioration in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients. more

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After suffering a stroke the impact on the brain can cause lasting damage in adults, however, according to new research out of Georgetown University Medical Center, babies’ brains can adapt and rewire allowing other undamaged regions to perform tasks more

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Recent research from a team at Rockefeller University has uncovered natural compounds in soil samples that may be useful in the treatment of several bacterial infections that have become resistant to multiple antibiotics. more

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New blood and urine tests have been developed by researchers at the University of Warwick that may indicate if a child has autism and thereby enable earlier administration of appropriate treatment. more

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Research from various academic institutions around London has revealed that anticoagulants may increase the risk of stroke in over-65s if they have chronic kidney disease. more

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Taking ibuprofen in early pregnancy may have an impact on the development of the foetal ovaries, according to new research published in the journal Human Reproduction. more

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A team of scientists from the University of Manchester have used Twitter to reveal that insomnia and weight gain are the more common, less serious side effects of prednisolone — a commonly used steroid drug. more

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Global information analytics business, Elsevier, has revealed that six biotech and pharma start-ups have been selected to join its innovation initiative, The Hive. more

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A miniature robot inspired by insects and jellyfish has been developed by scientists that can traverse complex environments to potentially deliver drugs to targeted regions or find use in minimally-invasive surgical procedures. more

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Spotting the signs and symptoms of various infectious diseases can mean the difference between life and death. According to research in the journal Epidemiology and Infection, public awareness campaigns are vital in stopping infections spreading more

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