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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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A recent study has revealed that an estimated 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS in England yearly, which, in addition to avoidable adverse drug reactions (ADRs), account for many avoidable deaths. 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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Orchard Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has acquired an exclusive licence to develop lentivirus-based autologous ex-vivo gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome type B (or MPS-IIIB) from The University of Manchester. more

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A team of scientists has announced the creation of tiny remote controlled nanorobots that may, one day, enable doctors to diagnose disease and deliver drugs from inside the human body. more

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Speaking at the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Eriko Takano, professor of synthetic biology at The University of Manchester, has given a glimmer of hope in the antibiotics production crisis — robotics! more

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A potential new drug that reduces the number of brain cells destroyed by a stroke and also repairs the damage has been discovered by researchers at The University of Manchester. more

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Innovation – it’s everywhere in the pharmaceutical sector. Sometimes it’s a small step but more often it's continued effort into drug development, delivery or research that leads to the constant stream of new products and formulations more

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The University of Manchester has been given £177,713 to fund the development of a Zika virus vaccine as part of an initiative to counter the disease more

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Four leaders in oncology research are creating a way to support early decisions in clinical trials, supported by innovative technology more

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Researchers have developed cancer drug-packed ‘grenades’ armed with heat sensitive triggers, allowing for treatment to be targeted directly at tumours, according to two studies more

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AstraZeneca has signed a five-year £11.5 million clinical trial agreement with the University of Manchester for personalised cancer treatment more

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