Pharmaceutical Research News

Common anti-depressant could treat patients with childhood sarcoma

A new study has found that a common anti-depressant may stop the spread of childhood sarcoma in mice and laboratory cell experiments.

Scientists manufacture Parkinson’s drug using the shells of crustaceans

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel method of turning the shells of crustaceans into drugs to treat Parkinson’s...

Researchers generate new tissues using a magnetic field and hydrogels

A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, have used a magnetic field and hydrogels to generate new tissues. These findings, published in...

Machine learning and mass spectrometry to improve drug development

Researchers from Purdue University, USA, have combined machine learning and tandem mass spectrometry to improve the flow of information in drug development. Tandem mass spectrometry...

New funding for research on medicine use during pregnancy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) £292,000 to support its computer-aided modelling research on...

EU project to develop a bio-artificial lab-grown pancreas

Scientists from the EU-funded VANGUARD project have received €6,844,625 to develop a bio-artificial lab-grown pancreas. By developing an artificial lab-grown pancreas, the VANGUARD project aims...

The social and economic consequences of antimicrobial resistance

Dr Jochen Salber, Head of the Department of Experimental Surgery at University Medical Centre Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum, discusses the challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance. At a...

How successful is the new wave of COVID-19 technologies?

Scientists have developed a multitude of new innovative COVID-19 technologies – but which can successfully aid the global recovery...

Innovative bioscaffold to promote healing and tissue regeneration

Next generation extracellular matrix biomaterials promote healing – Is human tissue regeneration within reach? Unlike less-developed species such as the axolotl and zebra fish, the...

Modifying calcium phosphate-based materials for bone repair

Dr Christophe Drouet and Dr David Grossin explain the relevance of calcium phosphate-based materials for bone repair and nanomedicine. For decades, nature has inspired civilisations...

The key role played by pharmacies, according to the citizens

Cittadinanzattiva discusses the findings of a recent report into the role played by pharmacies in Italy as a part of the move towards ‘pharmacies...

Assessing decades of research to further integrate precision medicine

Evolutionary biologists from McMaster University have reviewed decades of research in the hopes of understanding why precision medicine has not been fully integrated into...

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This field of health service research focuses on examining how and why people access pharmacy services, the dynamic changes in drug research, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.