Pharma News

Salmonella Bacteria may helpful To Fight Aggressive Form Of Pancreatic Cancer

  • Posted on: 14 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Researchers at City of Hope developed new therapy  for Patients with an aggressive form of pancreatic cancer known as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma that uses Salmonella bacterium that can help extend the survival of patients. The study is published in the Journal Cancer Immunology Research from the American Association for Cancer Research.

Researcher find Rambo Protein Limits Heart Failure

  • Posted on: 14 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A protein named after the famous Hollywood movie Rambo which was earlier thought to be causing death can in fact protect against heart failure, according to research from King’s College London. New research has identified a protein which could protect against heart failure, pointing the way to possible new treatments. The study was published in the journal Nature Communications.

Novel Technique to produce Biodegradable Plastic Cheaper and Greener

  • Posted on: 14 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Scientists have developed a novel technique to make production of biodegradable plastic cheaper and greener. The findings could help make the biodegradable plastic known as polylactic acid (PLA) a full-fledged alternative to cheaper traditional petroleum-based plastics. PLA is not yet considered a full alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics, as it is costly to produce.

Researchers found Electrical Stimulation Reverses Nerve Damage Caused by Spinal Cord Injury

  • Posted on: 14 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A team of researchers from The University of Sydney in Australia find a short-term electrical nerve stimulation therapy can reverse spinal cord injury-associated nerve damage, potentially improving the benefits of current and emerging rehabilitation treatment. The study appeared in the Journal of Neurophysiology.

Deadly Sea Snail Venom produce New Drugs used To Treat Cancer, Pain And Other Diseases

  • Posted on: 14 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Using biochemical and bio-informatics tools, researchers developed a new method to analyze the structure of the venom toxins. Thousands of toxins hidden deep within the venom of a sea cone snail in Queensland has been discovered by Australian researchers. The discovered toxins could be a new target to develop drugs to treat pain, cancer and other diseases.  The study was published in the journal PNAS.

SkylineDx launches MMprofiler assay test to predict bone marrow cancer more accurately

  • Posted on: 11 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

SkylineDx, a Dutch-based innovative biotechnology company specialising in the development and commercialization of genetic tests, has launching its MMprofiler assay. This test enables clinicians to more accurately predict the prognosis of patients with multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) than traditional methods.

New Invisible Protein Structure discovered which Explains the Power of Enzymes

  • Posted on: 11 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A research group at Umeå University in Sweden has managed to capture and describe a protein structure. The discovery lays the base for developing designed enzymes as catalysts to new chemical reactions for instance in biotechnological applications. The result of the study is published in the journal Nature Communications.

Pages