Research News

Researchers identify role of protein in development of new hearing hair cells

  • Posted on: 14 September 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Caption : A surface view of the organ of hearing (cochlea) from a mouse, using confocal microscopy. The sensory cells are named hair cells because of their apical projections (stereocilia) which move from stimulation by sound. Credit : University of Maryland School of Medicine

Cholesterol drug combinations could cut health risk for European patients

  • Posted on: 28 August 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

New findings from a large European study of patients in 18 countries, including the UK, show that while many patients are able to reduce their risk through taking statins, those at the highest risk of cardiovascular events may benefit from combinations of lipid-lowering therapies.