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The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects.
Posted on 12 July 2019 | 5:00 pm
A new study shows that deactivating an enzyme that alters ceramides can prevent insulin resistance and fatty liver as well as reverse prediabetes in mice.
Posted on 9 July 2019 | 6:00 pm
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows.
Posted on 19 June 2019 | 6:00 pm
Medical researchers are increasingly turning their attention to the ocean in their search for new drugs. In this Spotlight, we ask why.
Posted on 8 June 2019 | 9:00 am
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigating the long-term safety and effectiveness of this drug in children and adolescents. Learn more here.
Posted on 31 May 2019 | 3:00 am
A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats.
Posted on 30 May 2019 | 6:00 pm
Clindamycin is an antibiotic drug. This article provides an overview of clindamycin, including what it can treat, how much doctors recommend taking, and possible adverse effects and interactions.
Posted on 29 May 2019 | 10:00 pm
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug.
Posted on 29 May 2019 | 6:00 pm
A drug that tackles toxic protein buildup in Alzheimer's disease in a novel way has passed phase 1 of clinical trials, which tests safety in humans.
Posted on 15 May 2019 | 6:00 pm
At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's disease from mouse brains.
Posted on 23 April 2019 | 6:00 pm