Friday Jul 11
Adverse court ruling for Antares
A U.S. District Court denies Antares Pharma's motion for a preliminary injunction against Medac Pharma to prevent it from selling its methotrexate auto-pen product if and when it earns regulatory approval.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Studies from Nanjing Normal University Yield New Information about...
The relationship between particle size and hydrothermal treatment conditions had been systematically investigated, and the results indicate that the particle size can be precisely controlled between 70 and 300 nm."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Medical News Today
Adipose-derived stem cells resist chemo drug
In lab tests, Brown University researchers have found that adipose-derived stem cells , which can generate bone tissue, appear resistant to the toxicity of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate, which degrades bone in patients such as kids suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia .
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Findings from Sichuan University Broaden Understanding of Cancer...
Anticancer drug methotrexate was loaded in the nanoparticles." The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from , "The interaction between MTX and polyrotaxane was investigated.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Stem cell type resists chemotherapy drug
Adipose-derived stem cells, which can generate bone tissue, appear resistant to the toxicity of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate, which degrades bone in patients such as kids suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, researchers have found.
Studies from Tarbiat Modares University Further Understanding of...
Electropolymerization of MTX doped polypyrrole yielded poor quality with low efficiency of doping, but a well-doped, nanostructure and increased capacity of drug loading ) has been obtained in the presence of cetylpyridinium as a modifier."
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Rationale and design of LUX-Head & Neck 1: a randomised, Phase III...
Patients with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma receiving platinum-based chemotherapy as their first-line treatment have a dismal prognosis, with a median overall survival of ~7 months.
Antidrug antibodies in psoriasis: a systematic review
Antidrug antibodies against biological agents may be clinically significant and potentially alter a biological drug's treatment efficacy.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Reports Summarize Gene Therapy Study Results from Beckman Research...
The development of simple and efficient techniques for purifying transgene T cells is needed to facilitate the derivation of cell products with uniform potency and purity."
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Medical News Today
Pharmacists reminded of need to be vigilant in preparation of dose administration aids, Australia
Pharmacists have been reminded of the need to follow correct standards and procedures in the preparation of dose administration aids following a warning from the Pharmacy Board of Australia over a medication incident involving the drug methotrexate.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Top Old Drug
A newer drug improved symptoms for more people than the usual drug given first to people with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Two-Year Results From Pfizer's XELJANZA (Tofacitinib Citrate) ORAL ...
Pfizer Inc. announced today the publication of two-year results from the ORAL Start study in the June 19 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Improved elongation factor-1 alpha-based vectors for stable...
Establishing highly productive clonal cell lines with constant productivity over 2-3 months of continuous culture remains a tedious task requiring the screening of tens of thousands of clonal colonies.