TheStreet (July 21, 2014) New research shows Gilead Science's drug Sovaldi helps in curing hepatitis C in those who suffer from HIV. In a medical study, the combination of Gilead's Hep C drug with anti-viral drug Ribavirin ... watch video
Reuters (July 9, 2013) An Israeli biotech company which uses donors' white blood cells to help cure chronic wounds is claiming substantial success in treating hard-to-heal lesions and hope to receive FDA approval by 2017. ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 5, 2015) Drugmaker Pfizer is paying a 39 percent premium to buy Hospira in a bid to boost its portfolio of generic injectible drugs and copies of biotech drugs. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 9, 2016) Israeli biotech firm Pluristem Therapeutics has developed an anti-radiation treatment that could cure nearly all severely ill patients suffering from exposure to lethal doses of radiation. Matthew ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (July 1, 2016) Israeli firm Oramed says insulin pill succeeds in mid-stage type 2 diabetes trial and if successful in next phase could make daily insulin injections a thing of the past. Sharon Reich reports.
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July 29, 2016 Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more
July 29, 2016 The supercoiling of bacterial chromosomes around histone-like proteins can trigger the expression of genes that make the microbe invasive, new research shows. The discovery ... read more
July 29, 2016 In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health ... read more
July 29, 2016 They may be slimy, but they are a perfect environment for microorganisms: biofilms. Protected against external influences, here bacteria can grow undisturbed, and trigger diseases. Scientists are ... read more
July 28, 2016 In psychiatric clinics with an exclusively open-door policy, the risk of patients committing suicide or absconding from treatment is no higher than in clinics with locked wards. This has been ... read more
May 14, 2014 The final step in the production of a biotech medicine is finishing with the correct sugar structure. This step is essential for the efficacy of the medicine, but it also makes the production process ... read more
Dec. 4, 2013 A new paper published announces the characterization of a new potent and selective PI3Kdelta inhibitor, GS-9820. The discovery suggests that selective inhibition of PI3K isoforms offers a new ... read more
Sep. 19, 2011 The biotech industry boosted farming across the globe to the tune of almost $65 billion during the period 1996 to 2009, according to the latest analysis. $65 billion is the increase in net farm ... read more