Simple Method for Synthesizing Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broad and strikingly easy method for synthesizing Boronic acid-based drugs.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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The Accidental Discovery of LSD

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Bicycle Day on the 19th April celebrates the accidental discovery of LSD by Swiss Chemist, Albert Hoffman.

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Seven days in science - 21 April 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Stem Cell Drug Screen Yields Potential Alternative to Statins

Stem Cell Drug Screen Yields Potential Alternative to Statins

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New liver stem-cell screen of SPECTRUM compounds suggests cardiac glycosides could be repurposed to treat high cholesterol

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Malaria Parasite Protein Shows Promise as Cancer Therapeutic
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A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.

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Individualizing Health Care One Byte at a Time
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A framework called PhenomeNET finds disease genes in a patient-specific manner by matching a patient's phenotype (symptoms) to a large database of gene-to-phenotype associations, including those from non-human model organisms.

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The Next Generation of Pancreatic Cancer Therapeutics
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Currently, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery, and that is not an option for many patients.

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