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The BlogNotions Life Sciences Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the life sciences industries. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technological advances, discussions of research and findings, best practices for advancing education, implications for the future of various life sciences fields, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Onalespib could be an effective treatment for glioblastoma, preclinical studies show

The targeted therapy onalespib has shown effectiveness in preclinical studies of glioblastoma by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. Onalespib is designed to inhibit a molecule called HSP90. The molecule helps newly made protein molecules fold into their final functional […]

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Drug ‘melts away’ fat inside arteries

   A new drug being trialled for treating breast cancer and diabetes has been shown to ‘melt away’ the fat inside arteries that can cause heart attacks and  strokes. Researchers fromthe University of Aberdeen, using pre-clinical mouse models, showedthat just a single dose of the drug (Trodusquemine) completely reversedthe effects of a disease that causes […]

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Caffeine consumption may help kidney disease patients live longer

In continuation of my update on caffeine.. Caffeine consumption may prolong the lives in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31-November 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.   Coffee consumption has been linked to a longer […]

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FDA Approves Once-Weekly Bydureon BCise (exenatide) for Patients with Type-2 Diabetes

 In continuation of my update on exenatide. AstraZeneca announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Bydureon® BCise™ (exenatide extended-release) injectable suspension, a new formulation of Bydureon (exenatide extended-release) injectable suspension in an improved once-weekly, single-dose autoinjector device for adults with type-2 diabeteswhose blood sugar remains uncontrolled on one or more oral […]

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New molecule could become first treatment against chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

IDIBELL Researchers of the Neuro-Oncology Unit of Bellvitge University Hospital – Catalan Institute of Oncology, led by Dr. Jordi Bruna, have successfully tested a new molecule capable of preventing the development of peripheral neuropathy induced by chemotherapy in cancer patients, especially in colon cancer cases, the third most common neoplasm in the world. The molecule, […]

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FDA Approves Verzenio (abemaciclib) for Certain Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancers

  We know that, Abemaciclib is a kinase inhibitor for oraladministration. It is a white to  yellow powder with the empirical formula C27H32F2N8 and a molecular weight 506.59. The chemical name for abemaciclib is 2-Pyrimidinamine, N-[5-[(4-ethyl-1-piperazinyl)methyl]-2-pyridinyl]-5-fluoro-4-[4fluoro-2-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-1H-benzimidazol-6-yl]-Abemaciclib  has the above  structure: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Verzenio (abemaciclib) to treat adult patients who […]

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