Understanding Translational Medicine

Translational medicine is an area of study that many are unfamiliar with, but is a crucial component in the development and creation of new types of medicines that combat chronic diseases, and can ultimately save lives.  Biomedical research is the initial step, in which scientists conduct basic research experiments in order to get a general […]

Drugs to Treat Addiction Issues

Worldwide, cocaine addiction affects 13.2 to 19.7 million people. In the U.S., it is responsible for more emergency room visits than any other illegal drug. In the long-run it harms the brain, heart, blood vessels and lungs, and often causes death. Cocaine users often want to quit rationally, but the biological dependency makes it feel […]

Patient Information to Be Made Available to Researchers

In a huge step forward for pharmaceutical research, The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s (MMRF) Researcher Gateway will begin providing patient information online to researchers around the world. According to an article posted on Reuters.com, the organization’s $40 billion program will begin digitizing information such as patient gene mutations associated with the disease, as well as […]