The Scientist — Preliminary data from human embryonic stem cell trials for two degenerative eye disorders are promising, but challenges remain for more complex tissues.
Nature Medicine — Combining multiple medicines into a single pill is harder than it sounds.
Nature Medicine — Unrecognizable today, early drug ads were bold, colorful statements for the nascent field of graphic design.
Nature Medicine — Three widely-used artemisinin variants are equally effective at ridding youngsters of the malaria parasite.
Nature Medicine — A burst of research into the genetics of autism has given scientists insight into the basis for the disorder. Now, some companies aim to capitalize on these findings by developing DNA screens that might one day provide a diagnosis at birth.
Nature Medicine — Despite a half century of research into malaria, laboratory models of the disease have changed little — a fact that could be hindering the development of new vaccines.
Nature Medicine — The pharmaceutical industry contributed more than $30 million to political causes during the 2010 election cycle alone.
Nature Medicine — The growing wealth of many developing countries is adding a wrinkle to the calculus of which nations get cheap access to essential medicines.
Nature Medicine — The FDA approved the first of a new class of skin cancer drugs aimed at a common mutation implicated in driving tumor growth.
Nature Medicine — With painkiller addiction on the rise, drugmakers have come up with clever ways to discourage abuse.
The Scientist — A young botanist pays tribute to his mentor by naming a newly discovered, rare species in his honor.