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Phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE-4) inhibitors have attracted considerable interest as potential therapeutic agents for diseases including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PDE-4 inhibitors are known to ...
Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...
This week celebrates the first ever Peer Review Week; a collaborative concept from ORCID, Wiley, Sense About Science and ScienceOpen, to highlight and celebrate the invaluable role peer review plays i...
Whether or not a research article has been peer reviewed openly can seemingly make a difference to the quality of the peer review, according to research carried out by BioMed Central's Research Integr...
Synthetic DNA–based MERS vax shows promise; fake peer review on scores of papers; gut microbes and an autoimmune eye disease; “Informed Consent” theater review
Monsanto Company, the makers of the herbicide Roundup, this week announced that it has arranged for an outside scientific review of the World Health Organization’s finding that the key ingredient in...
Aug 19 (Reuters) - AbbVie Inc has bought a priority review voucher from United Therapeutics Corp for $350 million that will allow it to accelerate the review process for one of its drugs.
This Viewpoint assesses the US Food and Drug Administration’s priority review voucher program to encourage development of drugs to treat neglected tropical diseases or rare pediatric disease and rec...
Abbvie is paying $350 million for the right to a faster FDA review for a future application. That means that the value of a priority review voucher has quintupled in the past year.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and review as well as granted priority review status for Novocure's premarket approval (PMA) application for Optune.
This paper provides a critical review of recently published work that suggests that the precision of hazardous concentration estimates from Species Sensitivity Distributions (SSDs) is improved when th...
There is increasing attention on the coaching of surgeons and trainees to improve performance but no comprehensive review on this topic. The purpose of this review is to summarize the quantity and the...
This is a review of small-bowel obstruction written primarily for residents. The review focuses on radiography and computed tomography (CT) for diagnosing small-bowel obstruction and CT for determinin...