Tag Archives: Dundee University

New Anti-Malaria Drug Details Published in ‘Nature’, Human Clinicals Next Year

The details of the discovery, properties and mechanism of the new anti-malarial drug, DDD107498, have been published in the journal Nature and the single dose treatment will soon replace the current treatment. The compound was developed by the University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV). “The publication describes the discovery and profiling of this ...

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Type 1 Diabetes: Life Expectancy May Improve for Current Generation, says Study


Life expectancy of the present generation with type 1 diabetes may go up, reveals a new study from Scotland. Type 1 diabetes, which is also known as juvenile diabetes, is a condition where the body does not produce insulin to convert sugars, starches and other foods into energy. At the same time, the immune system destroys insulin-producing glands in the ...

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