Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that certain changes in DNA sequences can trigger the resulting genome to misfold in such a way that the person is at increased risk for Type 1 diabetes.

Gilead Sciences lost yet another challenge to the company’s U.S. patent to Truvada for HIV prevention, or PrEP.

Toronto-based NoNO Inc. announced results from the pivotal Phase III ESCAPE-NA1 trial of intravenous nerinetide in patients with acute ischemic stroke who were chosen to undergo endovascular thrombectomy.

Shares of Pennsylvania-based Baudax Bio were up more than 40 percent after the company announced that the pain medication Anjeso was greenlit by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The window of opportunity to contain wider international spread of the epidemic of the new coronavirus disease is closing, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, after cases were reported in Iran and Lebanon.

Some of the industry’s largest pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co., have developed a blockchain-based system to track prescription drugs across the supply chain to better halt the flow of counterfeit medicines.