Monthly Archives: January 2016

Positive Outcomes for Melanoma Study

Over the past few years, the FDA approved of immune checkpoint inhibitor antibodies and the outcome has seen a vast improvement in patients with advanced melanoma. The antibodies work by unleashing dormant antitumor immunity which has led to a complete … Continue reading

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Skin Penetrating Peptides Enhance Transdermal Delivery of Hyaluronic Acid

Originally posted on Creative PEGWorks:
As a major component of the skin extracellular matrix, Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is involved in various biologic processes such as hydration, nutrient exchange, and cell differentiation and motility. Frequently, due to its high molecular weight…

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Carboxylic Acid

When it comes to acid, many tend to think of the negative but you will be surprised to find certain acids are vital for day to day living. Carboxylic acid is one that is found in many of the products … Continue reading

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Four pegylated drugs approved by FDA in the last five years

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Plegridy (Biogen 2014) — PEGylated Interferon Beta-1a for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Naloxegol (Movantik) (AstraZeneca 2014) — PEGylated naloxol for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adults patients with…

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