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FDA Approves Constipation Drug PEGylated Naloxol

FDA has approved AstraZeneca’s Movantik for opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain. Movantik (naloxegol), an oral once-a-day treatment originally developed by Nektar Therapeutics, can decrease the constipating effects of opioids. The drug’s safety and effectiveness were established in … Continue reading

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High-density lipoprotein mimetic drug delivery systems for cancer, cardiovascular diseases

Nanolipoprotein particles (NLPs), which are mimetics of naturally occurring high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) present in the human body have been suggested as a new delivery platform for a range of therapeutics for cancer chemotherapy, heart disease, and infectious diseases. FDA approved … Continue reading

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Skin Penetrating Peptides Enhance Transdermal Delivery of Hyaluronic Acid

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 and charge, HA is a … Continue reading

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