Tag: Eli Lilly and Company

Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the United States and treatments are needed more than ever, clinical trials for some of the most promising experimental drugs are taking longer than expected. Researchers at a dozen clinical trial sites said that testing delays, staffing shortages, space constraints and reluctant patients were complicating their […]

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‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach

A newly developed blood test for Alzheimer’s has diagnosed the disease as accurately as methods that are far more expensive or invasive, scientists reported on Tuesday, a significant step toward a longtime goal for patients, doctors and dementia researchers. The test has the potential to make diagnosis simple, affordable and widely available. The test determined […]

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Drug Giants Create Fund to Bolster Struggling Antibiotic Start-Ups

Twenty of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies on Thursday announced the creation of a $1 billion fund to buoy financially strapped biotech start-ups that are developing new antibiotics to treat the mounting number of drug-resistant infections responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. The fund, created in partnership with the World Health Organization […]

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