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How Do People Get Diabetes?

People get diabetes so often that doctors from all over the world are no longer talking about the morbidity rate, but about the epidemic. According to the International Diabetes Federation, 246 million people worldwide suffer from 1 or 2 type diabetes. What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by a high blood…

Amoxicillin: Side Effects and Contraindications

Though Amoxicillin is a very popular and effective antibacterial drug, it has some contraindications and side effects. Pharmacy Mall reviews this topic in detail. Read the article carefully in order to prevent severe consequences for your health.

Statistics about US Prescription Drugs

According to a study by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published that about 130 million Americans consume a variety of medications monthly. According to analysts, annually 3.5 billion prescription drugs are dispensed to the United States. The amount of over-the-counter drugs consumed is even greater. The number of deaths from…

How Matinas Biopharma Scores On My 5 C’s

Shares of Matinas Biopharma Holdings Inc. (MTNB) have performed extremely well over the past few months, up a whopping 365% since September 1, 2016. That kind of impressive move is representative of why investors are attracted to small-cap biopharma stocks. The right call can make you a lot of money in just a short period…

Can-Fite Phase 3 RA Program Ready To Start

Can-Fite Biopharma Ltd (NYSEMKT: CANF) is preparing to initiate a Phase 3 study with piclidenoson for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the second quarter 2017. The Phase 3 study, called ACRobat, will investigate piclidenoson as a first line therapy and potential replacement for the current standard of care, methotrexate (MTX), in newly diagnosed…

Narcotic Bowel Syndrome An Intriguing Opportunity For Vitality Biopharma

Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO) is developing a new class of cannabinoid prodrugs, known as cannabosides, to overcome the limitations of raw Cannabis sativa or synthetic cannabinoids. It is a strategy I believe can create significant value due to the differentiation of cannaboside products from existing cannabinoids available through prescription or over-the-counter means. The strategy also effectively distinguishes Vitality…

Time To Go Long Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics?

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI) is biopharmaceutical company developing adult stem cell-based therapies for a variety of neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS), and Parkinson’s disease (PD). The company’s NurOwn® technology is based on the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), engineered ex vivo, to express increased amount of neurotrophic factors (NTFs)….

JPM Meeting Notes – VistaGen Therapeutics (VTGN)

I think VistaGen Therapeutics’ (VTGN) AV-101 is one of the more interesting small-cap biopharma assets in mid-stage development. I’ve written in the past that I think AV-101 has blockbuster sales potential. Heck, there was just a Reuters story out today talking about how large and open this market is. The drug is currently in a Phase 2a…

JPM Meeting Notes – MabVax Therapeutics (MBVX)

MabVax Therapeutics (MBVX) is another company I had a very opportunistic meeting with because they announced that morning the IND for MVT-1075 had been filed. If all goes smoothly, we should see MVT-1075 in the clinic in the second quarter 2017. Now we all know billions (if not trillions) of mice have been cured of cancer over…

JPM Meeting Notes – RedHill Biopharma (RDHL)

As expected, much of my meeting with RedHill Biopharma (RDHL) was focused on the company’s newly acquired rights to Donnatal® in certain areas of the U.S. Now I’ve been traveling for the past several days, so I have not had an opportunity yet to do a deep dive into Donnatal but what I do know is that…