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Immunotherapy Drugs So Effective that Tumors Disappear in Weeks for Head and Neck Cancer Patients in Landmark Trial

From “positive trends in survival” to “completely eradicated,” the results from a phase III cancer trial has oncologists and patients in the UK excited. An innovative combination of two immunotherapy drugs were shown to extend the life of patients with metastatic or relapsed head and neck cancer without forcing them to endure extreme chemotherapy. Around […]

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Anti-Cancer Drug Derived From Himalayan Fungus Clears Early Clinical Trials

An Oxford University study has shown that the new drug NUC-7738—a novel chemotherapy drug, derived from a fungus—has up to 40 times greater potency for killing cancer cells than its parent compound, with limited toxic side effects. The naturally-occurring nucleoside analogue known as Cordycepin (a.k.a 3’-deoxyadenosine) is found in the Himalayan fungus Cordyceps sinensis and […]

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You Can Win a Free Trip to Italy by Posting a Photo With #Salami Hashtags For a Random Drawing

A brand of salami known as Galileo is celebrating 75 years of making the cured meats by welcoming salami fans into their family with a chance to win a unique culinary experience in a seaside region of Italy. But don’t worry, you don’t have to speak Italian. All you have to do is simply share […]

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Naturally Occurring Antibiotic Kills Lyme Disease and Nothing Else: A Potential Breakthrough Treatment

Researchers studying naturally occurring antibiotics have isolated one which eradicated the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, potentially offering a revolutionary treatment for the pathogen in both humans, and the natural environment. Hygromycin A, which the scientists found in a screen of soil microbes, was found to clear the infection of B. burgdorferi, the bacteria found in […]

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Promising Results From Antiviral Pill May Change the Game for COVID-19 Effects, Finds Clinical Trial

Back in August, it was reported that a simple pill taken at the onset of symptoms for COVID-19 reduced the risk of hospitalization and death by 50%. Now 1.7 million doses of that drug, an antiviral agent called Molnupiravir produced by Merck, have been secured for use in the U.S. and represents the first orally-ingested […]

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New Treatment For Eczema Could Emerge After Possible Cause Was Identified by ‘Surprised’ Scientists

A study led by UT Southwestern dermatologists suggests that a common inflammatory skin condition may stem from poorly regulated hormones. The finding could offer an unexpected new target to fight this condition. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a form of eczema. AD affects up to 13% of children and 10% of adults, with an annual treatment […]

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New Cancer Treatments May Be on The Horizon – Thanks to Success in mRNA Vaccine Trial

A personalized, mRNA vaccine, given to patients with particular kinds of aggressive cancers could leverage the immune system of the patient to kill the cancer on its own, and in doing so usher in a new epoch of cancer treatment. Messenger RNA (ribonucleic acid) vaccines were what sparked the COVID-19 vaccine drives, as Pfizer and […]

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Cure for Osteoarthritis ‘could be no further than the end of your nose’, Researchers Find

A cure for osteoarthritis could be no further than the end of your nose—as nasal cells can relieve chronic inflammation in the knee, according to new research. Doctors say the treatment could revolutionize therapy for a crippling condition that impacts 8.5 million people in the UK alone. The cells originate from embryonic brain and spinal […]

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If You Have Someone to Talk to, it Could Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Researchers Find

Supportive social interactions in adulthood are important for your ability to stave off cognitive decline, a new study finds. Researchers observed that simply having someone available most or all of the time whom you can count on to listen to you when you need to talk is associated with greater cognitive resilience—a measure of your […]

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IPCC Climate Change Report Shows Need for Urgent Action | World Economic Forum – World Economic Forum

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) published a new report on Monday Aug. 9. The report shows temperatures rising more quickly than expected and show the long-term effects of increased CO2 in the air. Public and private actors must…

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