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New therapy for kidney cancer clears phase III clinical trials

Following Phase III clinical trials results in NEJM, there is hope of new therapy for kidney cancer A combination of two drugs - one of...

New drug shows promise in acute porphyria; else it requires liver...

New drug called Givosiran reduced the number of acute attacks in porphyria patients by up to 79 percent Acute porphyria is a group of uncommon...

Globally one in four people over 25 yrs has significant stroke...

Latvian women had the world's highest estimated lifetime stroke risk in 2016Globally, one in four people over age 25 has significant stroke risk during...

Childhood obesity epidemic may be linked to Caesarean sections

JAMA study shows choice of delivery mode may influence risk of early childhood weight problem Could India's childhood obesity epidemic have anything to do with...

REACH trial shows promise for sickle cell anemia drug

Daily pill brings relief for children living with sickle cell anemiaA daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring some relief for young children living with...

Allergic to peanuts? Have peanuts as therapy, says new study

New research shows that ingesting small amounts of peanut protein as a drug could help Controlled ingestion of peanut protein could help build tolerance in...

Cervical cancer may recur after minimally invasive hysterectomy

Two studies from the  University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center show that abdominal hysterectomy has better outcomes for cervical cancer Two studies led by...

Antipsychotic drugs do not work in ICU delirium, study finds

Antipsychotic medications are ineffective for treatment of delirium in critically ill patients in ICU Critically ill patients do not benefit from antipsychotic medications that have...

Genome sequencing could replace standard test in drug-resistant TB

Genome sequencing could completely replace time consuming standard resistance testing in drug-resistant tuberculosisA new study published in the current issue of the New England...

Daily aspirin won’t prevent heart disease, stroke or prolong life

Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on prevention of major cardiovascular disease, stroke A landmark trial has found that daily low-dose aspirin has...

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Success of relationship is directly linked to level of commitment, says scientists Something to chew on this Valentine's Day. New research shows that a person's...

Congo offers new model for treatment of drug resistant Tuberculosis

Molecular diagnostics, shorter treatment regimen worked against drug resistant tuberculosis in Congo A high proportion of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases can be cured in conflict-affected...