Medications

Rewiring the biology of leukemia cells to reverse drug resistance

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London have identified a way to reverse resistance to a group of cancer drugs, known as kinase inhibitors, in leukemia cells. By rewiring the inner workings ...

Ophthalmology

Exercise can provide relief for dry, itchy eyes

A team led by researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered that a significant increase in tear secretion and tear film stability after participating in aerobic exercise can be another remedy for relieving dry, itchy ...

Medications

Class action against Sanofi wins French court backing

A French court on Wednesday allowed a class-action lawsuit to go ahead against pharmaceutical giant Sanofi by families of victims of Depakine, an epilepsy drug that can severely damage foetal development.

Oncology & Cancer

Targeting a rare secondary cancer in children

It's one of the most heartbreaking things Adam Green, MD, sees as a pediatric oncologist: children who beat their cancer, only to see an incurable brain tumor arise five years later.

Medications

Eptinezumab speeds pain, symptom relief from migraine attack

(HealthDay)—Compared with placebo, treatment with intravenous eptinezumab after onset of a moderate-to-severe migraine attack shortens time to resolution of headache pain and the most bothersome symptom, according to a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why bipolar patients don't take their meds

People with bipolar disorder may not take their medication because of side effects, fear of addiction and a preference for alternative treatment, according to research from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) ...

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