Oncology & Cancer

How gut bacteria change cancer drug activity

The activity of cancer drugs changes depending on the types of microbes living in the gut, according to a UCL-led study into how nematode worms and their microbes process drugs and nutrients.


Ranking the efficacy of hair loss drugs

A team of researchers at Mediprobe Research Inc. has ranked the efficacy of hair loss drugs. In their paper published in JAMA Dermatology, the group also notes the pros and cons associated with the different kinds of hair ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows potential to cure advanced lung cancer

In a new study including Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers, the cancer immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda), increased survival for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New acne treatment 'exciting', but Europe will have to wait

A new drug touted as the first real breakthrough in acne treatment in decades has been available for months in the United States, but when it will hit the shelves in Europe and elsewhere remains unclear.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Breakthrough' treatment slashes virus death risk: study

An aerosol-based drug treatment could drastically reduce the number of new coronavirus patients dying from the disease or requiring intensive care, according to preliminary results released Monday by a British biotech firm.

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