Medications

Breast cancer medication risk

New research led by Flinders University has found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients.

Oncology & Cancer

Starving gut bacteria to improve chemotherapy outcomes

Fasting before chemotherapy drastically increases the number and diversity of bacteria found in the gut and can improve treatment outcomes, a new study by University of Adelaide researchers has found.

Oncology & Cancer

Ultra-fine X-rays target brain cancer cells with precision

A new radiation therapy technique pioneered by scientists from the University of Wollongong's Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) has shown promise for improving treatment outcomes in patients with brain cancer.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers ID symptom-specific targets for treatment of depression

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, striking as many as one in four women and one in eight men in their lifetimes. While more than 17 million adults in the United States struggled with the disease in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NIH clinical trial of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 begins

A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir in hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at the University ...

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