Medical research

A promising combination therapy for triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions have identified a combination therapy for treating triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) that results in durable tumor regression in an animal model ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cardamonin shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer

Cardamonin—a natural compound found in the spice cardamom and other plants—could have therapeutic potential for triple-negative breast cancer, according to a new study using human cancer cells. The findings also show ...

Medications

Triple inhaled therapy aids in moderate-to-very severe COPD

(HealthDay)—Triple therapy, including glucocorticoid at either of two dose levels, is beneficial for moderate-to-very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published online June 24 in ...

Medical research

Killing 'sleeper cells' may enhance breast cancer therapy

The anti-cancer medicine venetoclax could improve the current therapy for estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer—the most common form of breast cancer in Australia—according to preclinical studies led by Walter ...

Cardiology

Evinacumab cuts cholesterol levels by half in patients with HoFH

The investigational drug evinacumab reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol to near-normal levels among patients with a rare cholesterol disorder, meeting the primary endpoint in the first randomized placebo-controlled ...

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