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2012-12-11 12:01:29

An experimental drug combination for preventing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) was not significantly better than the standard regimen on key endpoints.

2012-11-14 12:59:15

A drug originally developed to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs has now been shown to dramatically reduce a particular kind of brain tumor in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) -- a genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on vital organs.

2012-10-15 14:48:31

Rapamycin, a drug used to prevent rejection in transplants, could delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

2012-09-19 16:45:40

Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering the brain seizures – opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even preventative therapies.

Grapefruit Juice Boosts Effect Of Common Cancer Fighting Drug
2012-08-08 11:59:44

There’s the saying, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” For cancer patients, it might be lucrative to drink grapefruit juice instead.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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