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Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes

Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes: Scientists accidentally discover an antibiotic that targets spots also stops arteries hardening Atherosclerosis occurs when calcium deposits accumulate in the arteries Molecules in the antibiotic minocycline block the pathway that causes deposits Giving minocycline to rats was highly effective at preventing plaque build-up By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health… Read More »

Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — An experimental drug has shown promise in extending the lives of women suffering from a particularly aggressive and deadly type of breast cancer, according to the results of a phase 2 trial. Right now, the standard treatment of chemotherapy for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer has not been… Read More »

Cancer may no longer be deadly in future, say British researchers announcing breakthrough

LONDON — Scientists have discovered a breakthrough treatment to fight cancer, and claim the disease will no longer be deadly for future generations. Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London believe it is possible to strengthen the body’s defences by transplanting immune cells from strangers. Patients will begin to receive the new treatment next year,… Read More »