funding boost for research into little known blood cancer

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Relatively little is known about the causes of a group of blood cancer called myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN), affecting approximately 4,000 people in the UK every year.

Repurposed blood cancer drug could remove need for lifelong HIV meds

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

The study's implications are significant as it suggests a potential strategy for targeting and eradicating the latent HIV reservoir, which has been a major challenge in HIV research.

Most blood pressure meds found to reduce frequency of migraine headaches

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

A new study by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, Australia, has found that almost all classes of antihypertensives have some ability to reduce the frequency of headaches in migraine sufferers.

Genetically modifying T-cells cuts blood cancer progression by 74%, trial finds

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

A revolutionary blood cancer treatment that genetically modifies patient cells to fight the disease cuts the risk of it progressing by 74%, a world-first clinical trial has found.

Genetic Link Between Migraine And Blood Sugar Levels Confirmed

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

"Our findings provide avenues to develop novel treatment strategies for managing glycemic traits in migraine and headache patients, particularly increasing fasting proinsulin level to protect against headache."