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Breast cancer breakthrough: Pill gets approval in huge boost 'Compelling results'

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

A pill which prevents the recurrence of breast cancer has been approved by a UK drug regulator following its success in a global trial, led by British scientists.

Drugs targeting cell recycling could be used to suffocate cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

scientists will aim to exploit the normal waste disposal system in cells to create new forms of cancer treatment. The ultimate aim of the centre is to lead to new treatments for patients with currently un-druggable, hard-to-treat cancers.

Scientists Used Brain Scans To See How Magic Mushrooms Battle Depression. Here's What They Found

Posted in Medicine on 1st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Psilocybin doesn't dampen brain activity-rather, it "Liberates the entrenched depressed brain, making it more integrated and flexible"

Scientists Use AI to Trace the Origins of Psychedelic Experiences in the Brain

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

For the past several decades, psychedelics have been widely stigmatized as dangerous illegal drugs. But a recent surge of academic research into their use to treat psychiatric conditions is spurring a shift in public opinion.

Aspirin has long been prescribed to prevent heart attacks. Now experts say it shouldn't.

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

The side effects are not worth the potential benefits, especially for older adults.