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Antibiotic shows potential in helping treat aggressive blood cancer

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

This type of leukaemia, often referred to as MLL-AML, has a particularly poor prognosis as it quickly becomes resistant to the standard chemotherapies used to treat it. Tackling this resistance is a major challenge in successfully treating the disease, as it can leave patients with no other options.

Cancer Research UK teams up with Teon on new cancer drug

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

The drug will be evaluated as both a monotherapy and in combination with an anti-PD-1 immunotherapy or hormonal therapy.

A Quick Guide To The Turbo-Charged Search For Coronavirus Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

You may have heard the rule of thumb that a new drug against a new target takes at least 10 years to develop. Thanks to previous coronaviruses SARS and MERS, scientists have a general idea of how they work.

Metastudy says aspirin lowers risk of some cancers, but questions remain

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Scientists are still debating whether there are benefits to taking aspirin as a preventative measure against cancer if you are otherwise healthy,

Antiaging Treatments that are Closest to FDA Approval

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

There are a few dozen antiaging rejuvenation treatments that are progressing through pre-clinical and clinical trials. Lifespan.io is tracking the antiaging rejuvenation treatments on a rejuvenation roadmap. Two treatments are in phase 3 clinical trial.