Tislelizumab Plus Bevacizumab/Chemo Demonstrates Early Efficacy in Cervical Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

The addition of the PD-L1 inhibitor tislelizumab to standard bevacizumab and platinum-doublet chemotherapy in the first-line setting prolonged progression-free survival, produced encouraging responses, and was well tolerated in patients with cervical cancer.

Lung cancer pill cuts risk of death by half, says ‘thrilling’ study

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

Taking the drug osimertinib once a day after surgery reduces chance of patients dying by 51%, trials show.

Approach to blood pressure drugs rethink is urged in the UK

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

More lives could be saved if doctors considered giving blood pressure drugs to all patients at high risk of heart disease, even if their blood pressures are normal, a study suggests.

Text messaging service helps people take their pills

Posted in Medicine on 7th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Around a third of patients do not take their medicine as directed.