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Experimental medication to prevent heart disease may treat chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

Intermediate magnification micrograph of a low malignant potential (LMP) mucinous ovarian tumour. H&E stain. The micrograph shows: Simple mucinous epithelium (right) and mucinous epithelium that pseudo-stratifies (left – diagnostic of a LMP tumour). Epithelium in a frond-like architecture is seen at the top of image. Credit: Nephron /Wikipedia. CC BY-SA …

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Experimental human model of migraine found redundant molecular pathways mediating migraine attacks

Credit: Sasha Wolff/Wikipedia A recent study published in the journal Cephalalgia, the official journal of the International Headache Society, reported an intriguing discovery. The study, entitled “Investigation of distinct molecular pathways in migraine induction using calcitonin gene-related peptide and sildenafil”, was conducted by Dr. Samaira Younis and colleagues from the …

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Experimental HIV vaccine successfully elicits broadly neutralizing antibodies to the virus

Credit: CC0 Public Domain An experimental HIV vaccine developed by scientists at Scripps Research and the nonprofit vaccine research organization IAVI has reached an important milestone by eliciting antibodies that can neutralize a wide variety of HIV strains. The tests, in rabbits, showed that these “broadly neutralizing” antibodies, or bnAbs, …

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Experimental cholesterol-lowering drug effective at lowering bad cholesterol, study shows

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Twice-yearly injections of an experimental cholesterol-lowering drug, inclisiran, were effective at reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, often called bad cholesterol, in patients already taking the maximum dose of statin drugs, according to data of the ORION-10 trial presented Saturday, Nov. 16, at the American Heart Association’s …

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