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Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment

Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment

Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment Anti-malarial drug shows promise for brain cancer treatment Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive form of cancer in the brain that is typically fatal. But new findings by VCU Massey Cancer Center and VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) researchers could help …

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    New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

    New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

    New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers A bioinspired technology enables machine-free droplet manipulation for potential rapid diagnostic urine testing for kidney stone patients. Credit: provided by Pak Kin Wong, Penn State An improved urine-testing system for …

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      Mindfulness training shows promise for people with multiple sclerosis

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      Mindfulness training shows promise for people with multiple sclerosis Mindfulness training shows promise for people with multiple sclerosis Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. People with MS who underwent the …

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        Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus (Update)

        Drug shows promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus (Update) 1

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), according to a Yale-led study published April 8 in the journal Science Translational Medicine. “Kidney damage affects about half of the patients with lupus, sometimes …

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          Experimental anti-malarial drug shows promise in first clinical trial

          Experimental anti-malarial drug shows promise in first clinical trial 2

          Co-first author Aditya Gaur, MD, of St. Jude Infectious Diseases has discovered a fast-acting anti-malarial compound. Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital A fast-acting anti-malarial compound discovered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was well tolerated and showed promising anti-malarial effects in the first study in humans. The findings appear …

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            COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

            COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research 4

            The vaccine is delivered into the skin through a fingertip-sized patch of microscopic needles. Credit: UPMC University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies …

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