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Promising drug could treat debilitating movement problems in people with Parkinson’s

Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson’s disease. Credit: Wikipedia Results from a study looking at an experimental drug to tackle the debilitating side effect of dyskinesia, have offered hope that it may have potential as a future treatment for …

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Promoting mixed chimerism promising in kidney transplants

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing living kidney transplants, persistent mixed chimerism can be achieved to allow complete or partial withdrawal of immunosuppressive drugs, according to a study published in the Jan. 29 issue of Science Translational Medicine. Stephan Busque, M.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues infused …

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BRAF inhibitor shows promising results in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma

Glioma of the left parietal lobe. CT scan with contrast enhancement. Credit: Mikhail Kalinin/CC BY-SA 3.0 Dabrafenib (Tafinlar), a BRAF inhibitor approved to treat certain types of adult melanoma, showed activity in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma, according to results published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American …

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