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Curcumin, a wonder drug in waiting
Although, a large segment of the studies is devoted to the use of curcumin to treat a variety of cancers, its beneficial use has been demonstrated with a wide range of diseases including Alzheimer's, cystic fibrosis, arthritis, other systemic disorders ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Drug May Slow Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients
pills A medication developed and commercialized for treating advanced prostate cancer may also help stabilize cognitive impairment in women who suffer from Alzheimer's disease, according to a study conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ... [...]
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New drug offers a ray of hope for prostate cancer patients
A new class of cancer drug can help men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment, according to a new study. Researchers found that the drugs, called Hsp90 inhibitors, specifically target and inactivate a ... [...]
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Scientists develop a drug that offers better treatment for prostate cancer
The Institute of Cancer Research findings provide vital information about the role of Hsp90 in drug-resistant prostate cancers, and open up potential new routes to cancer treatment based on blocking this or related proteins. (Read: 8 symptoms of ... [...]
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AbbVie to buy Stemcentrx to boost cancer drug portfolio
REUTERS: AbbVie Inc placed another big bet on new cancer drugs on Thursday with a US$5.8 billion acquisition that could lessen its dependence on arthritis treatment Humira, the world's top selling drug. Shares of AbbVie rose 1.3 percent in afternoon ... [...]
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FDA Accepts Resubmission of New Drug Application for RAYALDEE®
... Laboratories, the nation's third-largest clinical laboratory with a core genetic testing business and a 420-person sales force to drive growth and leverage new products, including the 4Kscore® prostate cancer test and the Claros®1 in-office ... [...]
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Transition begins patient dosing in phase 2 study of SARM drug candidate TT701
The phase 2 study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of TT701 in improving the symptoms of androgen deficiency (sexual symptoms, fatigue/low vitality, and physical dysfunction) in men with prostate cancer who have undergone radical prostatectomy for ... [...]
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'Disturbing' Disparity in Use of Key Breast Cancer Drug
The purpose of the study was to investigate the rates and patterns of receipt of trastuzumab in patients with early HER2-positive breast cancer (stages I-III) diagnosed in 2010 and 2011. Using the SEER-Medicare database, investigators examined a ... [...]
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New Drug May Show Promise for Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis
With such a high percentage of people whose rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unresponsive to medications, researchers are spending a significant amount of time and money trying to find drugs that do work. One of these medications may be in the pipeline now. [...]
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Cholesterol drug causing cancerous cells to die discovered in new experiment
Prostate cancer is treated in the first instance by preventing its growth being fuelled by the male hormone testosterone. But over time, the cancer stops responding to this treatment. In the research, the drug seemed to be effective against prostate ... [...]
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AstraZeneca mulls £7bn move for prostate cancer drug company Medivation
AstraZeneca is mulling a £7bn offer for the US drug company Medivation after it rejected a bid from a French rival. San Francisco-based Medivation, which has a best-selling prostate cancer treatment, has been on the radar of AstraZeneca and its rivals ... [...]
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Cholesterol-lowering drug can kill prostate cancer cells
“Cholesterol also can contribute to the development of anti-hormone resistance because cholesterol is converted into hormones in tumour cells; therefore, these cholesterol-forming pathways are attractive therapeutic targets for the treatment of ... [...]
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Potential cholesterol-lowering drug molecule has prostate cancer fighting …
Standard treatment for prostate cancer can include chemotherapy that targets receptors on cancer cells. However, drug-resistant cancer cells can emerge during chemotherapy, limiting its effectiveness as a cancer-fighting agent. Researchers at the ... [...]
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Weizmann-developed drug may be speedy prostate cancer cure, studies show
Scientists at the Weizmann Institute may have found the cure for prostate cancer, at least if it is caught in its early stages – via a drug that doctors inject into cancerous cells and treat with infrared laser illumination. [...]
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Lower Price will arrives for Zytiga Prostate cancer drug – Laredo Daily News
Zytiga for men with metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC) that's relapsed after hormone treatment. The drug had previously been approved in 2012 for men who have already had chemotherapy, but was rejected for use before chemotherapy in August 2014. [...]
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Turmeric – Nature's wonder drug! The healthiest herbs & spices revealed
This means they can help prevent the initial triggering of mutations in your DNA that could lead to cancer or other diseases. So taking a moment to spice up your life can have far-reaching consequences. And the truly amazing properties of turmeric make ... [...]
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