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  • Research: Breast Cancer Treatment Should Address Obesity

    Yale cancer scientist Melinda Irwin says that the connection between obesity and cancer are so strong -- as are recent findings about the effectiveness of exercise and diet in treating cancer -- that pharmaceutical companies should be required to include these two lifestyle components in drug trials.
  • BioCryst's Ebola drug shows promise in animal study

    BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental broad-spectrum antiviral drug showed promise against Ebola when tested in monkeys. The U.S. National Institutes of Health is funding the development of the intramuscular formulation of the drug, BCX4430,...

    Exclusive: Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?

    For months, Vanderbilt University researcher Dr. James Crowe has been desperately seeking access to the blood of U.S. Ebola survivors, hoping to extract the proteins that helped them overcome the deadly virus for use in new, potent drugs. His efforts...

    Achillion data shows promise of shorter-duration hep C treatment

    Data from Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc's hepatitis C drug trials showed the company could develop a shorter-duration treatment rivaling offerings from Gilead Sciences Inc and Abbvie Inc. The company said on Monday it would test a combination of two of...

    Pine bark substance could be a potent melanoma drug

    Source: Penn State College of Medicine Current melanoma drugs targeting single proteins can initially be effective, but resistance develops relatively quickly and the disease recurs. In these instances, resistance usually develops...