Tag Archives: Treatment

Medical News Today: Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance

Researchers may have found a way to stop cancer cells from defending themselves against chemotherapy. In a new mouse study, blocking a DNA repair pathway prevented cancer cells from surviving or becoming resistant to treatment. Researchers screened 10,000 drugs and found a compound that boosts cisplatin. Graham Walker, the American Cancer Society Research Professor of… Read More »

Efficacy of Headache Treatment Using Radiofrequency Ablation – Neurology Advisor

Despite the availability of therapies, many headache syndromes remain refractory to symptomatic treatment, achieving incomplete resolution of pain, and patients with chronic headaches often pursue nonpharmacologic treatments in hopes of achieving a greater duration of pain relief. Evolving therapies for headache, therefore, have recently focused on intervening in the neuronal mechanism of many forms of… Read More »

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model

We live in an incredible era of progress in human health. Advances in cell and gene therapies are beginning to yield powerful new treatments for some of the most devastating illnesses. With many of these new therapies we are no longer combating diseases over time, but potentially curing them in a single treatment. This is… Read More »