Two drugs are better than one for ovarian cancer (Karen Ring). Earlier this week, scientists from UCLA reported that a combination drug therapy could be an effective treatment for 50% of aggressive ovarian cancers. 936 more words
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Open letter: Private workshop on the “necessity” of monkey research does not represent broad public interests or the scientific community
This weekend there will be science marches around the globe. Scientists and science proponents will gather to provide a visible sign of support for work that benefits the public, the environment, and the world in innumerable ways. 1,561 more words
Sometimes a solution to a disease doesn’t come in the form of a drug or a stem cell therapy, but from within ourselves.
Yesterday, scientists from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reported an alternative strategy for treating Parkinson’s disease that involves reprogramming specific cells in the brain into the nerve cells killed off by the disease. 1,199 more words