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Precision Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

April 19, 2016 10:15 am | by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center | News | Comments

Precision medicine's public face is that of disease -- and better treatments for that disease through targeted therapies. But precision medicine has an unsung partner that could affect the lives of many more people: Precision prevention.

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Study Backs Pancreas Cell Transplants for Severe Diabetes

April 19, 2016 9:52 am | by Lauren Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes - and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication of the disease, an important step toward U.S. approval.

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How Purdue Pharma Helped Spark the Opioid Epidemic

April 19, 2016 9:12 am | by Richard Gunderman, The Conversation | News | Comments

The sources of the opioid epidemic are complex, but one powerful motivator has been the pursuit of profit. 

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Hormone Drug Could Cure Asthma, Other Fibrosis-Related Diseases

April 19, 2016 9:00 am | by Monash University | News | Comments

Key to this process is Relaxin’s ability to break down collagen.

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Xanthohumol Lowers Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, and Weight Gain

April 19, 2016 8:56 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

More research will be required to show safety and efficacy in humans.

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Double Advantage of Potential New Diabetes Treatment

April 19, 2016 8:51 am | by eLife | News | Comments

Blocking the hormone that raises sugar levels in the blood could increase insulin levels while keeping blood sugar levels down.

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Scorpion Venom Yields Clues for Developing Better Pharmaceuticals

April 19, 2016 8:45 am | by UC Davis | News | Comments

The controlled release of calcium is a key step in many cellular processes.

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Multi-Blockbuster Drugs Will Drive Immuno-Oncology Market to $34B

April 19, 2016 8:40 am | by Dan Roberts, Ph.D., Senior Oncology & Hematology Analyst, GlobalData | Articles | Comments

Immuno-oncology products have demonstrated comparable respective efficacy and safety profiles.

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J&J Rides Strong Prescription Sales in Q1

April 19, 2016 8:33 am | by Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Johnson & Johnson shares have risen 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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BMS’s Opdivo Shows Long-Term Survival in Melanoma

April 18, 2016 12:02 pm | by Stephanie Guzowski, Editor | News | Comments

The study is particularly significant because it demonstrates the strength of cancer immunotherapy at advanced stages, in stopping the disease from returning. It is also the first study to look at long-term survival for an anti-PD-1 agent. 

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Gilead, AbbVie Tout Impressive Data for Hepatitis C Drugs

April 18, 2016 9:27 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

These results bode well for individuals suffering from this disease. 

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Scientists Unravel Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus

April 18, 2016 8:35 am | by UCLA | News | Comments

The latest epidemic has linked the virus to fetal brain-development disorders and Guillain-Barre syndrome. 

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GSK Commences Phase 2 Study for Monoclonal Antibody

April 18, 2016 8:32 am | News | Comments

The goal is to evaluate the efficacy and safety profile of the drug in patients with inflammatory hand osteoarthritis. 

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Medical Pot Activists Fear Epilepsy Drug Could Undercut Them

April 18, 2016 8:28 am | by Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press | News | Comments

An experimental epilepsy drug made from cannabis plants grown in England is complicating the medical marijuana debate in hospitals and statehouses.

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AACR: Breast Cancer Stem Cells May Reduce Diseases' Metastatic Potential

April 18, 2016 8:24 am | by University of Colorado | News | Comments

Stem-like breast cancer cells secrete molecules that allow neighboring, otherwise anchored cells to metastasize.

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