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WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charge

WNBA star Brittney Griner stands trial in Russia on drug charge

Griner, whose arrest came less than a week before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, plays for a Russian basketball team during the WNBA’s offseason. The Department of State said in May that Griner is being “wrongfully detained by the Russian government,” an official classification that means the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, working in coordination with …

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Bad news for Paxlovid? Coronavirus can find multiple ways to evade COVID-19 drug

Prescriptions for Pfizer’s blockbuster drug Paxlovid have skyrocketed in recent weeks. That’s good news for many COVID-19 patients, as the pill has been proven to reduce severe disease from SARS-CoV-2 infections. But a bevy of new lab studies shows the coronavirus can mutate in ways that make it less susceptible to the drug, by far …

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Research Sheds Light on Mechanism by Which Long-Term Anti-Anxiety Drug Use Affects the Brain – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study reveals a possible mechanism by which anxiolytic medications act on the brain, leading to cognitive impairment. Source: ANSTO ANSTO health researchers have contributed to an international study published in Nature Neuroscience that sheds light on the mechanism by which anti-anxiety drugs act on the brain which could lead to cognitive impairment in vulnerable individuals. The …

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Candida auris mate with each other that produces different strains each time. C. auris causes bloodstream infections, wound infections and ear infections and can sometimes result in death

Scientists cannot create drug for deadly pathogen that has killed THOUSANDS across 50 countries

Scientists cannot create drug for deadly pathogen that has killed THOUSANDS across 50 countries because it reproduces sexually to create new strains unlike all others that reproduce asexually Candida auris infects the bloodstream and can sometimes result in death Scientists cannot create a  drug to fight it because the pathogen reproduces sexually and creates different strains …

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Every patient in this experimental drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

Every patient in this experimental drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

A small clinical trial conducted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that every single rectal cancer patient who received an experimental immunotherapy treatment had their cancer go into remission.  One participant, Sascha Roth, was preparing to travel to Manhattan for weeks of radiation therapy when the results came in, Memorial Sloan Kettering said. That’s when doctors …

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Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK) (Getty Images) A cancer treatment has shown astounding results in a small clinical trial. All of the treated patients, who had a specific form of mid-stage rectal cancer, have since experienced complete remission. Though the findings are based on a sample size of just 18 people, they could hold …

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Overweight people lost 35 to 52 pounds on newly approved diabetes drug, study says

Overweight people lost 35 to 52 pounds on newly approved diabetes drug, study says

Tirzepatide, which is sold under the brand name Mounjaro, was studied in people without diabetes in three dosages: 5, 10 and 15 milligrams. Participants with obesity or who were overweight and took the 5-milligram dose lost an average of 35 pounds (16 killograms), those on the 10-milligram dose lost an average of 49 pounds (22 …

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