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'Backpacked drugs' can boost immunotherapy for solid tumors Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Immunotherapy is gaining ground in cancer treatment, but there is still a long way to go until we can manage to improve immune system-boosting drugs to be effective against different types of tumors. Could newly designed, drug-carrying nanoparticles be the answer to better immunotherapy? (Source: medicalnewstoday.com)
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Scientists 'completely surprised' by immunity-boosting virus Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Though you may not hear of it often, cytomegalovirus is a fairly common virus. It is usually harmless, but once contracted, it remains in the system for the rest of a person's life. (Source : medicalnewstoday.com)
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Roche 'highly encouraged' by Tecentriq results in breast cancer Monday, July 2, 2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Monday that a trial showed its immunotherapy Tecentriq plus the chemotherapy Abraxane significantly reduced the risk of disease worsening or death in people with metastatic triple negative breast cancer. (Source : .reuters.com)
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Aging, obesity may prime the brain for Alzheimer's Monday, July 2, 2018

According to a new study, the effects of natural aging processes, combined with those of obesity and a poor diet, affect certain brain mechanisms, thereby boosting the risk of Alzheimer's. (Source : medicalnewstoday.com)
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How long does a partial knee replacement last Monday, July 2, 2018

How long does a partial knee replacement last ? For 80–90% of people who have total knee replacement, the new joint should last about 20 years, and it may well last longer.(Source : usahn.com
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One thing you'll find in the obits of many long-living people Thursday, June 14, 2018

Religious affiliation linked to nearly 4-year longevity boost. A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to religion. (Source: sciencedaily.com)
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Could your medications be making you depressed? Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed? Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Type 2 diabetes: New pill could 'mimic the effects of surgery' Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Researchers have engineered a material that temporarily coats the small intestine and reduces the amount of glucose that enters the bloodstream during digestion. (Source : medicalnewstoday.com)
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Heart disease: Erectile dysfunction may double risk Wednesday, June 13, 2018

If you have symptoms of erectile dysfunction, it might be a good idea to have your heart health checked. This is the main finding of a new study that suggests that erectile dysfunction might be an early sign of heart disease. (Source : medicalnewstoday.com)
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