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Drug combination gets advanced liver cancer patients to surgery

A combination of the kinase-inhibitor drug cabozantinib and the immunotherapy drug nivolumab can make curative surgery possible in some liver cancer patients who would normally not be considered surgery candidates. Results published July 29 in the journal Nature Cancer by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center describe the benefits of this drug combination. […]

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ACE inhibitors found to reduce immune response to bacterial infections

A team of researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has found evidence that suggests giving patients ACE inhibitors reduces the ability of their immune system to fight off bacterial infections. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes testing of multiple ACE inhibitors in mice and human cells. ACE inhibitors are […]

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This Much Coffee May Be Detrimental To Your Health

Coffee culture promotes endless caffeine consumption as a necessity for daily life. Between posters and Instagram accounts dedicated solely to touting the benefits of drinking coffee, it’s easy to overdo it on this seemingly harmless drink. But, coffee is loaded with caffeine which is a stimulant; over time, this can impact your brain and body […]

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Pfizer: third dose of vaccine could protect against Delta variant

Third dose of Pfizer vaccine boosts antibodies up to 11-fold against the Indian ‘Delta’ variant as study finds efficacy of standard two shots drops to 84% after six months Pfizer released trial data for the third dose of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine during an earnings call Wednesday Pre-print study data finds that efficacy of Pfizer […]