New potential breast cancer drug identified

New Delhi September 18  Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies.

The first-in-class molecule shuts down oestrogen-sensitive breast cancer in a new way, researchers said.

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Can testosterone replacement therapy reduce progression of lung disease?

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 15 : According to a study, testosterone replacement therapy may slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. It is predicted by the World Health Organisation to be the third-leading…

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Elevated BP is linked to aortic valve disease

Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 14: Turns out, people with a long-term problem of blood pressure has an increased risk of aortic valve disease (AVD) – problems with the valve that controls how blood is pumped from the left ventricle of the heart out into the main artery, the aorta…

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Sugar pills relieve chronic pain

Washington DC, [USA] Sep 13 : According to a recent study, Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their brain anatomy and psychology. And the pills can reduce the pain as effectively as any powerful drug on the market.
A. Vania Apkarian, author of the…

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Active kids may have a healthier heart

Washington D.C. [USA], sep12 : According to the latest research, adolescents with better aerobic fitness have more compliant arteries than their lower fit peers do. The study also suggests that a higher anaerobic threshold is linked to better arterial health
Arterial stiffness is one of the first signs of cardiovascular…

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