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Novel Drug Combination Improves Outcomes in Patients With Early Breast Cancer

A study found when ribociclib, a targeted therapy drug, is added to hormone therapy there are a significant invasive disease-free survival benefit in patients with early hormone-receptor (HR) positive/HER2 negative breast cancer.
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Clinical Trial Shows Newly Approved Drug's Potential for Rare B-Cell Lymphoma

Results of a trial of pirtobrutinib highlight the drug’s impact and potential for pre-treated mantle cell lymphomas.
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Eye Drops Slow Kids’ Nearsightedness Progression in Clinical Trial

Clinical trial suggests low-dose atropine is effective myopia treatment.
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Parkinson’s Drug Slows ALS Progression in Small Clinical Trial

Results from a small clinical trial show that the Parkinson’s disease drug ropinirole delayed the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by an average of 27.9 weeks.
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Novel Antibiotics Offer an Alternative to Fighting Resistant Bacteria

Researchers have now modified the chemical structure of naturally occurring peptides to develop antimicrobial molecules that bind to novel targets in the bacteria’s metabolism.
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Artificial Sweetener Metabolite Breaks DNA

Scientists at the North Carolina State University found that a chemical compound produced through the digestion of a common artificial sweetener causes damage to DNA.
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"Molecular Editing" Technique Aids Crafting of Pharmaceuticals and Other Compounds

Researchers add another powerful tool to their “molecular editing” kit for crafting pharmaceuticals and other valuable compounds, enabling chemists to add new elements to organic molecules at locations that were previously out of reach.
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Medication Vial Changes Color When It Gets Too Warm

A brightly colored microcrystal that loses its color over time depending on temperature could be used to identify whether a vial of medicine has gotten too warm.
Diagram showing the response from metastatic lymph node targeted immune checkpoint blockade.

New Cancer Immunotherapy Approach Improves Efficacy and Side Effects in Mice

Scientists have discovered a novel approach that improves the efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitor cancer treatment and minimizes the associated side effects.
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Genetic Cause of Rare Skin Disorder Identified

The genetic variants that cause a rare and inflammatory skin condition have been identified, alongside a potential treatment.