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Cheap Medicines Prevent Migraine As Well As Expensive Ones, Study Finds

An analysis of the medications used to prevent migraine has shown that cheaper drugs work just as well as the more expensive ones.
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Adding Soap Boosts Pesticide Effectiveness

Researchers have found that adding small quantities of liquid soap to some classes of pesticides can boost their potency. The discovery is promising news as malaria-carrying mosquitoes display an increasing resistance to current insecticides
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What Is the New Weight Loss Drug Zepbound, and Why Has It Been Approved?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zepbound™ (tirzepatide) for use in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and increased exercise to help obese adults manage their bodyweight.
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Novel Pill-Sized Device Can Monitor Breathing From the Gut

Scientists have developed an ingestible device that can safely monitor vital signs like breathing and heart rate from inside humans. The tool has the potential to provide accessible and convenient care for people at risk of opioid overdose.
The protein structure of a antibody.

Antibody Turbocharges the Immune System Against Cancer

A new study has identified an antibody that can supercharge the immune system, helping to overcome a previously unknown mechanism by which cancer cells prevent phagocytosis.
Cell structure.

Molecular Glue Degraders Could Target “Undruggable” Proteins

Cells contain molecular machinery that targets and disposes of unwanted proteins. Scientists would like to hijack this process to control proteins involved in cancer and other diseases, using a type of molecule called a molecular glue degrader.
 Drug-resistant, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria.

Cancer Immunotherapy Shows Promise Against Tuberculosis

A promising new cancer therapy also appears extremely potent against one of the world’s most devastating infectious diseases: tuberculosis (TB). Scientists found the therapy dramatically reduces TB growth, even for bacteria that are drug-resistant.
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Genomic "Tug of War" Could Influence How Cancer Patients Respond to Decitabine

A genomic tug of war for a gene activator could explain why some cancers respond to decitabine and others don't respond or become resistant over time.
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Hormone Therapy May Be Potential Treatment for Liver Fibrosis

Researchers have discovered previously unknown changes in a specific type of liver cells, potentially opening avenues for a new treatment for liver fibrosis, a potentially life-threatening condition.
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Parkinson's Disease Halted in Mouse Model

Researchers have shed new light on the cellular processes behind Parkinson's and illustrated how disease progression can be halted in a mouse model.