Drug-Resistant Melanoma Tumors Shrink When Therapy Is Interrupted

Drug-Resistant Melanoma Tumors Shrink When Therapy Is Interrupted

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9, 2013 — Researchers in California and Switzerland have discovered that melanomas that develop resistance to the anti-cancer drug vemurafenib (marketed as Zelboraf), also develop addiction to the drug, an observation that may have important …
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MA: Drug users missing out on treatment

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The report said drugs policy does not have an adequate focus on health, and it called for addicts to be treated like those who have any other illness. Currently, users may be discouraged from approaching drug services, contacting paramedics in …
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FDA approves Botox to treat overactive bladder

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) to treat adults with overactive bladder who cannot use or do not adequately respond to a class of medications known as anticholinergics. Overactive …
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