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March 23, 2016

‘Zovaldi’ For Zika? Hepatitis C Technology to the Rescue

Zika infections bear some similarity to hepatitis C, since they are both flaviviridae viruses. Researchers are looking to see if their cures could also be similar. […]
March 23, 2016

Estrogen Treatment Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Patient Relapses

Estrogen treatment combined with traditional therapies improves the health of women with multiple sclerosis, specifically through a lower risk of relapse. Taking estrogen in combination with their traditional […]
March 23, 2016

Drug combination shrinks HER2-positive breast cancers within 11 days

The medications lapatinib and trastuzumab (Herceptin) used in combination prior to surgery shrink and could even destroy tumors in women with HER2-positive breast cancer. A drug combination […]
March 22, 2016

A male breast cancer survivor, first embarrassed, now empowered

Although breast cancer is less common in men, they can get this disease too. He looks and sounds the part of a tough New Yorker, with […]
March 22, 2016

Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue Linked with Poor Sleep and Task Length

The fatigue often experienced by those with multiple sclerosis is linked to poor sleep and difficulty completing tasks. Multiple sclerosis fatigue linked with poor sleep and task […]
March 22, 2016

Pakistan: Stories from patients cured of hepatitis C at MSF’s Machar Clinic in Karachi

Doctors Without Borders has helped cure many people in Karachi, Pakistan from hepatitis C infection. Noor Alam is the first patient to be cured of hepatitis C […]
March 21, 2016

Multiple sclerosis patients able to walk again after novel therapy

A novel stem-cell therapy, based on a treatment usually applied for cancer, has been helping wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis patients walk again. Wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis patients are […]