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DNA regulator offers new hope for Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered how a DNA-binding protein sustains Hodgkin lymphoma. The world-first discovery has the potential to help treat the rare cancer with the

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Living by oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights

A new study from Oregon State University found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born

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PrEP HIV prevention pills to be free for insured Americans

Nearly all health insurers must cover the entire cost of HIV prevention treatments, the U.S. government says. That includes the two approved pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs Truvada and Descovy, all

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Wish fulfillment experiences deliver enormous benefits for children with life-limiting conditions

Increased confidence (70%), self-esteem (76%), feeling empowered to achieve life goals (73%) and developing new skills (61%) are the key impacts wish fulfillment experiences can provide to children and young

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Metallodrug BOLD-100 receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of gastric cancer

The ruthenium-based anticancer agent BOLD-100 just received an Orphan Drug Designation in the treatment of gastric (stomach) cancer from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The small molecule therapeutic originally

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Researchers reverse emphysema in mice by injecting blood vessel wall cells

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian in New York have discovered that injecting mice with pulmonary endothelial cells—the cells that line the walls of blood vessels in the lung—can

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Red and processed meat linked to increased risk of heart disease, study shows

Globally, coronary heart diseases (caused by narrowed arteries that supply the heart with blood) claim nearly nine million lives each year1, the largest of any disease, and present a huge

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