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PCSK9 may be ‘implicated' in psoriasis risk

PCSK9 may be ‘implicated' in psoriasis risk

3 hours ago   |   Healio

The lipid-lowering drug proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 was associated with an increase in psoriasis risk, according to a study. “Previous research showed that...
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IBD risk in acne may be due to ‘shared mechanistic pathways'

IBD risk in acne may be due to ‘shared mechanistic pathways'

3 hours ago   |   Healio

While acne was associated with incidence of inflammatory bowel disease, two drug classes used to treat acne had no such association, according to a study. “There have been...
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Mucoactive drugs block SARS-CoV-2 infection

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Researchers evaluate the effects of mucociliary active molecules on SARS-CoV-2 infection in vitro.
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Tea Tree Oil for Cold Sores and Warts?

Tea Tree Oil for Cold Sores and Warts?

5 hours ago   |   Nutrition Facts

Does tea tree oil have enough antiviral activity to combat HSV-1 and papilloma viruses, the causes of cold sores and common warts, respectively? “It has been reported that...
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Do Weight-Loss Startups Have a Future?

Do Weight-Loss Startups Have a Future?

8 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

The effectiveness of GLP-1 agonists - e.g., semaglutide - in reducing weight has caught nationwide attention, causing a frenzy among celebrities and the wealthy to get their...
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One Drug may Clear Both Eye and Sexually Transmitted Infections

One Drug may Clear Both Eye and Sexually Transmitted Infections

10 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

An oral antibiotic drug called chloramphenicol that works against eye infections can be given for treatment-resistant sexually transmitted infections.
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Immunosuppressive drug methotrexate linked to increased risk of three types of skin cancer

10 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

The immunosuppressive drug methotrexate can be linked to an elevated risk of three types of skin cancer, a new study by University of Gothenburg researchers shows.
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Drug Companies Face COVID Cliff in 2023 as Sales Set to Plummet

11 hours ago   |   Medscape

Pharmaceutical companies that made billions from the pandemic over the past 2 years selling vaccines and treatments are now up against a steep COVID cliff and investor pressure...
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More Consumer Ad Spending for Drugs With Lower Benefit

More Consumer Ad Spending for Drugs With Lower Benefit

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Of the top-selling drugs in the U.S. in 2020, lower added clinical benefit ratings and higher total drug sales were associated with a higher proportion of manufacturer total...
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VIDEO: Data on drug combination impacts standard of care in refractory colorectal cancer

VIDEO: Data on drug combination impacts standard of care in refractory colorectal cancer

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

Benjamin Schlechter, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discussed the mature phase 3 data on the addition of bevacizumab to trifluridine/tipiracil in refractory colorectal...
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Men with low sexual desire might benefit from kisspeptin

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Research uncovers brain structural differences in conduct disordered youths...

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A waning outbreak of the mpox virus among men who have sex with men

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Feed a Cold, Starve A Fever? What to Eat When You're Sick

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Cold? Flu? Tummy troubles? I know that I don't have time to be sick, and I'm sure you don't either. Luckily I don't get sick very often anymore, but back in my competitive... Read more ...

Study finds distinct differences in how the brain releases dopamine in...

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Study examines postpartum women's experiences during the third wave of COVID-19

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Experts break down health risk of Alcoa mining threat

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Pair wanted ‘ridiculous' cash for cocaine, instead they got jail time

A day after discussing the money they expected to make, the pair had drinks in the Queen Street Mall while being surveilled by police, who arrested them shortly afterwards. Read more ...

Triumph on doctored pitches would be Australia's greatest

To win in India in 2023 would be to accomplish a far more difficult task than 2004. Australia have never achieved a greater victory. Read more ...