Only 30-50% of melanoma patients given immunotherapy respond to it but research suggests gut could help.
Fecal transplants could help patients with form of skin cancer
The next time you tuck in to a tikka masala you might find yourself asking a burning question: Are spices used in dishes to help stop infection?
Spicy perfection isn't to prevent infection: Study
AstraZeneca said on Friday its Imfinzi drug did not prolong survival in a trial testing it as an initial treatment of head and neck cancer, a setback in its push to widen use of the immunotherapy beyond lung cancer.
AstraZeneca's Imfinzi drug fails in head and neck cancer trial
A team of engineers from Apple Inc. working with researchers from several institutions in the US has found that smartwatches could provide a valuable resource in helping to track the progression of Parkinson's disease in patients. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes a pilot trial of an app created for the Apple smartwatch and an informal experiment with 225 Parkinson's patients using the smartwatch and app for six months, Medical Xpress reported.
Using a smartwatch to help detect progression of Parkinson's disease
Despite its world-class medical system and its vaunted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US fell behind in the race to detect dangerous coronavirus mutations. And it’s only now beginning to catch up.
US rushes to catch up in the race to detect mutant viruses
Almost one in three teens and young adults who take prescription stimulants or tranquilizers misuses the drugs for recreational purposes in the US, according to a study published by Family Medicine & Community Health.
Study: One-third of US teens, young adults misuse prescription drugs
Almost all people previously infected with COVID-19 have high levels of antibodies for at least six months that are likely to protect them from reinfection with the disease, results of a major UK study showed on Wednesday.
Recovered COVID patients likely protected for at least six months, study finds
Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia. It is characterized by the degeneration of brain cells and cognitive decline that progress over time.
Preventing obesity earlier in life may reduce Alzheimer's damage
The death rate among COVID-19 patients in intensive care has fallen since the start of the pandemic, largely because of better treatments. But a new study review suggests that those advances in care may have plateaued.
Advances in treatments against severe COVID-19 may have stalled

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