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FDA Approves Zejula (niraparib) as the Only Once-Daily PARP Inhibitor in First-Line Monotherapy Maintenance Treatment for Women with Platinum-Responsive Advanced Ovarian Cancer Regardless of Biomarker Status

Print this page London UK — 29 April 2020 — Dr. Hal Barron, Chief Scientific Officer and President R&D, GSK, said: “Women with advanced ovarian cancer have a five-year survival rate of less than 50%. This expanded indication means that many more women with this devastating disease can receive earlier treatment with Zejula, which can extend… Read More »

Your only option is to stay home

This is the first time in modern history that humanity is facing a common adversary. As much as Uncle Harry might want to blame the Chinese for this misgiving, it will not change our predicament. The fact is that this time around, our enemy is stealthy, small, and everywhere. We can’t dehumanize, shoot it down,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain’s reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, several brain areas communicate with each other to help us learn… Read More »

Millennials only like pizza because it looks good on Instagram

Millennials mangia with their eyes. Young people love Italian food — but for how it photographs, not its carby, tomato-y gloriousness, according to a new survey by OnePoll. The poll of 2,000 adults, sponsored by the Italian food company Napolina (which surely had no vested interest in the results), found that nearly three-quarters of millennials… Read More »

Familial risk of colorectal cancer: the genes only tell part of the story

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world. Researchers currently assume that the disease is 35 percent hereditary. The main risk factors include a family history of the disease. In recent years, researchers have also identified around 100 tiny gene variations that are widespread in the population (single nucleotide polymorphisms – SNPs)… Read More »