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Vitamin E acetate named as possible culprit in vaping illness outbreak

Health officials investigating an outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in over 2,000 Americans say they have found more direct evidence that vitamin E acetate may be the culprit. In an update provided Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a… Read More »

Fatty acid metabolism as a possible new therapeutic approach for glioblastomas

Although intensive research has been carried out for a long time, glioblastoma is still one of the most dangerous of all tumors today. The life expectancy of those affected is often just one year after diagnosis. In order to grow so aggressively and rapidly, glioblastoma cells need a great deal of energy, which they mainly… Read More »

Prolonged HIV suppression is possible using ibalizumab, analysis of highly drug-resistant patients shows

A treatment regimen containing ibalizumab (Trogarzo), a monoclonal antibody designed to block HIV, led to substantial viral load reductions in a majority of highly treatment-experienced people with few treatment options left, Dr Zvi Cohen of Theratechnologies reported at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow) on Wednesday. Fifteen out of 40… Read More »

FDA announces recall of another heart medicine for possible cancer risk

The recalled lot will have “Westminster Pharmaceuticals” and “GSMS Inc.” on the label, according to the FDA list. Another heart medicine, valsartan, has also been recalled recently due to contamination. Irbesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker, or ARB. This is a drug that blocks a potent chemical in the blood called anigiotensin, which causes… Read More »