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Heart medications show potential as treatment for alcohol use disorder

Heart medications show potential as treatment for alcohol use disorder

Press release Tuesday, September 20, 2022 A drug for heart problems and high blood pressure may also be effective in treating alcohol use disorders, according to a new study by National Institutes of Health researchers and their colleagues. The study presents converging evidence from experiments in mice and rats, as well as a cohort study …

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A bottle of multiple doses of radioactive iodine with a pill containing one dose. Radioactive iodine is used to treat thyroid cancers and diseases.

Utah mom reflects on cancer treatment with radioactive iodine, which has stood the test of time

A multi-dose bottle of radioactive iodine with a pill containing one dose. Radioactive iodine is used to treat cancers and thyroid disease. (Utah Health University) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Shirley Crepeaux was a little hesitant when doctors suggested radioactive iodine as a treatment for her thyroid cancer about 12 years …

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New cell therapy for melanoma more effective than existing treatment, trial finds

New cell therapy for melanoma more effective than existing treatment, trial finds

European researchers announced on Saturday that a new treatment for advanced melanoma was more effective than the existing main therapy in a phase 3 clinical trial. The treatment, which uses a patient’s own immune cells to fight the cancer, has some similarities to another type of treatment that has been shown to be very effective …

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