Tag Archives: Drugs

Medical News Today: Combo of existing drugs fights bowel cancer and reduces side effects

The combination of a common cancer drug and another cancer medication is more effective than some standalone drugs in stopping the progression of colorectal cancer. It also reduces unpleasant side effects. A new study identifies a way to improve colorectal cancer treatment using existing drugs. Dr. Richard Goldberg, director of the West Virginia University Cancer… Read More »

Bluetooth-Powered Smart Electronic Pill Releases Drugs on Demand

December 14th, 2018 Editors GI, Materials, Medicine Researchers at MIT, Draper, an engineering firm, and Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed an electronic wireless device that can stay inside the gut for long periods of time while releasing drugs into the body and measuring various parameters. The device has Bluetooth connectivity built in, and it… Read More »

Antibiotic resistance – the doctor’s guide PLUS 7 ways to cure a cold fast without drugs

Antibiotic resistance could kill a staggering 90,000 people in the UK in the next 30 years, experts have warned.  Editor Anna Magee reports and finds proven ways to cure a cold fast You may think that superbugs only affect old people in hospitals, but if experts’ predictions about the soaring rise in antibiotic resistance are… Read More »