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Ebola ‘no longer incurable’ as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo. Two experimental drugs – an antibody cocktail called REGN-EB3 developed by Regeneron (REGN.O) and a monoclonal antibody called mAb114… Read More »

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds

Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping poultry for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, followed the “meat and meat cooking practices” of more than 42,000 women for an average of about eight… Read More »

Common cold virus could help cure cancer, study of ‘revolutionary’ treatment finds

LONDON — The common cold virus could cure cancer, scientists say, as a “revolutionary” treatment was found to eradicate the disease in a week. In the pioneering British trial, 15 patients were given an infusion of the bug, before undergoing surgery to remove and examine tumours. In every case, cancer cells had been destroyed and… Read More »