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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 »

Global Instagram Trial To Hide ‘Likes’ Hits Australian Shores

In a bid to improve user experience and bring Instagram back to what it should be—a place to connect and positively share content without worrying how many ‘likes’ you’re going to get and competing with others, the social media platform today has introduced its second phase in a global test which works to disable the… Read More »

Trial shows antihypertension drug may improve pancreatic cancer outcomes

 Locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC) — a tumor that, while still confined to the pancreas, involves major abdominal blood vessels — is one of the worst forms of an already deadly tumor, as it cannot be removed surgically. Now a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center clinical trial of a treatment protocol combining intensive chemotherapy and radiation… Read More »