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Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatment

Alzheimer’s disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment, a large, U.S. government-funded analysis found. Previous evidence has been mixed on whether the treatment might be linked with mental decline. But experts say the new results stand out because they’re from a respected national cancer database and the men were… Read More »

FDA approves new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Xpovio (selinexor) tablets in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is resistant to several other forms of treatment, including at least two… Read More »

New drug cocktail may be future treatment for sensorineural hearing loss

You might say researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear had a “gut instinct” during their study of intestinal cell regeneration. If regeneration could work in the cochlea like it did in the intestine, they theorized, it might lead to a treatment for sensorineural hearing loss. To test their theory,… Read More »