Existing Drugs Offer New Treatment Options for High-Risk Childhood Leukemia

Existing drugs offer new treatment options for high-risk childhood leukemia

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Another mouse model of human Ph-like ALL that included a BCR-JAK2 fusion showed a dramatic reduction of leukemia cells following treatment with the JAK2 inhibitor, ruxolitinib. The drug is approved for use against other blood disorders with mutations …
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'Breaking Bad' actor hosts NM fundraiser for drug treatment center

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Breaking Bad actor has thrown his support behind an effort to curb heroin use among Albuquerque teens. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/MTYDjf) that Stephen Michael Quezada, who plays detective Steve Gomez on the show, …
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FDA approves drug to treat diabetic macular edema

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced its approval of Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, or DME, an eye condition in people with diabetes that causes blurred vision, severe vision loss and …
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Is 'gaming addiction' a real disorder?

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This story is part of a CNN series called "Gaming Reality." (CNN) — Late last year, a video producer and I visited South Korea, which is said to be the global hub for gaming addiction, as well as gaming addiction treatment. There we met with three …
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