Common arthritis drugs could block spread of breast cancer, study suggests
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Common arthritis drugs could block spread of breast cancer, study suggests

This article was taken from: https://www.itv.com/news/2019-11-20/common-arthritis-drugs-could-block-spread-of-breast-cancer-study-suggests/ By ITV News Simple arthritis drugs used on the NHS could help stop breast cancer spreading, research suggests. Scientists propose that arthritis drugs anakinra, canakinumab and sulfasalazine could be re-purposed to help block cancer reaching bones. Research teams from the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield discovered…

Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‚Äėtwice what was thought‚Äô
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Breast cancer risk from using HRT is ‚Äėtwice what was thought‚Äô

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/aug/29/breast-cancer-risk-from-using-hrt-is-twice-what-was-thought By Sarah Boseley¬†Health editor Study prompts medicines regulator to advise all women using HRT to remain vigilant The risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of…

Fake drugs kill more than 250,000 children a year, doctors warn
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Fake drugs kill more than 250,000 children a year, doctors warn

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/11/fake-drugs-kill-more-than-250000-children-a-year-doctors-warn By Ian Sample¬†Science editor Printer ink, paint and arsenic found in some drugs sold to treat life-threatening illnesses Doctors have called for an urgent international effort to combat a ‚Äúpandemic of bad drugs‚ÄĚ that is thought to kill hundreds of thousands of people globally every year. A surge in counterfeit…

Calls for action on patients denied £100,000 cystic fibrosis drug
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Calls for action on patients denied £100,000 cystic fibrosis drug

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/03/nhs-cystic-fibrosis-drug-orkambi-vertex By¬†Sarah Boseley¬†Health editor Exclusive:¬†Ministers urged to consider revoking patent on life-extending Orkambi, which NHS cannot afford Campaigners are calling on the government to urgently intervene over the cost of a drug that could extend the lives of thousands of children but which manufacturers have set at ¬£105,000 per patient per…

Prisons ban Christmas cards with glitter due to drugs epidemic in jails
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Prisons ban Christmas cards with glitter due to drugs epidemic in jails

This article was taken from:¬†https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/dec/23/prisons-england-wales-christmas-cards-glitter-banned-drugs-epidemic ByEric Allison¬†and¬†Simon Hattenstone Measure in England and Wales aims to combat problem of post being sprayed with drugs Prisons and young offender institutions in England and Wales have banned Christmas cards with glitter or ‚Äústicky stuff‚ÄĚ because of the¬†drugs epidemic in British jails. The latest smuggling method is spraying post…