Post Profile






This Extremely Common Drug Given to Alcoholics Also Kills Cancer Cells, and We Finally Know Why

Scientists have finally figured out why the common alcoholism medication benefits cancer patients.
read more

share

Related Posts


Alcoholism drug may help design HIV cure: study

News : The Raw Story

A treatment for alcoholism can reactivate dormant HIV, potentially allowing other drugs to spot and kill the virus hiding out in human immune cells, researchers said Tuesday. The medication, called Disulfiram, draws out the AIDS-cau...

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(Cancer Research UK) Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, helping to explain why drinking increases your risk of cancer, according to research part-funded by Cancer Research UK and published in Nature today.

How red wine prevents cancer

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

'Alcohol damages cells and resveratrol kills damaged cells,' says a scientist who studied red wine and its relationship to preventing cancer. "Alcohol bombards your genes. Your body has ways to repair this damage, but with enough al...

US approves first cancer drug to use patient's own cells – with $475,000 price tag

Health : The Guardian: Health

Novartis medication marketed as Kymriah treats most common type of childhood cancer, but some fear it could spur wave of highly expensive drugs US regulators approved the first cancer drug that uses a patient’s own cells to fight ca...

New use for alcohol aversion drug in treatment of chemo resistant lung cancer found

Diseases & Conditions / Cancer : EurekAlert: Cancer

(Trinity College Dublin) Scientists have had positive results from a laboratory-based study using a well-known alcohol aversion drug to try to combat chemotherapy resistance in the most common type of lung cancer, non-small cell lun...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC