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New drug treatment reduces chronic pain following shingles

Imperial College London

A new drug treatment has been found to be effective against chronic pain caused by nerve damage, also known as neuropathic pain, in patients who have had shingles. The researchers hope that the drug might also be effective against other causes of chronic neuropathic pain, such as diabetes, HIV, nerve injury and cancer chemotherapy, as it targets a mechanism that ... Read More »

Scientists design protein to prevent prostate cancer cell growth


Researchers are creating a “designer” protein that could be effective at treating prostate cancer when other therapies fail. In laboratory tests, the protein hindered the growth of cancer cells even in conditions where conventional therapies are ineffective. The researchers, from Imperial College London and the University of Essex, hope to develop the protein into a therapeutic that could be trialled ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes