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Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A new study concludes that high doses of vitamin D may help hinder the growth of advanced colorectal cancer in combination with chemotherapy. A new study concludes that vitamin D might help slow bowel cancer progression. A clinical trial called SUNSHINE has found that large doses of vitamin D could significantly slow down the progression… Read More »

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

Locked in a Sensipar patent fight, Teva rolled its generic anyway—and then Amgen settled

Amgen has been sweating potential copycats to its blockbuster calcium reducer Sensipar. But thanks to a patent deal with Teva, yet another challenger will have to wait until 2021 to sell its generic knockoff. This deal features a unique wrinkle, though. Teva had already launched its version, according to Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal, costing Amgen tens… Read More »