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Medical News Today: Could the common cold ‘revolutionize’ bladder cancer treatment?

Current treatment for some forms of cancer does not work as well as researchers had initially hoped. But a new virus-based treatment has shown promising results. New research suggests that the common cold virus can help scientists devise the next treatment for a widespread form of bladder cancer. Using viruses to treat cancer has long… Read More »

AMAG wins FDA nod for Vyleesi. Could it be the ‘female Viagra’ that Addyi never was?

Valeant, now Bausch Health, paid $ 1 billon in 2015 for Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ female libido drug Addyi, only to sell it back in 2017. Now as the drug is still nowhere near the blockbuster status Valeant once touted, a rival has arrived. The FDA late Friday approved AMAG Pharmaceuticals’ Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat premenopausal women with… Read More »

High blood pressure: Having unusual symptom in your nose could mean high blood pressure

Known as the ‘silent killer’, high blood pressure could start off as something minor but if left untreated can cause serious health problems. Half of people with high blood pressure are not diagnosed or not receiving any treatment for the condition. With high blood pressure costing the NHS over £2.1 billion every year, knowing about… Read More »