Tag Archives: Therapy

Making radiation therapy less toxic to the heart

SPOKANE, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a WSU Spokane graduate student, received a Pre‑doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two‑year fellowship comes with $ 53,688 to support his research, which he is conducting in the laboratory of Shobhan Gaddameedhi at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS). “We are interested in pursuing this study because heart failure… Read More »

High-cost Gilead cell therapy proves durable for some lymphoma patients

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Nearly 40 percent of lymphoma patients treated with a single infusion of Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were still responding to the cell therapy after at least two years of follow-up, the company said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. office is shown in Foster City, California, U.S. May 1,… Read More »

Two studies find probiotic therapy ineffective against stomach flu, diarrhea

(Reuters Health) – A widely-used probiotic therapy is ineffective against the diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain of gastroenteritis, two large studies in the U.S. and Canada have concluded. Five days of treatment with a key ingredient in many products, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, was no better at stopping symptoms than placebo among children ages 3 months to… Read More »