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Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds For years, most transplant centers discarded kidneys infected with hepatitis C over fears the recipients would have lower survival rates Since 2015, there are three times as many centers using infected kidneys thanks to new antiviral treatments   Researchers looked at hepatitis C-infected… Read More »

Tocagen’s brain cancer treatment fails late-stage study, shares crash

(Reuters) – Tocagen Inc’s shares fell nearly 80% after its experimental treatment failed to extend life of brain cancer patients in a study, the latest in a series of setbacks for patients awaiting new treatment options for the condition. The news comes a week after Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy, Opdivo, failed… Read More »

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women’s health – Medical News Today

New research spanning over almost 2 decades finds that a low fat diet benefits women’s health. A low fat diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables benefits women’s health in the long run, according to new research. Older studies in rats and mice have found that rodents on a high fat diet develop more… Read More »