The disease-fighting capacity of the body depends on the proper functioning of its immune system. Hence, a new discovery revealing new insight into its functioning by University of Queensland (UQ) researchers could reveal new ways to treat diseases like cancer and autoimmune disorders.
The jury at the St. Louis court announced its verdict against J&J last month, giving a major blow to the company as it now has to pay about $4.7 billion to 22 women or their loved-ones for the claim that it’s talc caused ovarian cancer.
Cigarette smoking in black women leads to higher incidences of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) whereas moderate consumption of alcohol showed a lower risk, revealed data from the prospective Black Women’s Health Study.
Wall Street is unclear whether the U.S. insurance industry will have to pay any costs from the $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson granted to customers and their families who alleged that asbestos-adulterated talc leads to ovarian cancer.
Silencing an earlier known protein could hamper tumor development and increase the efficacy of immunotherapy treatments, researchers discovered at the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy in the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
Based on studies that have revealed how specific malignancies thrive on cholesterol, and that raised serum cholesterol levels are linked to the risk of cancer and a drug compound called leelamine that has shown to retard tumor-growth in melanoma...
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