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Beth Israel researchers uncover anti-cancer drug mechanism — in broccoli

New research has linked a compound found in Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables to one of the body’s most potent tumor-suppressing genes. The study says that the compound, called I3C, is involved in a complex chemical chain reaction that frees the tumor suppressor to do its job. The research also highlights the chemical… Read More »

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments

Olivia Rossanese outside the unfinshed Cancer Drug Discovery CentreJohn Angerson/The Institute of Cancer Research By Michael Le Page All treatments for cancer should be designed to prevent tumours evolving resistance, because drug-resistant tumours are what kill most people, says Paul Workman, head of the Institute of Cancer Research in the UK. To make this happen,… Read More »

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug

(Reuters) – Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder. The drug, Ruzurgi, was approved for use in patients aged between 6 and 17, the FDA said here. Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, which affects about three people per million worldwide,… Read More »