Tag Archives: Brain

Leukemia drug shows promise for treating a childhood brain cancer

A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego. In the study,… Read More »

Foods that Can Damage Your Brain: 5 Things You Eat That Can Slowly (But Surely) Cause Memory Loss and Brain Fog

Brain Fog (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Want to stay sharp as knife? Add a lot of IQ-boosting foods in your diet but also eliminate some of them. Yes, the mind is one vital organ that needs vittles, but with regular consumption of a few foods you could start to experience memory loss and cognitive decline. Quite… Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo fails third straight test in tough-to-treat brain cancer

Bristol-Myers Squibb has once again come up empty-handed in one of the world’s deadliest and toughest-to-treat cancers. Thursday, the New Jersey drugmaker said adding its immuno-oncology star Opdivo to standard-of-care treatment had failed to significantly cut the risk of disease worsening or death among certain newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients. But while adding Opdivo didn’t improve on… Read More »