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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Review over Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the First FDA-Approved Drug for Treatment of ALS:   Introduction Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells which control voluntary muscle movement. Patient’s sensory functions or mental faculties doesn’t changed through ALS. ALS is considered as a progressive disease. There is […]

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Medications for Management

Type 2 diabetes

  Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent chronic condition, that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces, leading to elevated blood sugar levels. Proper management of Type 2 diabetes is crucial to prevent complications and improve the quality of life for those diagnosed. In addition […]

Molnupiravir

Molnupiravir

  Molnupiravir may be effective against the omicron sub-variant BA.5 According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday, a team led by a professor of virology at the University of Tokyo, found that small-molecule antiviral drug molnupiravir curbed virus activity in cultured monkey cells infected with the highly contagious […]

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in Soft Tissue Sarcomas treatment   Sarcomas are a group of rare mesenchymal malignant cancers which arise from transformed cells of the mesenchymal connective tissue, and are challenging to be treated. The majority of sarcomas are soft tissue sarcomas (STSs; 75%) and this heterogeneous group of tumors is further comprised of gastrointestinal […]

Dapagliflozin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Dapagliflozin

Benefits of Dapagliflozin When in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Abstracts Dapagliflozin reduces the risk of cardiovascular and kidney outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes whether or not they were also taking various cardiovascular (CV) medications. The study that has published in JAMA Cardiology, explored whether the diuretic and antihypertensive effects of dapagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annually campaign to raise awareness of this disease.Yet, for many, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is also a difficult reminder of their personal experience with breast cancer and the many patients we have lost to this disease. As of 2020, there were 2.26 million worldwide cases of breast […]

Comprehending Heart Failure and Its Therapeutic Approaches

Heart Failure

  Comprehending Heart Failure and Its Therapeutic Approaches Introduction to Heart Failure Heart failure is a complex and chronic medical condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. Despite the term sounding quite severe, it does not mean that the heart has completely ceased to function. Instead, heart failure indicates that the heart is not pumping […]

WHO Backs Molnupiravir for High-Risk Covid-19 Patients

molnupiravir

  The ninth update of WHO’s guideline on COVID-19 therapeutics includes a conditional recommendation on molnupiravir, a new antiviral medicine. This is the first oral antiviral medicine which is included in the treatment guidelines for COVID-19, as this is a new medicine, there is little safety information; WHO recommends active monitoring for drug safety, along […]

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs)

GISTs

Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Used in Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) Introduction A gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare cancer, which are often found during an endoscopy or CT scan for an unrelated reasons. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) start in special cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. GISTs start in very early types of special […]

Role of Direct Factor Xa inhibitors in Cardiovascular Events

Introduction Direct Factor Xa inhibitors are a type of anticoagulant drugs which act by binding selectively and reversibly to the clotting factor Xa. Factor Xa plays an important role in the blood clotting mechanism. When an injury occurred, they forming a mesh to prevent loss of blood. However, clots can form within the body and cause blockages in the veins, arteries, […]