Can diet affect cancer treatment outcomes?
We are what we eat; or as research now shows, we are also what our gut microbes eat. Scientists have shown that a single addition to the diet of the roundworm makes it more susceptible to a drug that is commonly used to treat cancers in humans. The drug 5-fluoro 2’deoxyuridine (FUdR) has been used […]
How does molnupiravir work?
Molnupiravir, a broad-spectrum antiviral, has been approved in the U.K. for the treatment of COVID-19. How does molnupiravir work, how was it developed, and what are the potential side effects? What is molnupiravir? Since the onset of the global pandemic, a lot of research has been done in the field of finding new treatments and prevention […]
Elizabeth Holmes owes over $25 million to Theranos, lawsuit says
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes (C) arrives at federal court with her mother Noel Holmes (L) and father Christian Holmes on September 01, 2022 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Elizabeth Holmes hasn’t paid back over $25 million to creditors of her former Theranos company as she tries to delay her 11-year […]