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Medical News Today: Existing class of drugs may halt Ebola, Marburg viruses

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:00
A new study proposes a way to halt Ebola and Marburg viruses is to block their entry into host cells - where they replicate - with a class of drugs already in common use.

Medical News Today: Teens with depression, bipolar at greater risk of heart disease

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 23:00
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association claims major depression and bipolar disorder should be considered risk factors for heart disease among adolescents.

Medical News Today: Liver disease drug could slow Parkinson's disease

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:00
A drug that has been used for decades to treat liver disease could be used to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease, according to researchers testing the drug on fruit flies.

Medical News Today: Shorter course of high-dose radiation therapy 'better for breast cancer patients'

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 07:00
Two new studies suggest a shorter course of radiation therapy at higher doses is less toxic for breast cancer patients than the conventional longer courses at lower doses.