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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.

Medical News Today: Better support for released offenders may reduce suicide risk

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 06:00
A new study claims greater support should be provided for offenders after release from prison as a way of reducing their risk of suicide.