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Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows
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A Canadian clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the Cumming School of Medicine, shows that minocycline, a common acne medication, can slow the progress of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who have recently experienced their first symptoms.

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University of Alberta study shows that cholesterol medication may slow tumour …
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Reducing "bad cholesterol" may inhibit the growth of cancerous tumours, according to a recently published study by a University of Alberta doctor. The data suggests that tumours use lipids from lipoproteins as "building blocks," and tumours can prompt …

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Express Scripts sees slow 2016 sales for new cholesterol drugs
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NEW YORK • A surge in sales of pricey new cholesterol treatments is unlikely to materialize this year, contrary to the previous expectations of Express Scripts Holding, an executive from the largest manager of U.S. drug benefits said on Friday. Express …

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Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
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TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — High doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin — sold under the brand name Zocor — appeared to slow brain shrinkage in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a small, early study from …

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Blood pressure medications shown to help slow dementia
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A class of drugs designed to lower blood pressure also slightly brakes the progression of dementia among the elderly and may even boost brain power marginally, a study published on Friday said. Doctors in Cork, Ireland, looked at data from a long-term …

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Urinary tract infection prevention slow
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, aims to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 25 percent in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. So far, approximately 800 hospitals, …

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Could a common blood pressure drug slow down the progression of Alzheimer's?
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A ground-breaking trial that hopes to discover if a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will begin shortly. The multi-centre clinical trial, hosted by North Bristol NHS Trust and …

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