January 22, 2010
Ampyra Approved for Adults With MS
Dalfampridine (Ampyra) extended-release tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have trouble walking.
Video Gaming Just Might Fight Aging
Slaying orcs, charting military campaigns and gunning down bad guys might not sound like things seniors would be interested in pursuing for fun or exercise.
Drug Combo Blocks HIV Infection in Mice
New research in mice suggests that a commonly used drug combination might protect people from being infected by the AIDS virus through the major routes of transmission.
Combo Therapy Shows Promise Against Brain Cancer
A synthetic form of a naturally occurring hormone combined with chemotherapy inhibited tumor growth and achieved a 25 percent cure rate in mice with a deadly brain cancer called glioblastoma, a new study reports.