Tag Archives: treatment

Endometriosis discovery paves way for non-hormonal treatment

Scientists have discovered that a certain type of immune cell could be a prime cause of pelvic pain in women with endometriosis. The finding could lead to new treatments for a common condition that affects many millions of women. New research explores non-hormonal alternatives for relieving the pain of endometriosis. Endometriosis is a lifelong condition… Read More »

FDA approves new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Xpovio (selinexor) tablets in combination with the corticosteroid dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is resistant to several other forms of treatment, including at least two… Read More »

Dementia tied to hormone-blocking prostate cancer treatment

Alzheimer’s disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment, a large, U.S. government-funded analysis found. Previous evidence has been mixed on whether the treatment might be linked with mental decline. But experts say the new results stand out because they’re from a respected national cancer database and the men were… Read More »