Tag Archives: treatments

What are asthma treatments

This is why it’s so useful to go to your asthma review, so you and your GP can see how your asthma’s been, and change medicines if needed. Common side effects may include headache, injection site reactions, back pain, and weakness. Air Filters and Asthma A peak flow meter can warn you of an impending asthma… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

Congo trial of Ebola treatments switches to focus on two drugs

LONDON (Reuters) – A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Congo has been narrowed to focus on two of the experimental drugs – Regeneron’s REGN-EB3 and a monoclonal antibody called mAb114 – after they showed encouraging results, scientists leading the trial said on Monday. Two other experimental treatments – ZMapp, an intravenous treatment… Read More »