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Patients diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer, are typically given Vincristine, a very powerful chemotherapy drug with a high toxicity called neuropathy that causes patients to become very weak in their ankles and feet. Many of these patients find it difficult...
After two unsuccessful attempts to quit smoking, Jodell Kaiser paid a visit to Mayo Clinic and began using Varenicline, a drug that treats nicotine addiction. A study published in JAMA looked at a group of participants willing to quit smoking, assigning half of them to a placebo regimen, and administering...
In the 10 minutes it takes to donate a unit of blood, your body will need 24 weeks to replace the iron you lose if you aren’t on a supplement. Many donors have healthy hemoglobin levels, but low in iron. A study published in JAMA looked at the effects of taking a low-dose iron supplement, finding that...