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Friday Mar 28 | Medical News Today

Mood-stabilizing drug may reduce risk of developing head and neck cancer

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood stabilizing drug may help prevent head and neck cancer .

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene mutations in flies and humans produce similar epilepsy syndromes

At the Genetics Society of America Drosophila Research Conference, scientists will report new findings that build on and expand their previous discovery that mutations in the 'prickle' gene in Drosophila were responsible for much more than merely altering the bristles on the fly's body to point them in the wrong direction.

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Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science, University of Iowa, Seizures

Science Daily

Epilepsy sufferers will one day live without seizures, says expert

There is a pressing need for new and more effective treatments that would make it possible for all sufferers to live seizure free, a leader in epilepsy research says.

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Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Seizures

Tue Mar 25, 2014

P&T Community

Study: Mood-Stabilizing Drug Reduces Risk of Head-and-Neck Cancer

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood-stabilizing drug may help prevent head-and-neck cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prostate Cancer

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Anti-seizure drug may guard against some cancers

Valproic acid is prescribed to prevent seizures and also to control mood, but it is also being investigated for cancer prevention because it inhibits genetic changes that can lead to cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Sun Mar 23, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Use of mood-stabilizing drug linked with reduced risk of developing head and neck cancer

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood stabilizing drug may help prevent head and neck cancer.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Medicine, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Bipolar Disorder, Health, Migraine

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