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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.