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M.Sc.

Sheela Philomena

A postgraduate in Bio-informatics with long teaching experience, works for news section, writes and edits articles for Medindia.

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Ribociclib and Letrozole Improve Survival in Advanced Breast Cancer

Ribociclib and Letrozole Improve Survival in Advanced Breast Cancer

A sub-group analysis of the MONALEESA-2 trial indicates that the combination of ribociclib and letrozole may increase survival in advanced breast cancer.

Health In Focus
New Bioinformatics Method Leads to More Precise Way to Target Tumor Growth

New Bioinformatics Method Leads to More Precise Way to Target Tumor Growth

New bioinformatics software helps identify cancer-promoting gene mutations.

Health Watch
Cytomegalovirus Linked to Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Cytomegalovirus Linked to Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) linked.

Health Watch
World’s First Epilepsy Treatment Delivers Drug Directly to the Brain

World’s First Epilepsy Treatment Delivers Drug Directly to the Brain

Epilepsy trial that delivers the drug directly to the brain reduces side effects like weight gain and fatigue, reveals study from Melbourne.

Health In Focus
Malaria Mosquito Controlled by Hormone Dibenzoylhydrazine (DBH) Treatment

Malaria Mosquito Controlled by Hormone Dibenzoylhydrazine (DBH) Treatment

Scientists use hormone dibenzoyl hydrazine (DBH) to affect the life cycle of a mosquito and prevent its spread.

Health In Focus