Combination Of Two Clinically Approved Drugs Cause Brain Tumor Cells To Eat Themselves | IFLScience

It has been observed that people prescribed antidepressants curiously have a lower incidence of one of the most common, and most aggressive, types of brain tumor. Glioblastomas account for around 15% of all primary brain tumors, and the survival rate is not good, often measured in months rather than years. But new research has shown that by combining a specific type of antidepressant with another drug, this time a blood thinner, it is possible to slow the progression of glioblastoma in mice.

Source: Combination Of Two Clinically Approved Drugs Cause Brain Tumor Cells To Eat Themselves | IFLScience

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s