Toward the first drug to treat a rare, lethal liver cancer

Treatment options for a deadly liver cancer, fibrolamellar carcinoma, are severely lacking. Drugs that work on other liver cancers are not effective, and although progress has been made in identifying the specific genes involved in driving the growth of fibrolamellar tumors, these findings have yet to translate into any treatment. For now, surgery is the only option for those affected—mostly […]

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Study examines women’s attitudes toward long-acting injectable therapy to prevent HIV

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective method of reducing risk for HIV, yet use of PrEP is uniformly low, especially among women. As a result, researchers have developed long-acting injectable (LAI) versions of PrEP, one version of which was recently shown to be superior to oral PrEP in Phase 3 trials. A new study among women at high […]

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Kim Kardashian's Kids 'Gravitate Toward' Traditional Gender Expression

Kim Kardashian doesn’t have any expectations when it comes to her four children’s gender expression. “It’s very traditional with what they gravitate toward,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 39, told The Cut on Monday, November 25. “I haven’t shown them. I haven’t tried to sway any decision. I would be extremely supportive of whatever my children wanted and […]

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