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Precision drugs could unmask cancers to immune system and boost effects of immunotherapy

Precision cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors have a previously unknown ability to boost the immune system, and could help many more patients benefit from immunotherapy, a new study reveals. Scientists found that PARP inhibitors sparked a powerful immune response when used against cancer cells with weaknesses in repairing their DNA. The study changes our understanding… Read More »

Does Prepregnancy Asthma Increase Central Nervous System Defect Risk in Offspring?

January 30, 2019 Share this content: Offspring had an increased risk for neural and nonneural tube defects if the mother had asthma that resolved prior to pregnancy or had asthma during pregnancy, respectively. Asthma in childhood is associated with a future risk for certain types of central nervous system (CNS) defects in offspring, even if… Read More »