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The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll Pictures of 16 people arrested on drug charges reveal how quickly harmful substances can change physical appearances  Tens of millions of Americans struggle with additions to illicit drugs  Heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine can accelerate aging and make people appear sickly,… Read More »

New drug combination shows promise for common pediatric brain tumor

A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth and killed tumor cells in laboratory and mouse models. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine combined carboplatin, a standard chemotherapy drug that works well against these brain tumors, and everolimus, which… Read More »