Obesity can now be treated with some Diabetes drugs

One third of the population in the US is categorized as “obese”, and obesity is a condition which is often linked with many other chronic illnesses, such as Diabetes, Cancer and heart diseases. In a new study, researchers have found that liraglutide, sold as both Victoza and Saxenda assist in combating against type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and stimulate weight loss.

Autism controversy, no link between aluminium in vaccines and Autism, researchers criticized

Donald Trump was a strong believer of vaccines causing Autism. His views have been widely publicized, through his favorite medium, Twitter. Speaking publicly multiple times, he is actually perpetuating the notion of a link/relationship which has been scientifically proven to be untrue.

Grant awarded to a potentially novel Multiple Sclerosis drug

A particular drug, known as TGR-1202 (umbralisib), has been awarded a grant to support its development from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. If you are wondering what exactly is MS and why does it affect a person’s way of life, you can head over here to find out more about this condition.

New study finds that majority of recently approved Cancer drugs show no survival benefits in the UK

A recently published research study has shown that majority of recently approved drugs in the UK are not shown to extend a person’s life, and many patients were given false hope when drugs which were advertised to be breakthrough have not shown efficacy in both improving survival rates and standard of living.

Potential breakthrough in Parkinson’s disease, new disease causing mechanism found

Recently, a new study held by scientists from both South Korea and Singapore could potentially revoke decades of consensus and agreement on the reasons for symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The study can be seen here. If you are wondering what is Parkinson, you can find out really quickly here where we did a quick summary on the disease. The research was co-led by Daesoon Kim from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, and George Augustine, from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.