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Poliovirus Therapy Extends Survival In Recurrent Glioblastoma

A genetically modified poliovirus therapy significantly improved long-term survival for patients with recurrent glioblastoma, with a three-year survival rate of 21 percent, a new study shows. In comparison, only 4 percent of patients with the same type of recurring brain tumors were alive at three years when undergoing the previously available standard treatment. “Glioblastoma remains […]

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Sleep In Post-polio Syndrome

15 million people around the world have survived poliomyelitis, and up to 80% report progressive deteriorating strength and endurance many years after infection, a condition known as post-polio syndrome (PPS). Researchers in Italy from the National Hospital for Poliomyelitis, the Policlinico G.B. De Rossi, and the University of Milan have found that transcranial direct current […]