Also: Ketogenic diets and cancer: What patients should know
Also: Ketogenic diets and cancer: What patients should know
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JULY 26, 2018
Cameron Smith
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Scientists have identified biomarkers in melanoma that could help tailor immunotherapy treatments to maximize the benefits for patients while reducing the likelihood of severe side effects.   
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Joseph Sodroski, MD
In research suggesting a way to unlock the potential of AIDS vaccines, scientists have shown that compounds that mimic key proteins on white blood cells can inactivate HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, and potentially protect against exposure to the virus. "Our studies reveal a powerful new approach to protect people from becoming infected by HIV-1, a necessary step in bringing an end to the global AIDS epidemic," says Joseph Sodroski, MD.
There is speculation that a keto diet can help cancer patients "starve cancer cells" by preventing the cells from using glucose for energy and growth. But is there evidence that a keto diet can be truly beneficial in the treatment of cancer?
David A. Reardon, MD
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