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Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival

(Reuters) – Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc’s shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its late-stage study met the main goal of helping stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening. The study tested the treatment, ripretinib, against placebo in 129 patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare cancer affecting the… Read More »

The Nicotinamide Riboside Supplement Improves Blood Pressure

According to a study, blood pressure and arterial health is improved in individuals consuming a natural dietary supplement known as  nicotinamide riboside, a recently discovered type of vitamin B3, especially in individuals having mild hypertension. The study found that after nicotinamide riboside supplementation, systolic blood pressure was about 10 points lower in individuals having elevated… Read More »