Diseases can be caused by various things. Those can be determined by research into patients, comparing them with healthy individuals and identifying what works and what doesn't. Such research is hard and expensive, but it is only the beginning in the drug discovery process.
A new study showed that Cannabidiol, can increase the survival rate of pancreatic cancer patients, making it three times longer.
A recent study suggests that acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC) is decreased in people suffering from depression and that it can be detected through a blood test.
mRNA has been used to deliver functioning genetic code into cells that produces specific proteins. Researchers have found new ways to deliver such molecules and induce gene expression that could help or even treat diseases such as cancer.