For Some, Cutting-Edge 'CAR-T' Treatment Unleashes 'Pac-Man' Cells Against Blood Cancer
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the second therapy in this class, called Yescarta, to treat advanced B-cell lymphomas.
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Cancer-linked proteins: Drugging the 'undruggable'
Scientists have developed a new approach to targeting key cancer-linked proteins, thought to be 'undruggable'.
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Key Psychiatric Drug Target Comes Into Focus
UC San Francisco and UNC-Chapel Hill team solves first ever high-resolution structure of dopamine receptor. Details of the work were published today in Science.
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Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa
The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection in patients with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions, according to a study.
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The microbial anatomy of an organ
The first 3-D spatial visualization tool has been developed for mapping 'omics' data onto whole organs. The tool helps researchers and clinicians understand the effects of...
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‘Drug ring's $150k cash drop' at Australian Tax Office
Erhan Kurtulmus was standing outside the Sydney office tower that's home to the Australian Taxation Office, continually looking down at his phone, waiting.
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FDA Approves Landmark Cancer Therapy; Wilmot Positioned Among First to Offer It
UR Medicine's Wilmot Cancer Institute will be among the first sites in the world to offer CAR T-cell therapy -a new type of immunotherapy-to adults with aggressive lymphoma...
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Semaglutide Effective in Blood Sugar Control, Soon To Be Available as Pills
Semaglutides are a class of drugs prescribed for type 2 diabetics, but are available as an injection and the trials for the development of pills are ongoing.
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British biotech calls for faster regulatory process to tackle AMR threat
Representing small and medium-sized companies, Ian Staples, Chief Executive of British biotech Matoke Holdings, called on the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee to...
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Payers can predict budget implications of high-cost drugs in the pipeline
Assessing the potential clinical and economic impacts of investigational specialty drugs is key to forecasting their budgetary implications for payers, according to a speaker...
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Altered Carnitine Homeostasis in Children With Increased Pulmonary Blood...
Objectives: Congenital heart disease with increased pulmonary blood flow results in progressive pulmonary vascular endothelial dysfunction and associated increased...
Traditional Long-Term Central Venous Catheters Versus Transhepatic Venous...
Objectives: Children with congenital heart disease may require long-term central venous access for intensive care management; however, central venous access must also be...
Booze Might Make You Better at Foreign Languages
Photograph by Getty Images Alcohol won't magically make you bilingual, but it may help you speak a language you've already studied You probably know a guy-or maybe you are that...
Smartphone-pocket Device To Detect Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya
The tool is a smartphone-integrated system that can diagnose more than one infection with a droplet of whole blood.
Smartphones Reduce Teens' Quality of Sleep
Adolescents sacrifice their sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets. Young people need to sleep at least for 7 hours, reveal experts.
Mortality Risk Increases for HIV-seropositive Injured Patients
HIV and physical injuries are global health concerns. Patients suffering from these injuries have a higher prevalence of HIV in low middle-income countries.
Our 'selfish brain' wins when competing with muscle power
Researchers at Cambridge found a trade-off occurs when we have to think fast and work hard at the same time - and our 'selfish brain' is always prioritised over the rest of our...
New Clinical Guidance Regarding HCV During Pregnancy Released
High-risk pregnancy experts published eight specific recommendations for screening, treatment and management of hepatitis C in pregnancy
High-fat Diet during Pregnancy may Increase Diabetes Risk in Kids
Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of diseases like diabetes in the baby and shifting to a low-fat diet can reverse the outcome.
Tailbone Pain | Symptoms & Treatments
Coccydynia also known as tailbone pain, may be exasperated by processes that add additional pressure to the area nearing the end of the spine. There are many different...