The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval for a new drug for certain patients with neuroblastoma based on response rate results in small open-label trials. The drug is naxitamab (Danyelza, Y-mAbs Therapeutics), a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets GD2 3F8, a disialoganglioside highly expressed on neuroblastomas. The product was originally developed at the
Shop small this year, from the pick of our favourite independent sellers who, in their own way, are having a positive impact on the world Christmas is going to be a little different this year. But something that will never change is the power of generosity. Nothing beats the feeling of watching someone’s face light
With three drug companies on the verge of a breakthrough vaccine against Covid-19, vaccinations could begin by the end of December, said Anthony Fauci, MD, yesterday in a live interview with the Washington Post. And while the first shots will go to high-risk and priority populations, Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy
6 Tips and Tricks for Finals Week! It’s that time of year and finals are quickly approaching. In this video I go over six core principles to keep in mind during the last couple weeks leading up to finals to help you maximize your score potential. These tips and tricks helped me get straight A’s
Here at Diabetes Daily, we recently tried out several different meal kit delivery services and we learned that while pricey, they did save us a lot of time and mental efforts when it came to preparing meals for our family. One of the caveats for our family’s meals is that we often eat a lower-carb
Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A mom of eight boys, Kim Gudgeon was at her wits’ end when she called her family doctor in suburban Chicago to schedule a sick visit for increasingly fussy, 1-year-old Bryce. He had been up at night and was disrupting his
Among the school runs and sleepless nights, it can be easy to put your own needs on the back burner. Use these tips to ensure you’re taking care of yourself, and your relationships, too Work-life balance can be difficult for many people, and being responsible for a child can be another added challenge. Taking care
Ladies, some advice on online dating: the old real estate adage of location, location, location, applies. “If you’re a woman, you probably want to start on Match.com because it is a little bit like Target,” said Andrea McGinty, matchmaker and owner of 33,000Dates.com. “It has everything, from a high end, upscale group of professionals to everything imaginable.”
Researchers recently studied the effect of age on weight loss efforts. The obesity epidemic currently affects over 300 million people around the world. Even developing nations suffer with as many as 115 million people classified as obese. Obesity is related to many other diseases, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and even
SINGAPORE — Top Glove, the world’s largest medical glove maker, has shut 20 manufacturing sites in Malaysia after thousands of workers tested positive for Covid-19. A total of 2,684 Top Glove employees — most of them foreign workers — have tested positive as of Wednesday, local media reported, citing Malaysia’s Senior Minister for Security and
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a 16 year old boys, been rushed to st. George’s after hitting his head on concrete following a fight with a friend, George was sitting down in the latest front garden, and the lady was sitting next to him with her holding A tear on the back of his head, he was screaming, he was
It’s, a rollercoaster of emotions when your child’s hurt and you have to take them to hospital. He’d. Do anything for you, kids! He sacrifice yourself if he had to when we were told she wouldn’t live till. She was tan. That was, that was hard boy. How do you know what’s, the best treatment
If you have cancer doctor may recommend Chemotherapy as part of your treatment. The Cell’s. Nucleus controls this process Inside each nucleus. Genetic material called Dna contains the instructions for directing this process. Sometimes the cells Dna becomes damaged. Normally, the DNa responds by either repairing itself or instructing the cell to die in cancer.
Nov 26 2020 TESTA Analytical Solutions e.K. has developed a new compact flowmeter which enables continuous measurement of flow rate without interference in liquid chromatography systems. Flow rate is one of the most important parameters in any liquid chromatography system, it determines retention time or volume and has by nature a major influence on
South San Francisco, CA — November 23, 2020 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xofluza® (baloxavir marboxil) as a treatment to prevent influenza in people 12 years of age and
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 25 2020 A new educational framework and toolkit will be launched in the UK and Ireland this week to improve training and guidance for those providing palliative and end of life care for children to establish a set of core principles of practice and standardize children’s palliative care learning for
Preterm babies had a higher chance of subsequent childhood hospitalization than those born at term, according to a population-based cohort study. Infants born extremely early — less than 28 weeks’ gestation — were nearly five times as likely to be admitted to the hospital through age 7-10 than those born at term (adjusted rate ratio
Many women may wonder if they have genetic mutations that make them more apt to develop breast and ovarian cancers. Is it worth it for women to be tested and see if they may be carrying those mutations? A new study says it just might be, for those who are younger. PHOTO: ADOBE STOCK/HERO IMAGES
Fractures, falls, and stroke are all risks for patients with dementia who take higher dose “Z-drugs,” including zopiclone, zaleplon, and zolpidem for sleep disturbances, results of a large observational study show. The risks with higher doses of Z-drugs were similar or greater in magnitude than those for higher dose benzodiazepines. Z-drugs “should be avoided in
New research reveals how teens in the UK are struggling with the pandemic We’ve been saying this throughout the year, but we really aren’t all in the same boat with Coronavirus. We’re in the same storm, but we’re sailing our own boats and, as time goes on, we’re getting a better idea of the types
When the first batch of Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, it will go to states based on the total number of adults living in each state, officials from Operation Warp Speed said, according to National Public Radio. Once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives regulatory clearance, the federal government said that it will ship out
I go over how to increase your overall efficiency in studying and in life. How to get more done each day while studying hard as a premed or medical student. I go over: 1. Study smarter, not harder 2. Bursts of studying 3. Planning ahead 4. Practicing discipline 5. Using your downtime Pens I used:
Today, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out the UK Government’s spending priorities for the next year. It was an opportunity to lay the groundwork for the Government to meet its commitments to improve cancer survival and to enhance the UK’s place as a global leader in research, as we’ve written about before. With investment for
We are almost through to the end of this year and we are all looking forward to new diabetes technologies coming out in 2021! Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology is an incredibly useful tool that can improve diabetes management, and the release of Dexcom’s new CGM, the G7 is certainly one to look out for.
Erinn Baldeschwiler, mother of Shea McGinnis (left) and Gibson McGinnis, has been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. Immunotherapy has helped with the physical symptoms of her illness, dramatically shrinking the size of the tumor on her chest. Harder to treat has been the gnawing anxiety that she won’t see her children become adults.
Want to let someone know you appreciate them without falling back on clichés? Look no further, we’re here to inspire There’s nothing wrong with letting someone know that they’re easy on the eye, but when we centre our compliments around the way we look, it can put an unequal focus on our physical appearance, rather