New guideline provides pathway to end homelessness, with housing as the foundation

A collaborative approach is required to build health care pathways that will end homelessness in Canada. Clinicians can play a role by tailoring their interventions using a comprehensive new clinical guideline on homelessness published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The guideline aims to inform clinicians and encourage collaboration with community organizations and policy-makers around…

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CAR-T therapy for lymphoma studied at UNC Lineberger receives FDA fast-track designation

CHAPEL HILL – Based on proof-of-concept results from clinical trials at University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine, an investigational cellular immunotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma has received a Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Tessa Therapeutics announced the designation based on preliminary clinical…

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State Dept. Tells Americans to Avoid Cruise Ships, Despite Trump’s Misgivings

The State Department on Sunday advised Americans against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection and made U.S. citizens vulnerable to possible international travel restrictions, including quarantines. The decision came after President Trump resisted requests from administration officials to publicly urge older travelers to avoid cruise ships and…

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