The dream team: Scientists find drug duo that may cure COVID-19 together

COVID-19 continues to claim lives across the world and is infecting millions more. Although several vaccines have recently become available, making significant strides towards preventing COVID-19, what about the treatment of those who already have the infection? Vaccines aren’t 100% effective, highlighting the need–now more than ever–for effective antiviral therapeutics. Moreover, some people can’t receive…

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Notre Dame experiment is en route to the space station; could lead to more effective early cancer screenings

Researchers studying how bubbles form and function sent a fully automated, self-contained experiment to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Space X rocket that launched this afternoon. The study, led by Tengfei Luo, a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, will be initiated by astronauts…

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Immunotherapy after bladder cancer surgery may reduce recurrence, study shows

NEW YORK CITY, June 2, 2021 — New research from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) medical oncologist Dean Bajorin, MD, and colleagues found that patients who received nivolumab (Opdivo®) after bladder cancer surgery reduced their overall risk for high-grade bladder cancer recurrence. This research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In…

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How Khaby Lame Took Over TikTok

In March 2020, during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Khabane Lame, a young factory worker in the northern Italian industrial town of Chivasso, lost his job. He went back to his family’s modest apartment, and despite the urging of his Senegalese father to apply for other jobs, he began spending hours each day…

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Opening Up

Welcome to At Home and Away. For more than a year now, we’ve been At Home, an effort to help you live a full and cultured life during the pandemic. As more people get vaccinated and parts of the world open up, we’re opening up too. Too slowly for some and too quickly for others,…

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