Promising ovarian cancer treatment proves effective and efficient

IMAGE: Bioluminescence images overlayed with pictures of representative mice implanted intraperitoneally with luciferase-positive ovarian cancer cells (SKOV3) before and after treatment with Pb-214-TCMC-trastuzumab. view more  Credit: Image provided by Abdullah Metebi, PhD Student at the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering, Michigan State University. Reston, VA (Embargoed until 11:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, June 11, 2021)–Preclinical…

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Autopsy Study of Patients With/Without COVID-19

What The Study Did: This autopsy study examines differences in skeletal muscle and myocardial inflammation in patients who died with COVID-19 versus other diseases. Authors: Tom Aschman, M.D., and Werner Stenzel, M.D., of the Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin, are the corresponding authors. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.jamanetwork.com/ (doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.2004)…

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Three F.D.A. Advisers Resign Over Agency’s Approval of Alzheimer’s Drug

In a powerful statement of disagreement with the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Biogen’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug this week, three scientists have resigned from the independent committee that advised the agency on the treatment. “This might be the worst approval decision that the F.D.A. has made that I can remember,” said Dr. Aaron Kesselheim,…

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C.D.C. Calls for Updated Childhood Vaccinations After Decline Last Year

Pediatricians are urging U.S. parents to get their children caught up on routine vaccinations, following a decline in the number of inoculations for diseases like measles as the pandemic forced restrictions, including shelter-at-home orders, last year. New data from 10 jurisdictions that closely monitor immunizations confirm that the number of administered vaccine doses plunged between…

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