He Delivered for Me

“Nah,” I said. “It’s just a dumb frying pan.” By then, he knew me well enough not to shrug it off. “Why do I feel like there’s a story here?” I hadn’t told anyone the embarrassing truth of the pans, but with him, the story poured out. “Over a decade ago,” I said, “my mother…

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The Lancet: Study confirms greater risk of poor COVID outcomes in minority ethnic groups in England

Largest study so far of more than 17 million adults in England confirms that minority ethnic groups had a higher risk of testing positive, hospitalisation, admission to intensive care units (ICU), and death from COVID-19 compared with white groups, even after accounting for other factors known to increase risk like deprivation, occupation, household size and…

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Antiviral T cells safe and effective for treating debilitating complication common after stem cell transplants

HOUSTON ? A Phase II trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that BK virus (BKV)-specific T cells from healthy donors were safe and effective as an off-the-shelf therapy for BKV-associated hemorrhagic cystitis (BKV-HC), a painful complication common after allogeneic stem cell transplants for patients with leukemia or…

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Technology provides non-invasive treatment for congenital heart disease patients

WASHINGTON, D.C., (April 30, 2021) – New study results validate the effectiveness of the Medtronic Harmony™ transcatheter pulmonary valve (TPV) system for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) and severe pulmonary regurgitation (PR). The Harmony TPV is designed to be a less invasive treatment option for patients with irregularity in their right ventricular outflow tract…

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Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research – Anti-Cancer Agents

Bentham Science has recently launched the new volume of the book, Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research – Anti-Cancer Agents. Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research – Anti-Cancer Agents is a book series essential for pharmaceutical scientists, postgraduate students and researchers seeking the latest, critical information for developing clinical trials and drafting research plans in anti-cancer research.…

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