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Starpharma releases positive DEP phase 2 interim results in prostate cancer

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 26, 2021. Melbourne biotech company Starpharma today announced positive interim results from the prostate cancer cohort in its...

A Routine Skin Check Could Save Your Life

It may sound dramatic, but skin checks save lives. While encouraging people to do routine self-exams, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) shares...

FDA Approves Fyarro (sirolimus protein-bound particles) for the Treatment of Malignant Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumor (PEComa)

Fyarro is the first and only approved therapy for adults for the treatment of malignant PEComa, an ultra-rare and aggressive form of sarcoma with a strong...

FDA Approves Livtencity (maribavir) for Post-Transplant Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection/Disease

- In the Phase 3 SOLSTICE study, more than twice the proportion of adult transplant recipients with refractory or resistant (R/R) CMV infection/disease...

COVID Protection Wanes After 2 Doses of Pfizer Vaccine: Study

Protection can gradually fade after a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer-BioNTech, which suggests that a booster shot might be necessary, researchers...

What You Need to Know About Stomach Cancer

New treatment options are giving hope to patients with stomach cancer. Also known as gastric cancer, the disease is the world's sixth most common cancer...

Some Republicans Calling for 'Natural Immunity' Exception to COVID Vaccines

Republican lawmakers in several states are pushing vaccine mandate exemptions for workers who have so-called natural immunity due to a previous COVID-19...

Wearable Device Spots, Reverses Opioid Overdoses

A wearable device that could inject a lifesaving antidote for an opioid overdose might be on the horizon. A new study shows that the device, worn on the...

Gout Drug Colchicine Won't Help Fight COVID-19

THURSDAY, Nov. 25, 2021 – Add an inexpensive gout drug to the growing list of medications touted as potential COVID-19 treatments -- only to offer...

AHA News: Despite Serious Diagnosis Before Birth, Fourth Grader Sings Show Tunes, Plays Piano and Softball

In this day of over-the-top, gender-reveal parties, Traci Poore was different. She and her first husband didn't want to know whether they were having a...

During the Holidays, Help Protect the Elderly from Falls

A holiday visit with older relatives might be a good chance to help them remove fall risks in their home, an expert suggests. Older adults' risk of falling...

Pandemic Doubled Need for Inpatient Care of Eating Disorders

The number of people who were hospitalized for eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia doubled in May 2020, about two months after the COVID-19 pandemic...

Fetal Infection With COVID-19 Possible, But Unlikely

There is a very low risk that pregnant women with COVID-19 will pass the virus to their unborn babies, researchers say. The study should reassure expectant...

Could a Single Dose of the HPV Vaccine Be Enough?

Women getting vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) now need two or three shots, but an African clinical trial suggests a single...

As Holidays Return to Normal, Here's How to De-Stress

A return to a more normal holiday season may also mean higher stress levels, so an expert offers some coping tips. Don't get too focused on buying the...

Give Others Help, Get Back Health Benefits: Study

When it comes to helping others and your health, it might be better to give than to receive, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed more than 1,000...

Biotron Drug Effective Against COVID-19 In Animals

SYDNEY, Nov. 25, 2021. The Directors of Biotron Limited (ASX: BIT) are pleased to announce that the Company's lead clinical asset, BIT225, has demonstrated...

Nasus Pharma Announces Clinical Data Demonstrating Efficacy of Taffix, Intranasal Antiviral Protection Against Common Cold and Upper Respiratory Infection

TEL AVIV , Israel, Nov. 24, 2021. Nasus Pharma a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a powder-based intranasal (PBI) product...

Dasatinib Beneficial in Type 2 Diabetes

The senolytic agent dasatinib, which is often used to treat tumors and malignant tissue, has beneficial effects among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus,...

Risk for Psoriasis Reduced After Tonsillectomy

The risk for psoriasis is reduced among individuals who undergo tonsillectomy, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the...

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  • Livtencity Livtencity (maribavir) is a cytomegalovirus (CMV) pUL97 kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of post-transplant CMV infection/disease.
  • Fyarro Fyarro (sirolimus protein-bound particles) is an inhibitor of mechanistic target of rapamycin kinase (mTOR) for the treatment of malignant...
  • Voxzogo Voxzogo (vosoritide) is a C type natriuretic peptide (CNP) analog indicated to increase linear growth in pediatric patients with achondroplasia.

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