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April 14, 2021

Experts Recommend Strategies for Antibiotic Use in Pediatric Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

By Cameron Kelsall, /alert Contributor

An expert panel convened by 8th European Congress on Infections in Leukemia has issued guidelines for the use of antibiotic therapy in pediatric patients with leukemia and lymphoma...

 
Experts Recommend Strategies for Antibiotic Use in Pediatric Patients With Hematologic Malignancies
April 13, 2021

European Committee Endorses Atezolizumab as First-Line NSCLC Treatment

By Adam Hochron

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended approval of atezolizumab as a first-line treatment for adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer...

 
European Committee Endorses Atezolizumab as First-Line NSCLC Treatment
April 12, 2021

Rucaparib Extends PFS Over Chemotherapy for BRCA mutation Ovarian Cancer

By Adam Hochron

Rucaparib resulted in longer progression free survival compared with standard of care chemotherapy among patients with relapsed high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who had a deleterious BRCA mutation...
Rucaparib Extends PFS Over Chemotherapy for BRCA mutation Ovarian Cancer
April 8, 2021

Meta-Analysis Examines Adverse Events for Ramucirumab in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

By Adam Hochron

With ramucirumab approved for the treatment of several advanced solid tumors, a recent systemic review and meta-analysis of ten randomized controlled trials looked at the risk-benefit of the drug across several solid tumor types...

Meta-Analysis Examines Adverse Events for Ramucirumab in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
March 31, 2021

Benralizumab Shows Benefits for Asthma, Nasal Polyp Treatment

By Adam Hochron

A phase 3b clinical trial studying benralizumab as a treatment for asthma and nasal polyps found the treatment provided benefits in several areas, including lung function and nasal polyps symptoms...

Benralizumab Shows Benefits for Asthma, Nasal Polyp Treatment
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Drug companies to face first opioid trial following pandemic delays

By Nate Raymond and Brendan Pierson (Reuters)Four drugmakers, including Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, will go to trial on Monday over claims they helped fuel an opioid Read More »

Audio-only 'virtual' prenatal care not tied to worse perinatal outcomes

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Pregnant patients who were given the opportunity to have some of their prenatal appointments virtually, as audio-only visits, during the pandemic attended more of Read More »

Physical inactivity tied to COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admissions, mortality

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Patients with COVID-19 who have been consistently physically inactive have a significantly higher risk of severe outcomes than counterparts who were getting at Read More »

Brazil health regulator lacks data needed to evaluate Sputnik V

By Ricardo Brito BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's health regulator Anvisa lacks the information necessary to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, the agency said in legal Read More »

Chronic pain in women linked to genes

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women may be at greater risk of experiencing chronic pain at least in part because of their genes, a genome-wide association study (GWAS) suggests. "We Read More »

Switch from adalimumab to its biosimilar not tied to drug retention in psoriasis patients

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A mandatory non-medical switch from adalimumab to its biosimilar was not associated with drug retention in a Danish registry study. "This is the largest Read More »

Sex-selective abortion continues to widen India's gender divide

By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - A cultural preference for sons has led to an increasing number of sex-selected abortions throughout India - resulting in as many as 22 million fewer female births Read More »

UPDATE 1-J&J scientists refute idea that COVID-19 vaccine's design linked to clots

(Adds FDA investigation into vaccine design in paragraph 5) By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists at Johnson & Johnson on Friday refuted an assertion in a major medical journal that the Read More »

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