Radiation/immunotherapy combo shows promise for recurrent/metastatic head and neck cancers

A new phase II trial finds that a combination of radiation therapy and immunotherapy led to encouraging survival outcomes and acceptable toxicity for patients with locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). The combination of radiation and pembrolizumab may offer a new treatment option for patients who are ineligible for cisplatin chemotherapy, part of standard treatment for the […]

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Iranian Vice-Minister of health with Coronavirus infected

In Iran, it has infected a member of the government with the Coronavirus. The Deputy Minister of health Iradsch Harirchi was tested positive for the pathogen. The Minister appealed on Tuesday with a video message to the Public. The pictures were shown on state television. Bad not go to him. He’ll have to defeat the Virus in the course of […]

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Infectious diseases A-Z: Flu vaccine is a good match

The flu vaccine is a good match for the 2019-2020 flu season, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efficacy of the vaccine is estimated to be 45% so far this season. The CDC says the vaccine was even better for kids, providing substantial protection at 55% efficacy among children and adolescents aged 6 months to-17. In comparison, […]

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Lawmakers are voting on a bill that would ban abortion at 20 weeks, saying that's when a fetus feels pain. Doctors disagree.

The Senate is voting today on two anti-abortion laws that are at odds with medicine.  One seeks to ban abortion at 20 weeks and is based on the baseless theory that that's when a fetus can feel pain.  The other could land doctors in jail if they don't attempt to "preserve the life and health" of a fetus after an […]

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Shay Mitchell Reveals What's Inside Her Diaper Bag After Daughter's Birth

The more, the merrier! Shay Mitchell carries everything her 4-month-old daughter, Atlas, may need in her Beís diaper bag. “These are essentials,” the actress, 32, who teamed up with Pampers for their Share the Love campaign, recently told Us Weekly exclusively while pulling onesies out of her black bag. “You need options and these changes aren’t for fashion. … One […]

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