Another promising approach for hard-to-treat blood cancers

For patients with some hard-to-treat blood cancers, a simple “off-the-shelf” immunotherapy is achieving promising results. A clinical trial of the developmental drug Glofitamab has shown it can produce a durable “complete response”—meaning the cancer became undetectable—in patients with relapsed or treatment resistant B-cell lymphomas. One option for these patients is CAR T-cell therapy—also an immunotherapy but one which involves collecting […]

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Another promising approach for hard-to-treat blood cancers

For patients with some hard-to-treat blood cancers, a simple “off-the-shelf” immunotherapy is achieving promising results. A clinical trial of the developmental drug Glofitamab has shown it can produce a durable “complete response”—meaning the cancer became undetectable—in patients with relapsed or treatment resistant B-cell lymphomas. One option for these patients is CAR T-cell therapy—also an immunotherapy but one which involves collecting […]

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U.S. Sets Another Daily Record for COVID Cases as Virus Spreads on College Campuses

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 — As the daily U.S. coronavirus case count shattered yet another record on Thursday with 121,000 infections reported, a new survey shows that nearly a quarter of a million COVID-19 cases have now been identified at colleges and universities nationwide. More than 38,000 of those campus cases have been reported in the past two weeks, The […]

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Another day, another hotel quarantine fail. So what can Australia learn from other countries?

This week, we heard how conditions at a Sydney quarantine hotel were so bad almost 400 returned travelers had to be moved to another one. Before that, we heard from Victoria’s inquiry into hotel quarantine. We learned the bulk of cases during the state’s second wave could be tracked down to a family of four returned travelers staying at a […]

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There’s another health crisis looming – what happens when the poker machines switch back on?

When the COVID-19 restrictions came into force more than two months ago, it meant lights out for the country’s 200,000 poker machines. Now, the pokies are slowly turning on again across the country. This week, NSW became the first state to allow venues to reopen, with certain rules mandating patrons keep 1.5 metres apart. While the health risks certainly need […]

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Another One! Meghan, Harry Hope to Get Pregnant Again by Next Year

Back-to-back babies! Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry want to give their 6-month-old son, Archie Harrison Mounbatten-Windsor, a little brother or sister sooner rather than later. The Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 38, are hoping to conceive baby No. 2 by next year, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “Their family is their No. 1 […]

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Pakistan launches another vaccination drive against polio

Pakistan has launched yet another vaccination drive against polio, trying to eradicate the crippling disease from the country. The three-day, nationwide campaign started on Monday and is aimed at vaccinating millions of children under 5 years of age. Pakistani authorities have provided security to thousands of medical and other workers taking part in the drive by going house to house […]

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