Research conducted by scientists from the Yale School of Medicine gynaecologic oncology division has demonstrated that the drug afatinib could inhibit the growth of womb cancer and shrink tumours.
When it comes to flu vaccines, a federal panel says a squirt in the nose is better than a shot in the arm for young children.
Developed by Pfizer Global Research and Development, capravirine is a Non-Nuclesoide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NNRTI) that was under development for the treatment of patients infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It was indicated for patients with HIV/AIDS who had failed on currently available antiretroviral therapies.
Abraxane (albumin-bound paclitaxel for injectable suspension) is an intravenous injection indicated for the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. The drug was originally developed by Abraxis BioScience, which was acquired by Celgene Corporation in October 2010.
Dr. Fortuna says payers should consider expand their perspectives on improving the healthcare system by adopting the use of the tools, methodologies and quality improvement professionals (engineers) that other industries have with great success as recommended in the May report of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Incenting providers to do the same would also assist in the effort to remove waste and improve operations, culture and clinical care.
We recycle a lot of things — paper, plastic, metal, blood.
Yes, blood. During some surgeries, operating room personnel try to capture as much blood as possible and return the red blood cells to your system, instead of, or in addition to, donated blood from a blood bank. They find that patients have better outcomes when transfused with their own blood.
Zonegran (Zonisamide) is an anti-epileptic drug indicated for the treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy with or without secondary generalisation.