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Nivolumab approved for combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:26
Nivolumab has recently been approved both in combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy and in combination with ipilimumab for the first-line treatment of adults with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with PD-L1 expression of at least one percent. The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) now examined in two early benefit assessments whether these two combinations have an added benefit for patients in comparison with chemotherapy alone.

Optically controlled local heat-pulse method manipulates temperature in cells

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:13
A team of researchers led by Osaka University finds that mutant variants of the calcium channel protein RyR1 are hypersensitive to heat, which creates a positive feedback loop of calcium release and leads to malignant hyperthermia

How do female sex hormones affect sleep, and memory?

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 22:17
Scientists describe the relationship between biological sex, memory, sleep, and hormones in relation to the risk of Alzheimer's disease and related dimentias.

Study finds COVID associated with abnormal placental pathologies in nearly 50% of cohort

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 22:08
Researchers describe the impact of placental morphological changes in COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes.

French study on cardiovascular disease incidence during COVID pandemic and vaccination campaign

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 21:57
Researchers describe failures of the French healthcare system as reflected by increased hospitalizations due to certain acute cardiovascular diseases in 2021.