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Nivolumab approved for combination with fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based combination chemotherapy
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.
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
Scientists describe the relationship between biological sex, memory, sleep, and hormones in relation to the risk of Alzheimer's disease and related dimentias.
Researchers describe the impact of placental morphological changes in COVID-19 on pregnancy outcomes.
Researchers describe failures of the French healthcare system as reflected by increased hospitalizations due to certain acute cardiovascular diseases in 2021.