Category Archives: Health

20Sep/21

Appealing Data of CARsgen Therapeutics’ CAR-T (CT041) in Advanced Gastric Cancer Presented at ESMO

On September 19, 2021, CARsgen Therapeutics (stock code: 2171.HK) disclosed the latest progress of the investigator-initiated trial (IIT) of Claudin18.2 (CLDN18.2) CAR-T (CT041) for the treatment of digestive system tumors. Results of this trial have been orally presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology Congress 2021 (ESMO 2021). The presenter was Dr. Changsong Qi from Beijing Cancer Hospital. Continue road

20Sep/21

University of Oxford and Oracle Cloud System Helping Researchers Identify COVID-19 Variants Faster

The fast spread of the highly infectious Delta variant underscores the need for faster identification of COVID-19 mutations. Uniting governments and medical communities in this challenge, the University of Oxford and Oracle’s Global Pathogen Analysis System (GPAS) is now being used by organizations on nearly every continent. Continue reading

10Sep/21

Preventing the Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

You’ve been in a car accident and sustained a head injury. You recovered, but years later you begin having difficulty sleeping. You also become very sensitive to noise and bright lights, and find it hard to carry out your daily activities, or perform well at your job. This is a common situation after a traumatic brain injury—many people experience bad side effects months or years later. These long-term effects can last a few days or the rest of a person’s life. Read more

17Aug/21

COVID-19’s Vaccine and Drug Innovators Chosen as Recipients of the Galien Foundation 2021 Roy Vagelos Pro Bono Humanum Award for Global Health Equity

The Prix Galien Awards Committee announced today that six world-leading biopharma companies responsible for development of COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics will jointly receive the 2021 Roy Vagelos Pro Bono Humanum Award for Global Health Equity at the 15th annual Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony, to be held on Thursday, October 28, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Continue reading

12Aug/21

Eyerim introduces Lens Scan: an online way of getting a prescription

Eyerim is an certified online optician store of Central & Southeast Europe. The brand encompasses everything eyewear – from sunglasses to tailor-made prescription glasses- and they aim to make buying high quality, stylish and affordable glasses online within reach of everyone. Continue reading

11Jul/21

Women can buy Maxwellia’s Lovima® contraceptive pill from pharmacies without a prescription for first time in UK history

WOMEN can now buy a contraceptive pill over the counter without a prescription following a consultation with a pharmacist after the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today granted a licence to Maxwellia’s Lovima®. Continue reading

11Jul/21

Genetic factors linked to response to common antiviral medications

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists and collaborators in Sweden and Japan are reporting that the enzyme NUDT15 plays a role in how patients respond to antiviral therapy with the common drugs ganciclovir and acyclovir. The researchers showed that NUDT15 status can help predict how individuals will respond to treatment for cytomegalovirus, a serious infection common among people who receive bone marrow transplants. The paper was published today in Nature Communications. Continue reading

04Jun/21

VeChain, Together With DNV, Enables Renji Hospital To Launch The World’s First Blockchain-based IVF Service App – MyBaby

In partnership with VeChain and DNV, Renji Hospital, a top-ranking hospital in China affiliated with the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine has announced the launch of smart medical care project – MyBaby, the world’s first blockchain-based In-Vitro fertilization (IVF) Service Application. Continue reading