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U.S. FDA Approves Kite’s Tecartus as the First and Only CAR-T for Adults with Relapsed or Refractory B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

[unable to retrieve full-text content]SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 01, 2021 — Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Tecartus® (brexucabtagene autoleucel) for the treatment of… Drugs.com – New Drug Approvals

Diagnosing Acute Compartment Syndrome: Interview with Charles Allan, CEO of MY01

MY01, a medtech company based in Montreal, has developed the Continuous Compartment Pressure Monitor, a sterile, single-use device for the diagnosis of acute compartment syndrome. If undiagnosed and untreated, acute compartment syndrome, a condition caused by high pressure around muscles typically following an injury, can have significant consequences for patients. Long-term disability and amputation is… Read More »

Why diuretics acute renal failure

Login or register to view PDF. Prevention of contrast media-associated nephropathy: randomized comparison of 2 hydration regimens in 1620 patients undergoing coronary angioplasty. Cheyron D, Daubin C, Poggioli J, et al. No other traditional risk factors, including age, BMI, diabetes, or hypertension, were associated with incident AKI. ARF u are facing with accumulation toomuch why… Read More »

Potential for new therapies to target acute myeloid leukaemia

Eight people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in the UK each day, accounting for over 2000 deaths each year. But a new potential therapeutic target has been uncovered, which could help improve future treatments. Scientists from Cardiff University have identified a biological molecule, Gata2, which could provide new avenues for developing effective therapies for… Read More »

Opioids for acute pain: How much is too much?

Two recent articles have again highlighted how often opioid pain relievers — medications like oxycodone and hydrocodone — are excessively prescribed in the US for acute pain, sometimes for vulnerable populations and sometimes for conditions for which they are probably not even indicated. The first paper, by authors at Boston Children’s Hospital, evaluated visits to… Read More »