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EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots

A rare, rogue immune response is the main suspect as authorities investigate highly unusual blood clots following use of two similar COVID-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca. The U.S. recommended that states pause giving the J&J vaccine on Tuesday while authorities examine six reports of the unusual clots, including a death, out of […]

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Genes and immune cells predict immunotherapy success in bladder cancer

Sets of genes associated with resistance to immunotherapy in patients with metastatic urothelial cancer of the bladder have been identified and validated by researchers at Mount Sinai. In a study published in Clinical Cancer Research, the team uncovered gene signatures representing adaptive immunity and pro-tumorigenic inflammation that were responsible for sensitivity or resistance to immune […]

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Heart failure and stroke rising in men under 40

Heart failure and stroke are unusual diagnoses among younger people. But they are now clearly on the rise in men below the age of 40, according to a University of Gothenburg study. The scientists have found links to obesity and low fitness in the upper teens. The present study, published in Journal of Internal Medicine, […]

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FDA Approves Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) in Combination with Carfilzomib and Dexamethasone for Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

PARIS, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) in combination with carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd), for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received one to three prior lines of therapy. “In the Phase 3 IKEMA study, the addition […]

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Real Housewives' Kids: Then and Now

It’s been more than a decade since Bravo’s Real Housewives made its mark on the reality TV landscape. While the wives have certainly changed over the years, their kids have gone through even more shocking transformations. Heather Dubrow, for instance, shares son Nicholas and daughters Maximillia, Katarina and Collette with her husband, Botched’s Terry Dubrow. […]