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Advanced Catalysts for Biomass Transformation

Working closely with researchers at the Centrale Lille Institute in Lille, France – Asynt has developed and supplied two custom high-pressure reactors to assist them in their development of new advanced catalysts for biomass transformation. Asynt high pressure reactor ‘in use’ at the Central Lille Institute Labs The Catalysis and Solid State Chemistry Unit in […]

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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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Colorado identifies cases of Brazilian coronavirus variant for the first time: officials

Health experts claim coronavirus variants could prolong pandemic Former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden tells ‘Fox News Live’ that COVID-19 variants ‘really are problematic.’ Colorado health officials this week announced the state has identified its first cases of a worrisome coronavirus variant first identified in Brazil late last year.  The […]

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‘Bee’ prepared for insect stings

You may not be aware of an allergy until you’re stung. Summer’s the season for gardening, playing outside, backyard picnics and just enjoying the outdoors. It’s also the season of bee and other insect stings. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, about 5% of the population is allergic to insect stings. […]

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Contraceptive planning is essential to optimal health for women with heart disease

Pregnancy can increase the risk of morbidity and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease; however, many cardiologists are not having pre-pregnancy contraception discussions with their patients of child-bearing age. There is a need to provide evidence-based guidance for contraceptive safety and effectiveness and pregnancy planning options for this high-risk patient group, according to a paper […]

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UK: Benefits outweigh risks for AstraZeneca despite 7 deaths

Britain’s medicines regulator is urging people to continue taking the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, despite revealing that seven people in the U.K. have died from rare blood clots after getting the jab. The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency, or MHRA, said it wasn’t clear if the shots are causing the clots, and that its “rigorous review […]