RTT Press Release
|04/27/2020 - 17:17||
Potential biomarker for autism identified in infants
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|04/27/2020 - 16:59||
Disruptions in Health Insurance Coverage Are Common and Affect Cancer Care and Survival
Our findings were consistent across multiple cancer sites, with several studies finding a ‘dose-response’ relationship, meaning the longer the disruption, the worse the care A new study finds disruptions in health insurance coverage are common in the United States and are associated with poorer cancer care and survival. The study appears in JNCI: The Journal of the National Cancer institute.
|04/27/2020 - 14:20||
Immune system changes occur early in development of multiple myeloma, study finds
Researchers use single-cell RNA sequencing to map changes in immune microenvironment in myeloma precursor conditions Results are step toward personalized treatment of myeloma and precursors based on immune microenvironment in patients’ bone marrow.
|04/27/2020 - 14:07||
Physicians, scientists and physician-scientists connect dots between heart disease, potential for worse COVID-19 outcomes
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― People with certain heart diseases may be more susceptible to worse outcomes with COVID-19, but the reason why has remained unknown. New research from Mayo Clinic indicates that in patients with one specific type of heart disease ― obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) ― the heart increases production of the ACE2 RNA transcript and the translated ACE2 protein.
|04/27/2020 - 13:46||
COVID-19 Clinical Trial for People with Recent Exposure
A national clinical study with multiple locations is recruiting people who’ve been exposed to COVID-19 but haven’t developed symptoms.
|04/27/2020 - 13:44||
AAPS Letter Asking Gov. Ducey to Rescind Executive Order concerning hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19
This concerns your Executive Order forbidding prophylactic use of chloroquine (CQ) or hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) unless peer-reviewed evidence becomes available.
|04/27/2020 - 11:56||
New Blood Test Helps Clinicians Pinpoint A Potentially Life-Threatening Sensitization to Insect Stings
Thermo Scientific ImmunoCAP Specific IgE Stinging Insect Allergen Components identify patients' sensitization to specific proteins in insect venom that may cause anaphylaxis and other allergic symptoms.
|Thermo Fisher S...|
|04/27/2020 - 11:53||
Local pharmacist pleads guilty to unlawful distribution of oxycodone
TAMPA, Fla. - Hong Truong (54, Dunedin) has pleaded guilty to the unlawful distribution of oxycodone outside the scope of professional practice. Truong faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. She has agreed to a money judgment in the amount of $766,819 to the United States, representing the proceeds of her illegal drug distribution.
|04/27/2020 - 11:21||
Immune system changes occur early in development of multiple myeloma
Single-cell RNA sequencing maps immune microenvironment changes that arise before myeloma appears, and reveals opportunities for developing personalized treatments.
|04/27/2020 - 11:21||
Study from Chinese City of Shenzhen, Outside Hong Kong in Southern China, Provides Key Insights on How Coronavirus Spreads
Analysis shows how extensive testing and contact tracing stopped outbreak in South Chinese megacity.
|04/27/2020 - 11:01||
Immunotherapy Before Surgery Could Advance Care of an Aggressive Form of Skin Cancer
Immune “checkpoint” inhibitor treatment found useful against Merkel cell carcinoma in multicenter clinical trial.
|Johns Hopkins H...|
|04/27/2020 - 09:13||
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Ensure Availability of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Addresses Safety Concerns
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provided an update on its efforts to ensure the availability of alcohol-based sanitizer to help meet the demand for hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of the agency’s significant flexibility, more than 1,500 additional manufacturers have registered with the agency to produce hand sanitizer. At the same time, the agency is addressing safety concerns related to products being sold that are not in line with the FDA’s policy and others being marketed with unproven claims.
|04/27/2020 - 09:03||
APCER Report Confirms Endari Safety
Using the signal detection method to identify adverse drug reactions (ADR), APCER indicated that no serious safety concerns were reported among patients using Endari® during the period from July 7, 2017 to April 6, 2020. See https://ir.emmausmedical.com/company-information/presentations.
|Emmaus Life Sciences|
|04/27/2020 - 08:36||
Hartford Man Admits Selling Crack and Fentanyl
John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that KENDALL FAIR, 20, of Hartford, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Jeffrey A. Meyer to distributing crack cocaine.
|04/27/2020 - 04:12||
AMA resources to help states respond to COVID-19
The AMA has been working with state and national medical specialty societies to ensure patient access to care and increase protections for physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|04/27/2020 - 00:40||
Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Affinia Therapeutics Establish Multi-Year Collaboration to Discover and Develop Novel AAV Capsids for Genetic Therapies
Affinia Therapeutics’ proprietary AAV vector technology to be used in Vertex’s genetic therapy efforts with focus on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy type 1 and cystic fibrosis.
|04/24/2020 - 19:23||
COVID-19 Response: Farm Credit Customers Adapt to Meet Consumers Needs
The COVID-19 crisis has brought out Farm Credit customers’ creativity as they explore new ways to sustain their businesses and support their communities despite the sudden changes in market demands.
|04/24/2020 - 19:03||
American Academy of Dermatology Statement on the Dangers of Ultraviolet Exposure
ROSEMONT, Ill. (April 24, 2020) — Statement attributable to AAD President Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD.
|04/24/2020 - 17:25||
A visual tour of scientific strategies for combating coronavirus
Researchers around the world are collaborating to provide solutions to immediate and future challenges.
|04/24/2020 - 16:41||
DEQ and EPA to sample more residential properties in Davidson for asbestos
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management (DEQ), along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will offer free asbestos soil sampling to property owners in the residential area within one-quarter mile of the former Carolina Asbestos Corporation site in Davidson.
|04/24/2020 - 16:19||
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics becomes first Western Washington hospital honored for hepatitis B vaccine birth dose rate
Bellevue, Wash. – Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and Seattle & King County Public Health for achieving one of the highest reported vaccination rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B.
|04/24/2020 - 15:30||
Study challenges reports of low fatality rate for COVID-19
Medical workers in protective suits take an elderly coronavirus patient on a stretcher into an ambulance in the emergency room of the Gemelli Hospital, in Rome, Italy, on March 16.
|University of B...|
|04/24/2020 - 10:12||
FDA approves MenQuadfiTM, the latest innovation in meningococcal (MenACWY) vaccination
Latest innovation in quadrivalent meningococcal vaccination designed for use in persons 2 years of age and older in the U.S.
|04/24/2020 - 10:04||
Bayer to donate one million tablets of chloroquine for use in Italy
Leverkusen, April 24, 2020 – Based on a protocol signed with the AIFA (Italian Medicines Agency), Bayer will donate approximately one million chloroquine tablets for COVID-19 treatment in Italy.
|04/24/2020 - 09:17||
Hull City footballer Angus MacDonald announced as our new Patron
Footballer Angus MacDonald has been appointed Patron of the charity, during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April.
|Beating Bowel Cancer|