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Racing Toward An Ebola Vaccine, But What About A Cure?

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In the absence of a proven cure for EBOLA, researchers across the country are in a frenzy to get the one vaccine which can prevent the spread of this deadly disease and also provide people offering medical care to the…

Dec 19, 2014, 07:00 am 11 Listen

Melflufen for Myeloma: A Deep Dive

The FDA recently granted priority review to a new drug application for melflufen (INN melphalan flufenamide), in combination with dexamethasone. Melflufen is intended for use as a first choice for patients with multiple myeloma whose disease is refractory to at…

Feb 18, 2021, 11:00 am 9 Listen

Beating Leukemia with Groundbreaking CAR-T Cell Therapy

Dr. Stephan A. Grupp made history when he treated the first child with CAR T cell therapy, Emily Whitehead, who is now more than five years cancer-free. In CAR-T cell therapy, a patient's own genetically altered immune cells fight cancer.…

Apr 25, 2018, 03:00 pm 9 Listen

Alzheimer’s or Dementia. What’s the Difference?

Over 10 million people in the US have a neurodegenerative condition. Half of these people have Alzheimer's Disease making it the most common neurodegenerative condition in the US. Among the remaining, a large population suffer from frontotemporal dementia (FTD). However,…

Aug 08, 2018, 03:00 pm 9 Listen

Managing your Mental Health During COVID-19

Is the new practice of social distancing or reducing close physical proximity with others contributing to another deadly epidemic, that of social isolation and loneliness? As the world grapples with COVID-19, the population worldwide is escalating into negative psychological reactions…

Apr 21, 2020, 01:00 pm 9 Listen