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In a Race to Cure HIV : Gene Therapy, Vaccines and Other Approaches

Progress in antiretroviral therapy has considerably reduced mortality and notably improved the quality of life of individuals infected with HIV . However, drug resistance, treatment-associated toxicity, adherence to medication, and the need for lifelong therapy have remained major challenges. While…

Nov 22, 2021, 09:00 am 0 Listen

Off-the-shelf Immune Drug for Aggressive Multiple Myeloma: Teclistamab

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for teclistamab in the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. This follows a PRIME (PRIority MEdicines) designation from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) received earlier this year. …

Nov 03, 2021, 12:00 pm 0 Listen

Birth Control Pills in PCOS Treatment – Benefits, Risks & All You Need to Know

Birth control pills or oral contraceptive pills (OCP) can be used for long-term treatment in women with PCOS who are not planning pregnancy. These pills have been shown to help regulate many PCOS symptoms such as irregular periods, extra hair…

Oct 26, 2021, 03:00 pm 0 Listen

Lung Cancer Mutations and Treatment Advances

Lung cancer, the most common cancer type with the highest mortality, can largely be categorized by the genetic mutations that cause it. By targeting the specific genetic mutation behind a patient’s cancer, targeted therapies have enabled increasing numbers of patients…

Oct 05, 2021, 06:30 pm 0 Listen

Goals and challenges of developing a patient focused myeloma center of excellence

The multiple myeloma treatment field has undergone several changes over the past 10-20 years. The average overall survival has changed from 1-3 years to 10-20 years. Yet, there is no established curative therapy for multiple myeloma. However, advanced monitoring with…

Sep 08, 2021, 03:15 pm 1 Listen