Listeria Risk Soars With Daratumumab for Multiple Myeloma
Patients with multiple myeloma receiving daratumumab-based therapy are at highly increased risk of infection by Listeria monocytogenes, according to researchers in...
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New Computer Model Helps Detect Cancerous Blood Cells
Scientists have developed a new computer model that is used to guide the design of tiny pillars in a microfluidic device used to detect malignant multiple myeloma cells.
15 days ago - Medindia Health
Isatuximab Combo Ups PFS in Relapsed, Refractory Myeloma
]]> - The addition of the anti-CD38 antibody isatuximab to standard of care resulted in a 5-month improvement in progression-free survival for patients with relapsed and...
15 days ago - MedPageToday
New device separates malignant plasma cells from normal ones
Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer in which malignant plasma cells, a type of white blood cell, accumulate in the bone marrow.
16 days ago - News Medical
New microfluidics device detects malignant multiple myeloma cells in blood
Scientists have developed a microfluidics device that could be used for the detection or monitoring of multiple myeloma.
16 days ago - News Medical
Gene Editing Tool Fights Cancer in Early Study
So far, CRISPR has only been tried in three patients, two with multiple myeloma and one with a sarcoma. All had tried standard treatments, to no avail.
28 days ago - Web MD
FDA acts on CAR T-cell therapy, other top stories in hematology/oncology
The FDA recently granted its regenerative medicine advanced therapy designation to a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for the treatment of patients with relapsed or...
28 days ago - Healio
Researchers discover new process of antitumor response of NK cells in myeloma
NK cells mean Natural Killer cells. They are part of the innate immune system. They are known primarily for their ability to recognize and kill tumor cells, cells infected by...
1 month ago - News Medical
Prophylaxis in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Reduces Complications
Studies on the benefit of supportive care options in myeloma are scarce, but now a study suggests that anti-infectious prophylaxis can reduce the risk of febrile episodes and...
1 month ago - Medscape
Pattern of Hospital Visits may Offer a Clue to Spot People at Risk of Myeloma
Condition that can progress to myeloma could be recognized in patients by their unusually frequent hospital visits, according to a new study.
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Watch Out: Extreme Environmental Conditions may Affect Your Brain
Living in extreme environmental conditions can ultimately harm your brain and, in particular, the production of new nerve cells in the dentate gyrus, an area of the hippocampus...
Los Angeles considers shuttering celebrity favorite hookah lounges
The ban, to be discussed by the city council's Health Committee hearing today, is a bid to curb tobacco use among teenagers, as data released today show rising rates of teens...
These Sweary Candles Will Comfort Any Mom When Sh*t Gets Real
Nothing feels better during the holiday season than nailing the perfect gift for everyone on your list. The look on the face of your giftee when she rips through the wrapping...
New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug
Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn't appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it's effective at a high dose, the Associated...
More than 140,000 people were killed by measles last year
There were 9,769,400 cases globally in 2018, with the majority being babies and children under the age of five. A boy in Samoa - currently battling an outbreak - is pictured...
Weight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the Heart
The research included 38 obese patients who had weight-loss surgery and 19 obese patients who were on the waiting list for weight-loss surgery.
Flesh-Eating Infection Tied to Heroin Kills Seven
All of the deaths occurred in San Diego County, CA.
30 Popular Japanese Last Names That Will Have You On The Next Flight To Tokyo
Last names are a great way to connect with our roots. Japanese last names show a particularly strong connection to the country's breathtaking nature and clan history. In...
Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women can compromise neonates
Researchers from McGill University Sainte Anne de Bellevue in Canada conducted a scoping review to provide an overview of the latest evidence from studies regarding the impact...
Fasting for 14 hours a day may cut risks for diabetes, heart disease
University of California, San Diego, researchers put 19 people at risk for the three chronic disease on a schedule that let them eat whatever they wanted, but only in a 10-hour...