Latest & Greatest

Latest & Greatest

Recent developments in the field of hematology/oncology, including drug approvals, policy updates, and clinical trial results

“Health Equity Tourism” Does More Harm Than Good for Racial Disparities in Medicine

Following the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announcement that it would provide $100 million in health equity research funding after the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Could an AI Algorithm Diagnose DVT More Efficiently?

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sheffield have teamed up with U.K. startup ThinkSono to develop a machine learning artificial...

Female Physicians Face Higher Rates of Infertility and Pregnancy Complications

As female physicians tend to delay pregnancy until after their residencies, they are more susceptible to fertility issues. Nearly one in four female physicians...

After a Pandemic-Driven Boom, Telehealth Visits Level Off

According to recent data, telehealth visits are leveling off from their pandemic highs to below 20% of total medical appointments. Overall telehealth use for doctor’s...

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Zanubrutinib for Marginal Zone Lymphoma

Zanubrutinib has received accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory marginal...
Sickle cell anemia

Voxelotor Granted Priority Review for Children With Sickle Cell Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Global Blood Therapeutics’ (GBT’s) supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) seeking accelerated approval for voxelotor for...

Ruxolitinib Approved for Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease

The FDA has approved ruxolitinib for the treatment of chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older whose disease...

Nearly Half of Transgender Patients Report Discrimination

A recent report by the Center for American Progress (CAP) found that nearly 50% of transgender people in the U.S. have experienced mistreatment by...

New U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office Will Address Climate Change as...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched the new Office of Climate Change and Health Equity to address the public...

New Plan to Cover Uninsured in Non-Medicaid Expansion States

As part of a $3.5 trillion package proposal, Congressional Democrats are crafting a new federal program to provide health insurance coverage to more than...
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