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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...

Crizanlizumab Approved for Sickle Cell Disease in the U.K.

Crizanlizumab will become the first new therapy in 20 years to be made available through the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) for the treatment...

FDA Halts Allogene Cell Therapy Trials

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a hold on Allogene Therapeutics’ cell therapy clinical trials following a report of a chromosomal...

Recent Gene Therapy Deaths Raise Safety Concerns

In response to safety concerns, including the death of a young boy with a rare neuromuscular disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Brexucabtagene Autoleucel Approved for Relapsed or Refractory B-Cell Precursor ALL

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CD19-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy brexucabtagene autoleucel for the treatment of adult patients...

Biden Administration Bans Surprise Medical Bills

A ban on “surprise” medical bills is expected to take effect January 1, 2022, according to Biden administration officials. The rules will protect patients from...

“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...

Pfizer Initiates Trial to Test PF-07321332 for the Prevention of COVID-19

Pfizer has launched a study investigating an oral antiviral drug for the prevention of COVID-19 infection among individuals who have been exposed to the...

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...
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October 2021, Volume 7, Issue 12

This issue tells the long story of drug shortages, demystifies transfusion services, and more.

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