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Potential for new therapies to target acute myeloid leukaemia

Eight people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in the UK each day, accounting for over 2000 deaths each year. But a new potential therapeutic target has been uncovered, which could help improve future treatments. Scientists from Cardiff University have identified a biological molecule, Gata2, which could provide new avenues for developing effective therapies for… Read More »

American Well rolls out acute care telehealth cart for specialty access

Dive Brief: American Well on Tuesday launched a new acute care telehealth cart to connect patients and care teams to remote specialists. The American Well 760 Cart is designed for health systems performing telemedicine via the company’s software or an existing Cisco infrastructure.  Features include a touch panel and 20x zoom to increase image clarity,… Read More »

Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Fears Increase as Parents Say Health Agency Hiding Truth

So far in 2018, at least 106 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the U.S.1 The mysterious disease, which is reminiscent of polio, primarily affects children and can cause permanent paralysis, continues to baffle the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has been investigating the disease since 2014.… Read More »