Archive for May 2019

5-minute weekly newscast – 26/05/2019

The spotlight is on President Donald Trump who will sign an executive order within the next few days authorizing disclosure of costs across the healthcare industry including drug prices. Big Data and advanced data analytics are revolutionizing the industry. Circuit Clinical, an American based patient-oriented integrated research organization, announced partnership with Calspan-University of Buffalo Research…

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Recent Advances in Treatment of Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer type in women worldwide. It is estimated that 70% of patients with breast cancer are estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, making hormonal therapies using ER antagonists and degraders, such as tamoxifen and fulvestrant, common treatments for breast cancer. However, therapies with ER-independent mechanisms are needed as approximately 30% of breast…

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5-minute weekly newscast – 19/05/2019

The spotlight is on Gilead, a market leader in HIV treatment, who shared the promising news of donating 2.4 million bottles of Truvada to help ending the HIV epidemic in the United States. Astra Zeneca is implementing artificial intelligence and machine learning for the discovery and development of new treatments for chronic kidney disease and idiopathic pulmonary…

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