Boosting immune system T cells to effectively attack solid tumors, such as breast cancers, can be done by adding a small molecule to a treatment procedure called chimeric antigen receptor-T (CAR-T) cell therapy, according to a study by researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
New cell therapy can boost immunotherapy against breast cancer
Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca and Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, another step forward in the global response to the pandemic.
'Pivotal moment' as Britain set to roll out AstraZeneca vaccine
Iran’s SETAD, an economic conglomerate that owns major pharmaceutical companies, has denied reports that it has used Chinese or Cuban expertise to develop an indigenous vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Iran says China, Cuba not involved in homegrown COVID vaccine
India on Sunday authorized the emergency use of two coronavirus vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and by local pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech, the country's drug regulator said, paving the way for one of the world's biggest inoculation drives.
India approves two COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use
Doctors have sought to reassure parents that there has been no increase in the severity of COVID-19 cases among children because of the new variant.
No increase in severe child cases, pediatricians say
Autism is considered a developmental health concern, affecting social interaction in varying degrees. Appearing to have a "lack of empathy" — the ability to understand and share the feelings of another — could be a sign you have autism.
A seemingly 'lack of empathy' can be a sign of Autism
Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe different progressive neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Symptoms can range from memory loss to problems with movement.
Weight training could protect parts of brain vulnerable to Alzheimer’s
Researchers recently have observed that sleep disturbances are associated with faster chronic disease accumulation which points towards the importance of early detection and treatment of sleep disturbances as a possible strategy to reduce chronic multimorbidity among older adults.
Sleep disturbances in elderly linked to multiple chronic diseases: Study
Rehabilitation can significantly improve a cancer patient’s quality of life by helping to alleviate pain and reduce fatigue, among many other benefits.
Could more cancer patients benefit from rehab?

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