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Repurposing a cancer drug to reduce COVID-19 lung inflammation

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) and Emory investigators are testing whether an anticancer drug can reduce lung inflammation in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, possibly preventing the need for intubation and lowering mortality. The drug is called duvelisib, and it was FDA-approved in 2018 for the treatment of relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia or… Read More »

New insights into lung tissue in COVID-19 disease

Physicists at the University of Göttingen, together with pathologists and lung specialists at the Medical University of Hannover, have developed a three-dimensional imaging technique that enables high resolution and three-dimensional representation of damaged lung tissue following severe Covid-19. Using a special X-ray microscopy technique, they were able to image changes caused by the coronavirus in… Read More »

WCLC: Lilly, Innovent tout Tyvyt front-line lung cancer win. Can it challenge Merck’s Keytruda?

With its latest trial win, Eli Lilly and its Chinese partner Innovent Biologics are eyeing an all-important front-line non-small cell lung cancer approval in China for their PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor, Tyvyt. But competition with Merck & Co.’s formidable Keytruda lies ahead. Adding Tyvyt (sintilimab) to Lilly’s Alimta and platinum chemo significantly extended the time to… Read More »

American heart lung and blood institute diet cholesterol

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Lung abscess diet plan

Needless to say, our lungs play a vital role in helping our body function well. However, consequently our lungs have to suck in not just air but some harmful elements like air pollutants and smoking along with it. These pollutants happen to increase the risk of respiratory health problems like asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis and… Read More »