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Children ‘not scared’ by PPE, says study

Since the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, it has quickly become apparent that children are extremely unlikely to suffer severe COVID-19 illness. Nevertheless, children have had to adjust to the new world of medical staff dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE) in the same way as all other patients. A new study from one of the UK’s […]

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Killing cancer by unleashing the body’s own immune system

The body’s immune system is the first line of defense against infections like bacteria, viruses or cancers. Some cancers, however, have developed the art of molecular deception to avoid destruction by the body’s immune system. However, a University of Missouri researcher might have found a new way to help the body’s immune system get past […]

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Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine's 1st impact could be in April, COVID possibly under control 'by end of next summer'

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine’s first impact could be in April, coronavirus possibly under control ‘by end of next summer,’ creator tells Fox News The creator of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine tells Fox News that with the distribution of his and other vaccines, COVID-19 could be under control “by the end of next summer.” With the distribution of the Pfizer/BioNTech […]

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Response to adjuvant bevacizumab among patients with resected melanoma may vary by age

Younger patients with resected melanoma had some benefit from adjuvant treatment with the anti-VEGF therapeutic bevacizumab (Avastin) while older patients with resected melanoma did not, according to results published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Preclinical data showed that VEGF, a protein that promotes angiogenesis and is the […]