STAT+: FDA blasts Keytruda data for new breast cancer indication as ‘questionable, immature, and unreliable'
22 days ago - By STAT
Merck may have readily turned its Keytruda cancer drug into a medical and financial juggernaut, but its bid to win regulatory approval for at least one additional use may not come so easily, judging by documents from the Food and Drug Administration.
The drug maker wants to sell the medicine to combat high-risk, early-stage triple-negative breast cancer along with chemotherapy before surgery, and then by itself after surgery. An approval would further expand the market for one of the world's hottest drugs, which is already used to combat numerous cancers. Last year, Keytruda generated...
Read more ...
The headlines of Care Mag
6 Ways To Strategically Stress Your Body Out For Longevity & Immunity
Intermittent doses of "hormetic stressors" may actually promote longevity.
How To Discover Your Personal Circle Of Influence
Have a meaningful impact on the world without risking burnout.
In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Vaccination Sites Proliferate
A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the center of President Biden's plan to bring the pandemic to an end.
Dances to Learn At Home
Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach.
Things To Do At Home
This week, get a tarot reading, unwind with a yoga class or learn about pendulums.
How To Ritualize Tea Time
Tea might be the perfect drink for the pandemic winter malaise. Here's how to start your own ritual.
Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Just Received FDA Emergency Authorization
Unlike other available vaccines, it's just one shot.
Make A Paper Pulp Sculpture At Home
The artist Wangechi Mutu uses pulped newspaper as a material for her sculptures. You can too.
Show Thanks With A Gratitude Letter
Concerned about a friend or a loved one who may be feeling the winter doldrums? Try writing them a gratitude letter.
Could Cork Save the Beauty Industry's Carbon Footprint?
We investigate the biodegradable material and its place in beauty product packaging.