New treatment for rare blood cancer approved for NHS use in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the drug brentuximab vedotin to treat some adults with a rare type of fast-growing lymphoma. Clinical trial data suggests that combining the targeted treatment with chemotherapy could give people with systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma more time before their disease progresses and help them […]

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Skydio says it’s not pivoting away from consumer drones, won’t weaponize its self-flying tech

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the day when self-flying drone startup Skydio becomes a true competitor to DJI, you might taken today’s announcement poorly. You might have assumed that after two impressive drones that didn’t quite fulfill their full potential, Skydio’s decision to build its next flying flagship camera exclusively for the enterprise and military […]

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Why people don’t get emergency medical care in time: A study in South Africa

Many medical conditions, such as serious injuries, sepsis and heart attacks, need high quality emergency care quickly—or the patient may die. These time-critical conditions cause around half of all deaths worldwide, it’s been estimated, and they are more common in countries with lower incomes. Dangerous delays may happen at three points: the patient deciding to […]

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