Boehringer Ingelheim to acquire Immunology Partner, Trutino Biosciences

Boehringer Ingelheim signed an option to acquire its San Diego-based collaborator for an undisclosed amount of money if certain milestones under its existing partnership are achieved. According to reports, this move comes two years after partnering with Trutino Biosciences on the development of new cancer immunotherapeutics. Reportedly, Boehringer Ingelheim said his research pact with Trutino … Read more

Scientists conduct study to understand molecular mechanism behind long COVID-19 symptoms

Team of scientists from NYU Grossman School of Medicine conducted a study that provides a better understanding of how the pandemic virus causes depression, anxiety, and the loss of concentration known as “brain fog” in patients who develop long COVID-19. According to scientists, in most individuals, SARS-CoV-2 is successfully cleared by the immune system, but … Read more

Genes2Me launches NGS-based clinical panels for oncology, personalized medicine and hereditary diseases in India

Genes2Me announced on Monday the launch of its wide range of Next-generation sequencing (NGS) -based panels for oncology, personalized medicine, and hereditary diseases. According to the company’s press statement, by selectively targeting the clinically significant genes, these NGS panels enable comprehensive analysis with the most effective sequencing throughput. These panels have been designed and validated … Read more

New double-drug “wonder” therapy reignites hope of boosting lung cancer patients’ survival

Recently published trial results of a lung cancer treatment have become a center of attention and many experts are claiming it to be a “quantum leap” forward in cancer diagnosis and treatment. The immunotherapy medicine, nivolumab, is a new double-drug therapy that can reduce the risk of relapse and increase the chances of survival by … Read more

Hong Kong’s zero-COVID fight takes mental toll on society, experts say

Infections have surged to record highs with more than 500,000 infections and more than 2,500 deaths – most of which have been in the past two weeks. Hong Kong resident Yeung waited for 13 hours outside a hospital in the city’s eastern district in cold, rainy weather with his 3-year-old daughter, who had a high … Read more

Over 178.80 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far: Govt

On Saturday, more than 23 lakh (23,23,288) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of final reports for the day by late night, it said. The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 178.80 crore on Saturday, the Union Health Ministry … Read more