Category Archives: Health News

ESMO: Pfizer, Merck KGaA’s Bavencio comes up short against placebo in risky head and neck cancer trial

Sometimes in oncology, where both the unmet need and the level of competition are high, when you see a signal, you go for it. Taking on a bit more risk to head into phase 3 can make sense “because the patients are waiting and the business opportunity is in front of you,” as one Pfizer… Read More »

Dyllón Burnside on Being Queer: ‘I Exist Outside of the Sexual Binary of Just Gay or Straight’

As one of the stars of the hit television series Pose, actor Dyllón Burnside has a lot of experience portraying a character exploring his sexuality—and while it looks relatively effortless on TV, the actor’s been on a long journey of his own in learning self-acceptance. Burnside recently chatted with Dr. Drew Ramsey, M.D., to discuss… Read More »

Europe on high alert as coronavirus cases rise and targeted lockdowns return

Tourists wearing a surgical face mask walk by the Trevi fountain in downtown Rome on August 19, 2020. VINCENZO PINTO | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — There are growing concerns in Europe at what is being seen as an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, with the number of new daily infections reaching record highs in… Read More »