Study Reveals Infections as Leading Cause of Non-Relapse Deaths in CAR T-Cell Therapy Patients

New York, NY — Notwithstanding the therapeutic breakthroughs in CAR T-cell therapy for cancer treatment, recent research highlights concerning complications that can sometimes be lethal. This advanced form of immunotherapy, commonly utilized in combatting lymphoma and multiple myeloma, has shown remarkable efficacy, yet a segment of patients succumb not to their cancer, but to treatment-related complications, predominantly infections. The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis recently that identified from a …

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Study Reveals Hookah Smoking Poses Higher Cancer Death Risk Than Cigarettes

Hanoi, Vietnam — Recent insights from a rigorous study in Vietnam highlight a significant increased risk of cancer mortality associated with smoking waterpipe tobacco, often known as hookah, compared to non-smokers and even those who smoke cigarettes. Published in JAMA Oncology, the ongoing Hanoi Prospective Cohort Study is shedding light on the grave health implications of this traditional smoking method. The research points particularly to a higher incidence of liver, lung, nasopharyngeal, and stomach cancers …

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2021 Study Reveals Startling Statistics: Suicides Dominate Homicides in US Death Tally

In 2021, a comprehensive national study spanned across 48 states, 31 counties in California, 13 counties in Texas, and the District of Columbia to record and analyze the far-reaching impact of violent deaths in the United States. The study, which gathered data on 68,866 incidents resulting in 70,688 deaths, provided a revealing snapshot of the devastating consequences of violence on public health and safety. The most extensive part of the data encompassed suicides, which accounted …

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New Study Reveals Tragic Trends in Firefighter Fatalities Across the U.S.

QUINCY, Mass. — The life of a firefighter is undeniably challenging and perilous, and recent data underscores this grave reality. Each year, scores of firefighters lose their lives while executing their duties, with a significant number also sustaining severe injuries. Analysis from the National Fire Protection Association reveals a complex web of risks inherent in firefighting, emphasizing the need for ongoing attention to safety protocols and training. Firefighting isn’t only about combating blazes but also …

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Excess Deaths Spike Possibly Due to Covid Vaccine Side Effects, Study Finds

Los Angeles, California – A recent study suggests that the side effects of the Covid-19 vaccine may have contributed to an increase in excess deaths. Researchers found a potential link between the rollout of the vaccines and a rise in mortality rates beyond what would normally be expected. The study, conducted by experts in public health, raises concerns about the unintended consequences of vaccination efforts. The analysis focused on the period following the widespread distribution …

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Firearms Eclipse as Leading Cause of Child Deaths in U.S. According to Recent Study

New York, NY – A recent study conducted by Health Affairs in partnership with Northwell Health sheds light on the devastating impact of nonfatal firearm injuries on child and adolescent survivors in the United States. The study revealed that firearms have become the leading cause of child deaths in the country as of 2024, highlighting the urgent need for further research and action to address this pressing issue. Following the repeal of the Dickey Amendment …

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MacroGenics Inc Plunges 73% After Interim Data from TAMARACK Study Shows Fatal Outcomes

Washington, D.C. – MacroGenics Inc (NASDAQ: MGNX) faced a significant setback as shares plummeted over 50% following the release of interim data from the TAMARACK Phase 2 study. The study focused on vobramitamab duocarmazine (vobra duo), a treatment targeting B7-H3 in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients. As of April 12, 2024, the company reported a high rate of adverse events, including five deaths during the trial and over 50% rate of grade 3 or …

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Overdose Deaths Shift Towards Older Black Adults, New Study Finds

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – A recent study led by researchers at Penn State University sheds light on the shifting demographic characteristics of individuals who died of drug overdoses in the United States between 2012 and 2021. The researchers utilized data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Wide‐ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) to analyze this troubling trend. This study, led by Abenaa Jones, assistant professor of human development and family studies at Penn …

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Fear of Death: Common Phobia Among Americans Revealed in New Study

Los Angeles, CA – Fear of death is a common emotion experienced by many individuals, with varying degrees of intensity and reasons. While some may have a healthy fear that promotes caution, others may struggle with an unhealthy fear of dying. Understanding the causes of this fear and how to manage it is key to navigating one’s emotions surrounding death. Research on the fear of death has led to the development of the field of …

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Infant Safety Study Reveals Alarming Link to Unsafe Sleeping Habits

In Johannesburg, South Africa, a recent study has found a concerning link between unsafe sleeping practices and a significant number of sudden infant deaths. The research revealed that the improper positioning or bedding of infants contributed to a high percentage of these tragic occurrences. Over 68% of the sudden infant deaths investigated in the study were associated with unsafe sleeping environments, where infants were placed in positions or surrounded by materials that increased the risk …

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