Video » Understanding Suicide Risk Among Children and Preteens: A Synthesis Workshop
On June 15, 2021, NIMH conducted a synthesis workshop culminating the work of three research roundtables focused on understanding suicide risk and risk trajectories among children and pre-teens, including groups with recent increases in risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
Through an Intersectional Lens. The webinar provided an overview of bipolar disorder within the context of an intersectionality lens and highlight NIMH-funded research in this area with a focus on customizing combination therapeutic interventions for historically marginalized women and men who are at risk for or living with bipolar disorder. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: research shows extent of mental health impact in Europe
Pan-European research showspsychiatric services across the continent reduced level of careWHO calls for moratorium on vaccine boosters to speed up global first dosesWhich countries are vaccinating minors against Covid?China shuts down transport routes as it battles worst outbreak in monthsStatus of some UK citizens vaccinated overseas not recognised by NHSArdern ’s popularity stumbles on New Zealand’s slow road to vaccination‘Fit and healthy’ British man who rejected vaccine dies of Covid10.51pmBSTTravellers to US will have to be vaccinated White House saysThe United States government is working on ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Harriet Grant (now) Mattha Busby Alex Mistlin and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus UK news China US news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Genetic secret to age women start menopause discovered
Research could lead to doctors being able to tell women how long they have got left to start a familyA series of genetic signals that influences the age women begin menopause has been identified, potentially paving the way to fertility treatment that could extend the natural reproductive lifespan of women.Researchers scanned the genes of more than 200,000 women and found nearly 300 genetic signals that researchers said could help identify why some women are predisposed to early menopause, the health consequences of going through menopause early and whether these signals can be manipulated to improve fertility.Continue read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agency Tags: Menopause Women Medical research UK news Society Health Genetics Source Type: news

A hybrid optimization framework for road traffic accident data - Kumeda B, Fengli Z, Alwan GM, Owusu F, Hussain S.
With the exponential growth of the number of vehicles in the traffic, road traffic accidents have become a fast-growing and wide-spreading menace, causing the loss of precious human life and economic assets. In addition to the fast growth of population and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Hospital presentations for self-poisoning during COVID-19 in Sri Lanka: an interrupted time-series analysis - Knipe D, Silva T, Aroos A, Senarathna L, Hettiarachchi NM, Galappaththi SR, Spittal MJ, Gunnell D, Metcalfe C, Rajapakse T.
BACKGROUND: There is widespread concern over the impact of public health measures, such as lockdowns, associated with COVID-19 on mental health, including suicide. High-quality evidence from low-income and middle-income countries, where the burden of suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

The economic burden of mental disorders among adults in Singapore: evidence from the 2016 Singapore Mental Health Study - Abdin E, Chong SA, Ragu V, Vaingankar JA, Shafie S, Verma S, Ganesan G, Tan KB, Heng D, Subramaniam M.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the economic burden of mental disorders in multiethnic Asian populations. AIMS: The study aimed to estimate the economic cost of mental disorders in Singapore using data from the second Singapore Mental Health Study (SMHS ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Video-consulting to address mental health needs after traumatic brain injury: evaluation of a training workshop to build capacity among psychologists - Whiting DL, Chuah SL, Simpson GK, Deane FP, Reynolds J.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to significant psychological distress, but few psychologists in Australia are trained in working with this complex clinical group. Despite government funding to provide video-consulting (VC) services in Aus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Diagnostic accuracy of the Berlin questionnaire and the NoSAS score in detecting risk for obstructive sleep apnea in rotating shift workers - de Menezes J únior LAA, Fajardo VC, do Nascimento Neto RM, de Freitas SN, de Oliveira FLP, Pimenta FAP, Machado-Coelho GLL, Meireles AL.
BACKGROUND: Data on the validity of tools for sleep apnea risk detection in rotating shift workers are limited. The aim was to evaluate the Berlin questionnaire (BQ) and the Neck, Obesity, Snoring, Age, Sex (NoSAS) score for the detection of obstructive sl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Traumatic life events, polyvictimization, and externalizing symptoms in children with IDD and mental health problems - Lapshina N, Stewart SL.
This study aims to examine the rates of potentially traumatic events (PTEs) and polyvictimization, as well as interrelationships among PTE types in children and youth with intellectual developmental disorder (IDD) and co-occurring ment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community greening, fear of crime, and mental health outcomes - Burt CJ, Kondo MC, Hohl BC, Gong CH, Bushman G, Wixom C, South EC, Cunningham RM, Carter PM, Branas CC, Zimmerman MA.
Unmaintained vacant land in urban areas is associated with a number of negative outcomes for residents of urban areas, including mental and physical health, safety, and quality of life. Community programs which promote land parcel maintenance in urban neig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Racism and poverty are barriers to the treatment of youth mental health concerns - Castro-Ramirez F, Al-Suwaidi M, Garc ía P, Rankin O, Ricard JR, Nock MK.
OBJECTIVE: Traditional studies of treatment moderators have focused largely on psychological factors such as clinical severity. Racial and economic inequity exert large effects on youth mental health, on treatment efficacy, and on the likelihood of receivi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using a person-centered approach to identify patterns of exposure to intimate partner violence and child abuse in women: associations with mental health - Free BAL, Lipinski AJ, Lewin RK, Majeed R, Zakarian RJ, Beck JG.
Patterns of exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) and child abuse (CA) were explored in 467 women seeking psychological assistance following IPV. Using latent class analysis, three classes were obtained: women who had experienced physical, sexual, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associations between suicidal ideation and health-related quality of life among community-dwelling stroke survivors: 2013-2017 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - Jang J, Jung HS, Kim S, Lee KU.
PURPOSE: The study aimed to identify differences between individuals with stroke and the general population regarding socioeconomic, mental health, and Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) factors, and associations among Suicidal ideation (SI), HRQOL, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Driving cessation and mental health in persons with dementia: a preliminary study - Liu SH, Chang CC, Hu CJ, Ho MH, Chang HCR, Chien HW, Tang LY, Chan SY, Traynor V, Liu MF.
BACKGROUND: The driving safety of persons with dementia (PwD) is an important public-health issue worldwide. Driving is closely related to personal autonomy, self-esteem, and independence. When PwD lose their driving privileges, this may lead to negative e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cyberbullying and mental health in adults: the moderating role of social media use and gender - Schodt KB, Quiroz SI, Wheeler B, Hall DL, Silva YN.
Previous research has identified a link between mental health and cyberbullying, primarily in studies of youth. Fewer studies have examined cyberbullying in adults or how the relation between mental health and cyberbullying might vary based on an individua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Growing up in the context of intimate partner violence: experiences and meanings for adolescents in chile - Miranda JK, Domedel C, Crockett MA, Az ócar E, Thatcher K.
BACKGROUND: Growing up in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with a range of mental health problems in childhood. A recent area of research in this field considers the perspectives of children and adolescents in understanding the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood risk and protective factors as predictors of adolescent bullying roles - Zych I, Farrington DP, Llorent VJ, Ribeaud D, Eisner MP.
This study shows longitudinal predictors of involvement in different bullying roles, including mental health, individual, family, peer and school predictors. The analyses were based on a longitudinal prospective study with 916 students followed up from age... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer mentors' role in school-based health promotion: qualitative findings from the Young & Active study - Wehner SK, Tj ørnhøj-Thomsen T, Bonnesen CT, Madsen KR, Jensen MP, Krølner RF.
Peer-led interventions are highlighted as promising strategies to promote health among adolescents, but little is known about the mechanisms underlying this approach. To better understand the role of peer mentors (PMs) as implementers in school-based healt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Good old days: why body confidence improves after 60
A New Zealand study claims men and women become more satisfied with their bodies over time – bucking the expectations of our youth-obsessed cultureName: Happy retirees.Age: Well, as you know, people retire at different ages, typically from about 60 onwards.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Health & wellbeing Ageing Mental health Life and style Society Psychology Women Fitness Source Type: news

Women Can Dance Themselves to Better Health After Menopause
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

‘ Don ’t Forget Leprosy ’ Campaign Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination answers questions from Patricia Soares, a guest at the launch of the ‘Don’t Forget Leprosy’ campaign. They are with Takahiro Nanri, Executive Director of the Sasakawa Health Foundation. Credit: Cecilia Russell By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, Aug 4 2021 (IPS) A visit to a leprosy facility in Korea with his father, Ryoichi Sasakawa, spurred Yohei Sasakawa to dedicate his life to eliminating both the disease and discrimination of those affected. He was speaking in an emotional pre-recorded address ahead of his 20th anniversary as ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) leprosy Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Fou Source Type: news

Prince Harry attempts to juggle in Meghan Markle's 40th birthday video
The Duchess of Sussex’s video announced the launch of her new mentorship program, 40×40. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uber Eats customers can now see how calorific their favourite pizza and burgers are before ordering
Britons sifting through menus for Pizza Hut, Burger King and Leon will be bombarded with calorie counts. Uber Eats said it aimed to 'empoower customers'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No sense of safety ’: how the Beirut blast created a mental health crisis
A year on from the devastating explosion, people are struggling to sleep and PTSD is widespread – amid economic chaos (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Private Space Flight On the Rise, Who Gets to Be Called ‘Astronaut?’
On Sept. 15, if all goes according to plan, Jared Isaacman—the billionaire CEO of Shift4 Payments—and three other private citizens will strap into a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft—all four seats paid for by Isaacman—and blast off for orbit on the mission dubbed Inspiration4. Three days later they will return to Earth. Unlike most of the rest of us, they will have spent time off of the planet. But will that earn them the label of “astronaut?” Time was, it was easy to recognize an astronaut. They were all test pilots, they wore silvery space suits and signature buzz cuts and they had perfec...
Source: TIME: Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Space Special Project Source Type: news

Women Can Dance Themselves to Better Health After Menopause
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- Better health and self-image might just be a samba or some funky moves away. That's true for postmenopausal women who, a new study says, can dance their way to better physical and emotional health. " In addition to the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eritrea: Summer Work - A Healthy Morning Habit for the Youth
[Shabait] The summer work program has been an emblem of the summer season in our country for more than two decades now. I was one of those who took part in trying to make an evergreen nation a couple of years ago. Seeing my younger brother waking up every morning excited to give some of his young energy to his environment and nation has made me remember my younger self. I had participated in the summer work program for three years when I was in high school. It was an opportunity that gave me physical, mental, and be (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The network of stress-related states and depression and anxiety symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown - Hoffart A, Johnson SU, Ebrahimi OV.
BACKGROUND: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the social distancing protocols used to impede the spread of the virus may have severe mental health consequences. The purpose of this study was to investigate the network of components of pandemic-relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A combined Final Four? Gender equity report calls for it
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament typically has the biggest spotlight when it reaches the Final Four, with the best teams – or... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video » Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19
On June 29, 2021, NIMH hosted the webinar Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the time of COVID-19. This is the video recording of the webinar. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
On June 10, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Moving the needle: Alumni spotlight Justin Mendoza ’15 M.P.H.
Mendoza engages lawmakers on key COVID-19 policy issues and helps craft policies that advance the U.S. public health response to the pandemic and beyond. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 3, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

AHA News: Protecting Children ’ s Mental Health as They Head Back to School
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

NCAA Undervalued Women ’s Basketball Tournament by Millions While Prioritizing Men’s Tourney, Report Finds
The NCAA has undervalued its annual women’s basketball tournament by tens of millions of dollars, according to a report by a law firm... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRT Could Raise Odds for Asthma
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 -- Millions of women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease their transition through menopause may be unknowingly upping their risk for asthma. The concern follows a study that spent more than two decades tracking... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: UK reports 138 deaths amid 21,691 new cases; row in Germany over jabbing children
UK deaths are highest since mid-March;doctors, scientists and the government disagree over vaccinating children in GermanyUS Covid hospitalisations rise as doctors say patients are unvaccinatedNew York to require vaccination for indoor dining and eventsScotland to scrap social distancing as it lifts most restrictionsHundreds of health workers in isolation as Delta hits QueenslandHopes UK vaccine trial in pregnant women will allay jab fears5.58pmBSTOvernight, the board of governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the largest resource injection in its history to boost global liquidity and help countries whi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mattha Busby (now); Miranda Bryant, Robyn Vinter and Helen Livingstone (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Science Infectious diseases New Zealand Japan US news Source Type: news

Mental Illness Admission Prevalence Highest in Ages 18 –44 Mental Illness Admission Prevalence Highest in Ages 18 –44
Mental and/or substance use disorders are ranked among the top five diagnoses for hospitalized men and women aged 18 –44 years, according to a new report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Covid drug could help reduce heavy menstrual bleeding
Trial suggests anti-inflammatory dexamethasone may offer welcome alternative to intra-uterine systemResearchers hope a steroid that shot to prominence during the Covid pandemic may help reduce blood loss in those who experience heavy periods.The cheap anti-inflammatory dexamethasone was discoveredto improve survival rates among patients critically ill with Covid. It isalso used for conditions including severe asthma and certain forms of arthritis.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Menstruation Science Pharmaceuticals industry UK news Women Health Source Type: news

Patients who reduced opioid doses for chronic pain had more overdoses, mental health issues
Researchers from UC Davis found that opioid patients who used 'tapering' as a part of their treatment are more likely to experience an overdose or a negative mental health event. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RETRACTION: Research on mechanical properties of power battery based on SOC and crushing speed - The editors and authors.
Article title: Research on mechanical properties of power battery based on SOC and crushing speed Authors: Yalong Xu, Fei Liu, Jiale Guo, Meng Li, and Bing Han Journal: International Journal of Crashworthiness DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2020.1858627 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Risk of hospitalised falls and hip fractures in working age adults receiving mental health care - Romano E, Ma R, Perera G, Stewart R, Tsamakis K, Solmi M, Vancampfort D, Firth J, Stubbs B, Mueller C.
OBJECTIVE: This retrospective cohort study investigates risks of hospitalised fall or hip fractures in working age adults receiving mental health care in South London. METHODS: Patients aged 18 to 64, who received a first mental illness diagnosis b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Rapid tapering of opioid pain drugs poses serious risks to users, study finds
Rapidly tapering patients off highly addictive opioid pain medications following long-term use at stable doses places them at increased risk for drug overdoses and mental health " crises, " according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Protecting Children's Mental Health as They Head Back to School
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- At-home schooling was no vacation for Francis Huang and her 11-year-old daughter, Cheyenne Kuo. The COVID-19 pandemic thrust remote learning upon their family in spring 2020. With it came... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

£5 Covid drug dexamethasone could combat heavy periods for millions of women, study claims
Research by the University of Edinburgh shows dexamethasone - which only £5 per patient - can be used to treat women who have prolonged bleeding during menstruation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: migrant health guide
Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients for healthcare practitioners. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A perfect storm: health inequalities and the impact of Covid-19, LGA
This report warns that Covid-19 has created a'perfect storm'of existing inequality and disease, leading to higher rates of coronavirus infections and death among the most disadvantaged people. It says it is vital to act now and drive forward work programmes that reduce inequalities, prevent poor health and improve people's opportunities to live healthier, more active lives. Examples from local authorities are included, ranging from providing mental health services for tackling loneliness and isolation, to accessing essential items such as food, medicine and financial support. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Column: Some companies think customers are OK with lousy service. Think again
A new survey finds that consumers are fed up with endless telephone wait times and glitchy automated menus. Why aren't companies listening? (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
Source: Roche Media News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news