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Scientists see second HIV remission

A HIV positive man has become the second person to go into sustained remission from the virus and cleared of AIDS after receiving a bone-marrow transplant. The case is the second ever observed of sustained HIV remission according to a UK study, although the authors say it’s too early to confirm whether the patient is… Read More »

Pfizer, Merck KGaA's Bavencio takes a hit with second ovarian cancer failure

Back in November, Pfizer and Merck KGaA reported that immuno-oncology drug Bavencio had failed a late-stage ovarian cancer trial. And now the companies can make it two. Friday, the partners said they’d scrapped a phase 3 study examining Bavencio in combination with and/or after chemo in previously untreated patients after the drug showed it couldn’t… Read More »