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HUBER+SUHNER unveils industry first 90 GHz multicoax testing solution

With the automotive, semiconductor and mobile communication sectors increasingly developing applications that require the E-band spectrum range, HUBER+SUHNER has today announced its MXPM90 test solution for frequencies up to 90 GHz. Created in response to these industry demands; this product will allow manufacturers to test their components with even greater accuracy. As testing of PAM4/400G… Read More »

‘Useless’ QR system carks it on first day

The Victorian government launched its QR (quick response) code check-in system on Monday following weeks of criticism that an absence of the contact tracing tool was putting Victorians at risk. And on the first day of its rollout Victorians are already citing issues, with Melbourne resident Lachlan Thomas unable to register after multiple attempts. “It’s… Read More »

FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) as the First and Only Immunotherapy Treatment for Previously Untreated Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 2, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) 360 mg every three weeks plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) 1 mg/kg every six weeks (injections for intravenous use) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of adult patients with unresectable malignant pleural… Read More »

First U.S. face transplant recipient dies, leaving an important legacy

Article content continued Carmen had also been attacked by a man, her ex-husband. Her first transplant, which she received in 2013, failed. Despite taking strong doses of immuno-suppressive drugs, her body slowly rejected the new face, to the point where she could no longer eat and was in constant pain. Carmen received a second donated… Read More »

Trump wears a mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic

President Trump wore a mask while visiting military personnel undergoing treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday ⁠— his first time in public sporting a face covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading the coronavirus. Accompanied by medical staff, Trump walked through the entryway of the hospital in Bethesda,… Read More »

A trial is under way of the first new antibody medicine developed to treat covid-19 – MIT Technology Review

The news: Patients have started to receive the first antibody drug developed specifically to treat covid-19. It’s being tested in 32 patients at various doses in hospitals in the US. If it’s shown to be safe, the drug, referred to as LY-CoV555, will be studied in non-hospitalized coronavirus patients later this summer. The big idea:… Read More »