Category: brain cancer

  • Does Cell Phone Radiation Affect Fertility?

    What is the effect of cell phone radiation on sperm motility and DNA damage? “Are men talking their reproductive health away?” There have been “unexplained declines in semen quality reported in several countries.” Might cell phones be playing a role? “Radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) from these devices could potentially affect sperm development and function.” The […]

  • First launch for Daiichi Sankyo’s oncolytic virus Delytact in Japan

    Daiichi Sankyo has launched its oncolytic virus therapy Delytact in Japan – its first world market – as a treatment for malignant glioma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. Delytact (teserpaturev) is a genetically engineered oncolytic herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) that was approved for marketing in Japan earlier this year, and received pricing […]

  • Merck KGaA offloads failed MEK programme to startup Day One

    US biotech Day One has taken ownership of a cancer drug that has been languishing in Merck KGaA’s pipeline for years, in the hope of giving it a new lease of life.  The main object of the deal is Merck’s MEK 1/2 inhibitor pimasertib, a drug it originally licensed from Santhera Pharmaceuticals more than a […]