Pembrolizumab slows MSI-H-dMMR metastatic CRC

For the first-line treatment of microsatellite-instability-high (MSI-H) or mismatch-repair-deficient (dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer, pembrolizumab is superior to chemotherapy for prolonging progression-free survival, according to a study published in the Dec. 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Thierry André, M.D., from Sorbonne Université and Hôpital Saint Antoine in Paris, and colleagues conducted a […]

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New Mexico eliminated cash bail — but now one county locks up more people without bond before trial

Amanda Schottmuller sat quietly during her criminal court hearing on June 29, understanding little about what was happening. She didn’t know why a judge was trying to determine if she was dangerous. “It didn’t make any sense,” Schottmuller, a 37-year-old former nurse who has struggled with depression, bipolar disorder and substance abuse for the past […]

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Deutsche Bank to link management pay to sustainability targets

Deutsche Bank on Monday said it planned to join a small number of financial institutions that link management pay to environmental, social and governance-related (ESG) criteria. Germany’s largest bank said that from 2021 management compensation would be tied to reaching targets on sustainable finance investments, on the sustainability ratings it receives from five leading ESG […]

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