Author: Freddy De Freitas

Positive Data from Randomized Phase III Study Suggests That a Combination of Immunotherapy Drugs Can Help Some People with Advanced Kidney Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) researchers presented the results of a randomized phase III trial at today’s press program for the European Society for Medical Oncology’s 2018 Congress in Munich, Germany. The results demonstrated that a combination of the immune checkpoint blocker avelumab (Bavencio®) and the tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) axitinib (Inlyta®) could significantly improve progression-free survival (PFS) in people who have been previously untreated for advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC).   

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Sierra Club to Trump in California: Face the Facts on What’s Behind Destructive Wildfires

Sierra Club to Trump in California: Face the Facts on What’s Behind Destructive Wildfires

[WASHINGTON, DC] — Over the weekend, Donald Trump visited communities in California that were severely damaged by wildfire. Trump’s visit comes among reports of 80 dead, more than 1,000 missing, and thousands of homes and businesses destroyed. Trump has repeatedly denied that climate change exists, yet claimed he wants “great climate.” Scientific consensus has repeatedly stated that climate change is responsible for the increased risk of these unnaturally large and dangerous fires, with firefighters reporting serious changes in fire behavior in recent years.  

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Whose side are they on anyway?

It’s curious ( read sad ) that Republicans, who for decades have called Russia the Evil Empire and who have been so neurotic about a Russian invasion. Now are okay with top Donald Trump government officials and Melania’s husband himself having private gatherings with senior Russian administration officials and are defending Trump’s cozy relationships with Russian diplomats, oligarchs, and his expression of wanting a better relationship with Putin. The GOP is okay with all this and apparently support Ivanka’s daddy attempts to bring down the probe. Whose side are they on anyway?

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Thomas Keller is renowned for his culinary skills

Thomas Keller is renowned for his culinary skills and his exceptionally high standards. He has established a collection of restaurants that set a new paradigm within the hospitality profession. He is the first and only American-born chef to hold multiple three-star ratings from the prestigious Michelin Guide, as well as the first American male chef to be designated a Chevalier of The French Legion of Honor, the highest decoration in France. He has received countless accolades, including The Culinary Institute of America’s “Chef of the Year” Award and the James Beard Foundation’s “Outstanding Chef” and “Outstanding Restaurateur” Awards.

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