The FDA Approves Tzield, the Only Drug That Delays Type 1 Diabetes

Fantastic news: Last week, the US FDA officially approved teplizumab-mzwv (Tzield), the only drug that has been demonstrated to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Daily has been eagerly following Tzield for years, and last year, we supported a letter-writing campaign to the FDA in the new drug’s support. “Tzield” is the new … Read more

Partygate inquiry delays blamed on government foot-dragging

The next phase of a high-stakes inquiry into whether Boris Johnson misled parliament over Partygate faces being delayed as a result of government failures to provide crucial evidence to MPs, sources have told the Guardian. Despite a range of documents – including the former prime minister’s diaries, event email invites, No 10 entry logs, briefing … Read more

‘Freedom Convoy’ forced kids’ chemo delays, rescheduling for 13 families: CHEO – National | Globalnews.ca

Thirteen families with children fighting cancer had their chemotherapy appointments either delayed or rescheduled as a direct result of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” protests in Ottawa, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has confirmed to Global News. The demonstrations clogged the streets of downtown Ottawa for three weeks in late January and February of … Read more

Breast cancer patients in England face delays to reconstruction surgery

Women waiting for breast reconstruction surgery on the NHS in England face a “postcode lottery” of care, with some forced to wait more than three years, a damning report warns. Two in five women (40%) waiting for breast reconstruction during the pandemic after having their breasts removed due to cancer faced a delay of 24 … Read more