What’s new at talkhealth?

Despite the Groundhog Day-esque lockdown, the first few months of 2021 have been anything but stagnant at talkhealth. Here is a round-up of all of our new features, so that you can make the most of with our membership! With healthcare being the hot topic this year, our screens have been flooded with more medical… Read More »

US flying blind with coronavirus variants

The United States is largely flying blind on the extent to which variants of the coronavirus are spreading. The U.S. lacks the needed genomic sequencing to track variants, a weakness that only recently has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention begun to address. The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is… Read More »

FDA Approves Trodelvy, the First Treatment for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Shown to Improve Progression-Free Survival and Overall Survival

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have received two or more prior systemic therapies, at least one of them for metastatic disease. The… Read More »

Invincible’s Machine Head Has a Familiar Vibe and Voice

The following story contains light spoilers for Amazon Prime Video’s Invincible, Episode 5. Amazon Prime’s superhero animation series Invincible introduced viewers to Machine Head, a criminal mastermind who has….yes, a machine head. The villain reads as a hybrid between characters like Kingpin and Lex Luthor. He’s voiced by TV veteran Jeffrey Donovan. Fans who were… Read More »