From the heart: A retired music professor and cardiologist are bringing joy to Edward Hospital

Philip Spencer and David Kim bring their love of music to the Edward Hospital lobby.  Spencer plays every Tuesday and Thursday, and Kim comes by most Thursday mornings, his time permitting.

Don’t be surprised if the next time you’re at Edward Hospital you hear a jazz tune coming from the heart hospital management. NaperVoice founding director Philip Spencer spends Tuesdays and Thursdays tickling the ivories of a grand piano tucked away in the atrium. Sometimes, David Kim, a cardiologist at Naperville hospital, stops by to sing … Read more

Neoadjuvant/chemo nivolumab wins EU approval for resectable PD-L1+ NSCLC

Neoadjuvant/chemo nivolumab wins EU approval for resectable PD-L1+ NSCLC

The European Commission (EC) has approved nivolumab (Opdivo) in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy for the neoadjuvant treatment of patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) at high risk of recurrence with PD-L1 expression in cells tumors of at least 1%.1 The regulatory decision was supported by data from the Phase 3 CheckMate 816 study … Read more

Extreme heat is already straining Mexico’s electricity grid – Inside Climate News

Gina Jimnez

When Raquel Rubio’s 13-month-old baby developed a fever of 102 last week, she rushed to the doctor. Her son, Liam, had been in Rubio’s apartment without air conditioning for several hours; Nuevo Len, the Mexican state where she lives, had reached 40 degrees that day. The fever in the region could easily cause her child’s … Read more

Anesthesia can cause disturbing sexual hallucinations, leading to lasting psychological trauma

Patient sitting on hospital bed looking out the window

Some patients may experience vivid and detailed sexual hallucinations during anesthesia with sedative-hypnotic drugs such as propofol, midazolam, diazepam, and nitrous oxide. Some make suggestive or sexual comments or act out, such as grabbing or kissing medical professionals or touching themselves sexually. Others wake up mistakenly believing they have been sexually assaulted. Why does this … Read more

Human Embryo-Like Model Derived from Stem Cells Opens New Paths for Research – Neuroscience News

This shows the cells.

Summary: The researchers developed a model derived from human embryonic stem cells in the laboratory. This innovative model, created from pluripotent stem cells, allows for the experimental modeling of embryonic development during the second week of pregnancy, a critical period often associated with pregnancy termination. The research aims to improve our understanding of genetic diseases, … Read more

Extreme weather is affecting parts of the United States. This is bad news for the economy | CNN business

Travelers check in at a Southwest Airlines ticket office at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, April 18, 2023.

A version of this story first appeared in the CNN newsletter Business Before the Bell. Not a subscriber? You can subscriberight here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York Cnn — We’ve all heard Wall Street bigwigs liken the looming recession to gathering storm … Read more