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Barbara Bollier Is Running for Senate. Her Platform? Congress Is Sick; Send a Doctor

Barbara Bollier, M.D.—anesthesiologist, Kansas state senator, mother of two—is bouncing on a giant exercise ball. She’s been using it to strengthen her core during marathon town halls, campaign calls, and Zoom meetings. “I haven’t been in such good shape since I was in college,” she says.What with taking care of her constituents, running for U.S.…

Barbara Corcoran: Mark Cuban’s wife won’t let him run for president

May 7, 2020 | 9:28pm While Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he “hasn’t closed the door” on a potential presidential bid, his fellow “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran says his wife would never let him do it. Speaking to top real-estate association NYRAC, Corcoran addressed rumors about Cuban’s White House aspirations. She said, “I’ll tell…

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Imaginative launches brand-new flagship gaming headset

Creative has today launched the SXFI Gamer as a new flagship gaming headset and priced it at £114.99.Described as ‘the ultimate weapon for complete gaming immersion and domination’, the SXFI Gamer benefits from the second generation of Creative’s Super X-Fi technology, which was announced at CES this year. Super X-Fi aims to replicate the listening…

Intel sheds further light on Thunderbolt 4

Intel has revealed more details about the upcoming Thunderbolt 4 connectivity standard, included increased minimum performance requirements, expanded capabilities, and USB4 spec compliance.As a quick refresher, Thunderbolt is Intel’s alternative to USB, supporting video, data, and power over a single connection. Physically, Thunderbolt 4 will continue to use a USB-C connector, differentiated from standard USB…

EKWB launches Inertia D5 Body pump tops

EKWB is launching the EK-Quantum Inertia Body pump tops which are designed to replace original D5 pump tops, supposedly increasing hydraulic performance and also adding addressable RGB lighting to the mix.D5 pump owners who are interested can choose between two different designs, both of which are CNC-machined. The first is a black POM acetal (Polyoxymethylene)…

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…