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Shillington proclaims September as Cancer Awareness Month

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:23:00 +0200

Shillington Borough Council has issued a proclamation that recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "From this day forward, (we) recognize September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Shillington will help Pennsylvania Go Gold in support of all the children and families affected by childhood cancer," the proclamation reads.



Health digest: Miller-Keystone Blood Center schedules drives

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:23:00 +0200

The Miller-Keystone Blood Center, 2745 Leisz's Bridge Road, Bern Township, has scheduled the following blood drive sites: Wednesday: Berks Heim, 1011 Berks Road, Bern Township, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Alvernia University, 400 St. Bernardine St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kempton Goodwill Fire Company, Route 143, Albany Townshp, 3 to 8 p.



Popular charity event is set to return

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:22:00 +0200

COFFEE is brewing and cake stands are mounted as a popular charity event is set to return this week. Hampshire residents are encouraged to share a cup of coffee and a piece of cake to raise cash in support of people affected by cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support’s flagship fundraiser, the World’s....



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:22:00 +0200

(CNN) - Two Republican senators leading the reeling, last ditch bid to replace Obamacare vowed to fight on Monday, even after another GOP defection dealt the potential killer blow to their bill. "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," South Carolina Sen.



Officer's cancer diagnosis brings D5 building debate back to forefront

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:21:00 +0200

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Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:20:00 +0200

(CNN) - Two Republican senators leading the reeling, last ditch bid to replace Obamacare vowed to fight on Monday, even after another GOP defection dealt the potential killer blow to their bill. "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," South Carolina Sen.



3 Game-Changing Small-Cap Technology Stocks to Buy

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:16:00 +0200

Todd Campbell: They might be, just a little bit, if they tune in to all the different shows we do. But I'm so excited to be here. Lewis: For listeners who don't listen to every Industry Focus show, Todd is usually on the Wednesday Healthcare show with Kristine Harjes. I'm stealing him this week.



Creating brain cells to detect Tourette's

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:12:00 +0200

"This is so important to the future research of Tourette's and other neuropsychiatric disorders because before this technique was discovered we were unable to study brain-type nerve cells of living patients," said Jay Tischfield, senior author of the study published in Molecular Psychology and MacMillan Distinguished Professor of Genetics.



Metabolism directly impacts the odds of developing malaria

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:12:00 +0200

The progression and development of an infectious disease is directly dependent not only on the characteristics of the causing infectious agent but also on the genetic characteristics of the host, which also dictate the efficiency of the infection. During the last years scientific discoveries have....



Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:09:00 +0200

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease.



One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana, Study Finds

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:09:00 +0200

Illegal Pot Use Is Rising in States That Have Legalized Medical Marijuana One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a new study finds that use of the drug among cancer patients is not uncommon.



What Kind Of Personality Does Your Fish Have?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:09:00 +0200

On the last track of their 1991 studio album “Nevermind,” Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain sang: “It’s okay to eat fish, ‘cause they don’t have any feelings.” While lyrics to the song “Something in the Way” are quite far removed from science, the question about whether fish have feelings or not has been....



People with blue eyes all have one thing in common

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:09:00 +0200

. (Getty Images) Those of us with brown eyes might be jealous of our friends with pretty blue peepers, but it turns out that everyone in the world with the striking feature can be traced back to one single person. Researchers from The University of Copenhagen discovered a genetic mutation that....



GOP vow to 'press on' with health care bill Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:07:00 +0200

Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's sponsoring, calling the proposal a "damn good idea." "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," Graham told CNN's....



Ghanaians should be properly educated on GMOs – Minister

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:06:00 +0200

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has urged the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Board to educate the public on biotechnology and biosafety issues. This he said will help the public understand and embrace biotechnology as a better alternative to socio-economic advancement.



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate 15 Mins Two Republican senators leading the reeling, last ditch bid to replace Obamacare vowed to

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:06:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed for short-term fixes to Obamacare and his own long-term plan for a universal health care system.



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:05:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:01:00 +0200

WASHINGTON In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease.



Breast cancer survivor concerned about Graham-Cassidy health care bill

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0200

ATLANTA (CBS46) - Your health insurance is at stake as lawmakers try again to pass a new health care bill. The bill would end both Medicaid expansion under Obamacare and subsidies for consumers. It would instead direct that money to the states to use on health care. On Monday night, protesters let Congress know they don't like the bill.



Bike ride added to Spirit of Survival

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:53:00 +0200

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Organizers are extending the 12th annual Spirit of Survival into a two-day event by adding a bike ride on Saturday. The Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma is managing the race this year, and they expect to have between three and four-hundred cyclists ride in one of the four biking events.



NVIDIA : Expands Deep Learning Institute AI Training Partnerships in China

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:51:00 +0200

NVIDIA is expanding its Deep Learning Institute initiative in China by partnering with Tencent and Leadtek to provide hands-on AI training to developers, researchers and data scientists. The partnerships were announced at GTC China , in Beijing, where more than 3,500 developers, corporate executives....



Interpace Diagnostics : Announces Expansion into New Clinical Area with Launch of Molecular Lung Cancer Test

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:51:00 +0200

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Interpace Diagnostics Group, Inc. (IDXG) ('Interpace' or 'the Company'), a fully integrated commercial company that provides clinically useful molecular diagnostic tests and pathology services for improved patient diagnosis and management,....



USSEC U S Soybean Export Council : Participates in ASA’s Biotech Working Group

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:51:00 +0200

USSEC recently participated in the American Soybean Association (ASA) Biotech Working Group. The group met earlier this month in the Minneapolis area to discuss the most pressing issues facing biotechnology and how these challenges impact farming and the soybean industry.



Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:51:00 +0200

WASHINGTON In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease.



Relay for Life in Kilkenny raises over €43,000 for Irish Cancer Society

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:50:00 +0200

Emma Hayden and Mary Quinn, Irish Cancer Association received a cheque from Joanne Brennan and volunteers from Relay for Life at Kilkenny Rugby Club PICTURE: PAT MOORE. The fifth annual Relay for Life Kilkenny took place in July at the Kilkenny Rugby Club.



ACRX Nearing 'Big Day', No Respite For VSAR, ARDM To Face FDA

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:48:00 +0200

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of September 25, 2017. GAINERS 1. Aradigm Corp.(ARDM) Gained 32.41% to close Monday's (Sep.25) trading at $3.35. News: The FDA has accepted for filing with Priority Review....



Construction Chemicals Market - Concrete Admixtures Application Allocated 50% Share By 2024

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:46:00 +0200

has been segmented into five principal product categories including concrete admixtures, protective coatings, asphalt modifiers, adhesives, and sealants. Construction sector is surging at a rapid pace across BRICS nations, making vital contributions towards Construction Chemicals Market revenue.



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:46:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Vietnam-Hungary cooperation promoted

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:45:00 +0200

President Tran Dai Quang has called on Vietnam and Hungary to continue their close coordination to soon select projects to use Hungary’s preferential loans effectively and pragmatically, for the sake of the two countries’ people. President Tran Dai Quang and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.



Woman whose parents both died from lung cancer pays heartfelt tribute to hospice

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:41:00 +0200

A MUM whose own parents both died from lung cancer is paying a heartfelt tribute to the hospice which provided care and support. Kelly Harris-Farleigh is taking part in the Manorlands Starlight Hike on Saturday to raise funds. She will be joined by her brother, Kieran Harris, and her son Joshua.



GOP vow to 'press on' with health care bill Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:38:00 +0200

Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's sponsoring, calling the proposal a "damn good idea." "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," Graham told CNN's....



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:33:00 +0200

(CNN) - Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's sponsoring, calling the proposal a "damn good idea." "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," Graham....



US Senator John McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:32:00 +0200

US Senator John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer. McCain underwent surgery in July for a brain tumour that was later found to be a form of glioblastoma, the same type of cancer that took the life of his former Senate colleague Edward M. Kennedy in 2009.



Prostate cancer treatment could cure men for whom there was no hope

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:29:00 +0200

A breakthrough in treatment for prostate cancer could cure thousands of men whose disease was thought to be incurable, research suggests. The Institute of Cancer Research said the findings were a “great leap forward” which could help around 3,000 men a year for whom there would otherwise be little hope.



Targeted treatment ‘cures’ prostate cancer that kills thousands

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:28:00 +0200

Targeted radiotherapy can cure prostate cancer in men whose disease was once thought to be incurable, preventing thousands of deaths every year, researchers have said. Nine in ten men given the treatment were still alive more than eight years later, according to long-term data that allays fears that....



Mums must talk to daughters about breasts The second McGrath Breast Health Index shows women who first learnt about breast awareness from their mother were more likely to check their breasts. 10 hours ago

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:27:00 +0200

Encouraging mothers to talk to their daughters about their breasts could be the key to improving early detection of breast cancer, according to new research from the McGrath Foundation. The second McGrath Breast Health Index shows women who first learnt about breast awareness from their mother are more likely to check their breasts regularly.



Greater awareness of breast density needed Breast cancer advocates are calling on the federal government to establish consistent national guidelines to diagnose breast density. 13 hours ago

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:27:00 +0200

New research reveals Aussie women remain in the dark on a common risk factor for breast cancer and are urged to become 'breast dense' aware. Dense breasts is linked to a significant increased risk of breast cancer yet a new national survey shows more than three quarters of women, 78 per cent, don't....



Study confirms 'Angelina Jolie' effect Hospital discharge data from NY and NSW shows there was nearly a doubling of women to undergo a risk-reducing mastectomy after Angelina Jolie had the procedure. 17 hours ago

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:27:00 +0200

Angelina Jolie's announcement detailing her decision to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of breast cancer influenced hundreds of women to do the same, an Australian study has confirmed. Analysis of hospital discharge data from New York State and NSW between 2004 - 2014 shows there was....



Most Aussie women think they're breast aware - but how many really know the risks?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:27:00 +0200

Encouraging mothers to talk to their daughters about their breasts could be the key to improving early detection of breast cancer, according to new research from the McGrath Foundation. The second McGrath Breast Health Index shows women who first learnt about breast awareness from their mother are more likely to check their breasts regularly.



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:23:00 +0200

(CNN) - Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's sponsoring, calling the proposal a "damn good idea." "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," Graham....



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:22:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Life lessons from a woman with terminal cancer 37 mins ago

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:22:00 +0200

When time is measured in days and months instead of years and decades, perspectives on life tend to change. For Libby Gaymon, a Cheektowaga woman who is battling a second attack of metastasized breast cancer, time is both friend and foe. Gaymon, 42, makes sure that whenever she is feeling well....



View more Science Updates

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:19:00 +0200

News & Events. Our news gives you an insight into our support of EU policy and highlights the scientific research carried out everyday within the European Commission. You can also sign up for our monthly newsletter for all the latest information directly to your inbox and check out our events for opportunities to participate.



Farm structure survey - administrative sources

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:19:00 +0200

Administrative sources associated with the cultivation of genetically modified crops and the specific rural development measures referred to in Annex III of the Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008. Moreover, in case Member States decide to use any administrative source other than those specified above,....



September 2013

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:19:00 +0200

Strong winds blew down a tree yesterday afternoon, blocking the entire right lane of Bay and Frederick Streets. Police and road crews responded quickly. The incident occurred without structural damage or physical harm. (Photo: Lamond Johnson) Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) Chief Superintendent Samuel....



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:18:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:16:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



What is biotech anyway? 8 hours ago

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:16:00 +0200

The first European Biotech Week took place 60 years after the discovery of the DNA molecule (1953) and the past four editions have seen more than 450 events take place across Europe. This fifth European Biotech Week is focused on telling the story of European biotechnology with a record 140 events taking place in 19 countries.



$1m NZ study to boost new cancer-killing treatment

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:13:00 +0200

In an ADC, a drug that's able to kill tumour cells chemically binds to the antibody before it's taken up into the cell and the drug is released, thus directing the toxic effects selectively to the tumour. The approach has proved effective in some cases, but in others has made little impact.



Cancer treatment tested in Boston under review by the FDA

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:11:00 +0200

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Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:11:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Democrats, GOP senators battle over health care and discuss upcoming bill vote

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:10:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:08:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Legislative budget analysts say a possibly doomed Republican health care bill would mean a first-year loss of $1.7 billion of funding for Arizona for the Medicaid eligibility expansion and the health exchange.



An earlier diagnosis and intervention for cognitive decline

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:05:00 +0200

Guix is free software, developed under the auspices of the GNU Project by a growing community of enthusiasts and organizations: currently between 40 and 50 people contribute each month. It is used to reproduce software environments. Recently, the Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest Research Centre, Max....



Cosmic cancer threatens manned Mars mission

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:04:00 +0200

Exploring deep space or colonizing Mars could be far more difficult than previously believed, according to new research looking at cancer-causing cosmic rays. Health scientist Frank Cucinotta teamed up with Eliedonna Cacaoat, of the University of Las Vegas, to investigate the effect of cosmic rays.



Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:03:00 +0200

WASHINGTON In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease.



RIO'S AGONY Rio Ferdinand tells of impact of losing his mum just two years after his wife THE former Manchester United star was dealt another blow when mum Janice died from cancer this summer. Rio says he would not have survived losing Rebecca if it wasn't for his mum.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:02:00 +0200

IT was going to be our first Christmas without Rebecca, and Mum did not want to make it any harder than it would already be. We spent Christmas Day together, and on Boxing Day the kids and I flew off to Cape Verde to see in the new year. Mum sent a message when we got back, asking me to come to hers for supper.



Social photos 2017

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:01:00 +0200

Danielle Kelly and Mark Cosgrove at the Rescue Ball 2017 held at Newcastle Entertainment Centre. Melanie and Steve Watts with Madeline Strichow and Jack Hardy at the Rescue Ball 2017. Justin Worboys, Adam McDean and Jason Bourke at the Entertainment Centre for the Rescue Ball 2017. Alison Steen, Tess Campbell and Lainey Donnelly.



Redeemer’s University Demands $370,000 From FG For Ebola Test Kits

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:55:00 +0200

Osogbo – The management of Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, has demanded from the Federal Government a sum of $375,000 being the cost of Ebola test kits it provided in 2014 towards containing the spread of the dreaded disease in the country. - Advertisement - 100% Natural Solution To....



McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:53:00 +0200

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer. McCain underwent surgery in July for a brain tumor that was later found to be a form of glioblastoma, the same type of cancer that took the life of his former Senate colleague Edward M.



Halving radiation therapy for HPV-related throat cancer offers fewer side effects and similar outcomes, Mayo study finds

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:53:00 +0200

. researchers have found that a 50 percent reduction in the intensity and dose of radiation therapy for patients with HPV -related throat cancer reduced side effects with no loss in survival and no decrease in cure rates. Results of a phase II study were presented today at the 59th Annual Meeting....



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate 31 Mins Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:44:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



Harvey victims wear wristbands to

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:42:00 +0200

BAYTOWN, Texas - As residents return to their homes, questions are arising about the possible health effects of exposure to contaminated floodwater and airborne exposures to health hazards such as mold. Dr. Cheryl Walker, director of Center for Precision Environmental Health at Baylor College of....



Arlington, MA

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:41:00 +0200

"Words have power. Now is not the time to be silent about censorship." This #BannedBooksWeek (Sept. 24-30), be a Rebel Reader - and maybe win a prize! Join the #RebelReader Twitter Tournament: http://ow.ly/Erq130fpJzM And leave a comment here too - a quote from your favorite banned or challenged....



Dubai begins testing drone taxi service

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:38:00 +0200

(Image: Volocopter) Dubai has announced the first test flight for its taxi drone, which saw the driverless flying transport service hover around 200 metres above the ground during a five-minute flight. The taxi drone was designed by German company Volocopter, and resembles a two-seater helicopter....



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:36:00 +0200

(CNN) - Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed Obamacare replacement bill he's sponsoring, calling the proposal a "damn good idea." "We are going to press on. It's OK to vote. It's OK to fall short, if you do, for an idea that you believe in," Graham....



ACRX Nearing 'Big Day', No Respite For VSAR, ARDM To Face FDA

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:35:00 +0200

GAINERS. 1. Aradigm Corp.(ARDM) Gained 32.41% to close Monday's (Sep.25) trading at $3.35. News: The FDA has accepted for filing with Priority Review the Company's New Drug Application for Linhaliq for the treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis patients with chronic infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.



She beat cancer at 2 and again at 15 — and just fulfilled her dream of becoming pediatric nurse

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:34:00 +0200

48 75 See complete forecast She beat cancer at 2 and again at 15 — and just fulfilled her dream of becoming pediatric nurse. She beat cancer at 2 and again at 15 — and just fulfilled her dream of becoming pediatric nurse. ATLANTA — A Georgia woman who beat cancer twice is now living her dream as a....



Bill Cassidy: Money from Planned Parenthood defunding would go to rural areas

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:34:00 +0200

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., defended his Obamacare overhaul bill's defunding of Planned Parenthood for one year, saying the money will go towards health centers in more rural areas. "Most Planned Parenthood settings are in urban areas," he said during a CNN town hall Monday, noting there are already a....



Republicans vow to 'press on' with health care bill in CNN debate 20 Mins Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Monday to "press on" in a bid to pass an apparently doomed

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:32:00 +0200

But Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted the Republican approach, which must pass by an end-of-the-month deadline or go down to defeat as a "disaster," and pushed his own long-term plan for a universal health care system. Graham and fellow Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy are facing off against Sanders and Democratic Sen.



26th September 2017 - Young kind hearts

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:29:00 +0200

Students hold exhibition in aid of kid cancer patients to get back to classroom. By JET STANLEY MADU. Chika Nwobbi, Emokpkaire Priscilla, Ndubuzo Ebube Fortune and a few other students are just kids and armature artists, but a recent noble deed of theirs depicted them as great young minds.



ACRX Nearing 'Big Day', No Respite For VSAR, ARDM To Face FDA

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:29:00 +0200

Gained 32.41% to close Monday's (Sep.25) trading at $3.35. News: The FDA has accepted for filing with Priority Review the Company's New Drug Application for Linhaliq for the treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis patients with chronic infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.



Why Barnaby Joyce always wears his trademark Akubra

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:24:00 +0200

STAY SUN SAFE: Barnaby Joyce pictured with bandages over the skin cancers he had removed in January last year. Photo: Geoff O'Neill. There’s a simple reason Barnaby Joyce is always sporting an Akubra – and no, it’s not because it’s part of the Nationals uniform – it’s to prevent skin cancer.



Parirenyatwa humiliates Mpilo boss

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:23:00 +0200

HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa last week humiliated Mpilo Central Hospital chief executive officer, Leonard Mabhande in front of guests, ordering him to stop charging user fees on breast cancer patients screened using a donated mammogram scanner from the National Aids Council (NAC).



Eman Ahmed, world's 'heaviest' woman, is no more

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:04:00 +0200

Eman Ahmed, the Egyptian national who rid herself of the world's 'heaviest' woman tag after undergoing a weight-loss surgery at Saifee Hospital in the city, passed away in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Authorities at Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital, where Eman, 37, was undergoing treatment since May 4, said she died at 4.



3 in 4 terminal prostate cases 'cured by new radiotherapy'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:03:00 +0200

The trial, which was funded by Cancer Research UK, saw only 13 per cent of patients die within five years, and some of these died from other causes, with only 8 per cent killed by prostate cancer itself. The 71 per cent disease-free figure is remarkable, considering the patients were thought to have had terminal, incurable cancer.



Phosphagenics : 2017 Sept 26 Phosphagenics Rights Issue Cleansing Notice

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:02:00 +0200

ASX Limited. Market Announcements Office NOTICE UNDER SECTION 708AA(2)(f) OF THE CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 (CTH) - RIGHTS ISSUE CLEANSING NOTICE. 26 September 2017, Phosphagenics Limited ACN 056 482 403 (ASX: POH) (Company) today announced that it is undertaking a non-renounceable pro-rata entitlement....



You don’t need both a Pap and HPV test to screen for cervical cancer

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:02:00 +0200

The task force conducted a review of clinical trials and computer modeling for the newest assessment. It determined that “co-testing,” as it’s called, increased the number of follow-up tests women underwent by as much as twofold without improving the detection of abnormal cells that are most likely to cause cervical cancer.



SickKids program uses photography to help teens with cancer express hopes, fears

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:55:00 +0200

TORONTO - What does cancer feel like? Look like? For most teens, cancer is a foreign word, a disease adults may have to deal with but one most adolescents don't connect with themselves. Not so for Salome Oliveira dos Santos, 16, who knows what it is to have cancer and go through treatment.



3 in 4 terminal prostate cases 'cured by new radiotherapy'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:46:00 +0200

The trial, which was funded by Cancer Research UK, saw only 13 per cent of patients die within five years, and some of these died from other causes, with only 8 per cent killed by prostate cancer itself. The 71 per cent disease-free figure is remarkable, considering the patients were thought to have had terminal, incurable cancer.



Hussaini, cancer researcher for Pharmacy Academy’s investiture

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:39:00 +0200

WORLD-renowned cancer researcher and professor of phar-macology, Professor Isa Marte Hussaini will give the keynote presentation during the induction of six eminent professionals by the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, on September 28, 2017. According to Professor Fola Tayo, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman....



Cancer in elephant is being treated with unprecedented approach

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:34:00 +0200

An Asian elephant in the El Paso Zoo in Texas has undergone two successful rounds of electrochemotherapy. The elephant, 50-year-old Juno, underwent her second successful treatment Friday. She was diagnosed with a malignant mass in her right mammary gland in January; she underwent her first electrochemotherapy treatment in March.



Teen's cancer keeps him from homecoming, date brings dance to him

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:34:00 +0200

Kaitlin O’Connor and Blake Mounts from Hilliard, OH, were deciding how to attend their senior homecoming together. “The plan was for [Blake] to be able to leave the hospital for an hour or two on the night of our homecoming to attend the dance,” O’Connor told Yahoo Style .



King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:28:00 +0200

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a public university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST was founded in 2009 and focuses exclusively on graduate education and research, using English as the official language of instruction. It offers programs in life Sciences, engineering, computer Sciences, and physical sciences.



Spectacular garden Birchwood blossoms for causes close to home

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:23:00 +0200

GRAND GARDEN: Non-profit garden Birchwood near Benalla will host an open garden on October 7 and 8 to raise money for Cancer Council Victoria and Wangaratta and Benalla hospitals. It has already donated $10,000 to charities. A BENALLA couple are creating a haven for heartfelt causes.



How breast cancer changed the life of Renee Marsicano

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:22:00 +0200

The everyday task of having a shower changed the life of Renee Marsicano??? in 2014, after she felt a lump on her breast. The then 44-year-old didn't act on the discovery and thought she would wait and see what would happen. It wasn't until Mrs Marsicano's husband Cristian??? felt the lump that the mother of two visited her local GP.



Wear pink to Mahelona cancer walk

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:21:00 +0200

Dennis Fujimoto - The Garden Island The Garden Island Newspaper 0 comments KAPAA — Pink is the color of the day when the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital spearheads the Fifth annual Breast Cancer Walk from 9:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at Ke Ala Hele Makalae, the multi-use path, behind the Kapaa Neighborhood Center.



Mexican Americans at higher risk for liver cancer

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:19:00 +0200

MONDAY, Sept. 25, 2017 -- Mexican Americans have more risk factors for liver cancer than residents of Mexico do, a new study finds. Researchers compared data on almost 9,500 Mexicans living in Mexico; just over 2,300 U.S.-born Mexican-Americans living in the United States; and close to 2,000 Mexican....



Driscoll Children Hospital : Rio Grande Valley oncology patient enjoys day of bowling at annual celebration

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 03:16:00 +0200

CORPUS CHRISTI - For four-year-old Nicolas Dones IV of Harlingen, Saturday's Childhood Cancer Awareness Day at Bowlero bowling alley was a day for him to be with other children experiencing the same thing he has gone through. The event, sponsored by Driscoll Children's Hospital's Cancer and Blood....