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Nation and world news briefs

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:18:00 +0200

Cutting money for UN would harm US power, former ambassadors warn. WASHINGTON – Nine former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations on Tuesday warned against Trump administration plans to slash funding of the world body, portraying such a move as a grave danger to American power.



Alberta toddler who captured hearts in homemade Bumbo wheelchair is in remission

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:17:00 +0200

A little girl with cancer who melted hearts zipping around in her homemade wheelchair is now in remission, but her family still has many health challenges to overcome. “Every day she grows older, we learn new things too,” Eva’s dad, Brad Moore, said in Edmonton Tuesday. “It’s going to hit us in waves again.



In vivo studies of cell cycle regulating proteins in rats during liver regeneration and during promotion of liver carcinogenesis

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:12:00 +0200

Sammanfattning: There are more than one hundred different types of cancer in humans. However, the major platform for all types of cancer is automous and uncontrolled cell division and though most types of cancer are possible to treat and cure by surgery, chemical therapy or irradiation, more efficient and less toxic therapies are urgently needed.



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash new

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:57:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy....



European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:50:00 +0200

GENEVA April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung cancer patients treated with immunotherapy may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination, according to the first ever study measuring this effect. Results will be presented at the European Lung Cancer....



BGT winner George Sampson prepares for hair transplant after balding at just 23 Manchester Evening News

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:47:00 +0200

Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson is preparing to go under the knife for hair transplant surgery - at the age of just 23. Dancer and actor George, from Warrington, has put his hair loss down to a mixture of genetics, alopecia and spinning on his head.



European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:47:00 +0200

. PR Newswire. GENEVA, April 26, 2017. Lung cancer patients treated with immunotherapy may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination, according to the first ever study measuring this effect. Results will be presented at the European Lung Cancer....



Two men arrested after cancer group's toy-loaded trailer stolen, police say

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:45:00 +0200

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A trailer filled with toys meant for children battling cancer is back where it belongs in North Miami and two men have been accused of stealing it. Dudley Merus, 30, of Miami and Endy Merus, 25, of North Miami, were taken into custody at the scene, Sunrise Police Officer Chris Piper said.



Pershing: Beckerle reinstated to helm of Huntsman Cancer Institute

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:44:00 +0200

Mary Beckerle was reinstated Tuesday to her position as director and CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, one week after her abrupt removal via email. In a prepared statement, University of Utah President David Pershing said the campus community members had "made their perspectives known" and that....



University reinstates Dr. Mary Beckerle

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:43:00 +0200

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Utah) - In an about face, the University of Utah reinstated Dr. Mary Beckerle. Dr. Beckerle was abruptly fired by email last Monday. She is the CEO and director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Her reinstatement followed a turbulent week at the University of Utah. Over the past week, support for Dr.



Scott Baio defends his drug comments after Erin Moran's death; Posts message from Moran's widower

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:26:00 +0200

to his Happy Days posted a heartfelt goodbye co-star Erin Moran after her death over the weekend, but was then attacked online for doing a radio interview in which he seemed to blame drugs for her death. In fact, she died of cancer, and now, he’s defending himself.



New CEO of the Australian Research Council

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:24:00 +0200

Source: Australia Government Ministerial Statements. Headline: New CEO of the Australian Research Council. Professor Sue Thomas has been appointed to serve as the new CEO of the Australian Research Council (ARC). Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said Professor Thomas would play....



New Zealand fish and chips hold human DNA clues

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:24:00 +0200

Source: University of Otago. Headline: New Zealand fish and chips hold human DNA clues. Wednesday, 26 April 2017 9:27am Photo courtesy: SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland Before you pop that piece of battered fish in your mouth, be aware it might just hold the key to understanding the origins of a form of DNA memory critical to human development.



European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:23:00 +0200

Press Release European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy. GENEVA, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- GENEVA, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung cancer patients treated with immunotherapy may be at increased....



European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO): Annual Flu Jab May Pose Greater Risk for Lung Cancer Patients Under Immunotherapy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0200

GENEVA April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung cancer patients treated with immunotherapy may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination, according to the first ever study measuring this effect. Results will be presented at the European Lung Cancer....



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash new

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy....



PHARMACY Pharmaceutical biochemistry

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0200

Sammanfattning : The present investigation is devoted to studies on porcine members of the cytochrome P450 4A (CYP4A) and CYP8B1 subfamilies, which are involved in bile acid biosynthesis and fatty acid metabolism. Hyocholic acid is considered to fulfil the requirements for trihydroxy bile acids in....



Genetically Modified Food: FG Urged to Repeal Biosafety Law

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0200

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja A body under the auspices of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has called for the repeal of the Act setting up the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), saying that the process that led to the passage of the bill and its eventual signing into law ‎was trailed....



Miss Nigeria Takes Green-Girl Project to Okpekpe Race

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0200

Reigning Miss Nigeria, Chioma Stephanie Obiadi has signed on to run at next month’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Bronze Label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race to raise awareness about the Green-Girl project, a Miss Nigeria initiative aimed at empowering young women....



Miss Nigeria for Okpekpe

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:19:00 +0200

Reigning Miss Nigeria Chioma Obiadi has signed on to run at the May 13 Okpekpe International 10km Road Race to raise awareness about the Green-Girl project. The initiative is aimed at empowering young women to become agents of sustainable environment in Nigeria.



FDA: Avoid fake ‘miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:16:00 +0200

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer. The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media sites, can be harmful,....



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash new

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:14:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy....



MD Anderson Making Cancer History Seminar returns to Midland

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:13:00 +0200

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - On Tuesday, MD Anderson Cancer Center brought its signature "Making Cancer History" Seminar to Midland for a second time. The event included presentations from three oncologists at MD Anderson about the developments they are seeing in cancer treatment.



Wading through mud is worth it to beat cancer

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:12:00 +0200

Further tests showed Emma had a less common type of breast cancer – called triple negative. She faced a 10-hour operation during which surgeons removed her right breast and surrounding lymph nodes and then reconstructed her breast. This was followed by five months of chemotherapy and five weeks of....



Bums on seats for cancer cause

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:12:00 +0200

These sports fans have taken their dedication to their team to the next level, as they have sat in every seat at Preston North End’s grounds. The team of 11 perched on all 23,404 chairs as part of their Bums on Seats challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.



Bizarre singing breasts advert beats Facebook ban by covering nipples with moving lips

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:12:00 +0200

A bizarre singing breasts promo has circumvented Facebook rules by replacing nipples with moving lips. Creators behind the "Everybody Loves Boobs" video said action was needed to support breast cancer awareness because "social media keeps banning nipples" Launched by the The Help Movement for Breast....



Chilenje screens 30 women for cervical cancer

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:11:00 +0200

MWAPE MWENYA, Lusaka CHILENJE Hospital screens 20 to 30 women for cervical cancer daily, sister-in-charge Jane Botha has said. Speaking in an interview, Ms Botha said the hospital has. embarked on a robust campaign to encourage more women to get screened and treated for cervical cancer.



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash new

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:11:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy....



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash new

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:09:00 +0200

FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy....



T.J. Pignataro and Harold McNeil

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:59:00 +0200

By Tue, Apr 25, 2017. Jonathan D. Epstein Labatt USA, the Buffalo-based importer of the Canadian beer brand, is relocating its headquarters from Fountain Plaza to a Cobblestone District warehouse the Pegulas plan to redevelop. Pegula Sports and Entertainment, the umbrella arm for Terry and Kim....



Illumina Inc. Meets Earnings Expectations Thanks to Solid Service Revenue Growth

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:53:00 +0200

What happened with Illumina this quarter? Illumina's first-quarter revenue came in above the company's guidance of $580 million to $595 million. The added boost came from service and other revenue, which increased 20% year over year to $107 million. The company reported product revenue in the first quarter of $491 million, up 1.



Global Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing - Clinical Diagnostics

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:52:00 +0200

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2022. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.



Global Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing - Clinical Diagnostics

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:48:00 +0200

NEW YORK April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada Japan Europe Asia-Pacific , and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2022. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.



BioSurplus to Auction Lab Assets from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Mass.

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:48:00 +0200

SAN DIEGO April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSurplus, a premier provider of lab equipment solutions, announced today that it will run a in Cambridge, Mass. The online auction will run from May 2-5, 2017. Located in Kendall Square biotechnology supercluster, Merrimack's lab contains more than 450....



National DNA Day celebrates science, opportunities at University of Iowa

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:43:00 +0200

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa students and faculty gathered in Iowa City on Tuesday to celebrate ȁ#x201c;National DNA Day,ȁ#x201d; commemorating completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953. A lineup of events at the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.



From the Heart hosts Be the Match registry drive to encourage donors

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:39:00 +0200

OWATONNA — When Matt Ratzloff was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this year, doctors said a bone marrow transplant gave him the best chance of living a cancer-free life. And now, Ratzloff, 22, after four months in and out of the hospital for countless appointments, three rounds of chemotherapy....



Seprod MD urges J'cans to take NCDs seriously at Observer health symposium

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:36:00 +0200

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Managing Director of Seprod, Richard Pandohie, is calling on Jamaicans to realise that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are no longer a thing for old people and take their health seriously.Speaking at the Jamaica Observer Your Health, Your Wealth Symposium currently taking place....



Trending Now Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:36:00 +0200

Sign up for Action News Jax Newsletters Delivered To Your Inbox. Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans. by: Nicole Moschella, Rare.us Updated: Apr 25, 2017 - 3:41 PM Erin Moran’s husband is speaking out. In an open letter to fans, posted on Scott Baio’s....



FDA cracks down on companies pushing fraudulent cancer claims

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:25:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration ordered 14 companies to stop making fraudulent claims about cancer cures and warned consumers that such products are untested and possibly dangerous. (Andrew Harnik/AP) The Food and Drug Administration ordered 14 companies to stop making bogus claims about cancer....



Utah cancer researcher reinstated following backlash

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:24:00 +0200

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief executive officer of the University of Utah's cancer research institute who was fired last week was reinstated Tuesday following widespread outrage over the ousting. University President David Pershing said in a statement that Mary Beckerle would resume her role as....



i2 Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Business Officer

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:17:00 +0200

BOULDER, Colo. April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on next generation discovery and development of therapeutics with a focus on personalized cancer treatment, announced that Mark F. Kubik has joined the company in the role of Chief Business Officer effective February 1, 2017 .



Mycoplasma Testing - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:17:00 +0200

NEW YORK April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Mycoplasma Testing market is accounted for $427.2 million in 2016 and is expected to reach $911.7 million by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2016 to 2022. Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04823141/Mycoplasma-Testing-Global-Market-Outlook.



Husband: Actress Erin Moran died of skin cancer, had planned to attend Thunder Over Louisville

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:15:00 +0200

Erin Moran (Source: AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File) NEW SALISBURY, IN (WAVE) - The husband of actress Erin Moran said his wife died of complications from skin cancer Saturday, the 25th anniversary of the day they met. The two of them had planned to celebrate their milestone later that day by attending....



Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:13:00 +0200

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2008 file photo, Erin Moran arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles. Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 56.



DNA Day celebrates genome science, opportunities at University of Iowa

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:13:00 +0200

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa students and faculty partnered with Iowa City on Tuesday to celebrate ȁ#x201c;National DNA Day,ȁ#x201d; commemorating completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953. A lineup of events at the Iowa City Public Library....



Ottawa Hospital apologizes after saying it would stop screening patients from outside LHIN

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:10:00 +0200

The Ottawa Hospital has apologized after a letter was sent to some doctors saying it would stop accepting referrals of breast cancer patients from outside the Champlain LHIN because of long delays. The move would have contravened provincial law that states access to health services is not limited to....



FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:07:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media sites, can be harmful, waste money and result in people not getting approved, effective treatments. The pills, creams and teas are untested and not approved by the FDA, which called them a "cruel deception.



Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:05:00 +0200

A new document made public this week via Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents reveals a fascinating aim of signals intelligence program : The agency, it turns out, monitored international scientific developments in hopes of detecting “nefarious” genetic engineering projects more than a decade ago.



Income nil, cancer cost Rs 1.5 lakh per month

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:00 +0200

KOLKATA: Samir Kumar Parui has exhausted all his savings on his 14-year-old son's treatment. Suman, his son, has been suffering from leukemia since 2015 and the disease has left the family on the verge of bankruptcy. Samir runs a grocery shop in East Midnapore and has spent more than Rs 3 lakh till date.



Husband: Actress Erin Moran died of skin cancer, had planned to attend Thunder Over Louisville

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:00 +0200

NEW SALISBURY, IN (WAVE) - The husband of actress Erin Moran said his wife died of complications from skin cancer Saturday, the 25th anniversary of the day they met. The two of them had planned to celebrate their milestone later that day by attending Thunder Over Louisville, the air show and....



Bizarre singing breasts advert beats Facebook ban by covering nipples with moving lips

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:58:00 +0200

A bizarre singing breasts promo has circumvented Facebook rules by replacing nipples with moving lips. Creators behind the "Everybody Loves Boobs" video said action was needed to support breast cancer awareness because "social media keeps banning nipples" Launched by the The Help Movement for Breast....



FDA Warns of 14 ‘Fraudulent’ Cancer Cure Companies

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:57:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration released letters online to dozens of companies that claim to create drugs that can cure and/or prevent cancer to remove those products that can be harmful in some cases. The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters it sent to 14 manufacturers, telling....



County commissioners investigate cancer concerns

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:57:00 +0200

About two dozen concerned former Bayshore High School alum and their families spoke to Manatee County Commissioners on Tuesday afternoon about cancer concerns on the property. MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - About two dozen concerned former Bayshore High School alum and their families spoke to Manatee....



Young Orioles fan who has gained following on radio faces a new cancer fight

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:52:00 +0200

The family of Mo Gaba — an enthusiastic 11-year-old Baltimore Orioles superfan who has beaten cancer twice and has gained a local following with calls to sports-talk radio programs — got another round of bad news recently. Following two previous diagnoses of retinoblastoma, the blind Glen Burnie....



i2 Pharmaceuticals Appoints Chief Business Officer

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:00 +0200

BOULDER, Colo., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on next generation discovery and development of therapeutics with a focus on personalized cancer treatment, announced that Mark F. Kubik has joined the company in the role of Chief Business Officer effective February 1, 2017.



Charles River Laboratories International Inc.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:00 +0200

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. is an early-stage contract research company, which provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and academic institutions around the globe to accelerate their research and drug development efforts.



Mycoplasma Testing - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:00 +0200

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Mycoplasma Testing market is accounted for $427.2 million in 2016 and is expected to reach $911.7 million by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 13.5% from 2016 to 2022. Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04823141/Mycoplasma-Testing-Global-Market-Outlook.



FDA Warns of 14 ‘Fraudulent’ Cancer Cure Companies

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:49:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration released letters online to dozens of companies that claim to create drugs that can cure and/or prevent cancer to remove those products that can be harmful in some cases. The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters it sent to 14 manufacturers, telling....



Triumvira to Present Corporate Update at the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:00 +0200

HAMILTON, ON and HACKENSACK, NJ--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - Triumvira Immunologics Inc. today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Tony Fiorino, MD, PhD, will present a corporate update at the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference taking place May 1 and 2, 2017....



Marketing 'miracles' via an outdoor supplies website

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:45:00 +0200

The products are labelled and listed only as "water purification solution", and Blake says he has customers who use them for exactly that - but says they will also work to cure an "over-toxified" body. "That's why it's sold as a water purifier, because it is a water purifier, but what you've got to....



Husband: Actress Erin Moran died of skin cancer, had planned to attend Thunder Over Louisville

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:42:00 +0200

NEW SALISBURY, IN (WAVE) - The husband of actress Erin Moran said his wife died of complications from skin cancer Saturday, the 25th anniversary of the day they met. The two of them had planned to celebrate their milestone later that day by attending Thunder Over Louisville, the air show and....



'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:37:00 +0200

BRIAN KENNEDY HAS opened up about how his life has changed since being diagnosed with rectal cancer. Speaking on TV3′s Elaine , Kennedy urged men to not let embarrassment stop them from getting regular check-ups. The singer, who turned 50 last year, told Elaine he recently received a letter from a man that had the title ‘You have saved my life’.



Sasha 'Pit Bull' Lakovic dead at age 45

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:33:00 +0200

East Vancouver-born hockey enforcer was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer last year. By Karin Larsen, Former hockey tough guy Sasha Lakovic has died at age 46. (sashalakovic.com) Former hockey tough guy Sasha "Pit Bull" Lakovic has died according to reports. The 45-year-old was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer last year.



FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:32:00 +0200

"Anyone who suffers from cancer, or know someone who does, understands the fear and desperation that can set in," FDA consumer safety officer Nicole Kornspan said in a statement. "There could be a great temptation to jump at anything that appears to offer a chance for a cure.



Appetite for destruction: The caterpillars which devour plastic 5 minutes ago The answer to the world's plastic peril could be a humble caterpillar - and the discovery was a complete accident.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:31:00 +0200

The answer to the plastic peril facing the world could be a humble caterpillar - and the discovery was a complete accident. The wax worm, the larvae of the wax moth, could prove to be an important weapon in the fight to reduce plastic waste clogging landfills and waterways. Each year, it's estimated New Zealanders alone use around 1.



Prices of cancer drugs to be reduced

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:29:00 +0200

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had informed the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) to make arrangements to reduce the prices of cancer drugs and heart stents, a Health Ministry spokesman said. According to the spokesman, Minister Dr.



The mispriced risk of infectious diseases

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:27:00 +0200

G lobal business leaders and investors are largely transfixed by two kinds of risk: macroeconomic and geopolitical. In the near term, this means a focus on the US Federal Reserve’s impending rate hikes and the upcoming elections in France and Germany. Over the longer term, it means awareness of....



Plastic-eating caterpillar has pollution in the bag

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:26:00 +0200

PARIS • A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait has been found to feast on a notoriously resistant plastic, raising hopes the creature can help manage plastic bag pollution. The discovery could help get rid of the polyethylene plastic waste accumulated in landfill sites and oceans,....



IN BRIEF - Proposed GMO facility would see salmon grown from egg to market-size in P.E.I.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:25:00 +0200

FORTUNE, P.E.I. - Islanders will be able to give their thoughts tomorrow on whether genetically modified salmon should be produced and grown in P.E.I. A public information session being held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fortune Community Centre will deal with AquaBounty Technologies’ proposed....



FDA Warns of 14 ‘Fraudulent’ Cancer Cure Companies

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:19:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration released letters online to dozens of companies that claim to create drugs that can cure and/or prevent cancer to remove those products that can be harmful in some cases. The Food and Drug Administration posted warning letters it sent to 14 manufacturers, telling....



THE SEED GARDEN: THE ART AND PRACTICE OF SEED SAVING

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:14:00 +0200

Filled with advice for the home gardener and the more seasoned horticulturist alike, The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving provides straightforward instruction on collecting seed that is true-to-type and ready for sowing in next year’s garden.



FDA cracks down on companies peddling fraudulent cancer treatments

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:08:00 +0200

The Food and Drug Administration ordered 14 companies to stop making fraudulent claims about cancer cures and warned consumers that such products are untested and possibly dangerous. (Andrew Harnik/AP) The Food and Drug Administration ordered 14 companies to stop making bogus claims about cancer....



'Jelly legs'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:08:00 +0200

Media caption Matthew Rees helped David Wyeth up The Mall to the finish line of the London Marathon. It's been hailed as the defining image of this year's London Marathon: runner Matthew Rees stopping to help fellow competitor David Wyeth after he almost collapsed just metres from the finish line.



PTSD may have strong genetic link, new study suggests

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:07:00 +0200

Genetics may play a major role in how likely a person is to develop post-traumatic stress disorder after experiencing a traumatic event, according to a new U.S. study. The report, published Tuesday in the scientific journal Molecular Psychiatry, looked at more than 200 billion pieces of genetic....



FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:57:00 +0200

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer. The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media sites, can be....



FDA Takes Aim At Fake Cancer Cures

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:53:00 +0200

On Tuesday, the agency announced it had sent warning letters to 14 companies, accusing them of illegally selling more than 65 products claimed to “prevent, diagnose, treat, mitigate or cure cancer.” These include creams, pills, teas, and even devices claimed to find tumors via infrared radiation, advertised to both people and pets.



Seminar to explore medicinal values of marijuana today

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:51:00 +0200

Mission Angel Dust, the anti-narcotic arm of Yenepoya University, is conducting a seminar on the medicinal value of the marijuana or cannabis plant at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. According to Shreekumar Menon, University Registrar, and CEO, Mission Angel Dust, the cannabis plant has a history of medicinal use in different cultures.



Cellectis S.A.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:49:00 +0200

Cellectis SA is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research and development of genome engineering technology. The company operates through the following business segments: Therapeutics and Plants. The Therapeutics segment is focused on the development of products in the field of....



Cellectis S.A. ADR

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:49:00 +0200

. Cellectis SA is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research and development of genome engineering technology. The company operates through the following business segments: Therapeutics and Plants. The Therapeutics segment is focused on the development of products in the field of....



Stocks Close Mostly Higher On Upbeat Earnings News - U.S. Commentary

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:48:00 +0200

Stocks moved mostly higher during trading on Tuesday, adding to the strong gains posted in the previous session. With the continued upward move, the tech-heavy Nasdaq climbed to a new record closing high. The major averages closed firmly in positive territory but off their best levels of the day. The Dow jumped 232.



Subaru of Pembroke Pines Gifts $150,938 Donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, From Funds Raised Through the Local Subaru Share the Love Campaign

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:47:00 +0200

It was an extraordinary day for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Zinn Family, Subaru of Pembroke Pines and the Subaru of America leadership team. Many local business and community leaders were in attendance, as well as Brayden, a three-year-old survivor who came to the event with his parents to personally thank the (CZAG).



Global Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Drugs Market – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 – Increased Focus on Combination Therapies – Research and Markets

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:41:00 +0200

. Global Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Drugs Market – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 – Increased Focus on Combination Therapies – Research and Markets. PR Newswire. DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2017. Research and Markets has announced the addition of the report to their offering.



A Worm May Hold The Key To Biodegrading Plastic

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:40:00 +0200

People around the world use more than a trillion plastic bags every year. They're made of a notoriously resilient kind of plastic called polyethylene that can take decades to break down. But a humble worm may hold the key to biodegrading them. It was an accidental discovery.



BowelScreen programme detects 521 cases of cancer

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:39:00 +0200

Uptake of free screening low with men more reluctant to take test than women. Cancer detection rate among males is twice as high as it is for females. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire The national BowelScreen programme has detected 521 cases of cancer in its first three years, while its latest....



Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans Erin Moran’s husband is speaking out.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:37:00 +0200

Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans. by: Nicole Moschella, Rare.us Updated: Apr 25, 2017 - 3:41 PM Erin Moran’s husband is speaking out. In an open letter to fans, posted on Scott Baio’s Facebook page , Steve Fleischmann talked about his wife’s cancer battle.



Secret history of dogs revealed in new research

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:37:00 +0200

- A new insight into the family tree of dogs reveals a previously unknown dimension to the history of canines. This has come about through the largest family tree of dogs ever assembled. The aim of the canine family tree project was to reveal the evolutionary history of the 150 or so modern breeds of dog.



Erin Moran's husband reveals tragic details of her cancer and final months

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:35:00 +0200

The husband of late Happy Days star Erin Moran , Steve Fleischmann, has broken his silence on his wife’s passing, to her co-star ‘s Facebook page. Scott Baio Fleischmann goes into personal details about Moran’s cancer , which progressed quickly through her body without the couple’s knowledge.



Profound Medical Corp. to Release First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 9, 2017 – Conference Call to Follow

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:33:00 +0200

The call will also be broadcast live and archived on the Company's website at profoundmedical.com under "Investor Presentations" in the Investor Relations section. Profound is currently conducting a pilot commercial launch of the TULSA-PRO system in key European and other CE mark jurisdictions.



Copyright (c) 2016 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Erin Moran's Husband Recalls 'Happy Days' Actress' Final Days: 'It Got

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:29:00 +0200

Copyright (c) 2016 CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Erin Moran's husband, Steven Fleischmann, says he was with the actress up until the day she died on Saturday, April 22. Officials told ET that the 56-year-old actress likely died due to complications of stage four cancer , and in an open....



Trending Now Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:28:00 +0200

Erin Moran's husband discusses her cancer diagnosis, death in letter to fans. by: Nicole Moschella, Rare.us Updated: Apr 25, 2017 - 2:41 PM Erin Moran’s husband is speaking out. In an open letter to fans, posted on Scott Baio’s Facebook page , Steve Fleischmann talked about his wife’s cancer battle.



Erin Moran died holding husband's hand after cancer battle

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:25:00 +0200

Erin Moran, the "Happy Days" actress who lost her battle with cancer Saturday, died holding her husband's hand. Steve Fleischmann penned a heartfelt open letter revealing his late wife was "happy" and "active" in her final moments before she passed away in her sleep.



Students excited about 'zero shadow moment'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:22:00 +0200

Krishna Tanmeerbavi, a sixteen-year-old aspiring astrophysicist, was one of the several excited students along with parents who had gathered at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium in the city to witness the rare ‘Zero Shadow Moment’. The zero shadow moment can be described as the time when there is no shadow as the sun is exactly at the zenith.