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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene therapy brings big hope in war on cancer

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:06am by AP

    ... treatments. Cancer was so advanced in eight-year-old Emily Whitehead of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, that doctors said her major organs would fail within days. She was the first child given the gene ... to see their cancer shrink a year after treatment. At the National Cancer Institute, Dr James Kochenderfer and others have treated 11 patients with lymphoma and four with CLL, starting roughly ...

  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    New breast cancer drug approved for use

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Pazdur. The FDA granted the drug accelerated approval for its new use based on a study showing women who received the drug as an initial treatment were more likely to be cancer-free 12 weeks later ... Associated Press in Washington New breast cancer drug approved for use A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved in the US to treat breast cancer before surgery, ...

  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Many lung tumours detected by CT scans are harmless, researchers say

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 09:25pm by AP

    ... are probably so slow-growing they would never cause problems. These were not false positives, suspicious results that turn out upon further testing not to be lung cancer, the world's No 1 cause of cancer deaths. These were indeed cancerous tumours, but ones that caused no symptoms and were unlikely ever to become deadly. Still, the results are not likely to change how doctors treat lung ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    US researchers develop method the make mice transparent

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Breakthrough opens way to map nervous system, and show how cancers spread The see-through mouse has no secrets from researchers Researchers have found a way ... methods have been developed. Last year, for example, a technique that produced see-through mouse brains made headlines. Such treatments reveal far more detail than X-rays or MRI examinations could ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Alexander Shulgin, godfather of Ecstasy, dies at 88

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... died on Monday at his sprawling home and lab near San Francisco at the age of 88. His wife, Ann, said liver cancer was the cause. Shulgin created more than 200 chemical compounds for use ... but rediscovered the compound created in 1912 about 65 years later and introduced it as a possible mental health treatment. He and his wife published two seminal books on chemical compounds. Shulgin said ...



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