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Boosting cancer-killing cells through oxygen starvation

New research has suggested that an immunotherapy type that cultures patients' killer T cells in a laboratory before fine-tuning their …

Immunotherapy

After 20 Years, A Drug That Silences Genes Succeeds

After two decades, a laboratory breakthrough that upended scientists’ understanding of how genes work looks set to yield a treatment for a rare hereditary disease – and maybe a whole new type of drug.<p>Shares in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals rocketed up 40% to $105 in morning trading after the company …

With iOS 11, Flipboard Is Easier on the Eyes

Flipboard is supporting the new iOS 11 experience by adding a much anticipated feature: Smart Invert Colors (enabling as close to “dark mode” as is possible on iOS). Starting today, iPhone and iPad users who upgrade to iOS 11 can flip through the pages of Flipboard while in bed or in dark …

Trials of Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Were Just Put on Hold After a Patient's Death

Oh, no.<p>Just one week after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pharmaceutical company Novartis to use a new cancer treatment known as …

Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill

Employers could impose hefty penalties on employees who decline to participate in genetic testing as part of workplace wellness programs if a bill approved by a House committee this week becomes law.<p>Employers, in general, don't have that power under existing federal laws that protect genetic …

Barack Obama has a plan for the Trump era

It’s a mix of political goals and apolitical ideals, six interviews with current and former Obama aides reveal<p>In the cafes of New York City and the offices of Chicago, blue America seeks his wisdom like he’s a prophet or a sage. What should we do? they ask. Show us the path.<p>He likes to respond with …

Smack-talking Trump tweets his way toward legal trouble

Our put-upon president has spent a lifetime talking smack, like a street kid in a pickup basketball game in Queens. Insults and demeaning remarks are just part of the game and part of his persona. When he called Mexicans "rapists" and said "Lyin' Ted" Cruz's father helped kill JFK, it was all in …

Trump's Yemen Policy Serves Saudi Royals Better Than Americans

The president is escalating another costly war of choice in a country where blowback for the many innocents killed is more likely than lasting security gains.<p>How many highway lanes could be paved, how many bridges repaired, how many illnesses averted, how many opiate addicts saved from overdoses, …

Middle East

Kellyanne Conway Seems to Evade Wiretapping Questions

Donald Trump<p>White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday seemed to evade questions about explosive accusations President Trump has made against former President Obama — from the unproven allegation that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election to the erroneous claim that Obama-era …

Donald Trump

The White House Takes Its Attacks On Jobs Data To A New (And Dangerous) Level

President Trump’s budget director on Sunday accused the Obama administration of “manipulating” economic data to make the unemployment rate look lower …

Check out Europe's crazy clean energy plan

Wind turbines are a great way to go green. Too bad people <i>feel</i> that they’re so gosh darn loud. So, if nobody wants turbines in their backyards, what can densely populated countries do to produce cleaner energy? Why not just build a massive artificial island surrounded by wind turbines out in the sea?<p>…

Republicans brace for CBO report of health care coverage

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans may soon get a preview of the political price of health reform.<p>Washington is braced for the expected release as soon as Monday of a Congressional Budget Office analysis set to reveal the cost and projected reach -- and limits -- of coverage for the GOP's bill to …

Some parts of 'Obamacare' are working fairly well

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a …

What's inside the Republican health care bill?

House GOP lawmakers are preparing to fulfill their promise to repeal Obamacare ... or major portions of it, anyway.<p>The House will vote on the legislation, called the American Health Care Act, on Thursday. Republican leadership has already made several changes to placate both conservatives and …

Health Care