Gary Vogt

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Easy Banana Mousse with Chocolate Curls

When I first read that bananas are popular in West Africa’s island country São Tomé and Príncipe, I envisioned them eaten raw on the surf-swept …

Dessert

21 Ideas For Energy-Boosting Breakfast Toasts

Let's toast!

Key Lime Pie With Meringue or Cream Topping

This rich key lime pie is baked, then an optional meringue topping is added, or top the pie with a dollop of whipped cream and lime zest. Feel free …

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment

A Food and Drug Administration panel opened a new era in medicine on Wednesday, unanimously recommending that the agency approve the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, transforming them into what scientists call “a living drug” that powerfully …

Cancer

Summer Bolognese

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until al dente, about 7 minutes. Drain pasta, reserving ½ cup water; toss pasta with 3 …

Italian Food

First gene therapy — ‘a true living drug’ — on the cusp of FDA approval

PHILADELPHIA — When doctors saw the report on Bill Ludwig’s bone-marrow biopsy, they thought it was a mistake and ordered the test repeated. But the results came back the same: His lethal leukemia had been wiped out by an experimental treatment never before used in humans.<p>“We were hoping for a …

Immunotherapy

Minimal Residual Disease or Cure in MPNs? Rationales and perspectives on Combo Therapy with Interferon-alpha2 and Ruxolitinib

<b>This abstract is provided by Mads Emil Bjorn & Hans Carl Hasselbalch – Department of Hematology, Region Zealand, Roskilde,</b> …

The promise of immunotherapy

Medical centers across New Jersey are reporting achievements with new therapy

New Jersey

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream.<p>Immune therapy is the hottest trend in …

Immunotherapy

New Cancer Drug Is So Effective Against Tumors, the FDA Approved It Immediately

A small but significant new study is blowing experts away after it found that a particular cancer drug overwhelmingly helped shrink or eradicate …

Crock Pot Potato and Ham Casserole With Cheese

his crockpot recipe is made with ham, potatoes, onion, cheddar cheese and condensed soup. It's a very easy preparation. Just slice the potatoes and …

Grilled Corn with Basil Butter Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Now that the first corn is starting to appear at the markets, it's pretty much all I can think about, all the time. The flavors are so magically summery: sweet, herbacious, charred, creamy. And it's super easy. My only advice: make a lot. —lisina<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> This is a fast and …

Avocado fries at Hearth Restaurant

Chef John "Woody" Linton didn't invent avocado fries. Still, his rendition of this popular starter at Hearth Restaurant in Evanston is truly memorable finger food. Linton dredges avocado slices in Japanese panko crumbs to create a beautifully crisp, crunchy jacket for each lush chunk. If trying …

45 Simple Summer Pastas

Ciao down.<p>These easy recipes make the most of summer's gorgeous produce. Plus, get more great summer dinner ideas.

Dinner

A New Therapeutic Target for Myelofibrosis is cause for Gli

Bone marrow fibrosis (BMF), characterized by deposition of reticulin and collagen fibers in the marrow, is a hallmark of primary myelofibrosis (PMF) …

Crispr’s Next Big Debate: How Messy Is Too Messy?

Author: Megan Molteni. Megan Molteni Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.04.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>When it comes to Crispr, the bacterial …

Personalized cell therapy combination achieves complete remission in CLL patients: Latest results from trial investigating CAR therapy to treat CLL

Latest results from trial investigating CAR therapy to treat CLL<p>Combining the kinase inhibitor ibrutinib with an investigational personalized …

CRISPR gene editing can cause hundreds of unintended mutations

New York, NY (May 29, 2017) -- As CRISPR-Cas9 starts to move into clinical trials, a new study published in <i>Nature Methods</i> has found that the …

Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer

With little fanfare, the Food and Drug Administration did something this week that it's never done before: The agency approved a single prescription drug, pembrolizumab (marketed by Merck as Keytruda) for treatment of solid tumors in any organ so long as the malignancy bears a specific genetic …

Cancer

China Is Racing Ahead of the US in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR

On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting …

It'll Take an Army to Kill the Emperor

When you visit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, you expect to feel devastated. It starts in the waiting room. <i>Oh, here we go with the little red wagons,</i> you think, observing the cattle herd of them rounded up by the entrance to the Patient Care Center. <i>Oh, here we go with</i> …

Weill Cornell team creates breakthrough on blood disorders | Cornell Chronicle

Health, Nutrition & Medicine<p>New York City<p>jeg2034@med.cornell.edu<p>646-962-9497<p>Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered an innovative …

James Allison Has Unfinished Business with Cancer - MIT Technology Review

On the day I arrive at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to meet James Allison and his longtime collaborator Padmanee Sharma, they are nowhere to …

Immunotherapy

Revised understanding of graft-versus-host disease origins offers new direction for potential therapies

Microscope image showing immunofluorescence staining for Notch ligands in mouse spleen stromal cells. Image credit: Jooho Chung, University of …

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

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How to Make Smoked Pastrami

If you’re looking for a new BBQ project to get working on, this is it! Pastrami is cured, spiced, and smoked brisket that was originally developed as …

Cranberry and walnut challah bread recipe - Great British Chefs

Izy Hossack uses her favourite flavour combination of walnuts and cranberries for this Cranberry and walnut challah bread, sprinkled with pearl …

Breakfast