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Lab-grown food: It's what's for dinner!

1,800 gallons of fresh water go into 1 pound of beef.<p>National Geographic

Food

Football Association's project to 'transform football' with 3G pitches is overshadowed by cancer fears

Departing FA chairman Greg Dyke has a plan to build around 500 new 3G pitches, but how safe is the rubber crumb infill?<p>It is the legacy project that the departing Football Association chairman Greg Dyke believes will “transform football”, and later this year work will begin on the £230 million plan …

Here’s Why Scientists Are Shocked By The Results Of This Cancer Treatment Trial

It's not perfect, but it could make immunotherapy a “pillar” of cancer treatment, researcher says<p>In recent years, scientists have been finding new ways to treat cancer outside of the chemotherapy and surgery combination. One technique, called immunotherapy, has showed promising results by …

More young breast cancer patients having genetic tests | Reuters

(Reuters Health) – In recent years, more than 95 percent of U.S. women diagnosed with cancer at age 40 or younger got tested for mutations that raise their risk of future cancers, according to a new study.<p>The rate of genetic testing has steadily risen from about 70 percent in 2007, and that’s a …

Pairing pain medicine with metal ions to battle cancer

Fighting chemoresistant cancer remains a huge challenge that scientists are tackling from as many angles as they can. One alternative approach …

Cancer

Development and Evaluation of Biodegradable Particles Coloaded With Antigen and the Toll-Like Receptor Agonist, Pentaerythritol Lipid A, as a Cance... - PubMed

2016 Mar;105(3):1173-9. doi: 10.1016/j.xphs.2015.11.042. Epub 2016 Jan 30.<p>Development and Evaluation of Biodegradable Particles Coloaded With Antigen …

National Cancer Institute Calls For More Kids To Get HPV Vaccination

BOSTON (CBS) — The National Cancer Institute is calling for more American children to be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, most commonly …

Between cancer treatments, Pitt's James Conner hard at work

Pitt running back James Conner completed his sixth round of chemotherapy this week for Hodgkin lymphoma -- halfway home in his treatment regimen.<p>Pat …

Is This The Breakthrough We Need In The Fight Against Cancer?

Why Is This Important?<p>Because this revolutionary therapy could be the most effective cancer treatment ever.<p>Long Story Short<p>A new therapy to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than ninety percent of terminally ill recipients reportedly went into remission.<p>Long Story<p>Cancer. What a …

Altered wine chemical helps kill cancer

Modified forms of the red wine compound resveratrol slip into human tissue and can help kill cancer cells, according to a study in the Oct. 2 <i>Science</i> …

Cancer

Elderly risk more complications after major cancer surgery | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Elderly patients hospitalized for cancer surgery are more likely to have complications afterward compared to the middle-aged, particularly when they have several other health problems, a U.S. study suggests.<p>A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her …

Word Doc Can Shutdown U.S. Hospital Computers And Cancer Treatment Equipment

“Locky” — the nickname of a new strain of ransomware that arrives in an email with a Word doc attached — can shutdown U.S. hospital computer systems along with the equipment used to treat cancer patients.<p>Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. declared an internal emergency …

Cybersecurity

Synthetic plant hormones shut down DNA repair in cancer cells

16 Feb 2016<p>Two drugs that mimic a common plant hormone effectively cause DNA damage and turn off a major DNA repair mechanism, suggesting their …

Cancer

Viruses Might Offer New Help in Treating Cancer

Unmasking viral genes in our DNA may trigger an immune response that destroys cancer cells<p>In the war on cancer, we may have a strange new ally: the viruses that infected our distant ancestors.<p>New research suggests that hidden stretches of viral DNA in the human genome could help fight cancer by …

Cancer

Are Threat Indicators Enough or Should We Be Looking at Threat DNA?

As the speed and volume of threats today shows no abatement, there is much discussion that the only way to keep pace is through automation and …

Cybersecurity