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What is the difference between leukemia and lymphoma?

Cancer can affect any part of the body, including the blood. Leukemia and lymphoma are both forms of blood cancer. The main difference is that …

Cancer

Scientists discover male-only gene that protects against leukaemia

Scientists have discovered the first example of a gene that is only found in one sex and provides protection against cancers including an aggressive …

Cancer

Remission Doesn't Mean I'm Cured But The Uncertainty Has Taught Me To Be Stronger

I have felt the utter heart-rending despair and guilt at the pain my young daughter would have to endure if my leukaemia relapses<p>J Prior<p>Anna Mamwell …

Cambridge scientists granted over £500,000 to search for new ways to tackle AML

Over 2,400 people are diagnosed with AML each year in the UK. It can affect anyone of any age, but the majority of patients are over 60.<p>The two …

The following companies have generously contributed to the building of Blood Cancer Connect.<p>Read more about how Bloodwise works with pharmaceutical …

AML? What the Hell!!!! One life ending & another beginning

So it has been three years since that day… the day when one life ended and another began. When I was in that hospital room with what I thought was …

World War II forgery factory that helped our spies fool Hitler revealed for first time

For British spies working deep behind enemy lines, convincing cover stories and perfect paperwork meant the difference between life and death.<p>A …

World War II

The To-Do List for When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s just say …

Why writing is my soul mate…

Words… I love words, love to read them, write them and discover them.<p>We use them to illustrate our lives; they are the carriers of meaning, how we …

Creative Writing

Teenager starts blog on grief in memory of inspirational sister

A TEENAGER whose inspirational sister died after battling a rare form of cancer has started a blog to talk about grief.<p>Following her diagnosis at the …

Inspiration

These 10 Helpful Flipboard Tips & Tricks Boost Productivity

It only takes a few minutes a day to drive increased Flipboard traffic and engagement to your blog posts. Last week we went Live on Facebook to share 10 powerful tips and tricks that will help you make the most of the time you spend curating magazines and sharing stories with the world. Watch the …

Facebook Live

4 Ways to Use Flipboard to Curate and Share Content

Did you know that every 60 seconds, there are 448,800 tweets, 500 hours of YouTube videos streaming, 3.3 million Facebook posts, and 3.8 million Google searches occurring around the world? People everywhere are voraciously consuming and simultaneously sharing media at lightning speed across …

Social Media

Reasons To Stop… Reasons To Not…

I sit here often, thinking of taking a break.<p>A blogging break.<p>A real one.<p>You know, no visiting blogs, writing, reading, interacting… nothing.<p>Yet I …

The Insignificance of Romance

When I got married, I made the speech that traditionally the groom makes. This isn’t so shocking in itself, but what surprised people more is that my …

Relationships

Does Meditation Really Help With Depression And Anxiety?

Let's investigate.<p><b>The Question:</b> I experience depression and anxiety. Will meditation really help me?<p><b>The Answer:</b> Depression and anxiety can make everyday life very challenging. And research suggests that healthy lifestyle habits like meditation may help with some of its symptoms.<p>Case in point: A …

Cornwall castles - the history behind the county's fascinating fortresses - Cornwall Live

The castles of Cornwall are treasure troves of local myth, legend and tales of military history.<p>From coastal forts that once defended notable …

Ireland

Scientists make cancer breakthrough with stem cell discovery

Scientists have made a breakthrough in finding a cure to cancer after discovering a new type of stem cell.<p>An anti-cancer vaccine could soon be …

Cancer

How we discovered that it is possible to feel optimism for others

As any good storyteller knows, people have a lot of faith in fictional heroes and their ability to beat all odds. In fact, without this enthusiastic …

Happiness

A journalist's 12 tips to writing good content

Good writing isn’t easy, nor should it be. The fact that every man and his dog thinks he can write these days only serves to make the role of writers …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

9 Ways to Reuse Old Candle Jars (Instead of Trashing Them)

I love candles, and I particularly love candles that come in beautiful containers, because they smell <i>and</i> look lovely. But this leads to a particular …

In Pursuit of Tea and Taste

The British love for 'a nice cup of tea' was carefully manipulated to promote the British Empire.<p>When Samuel Pepys sampled his first cup of tea in …

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Documentary: The Most Surprising Revelations

The monarch shares new details about the 1953 ceremony in a documentary airing Sunday.<p>To celebrate the 65th anniversary of her coronation, <b>Queen Elizabeth</b> gives a rare interview about the tradition-steeped ceremony that formally launched her reign in <i>The Coronation</i>, a documentary debuting Sunday …

What still makes “Breaking Bad” so breathtakingly unique, 10 years after it premiered

On this day 10 years ago, Walter White’s dad khakis drifted in the breeze, a hilariously peculiar sight against the bright blue New Mexico sky, then plunged to the ground like a bird shot out of the air. TV was never the same.<p>From its opening moments, you knew <i>Breaking Bad</i> was unlike anything you …

Search Rankings: How to Make Your Blog Rank on Page 1, 7 Ways

Were you able to make any of your blog posts rank on Page 1 last year?<p><b>How to Get Your Blog on the First Page of Google for Free</b> ranked on Page 1 and …

Google AdWords

Blood cancer: what you should know if an employee is diagnosed

Topic • People<br>Tags • Wellbeing <br>• Work life balance

Queen Victoria ~ Revealed by her own words

“How proud I feel to be the Queen of such a nation” Victoria wrote in her journal ~ June 1838<p>When I first planned this post my intention was to share …

Guide Books

How Do I Achieve A Blogging Routine?

I don’t know the answer to this. How do I achieve a routine with blogging? I am asking everyone out there. When I say blogging routine I mean, how …

Will Power

Writing a novel during NaNoWriMo? Here are 17 writing tips

November is National Novel Writing Month and for the estimated 400,000 participants hoping to crank out 50,000 words by the end of the month — …