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Just-in-Time Technology Saves Patients | Discovery's Edge

<i>Dr. Gustavo Oderich uses industry-sponsored clinical trials and new technology to repair aortic aneurysms, giving patients the chance they didn’t</i> …

Robot fish detects leaks in LA underground pipes

The "PipeFish" can monitor underground pipe systems for leaks and breaks.<p>Researchers are developing a robotic fish that can dive through underground …

Trial raises Parkinson's therapy hope

<b>Scientists have restored nerve cells destroyed by a condition similar to Parkinson's disease, in monkeys.</b><p>The Japanese team hope their work could lead to stem cell trials in human patients before the end of 2018.<p>Parkinson's disease causes the progressive loss of nerve cells that release dopamine, a …

Neuroscience

Five midfielders to pick on Fantasy Football – and five to avoid

<b>Picking the right midfielders can be the difference between an average Fantasy Football player and a great one.</b><p>They can often be your greatest source …

Soccer

Potential new treatment for breast cancer metastasis

<i>Volume 6, Issue 2, 2017</i><p>Summary<p>CDK4/6 inhibitors may prevent the spread of triple-negative breast cancer, a new study shows.<p>Zhenkun Lou, Ph.D.<p>Matthew …

Mayo Clinic researchers find new experimental drug that shrinks tumors in multiple myeloma patients

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic researchers identify new potential treatment for cancer metastasis – Mayo Clinic News Network

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Breast cancer metastasis, the process by which cancer spreads, may be prevented through the new use of a class of drugs already …

Prostate cancer laser treatment cures half of trial subjects

A new prostate cancer treatment that combines lasers and deep-sea bacteria could be "truly transformative," according to a team of researchers. A trial conducted with 415 men across Europe finished with nearly half completely free of cancer compared to 13.5 percent in a control group To top it off, …

Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma

THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a newer drug to a standard treatment for advanced cases of multiple myeloma may significantly boost …

Pfizer buys cancer drug maker Medivation for $14 billion

Pfizer announced a $14 billion deal for Medivation, a biotech company that makes an important cancer drug.<p>Medivation's portfolio includes Xtandi, a drug that treats prostate cancer. Pfizer said Xtandi generated approximately $2.2 billion in worldwide sales, and the purchase should add to its …

Gameweek 1 FPL Preview – FPLTips' Squad Selection [Part 2]

Posted by FFPundits<p>10:39pm Aug 9 2016<p>This FPL series will follow the FPLTips’ Fantasy Premier League team throughout the season. Here are their …

Scientists Have Performed The First Trials of a 'Universal Cancer Vaccine'

It's really happening.<p>Scientists just took a big, "very positive" step towards developing what could be the first 'universal cancer vaccine'.<p>The …

These ‘secret’ Netflix codes will ‘unlock’ hidden categories

×<p>These ‘secret’ Netflix codes will ‘unlock’ hidden categories<p>Netflix prides itself on algorithmic magic that attempts to predict what you want to …

Stripe wants to help you start a business in the US

Mobile payments platform Stripe has launched a new product that lets anyone in the world start their own business in the US. Stripe Atlas is designed to enable people or, more likely, startups from around the globe to get a foothold in America. Once you've paid a $500 one-off fee, Stripe will …

12 Amazing Things We Learned About The Human Body In 2015

An illustrated guide.<p>The human body is a source of mystery. But every year, scientists get just a little better at understanding its secrets.<p>Of course, 2015 has been no different. In the past year, researchers have created better access to proven therapies, developed futuristic new technologies …

Medicine

Fantasy Football Tips Game-week 12

Back in the early days of fantasy football the internet was in it’s infancy and actually the most popular games were newspaper led and you had to …

High-power sound waves used to blast cancer cells

British doctors develop revolutionary new therapy that can precisely target tumours without surgery<p>British doctors are developing a revolutionary new therapy for cancer and associated conditions based on the use of high-powered beams of ultrasound.<p>The researchers – working at the Institute of …

Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Drug Promising For Prostate Tumors

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2015

We began our 2015 Best Towns competition with a bracket of 64 favorites, then let you vote until one dream burg emerged. Here, we present the 16 finalists—the places you say are the top spots in the country to work, run, eat, sail, paddle, drink, ride, and climb. The winner? A southern gem that …

Celgene bet $1 billion that this biotech's science can cure deadly cancers

Celgene is making a billion dollar bet on game-changing science.<p>On Tuesday, the biotech ponied up $1 billion to gain access to innovative cancer …

This Is The Hourly Wage You Need To Afford A 2-Bedroom Apartment Around The U.S.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual housing report "Out of Reach" earlier this month. The organization calculated the hourly wage a resident would need to earn to afford a moderate, two-bedroom apartment -- and the outlook is grim. The report found that a person earning …

New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify First Steps in Formation of Pancreatic Cancer – Mayo Clinic News Network

Shown is a region of a pancreas with preneoplastic lesions. Red labeling indicates macrophages, green labeling indicates pancreatic acinar cells that …

Cancer

Fever Smart lets you monitor your kids for lobal warming

<b>The Premise.</b> When your child is sick, it’s important to monitor their temperature constantly. Fever spikes in the night can go unnoticed by parents …

IKEA's taking its low-cost solar panels to eight more countries

Remember when IKEA started selling solar panels in the UK despite its famous lack of sunshine? It must have been successful, because company CEO Peter Agnefjäll has just pledged that eight more nations will get the service in the next 18 months. First up is the Netherlands, which will begin …