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Ketogenic Diet and Cancer Treatment, What Patients Should Know

The ketogenic diet is a hot topic these days, with news stories and multiple health claims spurring interest in this extremely high-fat and low-carb …

Cancer Cells

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price.

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

Mykonos

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Tumors

​"Double punch" treatment fights cancer while reducing kidney damage side effects

Cancer treatment is often a case of robbing Peter to pay Paul. You may well have some success with chemotherapy, but subsequent damage to otherwise …

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet Pictures | Photo Gallery

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet Photo Gallery

Cabriolets

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet

New engine, more power, same glory.<p>Fearful that Mercedes-AMG’s relatively rare S63 cabriolet is becoming, dare we say it, familiar? Visually, it might be. In spite of a mild update for 2018—which brought revised bumpers, headlights, and new organic-LED taillights—it looks pretty much the same as it …

Cabriolets

Genius New Therapy Has Wiped Out Incurable Cancer in Three Patients

Here's how it works.<p>A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half …

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Breast Cancer

Graphene 'stimulation' could selectively kill off cancer cells

Without damaging healthy ones.<p>A chance lab discovery is opening up the possibility for wide-scale improvements in drug screening, application of selective painkillers, and selectively nuking cancer cells. The mystery material? Graphene, a semi-metal that's composed of a single layer of carbon …

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves destroy lung cancer cells: Quantum dots have great potential

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, new research by a joint Swansea …

Cancer Cells

This protein can treat triple-negative breast cancer

New York, May 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy to thwart the metastatic spread of breast cancer, a leading cause of death among …

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

Cancer

Breakthrough breast cancer drug Herceptin cures disease 'twice as quick' as previously thought

Women with aggressive breast cancer can be effectively cured in half the time compared to current treatment, minimising harmful side effects, researchers have said.<p>A new trial of patients suffering from HER2-positive breast cancer found survival rates were almost identical among those given six …

UTA researcher patents 'roach motel' for cancer

The University of Texas at Arlington has successfully patented in Europe an implantable medical device that attracts and kills circulating cancer …

Cancer

A cancer treatment that one expert called the 'most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime' just got approved to treat more patients

• <b>The FDA just approved a cutting-edge therapy to treat more patients with certain forms of blood cancer.</b>• <b><br>It's the second approval for the drug, Kymriah, which is now approved to treat certain forms of leukemia and lymphoma.</b>• <b><br>The therapy works by taking a person's own cells, reprogramming them, and</b> …

Immune System

Why You Should Go to Namibia Now

Travel<p>Pack your bags for this stunning African destination before everyone else does.<p>A land abounds with silty, ochre-colored sand dunes, ample opportunities for wildlife watching, and lines of rugged mountaintops jutting through the country—Namibia is often called “Land of the Brave,” a nod to its …

Celebrity (UK)

Breakthrough treatment could ‘melt away’ cancer

A new cancer treatment can help some lung cancer tumors “[melt] away,” seriously prolonging patients’ lives, according to a series of breakthrough …

Evidence mounts for habitability of Venus-like worlds

Climate models show exoplanets like Venus could hold oceans under the right conditions. Richard A. Lovett reports.

Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trials

A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are …

Clinical Trials

We're about to get some key lung cancer data — and it could affect how hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are treated

• <b>On Monday, three big players in the growing field of cancer immunotherapy are sharing data that could change how we treat lung cancer.</b>• <b><br>The three companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Roche, are looking at how their immunotherapies, known as checkpoint inhibitors, can be used in combination —</b> …

Cancer

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the …

Scientists say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what …

A Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured 97% of Tumors in Mice. What's That Mean for People?

A promising new cancer "vaccine" that cured up to 97 percent of tumors in mice will soon be tested in humans for the first time — but experts say …

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Groundbreaking research has revealed a promising strategy to stop the recurrence of cancer, and it comes in the form of a biodegradable gel.<p>Created …

Cancer Cells

Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth

The tiny tadpole embryo looked like a bean. One day old, it didn’t even have a heart yet. The researcher in a white coat and gloves who hovered over …

Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

<b>Originally published on Spectrum</b><p>Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her …

Autism

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

Shaorong Deng is sitting up in bed at the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital waiting for his doctor. Thin and frail, the 53-year-old construction worker's coat drapes around his shoulders to protect against the chilly air.<p>Deng has advanced cancer of the esophagus, a common form of cancer in China. He went …

Immune System

2018 Ferrari Portofino

There's nothing "starter" about this 591-hp prancing horse.<p>Before 2008, no roadgoing Ferrari had ever featured an eight-cylinder engine ahead of the driver, a dual-clutch automatic transaxle at the rear, direct fuel injection, or a power-folding hardtop. All of those brand firsts showed up at once …

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

No one expected the four young women to live much longer. They had an extremely rare, aggressive and fatal form of ovarian cancer. There was no standard treatment.<p>The women, strangers to one another living in different countries, asked their doctors to try new immunotherapy drugs that had …

Immune System