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Cancer drug combination 'shrinks 60% of melanomas'

<b>A pair of cancer drugs can shrink tumours in nearly 60% of people with advanced melanoma, a new trial has suggested.</b><p>An international trial on 945 patients found treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab stopped the cancer advancing for nearly a year in 58% of cases.<p>UK doctors presented the data at …


Why The War On Cancer Hasn't Been Won

When President Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer in 1971, there were high hopes that scientists were close enough to understanding the underlying causes that many cures were within reach.<p>We obviously haven't won the war.<p>In fact, a prominent cancer biologist argues that the conceptual framework …


Is Google working on a cure for cancer?

Google has filed a patent application, suggesting development of its anti-cancer technology is well under way<p>Google has filed a patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for a wrist-worn device that could destroy cancer cells in the blood.<p>The patent application, …


Tiny diamonds added to chemo kill tough cancer - Futurity

Scientists say it may be possible to kill cancer stem cells by attaching a chemo drug to nanodiamonds.


Prostate cancer: Treat or don't treat? - Futurity

A widely used treatment for prostate cancer may cause more harm than good for some patients.


Android customization - using Tasker to control display timeout and rotation

Are you getting the hang of Tasker yet? We’ve spent a few weeks now working through a number of relatively simple Tasker Tasks and Profiles including setting your alarm volume so you don’t sleep in, silencing your phone at night, and making sure those few important calls get through, even when the …


Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

77-year-old trader: How I made a lot of money

Paul Glandorf rattles off stock ticker symbols the way most people talk about popular TV shows and music.<p>At age 77, he is anything but a stereotypical Wall Street trader. He lives in Ohio and prefers casual "retiree clothing." (He put on a tie for this photo.) But his returns would make many top …

Lasers pop tiny 'chemo' balloons to kill cancer - Futurity

Scientists are using nanoballoons and lasers to deliver chemotherapy drugs. The approach could make chemo more effective while reducing side effects.


Tobacco plant may light the way to beating cancer, Australian scientists say

Ornamental varieties of plant contain molecule that specifically targets cancer cells, say researchers<p>The tobacco plant could be a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer, say Australian scientists.<p>They have found a molecule in the flower of the plant that targets cancer cells and rips them …

Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter (Kit) review

<b>The Good</b> The plug-and-play <b>Trendnet Powerline 500 AV2 Adapter</b> provides some three times the speed of a regular Ethernet connection. It's affordable, especially when you purchase a kit of two.<p><b>The Bad</b> The adapter is relatively bulky and doesn't have a pass-through power socket.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The …

Biochip quickly tests results of cancer therapy - Futurity

A new type of lab-on-a-chip could make it easier to determine the results of a new cancer therapy that combines photosensitive drugs, light, and …


Volcanoes need rare 'mobile' magma to erupt - Futurity

Scientists may be able to better assess when a volcano is ready to erupt by looking for "mobile" magma, according to a study of Mount Hood.


Virus injection could kill brain tumour cells

Injecting brain tumours with a virus could kill cancer cells but leave healthy cells unharmed, researchers suggest.<p>Scientists at the University of Leeds have been given a £3 million grant to research the method over five years.<p>Because the treatment is non-toxic, they hope it could be used on …


Kids get uneven tonsil care, study finds

Getting your tonsils out: It’s a rite of passage for hundreds of thousands of U.S. kids every year.<p>Yet a study released Monday shows hospitals vary greatly in just how they handle this common procedure. And kids fare differently depending on which hospital they go to. At the best hospitals, just …


Vegetarian Indian Recipes

SAVEUR<p><p>article<p>With rich, fragrant spices and hearty combinations of vegetables, beans, and rice, these …


Getting Started With Google Chromecast: The Unofficial Manual

As the new year arrives, many of us are greeting it with shiny new gadgets, courtesy of the holiday season. And one in particular has been a noteworthy hit—Google’s Chromecast streaming device, which is still holding strong as Amazon’s bestselling electronic.<p>Unlike many other new gadgets this year, …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

15 best eBook reader apps for Android

Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels, comics, etc) that make the whole experience a little complicated. However, with the right app, …


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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Asian Soups That Go Way Beyond Ramen

Ramen has taken over America, and we're totally cool with that. Ramen, after midnight or at reasonable dinner hour, is hands-down one of the most comforting, savory and filling bowls of soup around. (Let's also never forget Justin Timberlake's ramen noodle hair.) A classic Japanese dish, ramen has …

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 132<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Clown fish, Halik Reef, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. Image by Randi Ang / …

New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …