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HPV vaccine effective in one dose
2013-11-04 11:44:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HPV vaccine that guards against cervical cancer was shown to be effective in just one dose, instead of the recommended three, according to a new study published by the journal Cancer Prevention Research. The study researchers found that one dose of the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), the disease known to cause cervical cancer, established antibodies that remained stable in the blood for four years. The team said their study was...

2013-11-02 23:03:31

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Ronnie Castro for launching his new startup, Porch.com, despite his battle with brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Ronnie Castro, a co-founder of startup Porch.com, for his positive outlook and will to succeed despite his battle with brain cancer. According to an October 19, 2013 article published by Business Insider titled “How...

2013-11-01 23:24:31

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine for their identification of a biological marker that may help predict survival in patients with deadly brain cancers. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Washington University School of Medicine researchers for identifying a protein that may give scientists better insight into more...

2013-10-31 14:39:58

Less than 7% of cervical cancer patients in Kenya are getting the optimum treatment needed to eradicate the disease, leading to unnecessary deaths - a study by The University of Manchester scientists reveals. Results from the research, which looked retrospectively at the treatment of women diagnosed with cervical cancer during a two year period, showed 18% of cervical cancer patients in the East African country died within two years of a diagnosis. Dr Ian Hampson, from The University of...

2013-10-30 23:27:16

Personalized immunotherapy vaccine developed by Perseus PCI offers breakthrough, non-toxic treatment for cancer patients that uses the body's own cells to attack tumors and turn off the engine of cancer inside the body. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Despite billions of dollars spent, thousands of clinical trials conducted and hundreds of new pharmaceutical drugs launched, the 50+ year war on cancer has resulted in few victories. Pioneering biomedical scientists at Perseus PCI...

2013-10-29 23:28:05

The conference brought together patients and caregivers from all over the nation, as well as national brain tumor experts including Dr. Patrick Wen of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund (CEF) hosted the second annual Brains Matter Patient and Caregiver Conference and Awareness Day, on Friday, September 27th at the Bellevue Club in Bellevue, WA. This conference was available for patients and caregivers affected by brain cancer...

2013-10-28 23:24:42

The Chris Elliott Fund brought several national experts for their annual Doctor’s Dinner ¬event, an evening of collaboration, discussion and hope for brain cancer and brain tumor patients. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund(CEF) hosted their second annual Doctor’s Dinner on Thursday, September 26th at the Bellevue Club in Bellevue, WA. This was a special invitation event presented by the Chris Elliott Fund for the doctors and experts brought in to the...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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