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2014-09-04 08:30:25

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleave Biosciences today announced that it has begun a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate its lead drug candidate, CB-5083, in patients with relapsed and refactory multiple myeloma. CB-5083 is a first-in-class, oral inhibitor of p97, a critical enzyme that controls various aspects of protein homeostasis. The open-label, Phase 1 dose escalation/dose expansion trial will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and...

2014-09-03 23:01:35

Event Offers 100, 50 and 25 Mile Sanctioned USA Road Race and Three Mile Family Fun Ride to Benefit Cancer Research Goodyear, Ariz (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Saturday September 27, 2014 an estimated 800 riders will “clip in” to overcome cancer at the second annual Trails 4 Trials Charity Ride (T4T) in Goodyear, Arizona. All donations will benefit Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on finding better treatment options for people battling cancer...

2014-09-03 12:30:24

Northwestern Mutual Launches Campaign with $50,000 Donation to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Find Breakthrough Cures for Kids with Cancer MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flashing a cancer survivor tattoo on a bare chest and throwing crutches off of the side of a building, kids protest cancer in a new campaign launching today by Northwestern Mutual to raise awareness and support for the heroes -- families, kids and researchers -- who are bravely battling childhood...

2014-09-03 08:29:41

Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Steve Carell, Sofia Vergara, Ben Falcone, Kevin Bacon, Anna Kendrick, Tony Goldwyn, Dave Grohl, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Gad, Giada De Laurentiis, Jaime King, Mira Sorvino, Joe Manganiello, Jordana Brewster, Alison Sweeney, Amanda de Cadenet, Charlie Wilson, & Diem Brown Join the One-hour Telecast Event Airing Simultaneously on CBC, City, CTV, Global and Other Canadian Services; Streaming on Yahoo Canada8:00 PM ET AND PT / 7:00 PM CT...

tomatoes fight prostate cancer
2014-08-28 04:42:17

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men looking to reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer could benefit by consuming at least 10 servings of tomatoes per week, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Doing so can decrease the risk of contracting the disease by 18 percent, Vanessa Er of the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine and her colleagues claim in...

2014-08-27 08:26:00

Niagara Falls, Rockefeller Center®, The Peace Bridge, CN Tower, Willis Tower, Wrigley Building, The Capital Wheel, Houston City Hall, LAX Pylons, One Liberty Place, Pacific Wheel, Toronto City Hall and Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge, Among Other Locations, To Light Up in Stand Up To Cancer Colors Live, One-Hour Fundraising Event To Air Friday, September 5, Simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and 27 Broadcast and Cable Networks, with Canadian Co-Broadcast on CBC, City, CTV,...

2014-08-26 08:30:47

Names Wayne Saville, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Development, and Mary Rose Keller Vice President, Clinical Operations SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tocagen Inc. today announced Wayne Saville, M.D., has been named vice president, clinical development, and Mary Rose Keller has been named vice president, clinical operations. "As we advance Toca 511 & Toca FC into late-stage registration studies, we are expanding our clinical team with individuals who have deep...

2014-08-24 12:20:34

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication to target the new pathway may help combat one of the most common brain cancers in children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO The multi-institutional group, led by scientists at Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI)...

2014-08-21 12:29:29

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation funds a study showing tumor growth. NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mathematic studies at the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics (PED) at Harvard University, and funded by the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation, have shown that the most aggressive cells within tumors can be visually identified for elimination. These aggressive cells are the driver mutations that drive the tumor's growth. The study, which shows a topological map of what to look for...

2014-08-20 12:22:43

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Stars Will Reach Out to Supporters from On-Stage Digital Lounge Hosted by Katie Couric --"We're...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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