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ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Therapeutics Inc.
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Dr. Richard Smith, a former British Medical Journal editor and contributor to BBC television, believes that cancer is a blessing in disguise because it gives us time to tie up our affairs, not only financial and practical, but also in terms of mending broken relationships, saying goodbye to loved ones and revisiting our favorite music, poetry and locations one last time.
Two-thirds of all adult cancer cases are primarily the result of “bad luck,” according to the authors of a new study appearing in Friday’s edition of the journal Science.
A doctor who lost several family members to sepsis, a complication of infection that is one of the leading causes of death around the world, is fighting back by investigating the usefulness of natural, oceanic materials in combatting the condition.
By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Dec.
TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tikcro Technologies Ltd.
Recent Senior Level Hires Bring Additional Experience in Operations and R&D Management BALTIMORE, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc.
RICKMANSWORTH, England, December 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical, a developer of innovative surgical imaging technologies, announced today that the company
The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...
Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...
A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...
Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...
Cancer Constellation -- The constellation Cancer, the crab, is known in astronomy and astrology as one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. Cancer is small and dim, and does not resemble a crab. It lies between Gemini to the west and Leo to the east, Lynx to the north and Canis Minor and Hydra to the south. Notable features The brightest star in Cancer is Î² Cancri, called Al Tarf ("the end" of the crab's leg). Other stars include Acubens (Î±), and the Aselli (the...
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.