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2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-09-11 08:27:28

-Conference Call and Webcast on September 12, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET, 5:30 a.m. PT- MENLO PARK, Calif. and LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CANCER RESEARCH UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity's development and commercialisation arm, have reached an agreement with Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY), a biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, to take forward Asterias' novel immunotherapy treatment AST-VAC2 into clinical trials in...

cancer dna fingerprints
2014-08-27 03:00:35

Shawna Williams, Johns Hopkins Medicine Chemical alterations to genes appear key to tumor development Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers. In a study of a broad variety of cancers, published online in Genome Medicine on Aug. 26, the investigators say they have found widespread and distinctive changes to chemical marks known as methyl groups attached to DNA....

2014-08-20 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As concerns regarding the health risks potentially associated with the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgery continue to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that two U.S. Senators from New York are urging...

Specialized Immune Cells Could Stop Cancer Spread
2014-08-18 03:54:50

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Melbourne researchers have revealed the critical importance of highly specialized immune cells, called natural killer cells, in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs. These natural killer cells could be harnessed to hunt down and kill cancers that have spread in the body. The team, from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, also found natural killer cells were critical to the body’s rejection of donor bone marrow...

cancer classification system
2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....

2014-08-08 10:45:03

Queen Mary, University of London New research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) reveals taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – and dying from – the major cancers of the digestive tract, i.e. bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer. For the first time, scientists have reviewed all the available evidence from many studies and clinical trials assessing both the benefits and harms of preventive use of aspirin. Conclusions of the study, funded by Cancer...

2014-07-30 23:15:58

Genomics R&D firm, Ryogen LLC, received two U.S. Patents – its 31st and 32nd – that are directed to polynucleotide sequences that play critical roles in various cancers. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Ryogen LLC, an R&D company focusing on polynucleotide sequences implicated in human diseases, was awarded two new patents this month, bringing the total number of its issued U.S. Patents to 32. U.S. Patent No. 8,765,928 entitled “Identification of isolated genomic...

2014-07-28 23:01:59

Individuals diagnosed with a covered Cancer on or prior to October 12, 2012 are included in the October 12, 2014 deadline. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments that the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) has announced an important deadline. According to a VCF message dated July 3, 2014, individuals who were diagnosed with a...

2014-07-26 23:01:54

The Firm is investigating power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to be filed in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that more doctors and patients are calling on federal health regulators to ban uterine morcellation. According to a report from The Chicago...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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