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2012-12-11 12:00:01

Young patients with an aggressive form of leukemia who are likely to relapse after chemotherapy treatment can significantly reduce those odds by receiving additional courses of chemotherapy, suggest the findings of a clinical trial led by investigators at Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center in Boston. The trial leaders will present the results of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium study, which involved nearly 500 patients under age 18 with B-precursor acute...

2012-11-23 10:50:21

A new targeted drug demonstrated its ability to control metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor, an uncommon and life-threatening form of sarcoma, after the disease had become resistant to all existing therapies, report investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute who led the worldwide clinical trial. The treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor, or GIST, even in its advanced metastatic stage, has been dramatically improved with two oral targeted drugs — imatinib (Gleevec) and...

2012-10-19 04:03:46

Office supplies maverick SupplyGeeks.com moves into the business gift space after success in traditional office products, school supplies and janitorial. Their new Office Gift Ideas guide helps employees navigate seasonal shopping with ease. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 As the holiday season fast approaches, the SupplyGeeks are already planning to make your office gift shopping a little easier this year. The brainiacs at SupplyGeeks have handpicked what they call "surprisingly...

Facebook Gifts May Bring In Additional Revenue
2012-09-28 13:13:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Make no bones about it, Facebook wants nothing more than to be the virtual representation of your everyday real life. The Facebook profile is already a virtual representation of each user, complete with a timeline of one´s significant life events, a page full of likes and possible dislikes, and photo albums detailing one´s life. These users can also use Facebook´s virtual currency, buy apps and even use their...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Perseus Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 03h; Declination: +45; Source: Greek Mythology Perseus was the son of the Greek god Zeus and the mortal princess Danae. Perseus' grandfather, Acrisius, the king of Argos, was warned by an oracle that he would be killed by his grandson. Acrisius locked his daughter Danae in a dungeon to prevent her bearing a child. Zeus found a way into her dungeon disguised as a shower of gold. When the child Perseus...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'