Doug G. Ware
WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) — Launched from Earth nearly 20 years ago, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will make its final flyby of Saturn’s oddly shaped moon Hyperion on Sunday, scientists say. —> Read More
Doug G. Ware
Anthropologists have unearthed the fossil remains of a human ancestor dating back 3.2 million years. This previously undiscovered species is thought t… —> Read More
The semi-annual phenomenon in late May and mid-July each year occurs when the Sun aligns with the street grid in Manhattan, casting a shaft of light between the skyscrapers.
Can’t resist red meat? It may not be the healthiest menu option but some equally tasty side orders could limit the damage (full text available to subscribers)
Removing more tissue during a partial mastectomy could spare thousands of breast cancer patients a second surgery, according to a Yale Cancer Center study. —> Read More
Use of the targeted agent pacritinib significantly reduced the symptoms and burden of advanced myelofibrosis in patients, says a researcher who co-led PERSIST-1, the worldwide phase 3 clinical trial that tested the therapy. Specifically, pacritinib substantially reduced severe enlargement of the spleen, a typical feature of advanced myelofibrosis, in more than 20 percent of patients and alleviated debilitating side effects in more than 46 percent. —> Read More
A new phase 3 study in some of the most difficult-to-treat patients, women with endocrine-resistant disease, showed that the newly approved drug, palbociclib, more than doubled the time to cancer recurrence for women with hormone-receptor (HR+) positive metastatic breast cancer. —> Read More
ESMO, the European Society for Medical Oncology, has announced the publication of the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale, a tool to assist oncology clinicians in evaluating the most effective anti-cancer medicines for their patients. —> Read More
“Those ‘inactive’ spores we sent you? Guess what?”
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America is cracking down on unhealthy trans fats in food. It’s a welcome move that should spark a rethink in unregulated countries, says Oliver Tickell (full text available to subscribers)