Biology

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NICE to OK single-shot radiotherapy for breast cancer

A ground-breaking approach to treating breast cancer with a single targeted shot of radiation is to be given the go-ahead for National Health Service use.Patients with early stages of the disease could - under carefully controlled circumstances - soon ... [Published Pharma Times - 12 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 10 reports

DNA mostly 'junk?' Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is 'functional', study finds -- ScienceDaily

Only 8.2% of human DNA is likely to be doing something important -- is 'functional' -- say Oxford University researchers.This figure is very different from one given in 2012, when some scientists involved in the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) project ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 16 reports

World: Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, forum told

Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and SeismologyCountry: World 07/25/2014 05:20 GMT by Richard INGHAM MELBOURNE, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 40 reports

GlaxoSmithKline files regulatory application in Europe for malaria vaccine

British drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S. ... [Published PBR - News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 6 reports

Researchers Claim That HIV Can Be Eliminated Permanently

HIV can be permanently eliminated from human cells, claim researchers from Temple University School of Medicine. The study has been published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences.A HIV-deleting molecular tool was constructed from an enzyme ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 36 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 18 reports

CDC says HPV vaccination rates among teens "unacceptably low"

Image from from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library.Officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that they are disappointed in the low number of teens ages 13 to 17 receiving ... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Piggy-backing cells hold clue to cancer growth

Skin Cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study published in Cell Reports. The discovery could lead to new drugs to tackle melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. Cancer Re UK scientists at The University ... [Published MyScience - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Tumor
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 24 reports

​More dinosaurs had feathers than we thought

Realistically, we'll probably never successfully clone a dinosaur -- but if we ever do , we may be surprised by how the beast turns out. A fossil found in Siberia threatens to change our perception of what history's giant lizards may have looked like. ... [Published Engadget - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Feathering, Fossil, Alamy, Lizard
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 12 reports

Sidra Medical and Research Center to House Genomics Center

Sidra Medical and Research Center will house the High-Throughput Genomics Center. In a release, the Company noted the facility will provide Qatar and the region access to the latest technology to help advance genetic mapping projects. The facility's early ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 43 reports

Liberian undergoes test for Ebola in Lagos

Drugs and Syringe| credits: longlife.gnbo.com.ngThe Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Health, Dr. Yewande Adeshina, has said the suspected case of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in a Liberian man is being investigated.Adeshina, at a press briefing ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 26 reports

Study finds acetaminophen doesn’t help lower back pain

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A common way to treat back pain may not give you any relief at all.The first line pain reliever that most doctors recommend is acetaminophen, or Tylenol. It’s an effective pain medication and has fewer potentially serious side effects ... [Published WIVB - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 53 reports

SA targets screening whole population for Aids

By AFPMore bySouth Africa’s government plans to extend Aids tests to the country’s entire population and speed up antiretroviral treatment of those who test positive for the virus, the health minister said Thursday.“We come from very far in the past five ... [Published Daily Nation - 12 hours ago]

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On April 17, the government released its long-awaited and updated wolf management plan. In its accompanying news release it stated, "the last wolf management plan was prepared in 1979, and the new plan provides a substantive update in the science guiding the conservation and management of wolves."
"We very much welcome this initiative to further develop knowledge and its dissemination across all aspects of amenity turf management. It is a great opportunity and one which could have a major impact."
While current evidence is not extensive, "this type of radiotherapy was more convenient for patients and can improve a person’s quality of life" , said Carole Longson, director of health technology evaluation at NICE
"If he had called an ambulance maybe they would have reached him in time to save him."

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How much will the MS DMT market shrink by when fingolimod comes off patent? #MSBlog #MSResearch "Unlike biological, or protein-based therapies, small molecule drugs are affected by their patent-life. When a small molecule comes off patent the price ...
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Sidhom Y, Damak M, Riahi A, Hizem Y, Mrissa R, Mhiri C, Gouider R. Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia: Do we really have a more aggressive disease course?  J Neurol Sci. 2014 Jun . pii: S0022-510X(14)00353-0BACKGROUND: Few ...
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