Tag: Cancer

Finland ironically becomes latest front in global 5G health battle

Finland has played a large role in developing and deploying 5G cellular technologies. Now a small group of Finnish citizens is trying to stop the spread of 5G base stations, suggesting that their higher levels of electromagnetic radiation may threaten human health. Currently backed by over 2,300 supporters, Helena Ertz’s petition […]

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Cancer-targeting compound could be a breakthrough in treating brain tumors

A new compound discovered by scientists at Scripps Research may prove to be a powerful weapon in the fight against one of the most aggressive and deadly types of cancer. Just like the cancer it fights, the compound is incredibly strong, selectively targeting the cells that allow glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) to rapidly take over the […]

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Scientists trained an AI to identify lung cancer, and now it’s as smart as a pathologist

As AI continues to permeate just about every aspect of our lives, we’re now beginning to see some serious advances in the ability of computer systems to diagnose various diseases. One of the biggest areas of focus for scientists is in cancer diagnosis, and we’ve already seen machine learning algorithms capable of identifying cancers like […]

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Nolte: Never Trump CPAC Coverage Mocks Cancer, Christians, and Baby Murder

It was a mere six weeks ago when Never Trump went after a group of boys, targeted a bunch of innocent kids, who were guilty only of displaying their support for President Trump by way of hat. It was a mere six weeks when, in a show of solidarity with the establishment media, and through […]

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Cycle for Survival fundraiser in DC wants cancers to hit the road

Across the country and in D.C., people gathered Saturday afternoon to sweat it out, part of Cycle for Survival, an annual event to raise funds for research in hopes of defeating rare cancers. Cycle for Survival is 13 years old and 100 percent of funds raised by teams that were spinning at Equinox Sports Clubs […]

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Why you’ll see a giant inflatable colon, poop emojis Friday on Freedom Plaza

WASHINGTON — Yes. A giant inflatable colon will grace Freedom Plaza Friday, and visitors will be able to walk right through it. It’s not a gag that’s one month too early, but a way to kick off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and […]

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Trump: Cancer Survivor Grace Eline ‘a Great Inspiration to Everyone’

President Donald Trump introduced ten-year-old cancer survivor Grace Eline at his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, hailing the young survivor as a “great inspiration to everyone.” “Tonight, I am also asking you to join me in another fight that all Americans can get behind — the fight against childhood cancer,” said President Trump, […]

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Space travel could give astronauts cancer while weakening their immune systems

There are countless hurdles preventing mankind from openly exploring the Solar System with manned missions. The challenges that are often talked about the most relate to limitations of existing spaceflight technology, but it may ultimately be the human body that delays our first-person exploration of space. Researchers have long believed that sending manned missions beyond […]

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Leah Still, Daughter of Former Cincinnati Bengal Devon, Cancer-free 3 Years Later

Image: Leah Still (Image via Instagram/@stillinthegame) In June of 2014, Devon Still, then a lineman for the Cincinnati Bengals, received word that his four-year-old daughter had neuroblastoma stage 4 cancer, a cancer often found in adrenal glands atop the kidneys that may also spread to the belly, chest, and bones. […]

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She fought cancer and Congress for DC’s right-to-die law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government form lay on the dining room table in Mary Klein’s home in Northwest Washington. At the top, in bold letters, was a simple declaration: “REQUEST FOR MEDICATION TO END MY LIFE IN A HUMANE AND PEACEFUL MANNER.” “I need two witnesses for my application,” Klein’s friend Kelly Saunders recalls her […]

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