NEW YORK - Pharma major Pfizer has discontinued the development of cancer candidate inotuzumab ozogamicin, which is part of a class of therapies called antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), in the haematological cancer non-Hodgkin lymphoma after it failed to show benefit in overall survival during phase III trials. Pfizer has notified the study investigators and appropriate regulatory authorities ...
21 May 2013 150 The number of people in Africa receiving antiretroviral treatment increased from less than 1 million to 7.1 million over seven years, according to a United Nations report which documents the progress in the AIDS response in the world's second largest continent. "Africa has been relentless in its quest to turn the AIDS epidemic around," said the Executive Director of the ...
Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting hospital surgical teams. The inexpensive app can greatly improve a patient's odds of survival. The iPhone app is specially designed to identify patients suffering from a ...
Jeremy Clarkson has made light of Angelina Jolie after she had her both breasts removed because of a cancer risk. The 53-year-old broadcaster said: "Ooh, can I have them?" the Daily Star reported. ...
The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids may affect one's mental health later in life, a new study has warned. This is the main conclusion of a new study on elite male strength athletes that researchers from the University of Gothenburg. Twenty per cent of the subjects in the study admitted steroid use. Together with colleagues from Sahlgrenska University Hospital, they found a connection ...
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In this third crack at John Godeys 1973 novel about the hijacking of a New York City subway, director Tony Scott imposes his signature stylistic grab bag of spastic random zooms, machine-gun editing, bleary slow motion, and other assorted forms of needless visual assa ... ...
A compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death, a new research has suggested. By altering a very specific step in gene regulation, this compound essentially re-educates cancer cells into normal cells that die as scheduled. One way that cancer cells thrive is by inhibiting a process that would cause them to die on a regular cycle that is ...
Victoria's Secret has rejected a woman's appeal for a "survivor line" of bras. Allana Maiden wanted her mother to feel beautiful again after she'd undergone a radical mastectomy. But the lingerie company, she hoped would design sexy lingerie for women who've had breast cancer surgery, has decided not to go ahead with the line. The 28-year-old from Richmond, Virginia, was 6 years old when her ...
Researchers who discovered that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day. The study found that mice lost 85 percent of their hair if they received radiation therapy in the morning, compared to a 17 ...
An immune protein that has the potential to stop or reverse the development of type 1 diabetes in its early stages, before insulin-producing cells have been destroyed, has been identified by Melbourne researchers. The discovery has wider repercussions, as the protein is responsible for protecting the body against excessive immune responses, and could be used to treat, or even prevent, other ...
A new study conducted by researchers at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center found that men diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were twice as likely to be obese in a 33-year follow-up study compared to men who were not diagnosed with the condition. "Few studies have focused on long-term outcomes for patients diagnosed with ADHD in ...
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The world's best known footballer was speaking after formally announcing his retirement.
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The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) will file a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) accusing Nigeria's government of human rights violations, according to spokesman Ango Abdullahi.
"What we are doing now is to organize our evidence that would make it possible for us to make a very strong case against the government and its agencies, or up to individuals who may be complicit, in terms of the human rights violations that have been taking place in the last few years,rdquo; said Abdullahi.
He said the group has put together a team of lawyers that has been gathering evidence indicating that national army soldiers were involved in the recent killing of civilians at Baga.
"There is sufficient evidence, from our point of view, in terms of human rights violations that have been going on with a lot of impunity in the last three years or so around the activities of the government and its agencies and around the country,rdquo; said Abdullahi. "I think it's because nobody seems to really take the matter seriously to draw attention, not only to other parts of the world, to the Nigerian authorities themselves.rdquo;
But supporters of the government say the administration is mandated to protect unarmed civilians and resolve the country's internal security crisis. ...
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