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Lung cancer vaccine shows promise

Tests on 148 patients, reported in the Lancet Oncology, showed that adding the vaccine to chemotherapy slowed the cancer’s progression. However, its effect on overall survival was limited and further trials are now needed. Cancer Research UK said there were many unanswered questions. Vaccines for cancer use the same principles as vaccines against infection – […]

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Encephalitis claims 500, NCPCR demands report

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IBNS) : Situation in Uttar Pradesh is getting worse as nearly 500 children have died in the North Indian state in the past few months due to encephalitis, prompting the national child rights commission to demand a report on the scenario. Gorakhpur area of Uttar Pradesh is reported to be the worst hit […]

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The ‘happy gene’ that makes you happy

London, Sept 10 (ANI): A study has revealed that those born with a “happy gene” tend to be smiley, cheerful and more positive persons. Professor Elaine Fox at Essex University showed more than 100 people positive and negative pictures on a computer screen, such as growling dogs and smiling children, measuring which ones they concentrated […]

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ADHD Upgrade Your Brain

Every Tuesday the DuPage ADHD Adult Support Group meets at DePaul University- Naperville Campus, 150 Warrenville Rd, Naperville from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Members travel from all over the Chicagoland area to learn to cope with having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as adults. In contrast to the stereotype of people with ADHD, this group […]