• FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment
FDA approves first genetically modified 'living drug' for cancer treatment

A rapidly emerging immunotherapy approach is called adoptive cell transfer (ACT): collecting and using patients' own immune cells to treat their cancer . Along with the Kymriah approval, the FDA also expanded the approval of a drug named Actemra (tocilizumab) used to offset the side effects like these, related to a cytokine release syndrome.

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  • Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch
Bournemouth vs. Manchester City. How & where to watch

Manchester City: Ederson 6, Danilo 6, Kompany 6, Otamendi 5, Mendy 7, Fernandinho 6, Bernado 6, Silva 7, De Bruyne 6, Sterling 7, Jesus 8. Manchester City needs to make a statement with their next games and convincingly defeat their opponents to instill fear back into their rivals, and looking at their next fixtures they have a good ...

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  • White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF
White nationalist Richard Spencer may speak at UF

In a statement Wednesday , Michigan State says granting access doesn't mean it endorses the "messages that might be delivered there". Hundreds of white nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and others were involved, by some estimates, in what Heimbach, leader of the Traditionalist Workers Party, called the nation's bi...

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  • Solar eclipse eye safety
Solar eclipse eye safety

The only safe time to look without safety equipment is during the narrow window when the moon totally covers the sun - if you happen to be on the path where the total eclipse will be visible. Tennessee Nashville hasn't had a total solar eclipse since July 29, 1478. The planetarium warns that looking at even 7 percent of the sun can cause blind...

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  • Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil
Trump could hit Venezuela where it hurts: Oil

But the hundreds of thousands who have sometimes taken to the streets during almost four months of anti-government protests were largely absent. Its oil exports to the US totaled $10.2 billion in the year ending in May, according to Panjiva, a global trade research firm.

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  • Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn
Couple arrested in Utah for administering drugs to their newborn

Police also listed theft and child abuse as possible charges. Security officers tried to stop as he walked out, but Wilde ran out of the store so quickly that smacked into the exit doors, dropping his infant in her auto seat. The infant girl was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. The parents of the other three children are Colby...

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  • Release of 20 million mosquitoes aims to curb mosquito population
Release of 20 million mosquitoes aims to curb mosquito population

California scientists will release 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes, NPR reported . Since 2013, the species has been prevalent in California's Central Valley, and has become a problem particularly in Fresno County.

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  • Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO
Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO

In its full web notice about the fine it is imposing to Exxon, the Treasury said that OFAC considered as aggravating factors, among others, that "ExxonMobil demonstrated reckless disregard for US sanctions requirements when it failed to consider warning signs associated with dealing in the blocked services of an SDN" and that "ExxonMobil's senior...

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  • Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low
Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low

Fifty-five percent said they don't think Trump is making significant progress on his campaign goals, and two-thirds said they don't trust Trump to negotiate with foreign leaders. His tweets typically include tirades against the "fake news" media, exasperation with the "witch hunt" Russian Federation probe, personal attacks on perceived foes - all...

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  • Charlie Gard's parents 'hopeful' ahead of latest court hearing in treatment case
Charlie Gard's parents 'hopeful' ahead of latest court hearing in treatment case

They nevertheless called for a new hearing before the British High Court of Justice, deeming it necessary to take into account the "new elements for experimental treatment" proposed by "two global hospitals". However, the courts have denied them their right to take Charlie to a new hospital. "I will be the first to welcome that outcome", Francis t...

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  • Sky News Misleads on Hebron Holy Site
Sky News Misleads on Hebron Holy Site

The Palestinian foreign ministry called the decision made by UNESCO, despite the United States and Israeli opposition, a "success" for Palestinian diplomacy. He said: 'The Jewish connection to Hebron goes back thousands of years. Defense minister Avigdor Lieberman called the UNESCO vote "anti-Semitic".

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  • Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious

Speaker Kavinder Gupta, sensing the situation might get out of hand, told the assembly guard to escort out Mr Rashid from the house.However, the NC lawmakers including Altaf Wani, Abdul Majeed Bhat and Mohammad Akbar Lone prevented the assembly staff from removing Mr Rashid, prompting the speaker to adjourn the house till 2:30 pm.As the lawmakers w...

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  • Valley Children's Hospital makes top 50 national rankings in three specialties
Valley Children's Hospital makes top 50 national rankings in three specialties

The hospital also has the region's only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, which means it meets the highest standards set by the Academy of Pediatrics. "Validations such as these rankings are a testament to the tremendous caliber of the physicians, nurses, technicians and other health care providers and staff who are driven each day to provide ...

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  • Could olive oil be effective against Alzheimer's?
Could olive oil be effective against Alzheimer's?

This debris is strongly associated with an onset of Alzheimer's , and this finding indicates that the oil would prevent and tackle the disease directly. As all the above are major characteristics of the Alzheimer's disease phenotype, the study demonstrated that EVOO had a beneficial influence, with researchers concluding that the study provides ...

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  • Elderly warned to stop taking common cure all
Elderly warned to stop taking common cure all

To TCTMD, Gurbel noted that the estimated number needed to treat (NNT) to prevent one upper gastrointestinal bleeding event at 5 years was 23 for patients aged 75 to 84 years and 21 for patients 85 years and older. The chances that bleeding was disabling or fatal, while lower, increased in roughly the same amounts equally across the different age g...

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  • Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers
Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

May had spent the campaign denouncing Corbyn as the weak leader of a spendthrift party that would crash Britain's economy and flounder in Brexit talks, while she would provide "strong and stable leadership" to clinch a good deal for Britain.

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  • Water Temp Doesn't Factor into Handwashing Effectiveness, Say Researchers
Water Temp Doesn't Factor into Handwashing Effectiveness, Say Researchers

Surely even the laziest among us - those who give their hands a cursory rinse, or worse, don't wash them at all - can manage a piddling 10 seconds . "We want people to be comfortable in washing their hands and if cooler water is more comfortable do that or if warmer is more comfortable do that", Schaffner said .

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  • Four militants killed on LoC: Army
Four militants killed on LoC: Army

A day earlier, the army had foiled a similar attempt in Uri sector, adjacent to Rampur . Indian army soldiers patrol near the site of a gunbattle at Saimoh village, in Tral area, about 45 Kilometres south of Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir , Saturday, May 27, 2017.

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  • UNC's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA Draft
UNC's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA Draft

Bradley projects as a possible late first-round or early second-round pick. If Bradley is selected in the first round, he'd receive a guaranteed contract. Williams is one of the few coaches left in the sport that still relies on playing two bigs and utilizing an overwhelming front court to win games, and that is not going to be an easy thing to d...

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  • Saturday's Round of the NCAA Championships Cancelled; Play to Resume Sunday
Saturday's Round of the NCAA Championships Cancelled; Play to Resume Sunday

The remaining drama surrounded who would capture the fifth and final spot in the championship, and who would be the lone individual from a non-qualifying team to advance. Lee Hodges (3-under 68), Josh Sedeno (2-under 69), and Davis Riley (1-under 70) shot below par in the third and final round. This will be the seventh national championship appea...

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  • Five hospitalised in United States after eating nacho cheese from a petrol station
Five hospitalised in United States after eating nacho cheese from a petrol station

Nine people have been hospitalized after eating nacho cheese from a Sacramento gas station, California officials said. Within hours of eating the nacho-cheese sauce, she felt exhausted, her partner, Ricky Torres, told the Bee . "We just don't know how long or how much effort". The first botulism lawsuit was filed against Valley Oak Food an...

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  • Pakistan can not execute Kulbhushan Jadhav till the court rules on case: ICJ
Pakistan can not execute Kulbhushan Jadhav till the court rules on case: ICJ

In an emergency hearing on Monday held only days after India lodged its case , lawyers for New Delhi called on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to order Islamabad to suspend its execution of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav. Expressing similar views, another Congress leader Anand Sharma said, "Pakistan has no legs to stand upon". Nationals bel...

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  • 14th GST Coucil holds meeting in Srinagar
14th GST Coucil holds meeting in Srinagar

Items like hair oil, toothpaste and soaps, which are now taxed at 28 per cent, will be taxed at 18 per cent under GST. Vikram Mahaldar, VP & global sales head of OCM Pvt Ltd believes that after the GST is imposed, mills and buyers will have to pay extra money for fabrics made from natural fibre, as they are exempt from any taxes in most part of t...

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  • 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know
'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Cybersecurity experts have said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. Government agencies and universities were among those hit as well as petrol stations, ATMs and hospitals, it said. "As far as I know there's only been two variants (one this morn) and none without [a kill] switch", security researcher Dave Kennedy to...

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  • Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert
Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

WannaCry shut down ATM machines across China and crippled hospitals in Great Britain. But because so many companies didn't apply it, the so-called WannaCry attack spread like cholera. Microsoft effectively confirmed analysts' diagnosis that the ransomware known as "WannaCry" was created to exploit NSA software that was leaked earlier this year by...

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