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Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...ccine trials have yet to show evidence of vaccines spurring a patients immune system to shrink tumors -- yet patients who receive these vaccines in trials tend to live longer and respond better to subsequent treatment. In the July 1 issue of Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association ...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...hree days later and he began running a high fever, spurring them to head for the emergency room. "We figured he had some type of infection," Linda Gilpatrick said. "But we didn't, of course, realize the extent of it." Doctors quickly diagnosed the problem. Diseases caused by Vibrio vulnificus are rare, bu...

Tomatoes are Not So Effective in Preventing Prostate Cancer

...ich in lycopene protected against prostate cancer, spurring commercial and public interest in the antioxidant. Antioxidants protect against free radicals, highly reactive atoms and molecules that can damage DNA and other important molecules in the cell. Since free radical damage increases with age, there has ...

Astronauts can Now Feed on 'radiation-eating' Fungi

...oactivity as an energy source for making food and spurring their growth. According to Dr. Arturo Casadevall, chair of microbiology and immunology at Einstein and senior author of the study, this finding could trigger a recalculation of the Earth's energy balance and help feed astronauts. Scientists have ...

Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth

...the test, told AFP. China's rapid development is spurring record interest in a college education, and of the 9.5 million students sitting for this year's exams, only 5.7 million will achieve that dream -- about one out of every 230 people in China. The pressure on parents is just as bad, said Wu Lan, one ...

Human Pheromones: Fact and Fiction

...ine’s Day often brings hopes of romance, sometimes spurring aspiring Romeos or Juliets to seek assistance from products marketed as human pheromones. // It’s just wishful thinking, according to George Preti, PhD and Charles Wysocki, PhD, scientists at the Monell Chemical Senses Center. 'We still have muc...

Eye Hygiene Crucial To Keep Fungus at Bay

...rm, after reports got// wind that the solution was spurring a fungus infection called Fusarium keratitis , known to affect the cornea. There were nearly 109 cases reported, and this led to the company withdrawing the solution from the market. Since then, the numbers of cases reported have risen to 176. Fus...

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