Monday, May 10, 2021

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Scientists discover new organ in throat that may be important for cancer treatment

The study, published in the journal Radiotherapy and Oncology, confirmed the presence of the glands after examining at least 100 patients. (Photo: The Netherlands Cancer Institute)

October 22 ( India Today) - Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered a new organ, a set of salivary glands set deep in the upper part of the throat, Livescience reported. The "accidental" discovery was made when researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute were using a combination of CT scans and positron emission tomography (PET) scans called PSMA PET-CT to study ...

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Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

FILE PHOTO: A Lab technician works at Sorrento Therapeutics where efforts are underway to develop an antibody, STI-1499, to help in prevention of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Diego, California, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

August 4 (Reuters) - As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies widely used against cancer and other disorders - antibodies designed specifically to attack this new virus. Development of monoclonal antibodies to target the virus has been endorsed by leading scientists. Anthony Fauci, the ...

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First Sri Lankan infected with COVID-19

Pic - Ada Derana

Colombo, March 11 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka Presidents office confirms the first Sri Lankan within Sri Lanka infected with Covid – 19 (Coronavirus), a 52 year old male from the tourism sector, found & now being treated at IDH Hospital. Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera noted that initial tests have confirmed that the patient had contracted Covid-19. Inspections have been ...

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Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors

Adam Castillejo wants to be "an ambassador of hope" - ANDREW TESTA/NEW YORK TIMES/REDUX/EYEVINE

March 11 (BBC) - Adam Castillejo is still free of the virus more than 30 months after stopping anti-retroviral therapy. He was not cured by the HIV drugs, however, but by a stem-cell treatment he received for a cancer he also had, the Lancet HIV journal reports. The donors of those stem cells have an uncommon gene that gives them, and now ...

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18 recover from virus after treatment with TCM

Eighteen patients with the novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan recovered and were released from a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Thursday. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]

Feb 12 (China Daily) - Eighteen patients with the novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan recovered and were released from a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Thursday after receiving treatment that combined traditional Chinese medicine with modern medicine. The patients range from 23 to 67 years old, and one of them was in critical condition, according to Hubei Provincial Hospital ...

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