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3 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have been able to reprogram the body's immune system to fight leukemia , with 89 percent of children and adults in a series of clinical trials showing no evidence of cancer after receiving a personalized cell therapy.
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This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Liam Neeson in a scene from "Taken 2." Gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films, according to a study released Monday.
9 hrs ago | BioSpace
A pathway known for its role in regulating adult stem cells has been shown to be important for hair follicle proliferation, but contrary to previous studies, is not required within hair follicle stem cells for their survival, according to researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
13 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
"Parents should be aware that youth who watch PG-13 movies will be exposed to characters whose violence is linked to other more common behaviors, such as alcohol and sex, and that they should consider whether they want their children exposed to that influence," said study lead author Amy Bleakley, a policy research scientist at the University of ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Health.com
The experimental treatment coaxed certain blood cells into targeting and destroying cancer cells, according to research presented this weekend at the American Society of Hematology's annual meeting in New Orleans.
Researchers find little difference between PG-13 and R-rated films when it comes to risky behavior.
The Washington couple's 9-year-old son, Markie, was diagnosed in 2010 with choroideremia, a genetically linked disease that destroys the retina.
Phillips Simkin, 69, a Philadelphia artist who created installations using his humor and off-the-wall artistic vision, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, of congestive heart failure at his home.
When Olofe Mgbako, a fourth-year medical student, saw a patient having trouble breathing, he was at a loss about how to treat him.
The 50-year-old South Carolina resident has been playing the tuba ever since her days as a student at Harbor Creek High School.
That was the message from a focus group of 11 Cincinnati-area voters, who issued a scathing and impassioned indictment Wednesday of Washington, D.C., and everyone in it - from lawmakers to the president and, most strikingly, a political system that makes them feel powerless to change it.
Reading Eagle Alexa Bickhart, Wyomissing, was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Syracuse University, where she is a junior.
A map of the human brain may in fact be a two-volume edition, divided by gender, according to a new study that found significant differences between how the male and female brains are hard-wired.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
Nick Wilkins was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 4 years old, and when the cancer kept bouncing back, impervious to all the different treatments the doctors tried, his father sat him down for a talk.
Newswise - NEW ORLEANS - Three and a half years after beginning a clinical trial which demonstrated the first successful and sustained use of genetically engineered T cells to fight leukemia, a research team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will today announce the ... (more)
By Todd Richissin, editor It's curtains for me in 9,325 days. That's Wednesday's result from the " Days of Life" app I installed on my iPhone.