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New drug combination shows promise for common pediatric brain tumor

A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth and killed tumor cells in laboratory and mouse models. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine combined carboplatin, a standard chemotherapy drug that works well against these brain tumors, and everolimus, which… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

Terrifying footage shows unattached hang-glider desperately hanging on to pilot

This is the terrifying moment a hang-glider is forced to desperately cling on for life after the pilot forgot to attach him to the craft. The heart-stopping footage shows holidaymaker Chris Gurksy holding on for more than two minutes. He posted the footage of his “near death experience” online after a trip to Switzerland. Chris… Read More »