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A modified herpes virus has shown promise in killing off cancer cells in early stage clinical trials, as one London patient claimed the treatment completely cured the disease.
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Scientists have injected a human medical trial participant with a virus that is designed to kill cancer cells. The treatment is known as oncolytic virus therapy, in which a natural virus is genetically modified to enter cancer cells and replicate ...
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For the very first time, a human patient has received a new cancer-killing virus, with the goal of discovering new ways to combat cancer tumors in people's bodies. It's an oncolytic virus, or CF33-hNIS (aka Vaxinia), a genetically altered virus that's ...
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Researchers confirmed the virus was harbored in the genetically modified organ; however, it remains unclear if the virus caused the patient's death.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer and raising the ...
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Can reducing salt really help reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and other diseases? A new study shows cutting out about 1/4 of a teaspoon of salt each day could ward off certain diseases and death over time. Viv Williams has details in this ...
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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People who have had COVID-19 face are at an increased risk for neurological and psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, dementia, epilepsy, and "brain fog" up to two years after, compared to those who have had other respiratory diseases.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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