Survivors of adolescent, young adult ALL may suffer late effects

Survivors of adolescent and young adult (AYA) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may experience late effects, with a high incidence of subsequent endocrine disease and cardiac disease, according to a study published in the August issue of JNCI Cancer Spectrum. Lori Muffly, M.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues examined late effects in 1,069 AYAs […]

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Seth Meyers: beware the ‘craven husks laying groundwork’ for Trump’s election chaos

Seth MeyersOn Thursday Trump used Twitter to decry mail-in voting – a standard practice for state elections – and to “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” “Oh great,” said Seth Meyers on Late Night, “so not only is he casually suggesting incinerating American democracy, he’s doing it like he’s offering […]

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Research team illuminates potential new treatment in acute myeloid leukemia

Tyrosine kinases are protein enzymes that have many functions within cells, including cell signaling, growth, and division. Sometimes these enzymes can be overactive, which helps cancer cells survive and multiply. A tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) is a medication given to certain acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients to block the actions of overactive tyrosine kinases, with […]

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Remotely entertaining: Edinburgh highlights beamed to your living room

ComedyThe appeal of the Edinburgh fringe for comedy fans is being there. It’s the physical process of elbowing through flyer-waving crowds and trooping into an obscure Old Town pub basement in search of belly laughs, profundity, or both. With Scotland’s capital in cultural cryostasis, can that rarefied energy be recreated online? There are various comics […]

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