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Bo Pelini, Nebraska Football Sends Heart-Warming Message To Jack Hoffman

Jack Hoffman is eight years old, a Nebraska Cornhuskers superfan and a brain cancer survivor.


Related Topix: Health

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

5 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New genetic test may change how brain cancer is treated, researchers say

Scientists at Virginia Tech's Virginia Bioinformatics Institute working with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National Medical Center have found a new way to diagnose brain cancer based on genetic markers found in "junk DNA."


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Breast Cancer

9 hrs ago | Hills News

Castle Hill preschoolers to run for 'Mr Ian'

Step to it: Karen Stopps and Laura Hughes of Kings Road Long Day Preschool with preschool attendees Carissa Kidner, 5, Asher Keane, 5, and Lily Gomes, 5, getting ready for Sunday's Color Run Sydney event.


Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Health

13 hrs ago | Medical News

New web-based program helps to determine deadly form of brain cancer

A new web-based program developed by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers will provide a simple, free way for healthcare providers to determine which brain tumor cases require testing for a genetic mutation.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Hill Times

A fond farewell to former staffer and lobbyist Devon Jacobs

Longtime lobbyist and former Hill staffer Devon Jacobs is being remembered in Ottawa for his jokes, his magnetic personality, his warmth and intelligence after he passed away last week.


Related Topix: Health, Canada, Westwood, KS,


TCBH! news collective loses a founding member: Charles M. 'Chuck' Young

The ThisCantBeHappening! collective has lost a friend and a perceptive and peerlessly witty analyst of the American political and cultural scene, while Rock& Roll has lost its leading critic.


Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street, Journalism, Health, Madison, WI, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

'Use of cell phones increases cancer risk'

Dr Dariusz Leszczynski, Adjunct Professor, Division of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Helsinki and a member of a working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries constituted by World Health Organization that classified cellphone radiation as possibly carcinogenic, in conversation with Maitri Porecha, reveals how leading cell ... (more)


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Cell Phones, Biochemistry, Finland, World News, Biology, Science, Health, France,


Jack Hoffman's heading to Boston to continue fight with cancer

The most famous Husker football fan will travel to Boston this week, hoping for a miracle as he battles brain cancer.


Related Topix: Health


5K cancer benefit in South Hadley

A man has turned his fight with brain cancer into a walk to raise awareness and money for other children with cancer.


Related Topix: South Hadley, MA, Health

AME Info

1200 patients survived cancer at Gulf International Cancer Center ever since it's inception in 2007

Gulf International Cancer Center - Abu Dhabi, which has recently been acquired by Al Noor Hospitals Group, announces development plans to expand its current team of experts and adopt more pioneering technologies and techniques for the treatment of cancer patients.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Star News Group

Point's Jim Reddy on the mend

It wasn't until the couple was on vacation in Las Vegas, Nevada, when she realized that something was wrong.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

Family Remains Hopeful Despite Grave Diagnosis For Local 4-Year-Old

That is what happened to four-year-old Shane. Earlier this summer, Shane started showing symptoms of Bell's Palsy Then a few weeks later, new symptoms started to appear and Shane began to suffer from dizziness and loss of balance.


Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

High-frequency pulsed electric fields used to disrupt focal blood-brain-barrier

A team of researchers from the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences have developed a new way of using electricity to open the blood-brain-barrier .


Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease

Medical News Today

Smart technology smuggles gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells

A "Trojan horse" treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer , which involves using tiny nanoparticles of gold to kill tumour cells, has been successfully tested by scientists.


Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Huntington Beach Independent

Lemonade sales raise $12,000 for cancer research

Children set up about 75 lemonade stands around Huntington Beach last weekend to help raise money for pediatric brain cancer research.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Health, Non-Profit, Stanford University


Robin Williams Once Secretly Fulfilled A Dying Girl's Wish

Since Robin Williams' passing on Monday, there has been no shortage of inspiring stories to help mourners honor the late actor.


Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Greensboro, NC, Health

Romford Recorder

Overwhelming response for Harold Hill cancer battler Carly Lovett following appeal

David Lovett, Joshuaa Lovett and Carly Lovett who was given the news that her brain tumour was terminal earlier this year and has been raising money to fund her treatment which is not avalaible on the NHS.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Medicine, Greater London County, England

Hindustan Times

Using gold as trojan horse to treat brain cancer

A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests, a study conducted by experts at the University of Cambridge has found.


Related Topix: Health


NW Bio Corrects Ongoing False Claims by Feuerstein About Phase III...

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics , a biotechnology company developing DCVax personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today corrected ongoing false claims by Adam Feuerstein published on the about the Company's Phase III trial of DCVax-L for Glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer: -- ... (more)


Related Topix: Bethesda, MD, TheStreetcom, Media, Computers, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers reveal weakness in defenses of deadly brain tumor

Glioblastoma is a complex, deadly, and hard-to-treat brain cancer, but Yale School of Medicine researchers may have found the tumor's Achilles heel.


Related Topix: Health