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Immunotherapies impress in key lung cancer trials

In the study of 616 patients, pembrolizumab (Merck's Keytruda ) combined with standard chemotherapy halved the risk of death or having the cancer compared to chemo alone after almost one year. "This is a huge step forward for patients with lung cancer to have so many new options". And the drugs are expensive: Treatment costs about $100,000 a year.

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Scattered severe weather moving into our area

We had one tornado warning in Camden and Glynn Counties with no reports of any damage and several warned thunderstorms. A brief spin-up tornado can not be ruled out, but the majority of the storm damage will likely occur due to straight line thunderstorm winds .

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IPL 2018: Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Match Preview And Prediction

It will also be an emotional moment for Yusuf Pathan , Shakib Al Hasan - who where part of KKR's success journey in winning two titles in 2012 and 2014 - turning out from the opponent's dressing room at the Eden. Sam Billings was dropped on 9 and he went on to score a 23-ball 56, a match-winning knock; skipper Dinesh Karthik missed running Ravindra Jadeja out on naught, and he landed the winning hit with a ball to spare.

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Arsenal face Atletico in Europa League semis

The London side won 6-3 on aggregate. Arsenal beat CSKA Moscow to advance to the Europa League semifinals. "Diego Costa had to be taken off in the 52nd minute on Thursday's match against Sporting CP". The Gunners saw off CSKA Moscow in the previous round. Meanwhile, Marseille progressed after dumping RB Leipzig out of the competition, winning the tie 5-3 on aggregate.

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Every extra drink could shorten your lifespan by 30 minutes

People who reported drinking more had higher rates of stroke , heart disease, deadly high blood pressure and fatal aortic aneurysms , the team reported in the Lancet medical journal . The researchers also looked at the association between alcohol consumption and different types of cardiovascular disease . "Higher alcohol consumption is associated with lower risk of heart attack , but higher risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart events.

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Night owls and early death rates

On the other hand, owls may have a body clock that fails to match their external environment. "Mortality risk in evening types may be due to behavioural, psychological and physiological risk factors, many of which may be attributable to chronic misalignment between internal physiological timing and externally imposed timing of work and social activities".