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US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Honjo, who has been a professor at Kyoto University since 1984, separately discovered a second protein on immune cells and revealed that it too operated as a brake, but with a different mechanism. The discoveries led to the creation of a multibillion-dollar market for new cancer medicines. "For more than 100 years, scientists attempted to engage the immune system in the fight against cancer".

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Vikings’ Everson Griffen Threatened Hotel Shooting In Minneapolis

The source reiterated that Griffen is "getting assistance on personal matters" and that the National Football League is "comfortable he has a good support system around him". Griffen then drove to the Lake Minnetonka area and reportedly tried to enter the home of Trae Waynes , a teammate, according to the Minnetrista police report.

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Flu Vaccines: When and Where to Get Them

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in June that there were 172 flu-related deaths in children nationwide during the 2017-18 flu season, with 80 percent of the deaths in children who had not received a flu vaccine.

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Drowning victims in Horry sheriff van caught in flood waters are identified

The women were identified as a 46-year-old from Shallotte, North Carolina, and a 44-year-old from Myrtle Beach. "It makes it seem like someone took a very unnecessary risk in creating the problem in the first place". Two deputies were in the van with them, though Wenton and Green were in the back. "We are fully cooperating with the State Law Enforcement Division to support their investigation of this event".

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New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show

He was referring to, according to the news site, 'AliveCor's product for detecting atrial fibrillation (AFib), a tough-to-spot heart disorder that manifests as an irregular, often quick heart rate that can cause poor circulation.' His startup employs nearly 50 people and makes ECG testing devices and software , as well as an FDA-approved Apple Watch band and another version of that band that attaches to a smartphone.

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U.S. government considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes over youth 'epidemic'

To gain clearance to return to the market, the companies would have to prove that the benefits to adults who use e-cigarettes to stop smoking outweigh the risks associated with youth vaping. But that number includes respondents who reported vaping at all during the previous month, even just once. They're generally considered a less risky alternative to regular cigarettes.