Cancer

Why coronavirus hits men harder: sex hormones offer clues

1 hour ago   |   Science Mag

Data on prostate cancer patients, bald men suggest existing drugs could fight COVID-19
Read more ...

The Case Against Mike Kelly

11 hours ago   |   DCCC

“As a single mother, teacher, and cancer survivor, Kristy Gnibus knows how hard Pennsylvanians work to make ends meet. Her story, and the values on which she's running...
Read more ...

Vara raises $7 million for AI tool that spots early signs of breast cancer

Vara raises $7 million for AI tool that spots early signs of breast cancer

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Vara, a startup developing AI tools that detect early signs of breast cancer, has raised $7 million in venture capital financing.
Read more ...

Eric M. Lowery, computer programming instructor, Bronze Star recipient and Easton civic leader, dies

17 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Eric M. Lowery, a leader of the effort to erect a statue of Frederick Douglass on the Talbot County Courthouse, has died of complications of cancer and pneumonia. He was 71.
Read more ...

A boost for cancer immunotherapy

19 hours ago   |   Science Daily

MIT engineers have found a way to boost the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors. They showed that if they treated mice with these drugs...
Read more ...

Len Dykstra hurls vile and unsubstantiated claims at Ron Darling, a judge, and the Mets

21 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

In an interview yesterday, Dykstra accused Ron Darling of faking his cancer and suggested that Darling and the Mets tried to have him "iced"
Read more ...

Cancer cells cause inflammation to protect themselves from viruses

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have uncovered how cancer cells protect themselves from viruses that are harmful to tumors but not to healthy cells. These findings could lead to improved viral...
Read more ...

Vanderbilt assistant Lewis dies of liver cancer

1 day ago   |   National Post

Vanderbilt assistant coach Osia Lewis has died due to liver cancer. He was 57.
Read more ...

Studies find coronavirus death rate higher in cancer patients

Studies find coronavirus death rate higher in cancer patients

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Cancer patients infected with COVID-19 had a much higher risk of dying within a month than non-cancerous COVID-19 patients, recent studies say. In a study published May 28 in...
Read more ...

AstraZeneca scores twin drug approvals alongside vaccine progress

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Britain's AstraZeneca has clinched expanded regulatory backing for two medications, including one for blockbuster cancer treatment Lynparza, in a development pipeline that now...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests...

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement

The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections

Chinese officials identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. Read more ...

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly... Read more ...

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

Thousands of people in Boston held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George Floyd's neck. Read more ...

Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

Pope Francis reacted Wednesday about the “tragic” death of George Floyd, saying “we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism” and called for a national reconciliation amid... Read more ...

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland set June 28 on Wednesday as a new date for a presidential election that was canceled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. Planning for the election had plunged the... Read more ...

I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - All lanes are blocked in both directions on I-355 after an accident involving a rollover tanker truck. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on... Read more ...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended production cuts

Oil rose past $40 per barrel on Wednesday, three months after oil prices plunged over 30% at the worst level since the Second Gulf War. In early European trading, Brent crude... Read more ...