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Here's when you're most likely to be diagnosed with 10 common types of cancer

Here's when you're most likely to be diagnosed with 10 common types of cancer

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

According to the American Cancer Society, most cancers are commonly diagnosed in older adults . Cases of Hodgkin lymphoma are more commonly diagnosed during early adulthood...
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Ebola-fighting protein discovered in human cells

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against the deadly disease, according to a new...
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"Spy" Virus Eavesdrops on Bacteria, Then Obliterates Them

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

Viruses use bacteria's chemical language to time their destruction; this might lead to new ways to fight infections
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‘Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

2 days ago   |   National Post

JOHANNESBURG - They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo's health...
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Perils of gene editing spread in ‘Pandemic'

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

BOOK REVIEW “PANDEMIC” By Robin Cook Grade: A When there's a scientific breakthrough, Robin Cook doesn't just stand up and cheer. He uses his fertile imagination and writes a...
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How Effective Are Flu Shots?

How Effective Are Flu Shots?

2 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A new survey from the University of Chicago finds 41 percent of Americans say they don't plan to get the flu vaccine this year. Almost one-third of those people...
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Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus , according to a new study.
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New interactions between Ebola virus and human proteins discovered

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Several new connections have been discovered between the proteins of the Ebola virus and human host cells, a finding that provides insight on ways to prevent the deadly Ebola...
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Biologists turn eavesdropping viruses into bacterial assassins

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations - and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli and cholera.
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Drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses found in lab study

3 days ago   |   Science Daily

No drugs are currently available to treat Ebola, Dengue, or Zika viruses, which infect millions of people every year and result in severe illness, birth defects, and even...
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Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Kroll was the chief executive of the HQ Trivia app, a founder of the app Vine and worked for a period at Twitter. Read more ...

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

"We will do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of immigration," said White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. Read more ...

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Police in Northern California say they'll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Read more ...

Rams vs. Eagles: Score, live updates, highlights from 'Sunday Night Football'

Rams vs. Eagles: Score, live updates, highlights from 'Sunday Night Football'

Los Angeles is gunning for the top seed in the NFC. Philadelphia is trying to stay alive in the playoff picture. Follow along for live updates from Rams vs. Eagles on Sunday night. Read more ...

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots 17-10

Rookie running back Jaylen Samuels, making his second start in place of injured James Conner, ran for a career-high 142 yards and made a critical third-down reception in the... Read more ...

Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

CLEVELAND - Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in... Read more ...

Charles Leno Jr. proposes to girlfriend after Bears clinch division title

Charles Leno Jr. proposes to girlfriend after Bears clinch division title

The left tackle took his girlfriend out to midfield where he got down on one knee and proposed minutes after the game was over. Read more ...

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

CHICAGO - Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North... Read more ...

Rangers can't complete the comeback in overtime letdown

Rangers can't complete the comeback in overtime letdown

Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into overtime, giving the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the Rangers on Sunday. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27... Read more ...

Russell scores 32, Nets beat Hawks 144-127 for 5th straight

Russell scores 32, Nets beat Hawks 144-127 for 5th straight

NEW YORK - D'Angelo Russell scored 32 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 18 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 144-127 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. Read more ...