Archive: 04/29/2010

FDA approves breakthrough cancer therapy Provenge

(AP) -- A first-of-a-kind prostate cancer treatment that uses the body's immune system to fight the disease received federal approval Thursday, offering an important alternative to more intensive treatments like chemotherapy.

dateApr 29, 2010 in Medications
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Largest atlas of nuclear galactic rings unveiled

An international team of astrophysicists has just unveiled the most complete atlas of nuclear rings, enormous star-forming ring-shaped regions that circle certain galactic nuclei. The catalogue, published ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Astronomy
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Study reveals new genetic link to scleroderma

An international research consortium including scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new genetic link to the systemic form of scleroderma. Researchers believe ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Genetics
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