Drug Extends Lives of Prostate Cancer Patients

Standard hormone therapy blocks the action of testosterone, halting the disease. "At first glance it appears as though the benefit and survival seen with abiraterone mirrors or exceeds the benefit we've seen with chemotherapy", with less toxic side effects, Pal said. [Full Article...]

Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors

Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors Qatar's cabinet also said the decision aims at pressuring Doha to give up its political sovereignty, adding that the airspace and the ports will keep open for import and transportation and that the citizens and the residents in Qatar will not be affected by the diplomatic row. [Full Article...]

Saudi, Egypt lead Arab states cutting Qatar ties, Iran blames Trump

Iran , which Mr Trump singled out as a key source of funding and support for extremist groups during his inaugural foreign trip, is the secondary target of Monday's decision by Saudi Arabia and its allies. 1 enemy and a threat to regional stability. Egypt's foreign ministry also accused Doha of supporting "terrorism" and announced the closure of its ports and airports to Qatari carriers. [Full Article...]

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help Speaking at the end of her and Mr Turnbull's visit to Singapore, Ms Payne said on Saturday night that the concern about North Korea and the issue returning foreign fighters were the two biggest causes of concern raised with her. "We are still trying to figure out his (Trump's) policy in our region", said Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. Overall, Mattis' speech struck a positive, ... [Full Article...]

Several San Diego Leaders Denounce Trump's Decision To Withdraw From Paris Agreement

On the other hand, after Trump's announcement, some city mayors and state governors in the U.S. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement ", Bloomberg added. Andrew Cuomo's office said in a statement . Trump announced his decision to leave the accord Thursday. Pruitt, who has previously been called a climate change skeptic, defended his own views when asked abou... [Full Article...]

Moon orders probe into unreported THAAD missile deployment

Most of the time, business delegations have accompanied South Korean presidents on their foreign tours in order to help bridge bilateral ties on trade and business, and also to create new business opportunities overseas. The first launchers for the system arrived in South Korea in March. The U.S. Department of Defense, though, rejects the assertion it left Seoul out of the loop on THAAD . [Full Article...]

Ticks top of mind as risk of Lyme disease intensifies

Ticks top of mind as risk of Lyme disease intensifies There is no one ideal test for determining which dogs those are, but other tests that your pet's veterinarian may recommend to determine if treatment is necessary are a urinalysis to screen for protein loss through the kidneys (which can be a potential indicator of the more severe form of the disease that affects the kidneys) or the C6 antibody test (which gives a quantitative antibody number to g... [Full Article...]

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

The stock increased 0.88% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $45.79. For the past month, shares are 2.89%. It has underperformed by 13.68% the S&P500. Northpointe Cap Lc holds 0.43% or 72,797 shares in its portfolio. Fincl Ltd owns 128,133 shares or 1.81% of their USA portfolio. Merck & Co. had a net margin of 14.30% and a return on equity of 24.08%. [Full Article...]

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea Mattis says the US will pledge to work closely with China where the nations share common cause. "We are trying to exhaust all possible alternatives to avert this race for a nuclear weapon... Experts estimate that it would take about 10 minutes for missiles to reach the coastal area from North Korea. There is also no strategic consensus on, or timetable for, intractable issues such as how to re... [Full Article...]

London Bridge Attack: Canadian Christine Archibald Among Those Killed in Terror Incident

The London police is expected to release the details of the attackers in the coming days, and security measures have been increased in the United Kingdom, that is still reeling from Saturday night's attack which came less than two weeks after a lethal suicide bombing at a Manchester Arena during a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande. [Full Article...]

Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead

Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead During his lifetime, Osotimehin was dedicated to gender, youth and maternal health issues. The online newspaper said the death of the former Provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan was confirmed to it by sources close to him. [Full Article...]

'Can't buy its way out of global problems,' US warns China

But it differs from the US and its allies on how to rein in the North's rapidly escalating nuclear and ballistic missile program. The drills coincided with the three-day joint military drill between Japan's naval and air forces and US aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan. [Full Article...]

South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs

South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs About 8.8 trillion won of the extra budget will be financed by excess tax revenue expected for this year, while another 1.1 trillion won will come from government revenue left over from 2016. The package is aimed at helping the unemployed, particularly young people, but also the elderly and women, said Park Chun Sup, the deputy minister for the budget office at the finance ministry. [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday

Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday But none of those tickets were in New Jersey. Overall, there were 1,514,782 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot will be worth $80 million ($50 million cash option). The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, June 7 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1 million. The $375 million jackpot is the game's highest since a $435.3 million jackpot on February 22 t... [Full Article...]

Cancer Survivors Honored At Wings Over The Rockies

Cancer Survivors Honored At Wings Over The Rockies Cancer is a disease which has touched the lives of millions of people worldwide. The findings were to be presented Friday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology , in Chicago. Decreases were largely driven by a reduced incidence of endocrine conditions (4.0 percent in the 1970s versus 1.6 percent in the 1990s) and subsequent cancers (2.4 percent in the 1970s versus 1.... [Full Article...]

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes' This was a Phase III clinical trial. For numerous patients in these trials, olaparib was at least their third cancer therapy, illustrating the difficulty of treating cancers associated with these genetic mutations. AstraZeneca appears ready to start broadening the market for its PARP inhibitor Lynparza . The drug works by blocking a DNA fix protein known as PARP, causing breast cancer cells to... [Full Article...]

Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer

Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer The study will be featured in a press briefing today and presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. In the group of women who had breast cancer , the risk of death from cancer and all other causes was reduced by 38%. [Full Article...]

Theresa May could lose majority in parliament, new poll analysis predicts

This is fitting as the Tory election campaign, with May's refusal to debate Corbyn and her empty mantras, has been so negative you'd be forgiven for thinking Jose Mourinho was managing it. British voters go to the polls on June 8. At a campaign rally in southwest England , May denied she was running scared. May called a snap parliamentary election for June 8 - three years early - arguing... [Full Article...]

Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier

The footage led to charges being filed against the IDF soldier, Elor Azaria, who was sentenced to prison for only 18 months this February by a military judicial panel. Palestinian villages of Imwas, Yalo, and Bayt Nuba, Surit, Beit Awwa, Beit Mirsem, Shuyukh, Al-Jiftlik and many more were demolished and refugee camps emptied. [Full Article...]

Victims in Cambria mill explosion identified

The names of both victims are not being released until family has been notified. The Didion Milling corn processing plant in Cambria blew up Wednesday night, killing three workers and injuring 11 more so severely they had to be taken to area hospitals. [Full Article...]

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