Upbeat in the face of adversity

Lifestyle Dec 21, 2013

Upbeat in the face of adversity

by Jun Hongo

Twenty-four-year-old Yura Tsutsumi was first attracted to Yuta Suzuki after seeing how positive he was in everyday life. The pair met at university, where they had both studied nursing, and Tsutsumi soon realized that Suzuki was someone she could depend on. "He was always optimistic," Tsutsumi ...

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Genes found to suppress leukemia

A team of Japanese and other researchers identify genes that work to check myeloid leukemia ? a finding that could improve treatment and prognoses.

World / Science & Health Mar 22, 2013

Leukemia therapy lifts hopes in study

A leukemia therapy in which a patient's lymphocytes are genetically modified to attack the tumor cells causing the disease has shown dramatic effects in five patients, according to a new study. The treatment appeared to eliminate cancer cells that had grown back after initially being ...