Small sea sponge holds big promise against pancreatic cancer

/ Jul 27, 2017

Small sea sponge holds big promise against pancreatic cancer

A small dull-green sponge discovered in dark, icy waters of the Pacific off Alaska could be the first effective weapon against pancreatic cancer, researchers said Wednesday. Pancreatic cancer, with particularly aggressive tumors, is notoriously difficult to treat. "One would never have imagined, looking at this sponge, ...

South African girl is third child with HIV remission

/ Jul 24, 2017

South African girl is third child with HIV remission

A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the AIDS virus into long-term remission — almost nine years and counting — after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced Monday. The child was given a 10-month course of anti-AIDS medicine ...

Two more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now

/ Jul 18, 2017

Two more GOP senators oppose health bill, killing it for now

The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate on Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by U.S. President Donald Trump. The announcements from Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and ...