A carved human bone from an archaeological dig in the U.K. is offering new insight into the grisly culture of prehistoric cannibals. The forearm bone discovered at Gough’s Cave in Somerset, western England, had been filleted, then marked with bizarre zig-zag pattern before being broken open to extract the bone marrow, scientists say. The bone...
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- Archaeologists make grisly discovery about cannibals
By Fox News - Thursday Aug 10, 2017
- SF hospital starts umbilical cord blood donation effort
By John King - Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
New parents in San Francisco can now donate their infant’s umbilical cord blood for use in transplants or medical research.Usable blood is sent to the Cleveland Cord Blood Center in Ohio, where it is stored and placed in a registry that is available free for public use and can be drawn on by doctors in the United States and 17 other countries.Doctors use it as an alternative for bone marrow transplants in treating cancer patients.The state Legislature voted in 2010 to increase birth certificate fees by $2 as a way to fund a statewide effort, the Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program, which is managed by UC Davis.
- Devils forward Brian Boyle has leukemia
By Brett Cyrgalis - Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
Sad news came to the hockey world on Tuesday when it was announced that former Rangers center and current Devil Brian Boyle has chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The Devils team internist, Dr. Michael Farber, said on a conference call that it is a “type of cancer to the bone marrow which is largely treatable with...
- 27 dead after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian villages
By Associated Press - Saturday Aug 26, 2017
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram extremists killed at least 27 people by shooting them and slitting their throats as they attacked several villages in northern Nigeria’s Borno state in the past week, residents said. Such deadly attacks in recent months have pressured Nigeria’s government to increase its efforts against a homegrown Islamic extremist group it...
- On CAR-T’s Edge, Seattle Researchers Plot to Bypass Novartis Therapy
By Alex Lash - Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
It’s not a stretch to say that Greta Oberhofer is alive thanks to the genetically modified cell therapy called CAR-T. At three and a half months old, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, an aggressive blood cancer. At 10 months old, she had a bone marrow transplant, which required chemotherapy. She had […]
- In a Myeloma Setback, Merck Halts Studies Due to Patient Deaths
By Ben Fidler - Monday Jun 12, 2017
Immunotherapy drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors have started to change how a variety of cancers are treated, but they have yet to break through in multiple myeloma, a progressive cancer of the bone marrow. There was a setback on that front today. Merck (NYSE: MRK) Monday afternoon paused enrollment in two Phase 3 trials testing […]