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Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

U.S. refiners, chemical makers pare insurance coverage as accidents boost costs

(Reuters) – U.S. refineries and petrochemical plants are cutting back on insurance because several years of severe accidents have driven up the cost of coverage, industry and insurance sources said. FILE PHOTO: A process tower flies through the air after exploding at the TPC Group Petrochemical Plant, after an earlier massive explosion sparked a blaze… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: DIY test could boost amount of cervical cancer screenings

Earlier this year I expressed ­concern that frighteningly large numbers of women weren’t ­taking up cancer screening ­appointments. There are many reasons why women are slow to respond to requests for these crucial tests. In the first instance, a smear test involves a technician taking a sample of cells from the cervix by way of… Read More »

Kettering to use Red Cross tools to boost workforce resuscitation skills

Kettering Health Network will adopt a suite of software and other technologies to support resuscitation skills training and certification for its workforce. “Ensuring that patients receive the best possible care remains a prime objective, and we believe that starts with our caring and skilled workforce,” says Andy Parker, human resources manager of network education at… Read More »