The Way This Person Got Shut Down On Facebook After Saying SPF Causes Cancer Is Epic

“SPF causes cancer,” the mystery person said. Now let’s ignore the fact that SPF is simply a measure of how effective a sunscreen protects the skin, and as such is simply nonsensical. Although to be fair, the original poster started it with the SPF talk. The post does open up…

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Did Chris Collins Forget the Martha Stewart Trial?

The day after Christmas 2001, Sam Waksal, the chief executive of ImClone Systems, began selling off shares in the company after learning that the Food and Drug Administration according to the indictment. Then Cameron Collins gave the information to his future father-in-law, Stephen Zarsky. Cameron Collins also told his fiancée…

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Zero-Sales Biotechs May Damage Your Financial Health

China's biotech unicorns are chasing a big prize. Landing it may prove elusive. BeiGene Ltd. raised $903 million in a secondary listing in Hong Kong last week. The company’s market value has swelled to $9.4 billion since its 2016 initial public offering on the Nasdaq, despite the firm being at the “clinical…

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Theresa May unveils 20bn boost for NHS

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May said the extra funding amounted to billions of pounds a year extra for the NHS The NHS in England is to get an extra £20bn a year by 2023 as a 70th “birthday present”, Theresa May says. It means the…

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Epileptic boy gets cannabis oil back

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCharlotte Caldwell says “history has been made” after the Home Office allowed her son to use cannabis oil A boy with severe epilepsy has been given back medicinal cannabis oil that was confiscated from his mother at customs, the home secretary has…

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Hiding My Depression Almost Destroyed My Job

If you spent any time on social media this past weekend, you no doubt saw hundreds — nay, thousands — of people reflecting on the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Some wondered what could have motivated these two wildly successful people to take their own lives. Others…

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Breast cancer test means most avoid chemo

What is chemotherapy? Warning over late effects of chemo on young Breast screening ‘more harmful than good’ BBC presenter’s first chemo cycle It saves lives, but side-effects of the toxic drugs range from vomiting, fatigue and infertility to permanent nerve pain. In rare cases it can lead to heart failure…

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Brain cancer vaccine ‘remarkably promising’

But it is difficult to treat and patients live on average for only 15 to 17 months after surgery. For this phase three trial of 331 people from the UK, the US, Canada and Germany, 232 patients were given the immunotherapy vaccine DCVax on top of standard treatments while the…

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Scientists Accidentally Discover Tea Leaf Nanoparticles Kill Lung Cancer Cells

Scientists from India and Swansea University in the UK have recently discovered that nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can inhibit and destroy lung cancer cells. Although still very early days, the finding – just like many of the best scientific discoveries – was stumbled upon by accident. The discovery is all down…

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Former Sen. Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

A statement from the family of @SenatorReid pic.twitter.com/7RT7vTW9BM — Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) May 14, 2018 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said he spoke with Reid’s family after the operation. “Spoken to family and it seems @SenatorReid’s operation went well. We are all praying for dear Harry’s speedy recovery,”…

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First lady Melania Trump in hospital, underwent ‘successful’ kidney procedure

Video Melania Trump undergoes kidney procedure First lady Melania Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after undergoing a embolization procedure to address a kidney condition. First lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition, the White House announced. Mrs. Trump was…

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Barbara Windsor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

“I’m doing this because I want us to be able to go out and, if something isn’t quite right, it will be OK because people will now know that she has Alzheimer’s and will accept it for what it is.” Image caption Dame Barbara played Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders –…

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