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Sunday April 22nd, 2018 night edition

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The treatment stimulates the body's immune system to attack cancer cells.

In studies in mice with various cancers — including lymphoma, breast cancer and colon cancer — the treatment eliminated cancer tumors in 87 out of 90 mice, even when the tumors had spread to other parts of the body, the researchers said.

"We've been able to cure a lot of cancers in mice for a long time," Police told Live Science.

(According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a "cancer vaccine" can refer to a treatment that's used to prevent cancer from coming back and destroys cancer cells that are still in the body.).

It contains a combination of two agents that stimulate T cells, a type of immune cell, to attack cancer.

Normally, the body's T cells recognize cancer cells as abnormal and will infiltrate and attack them.

This occurs because active T cells migrate to other parts of the body and destroy tumors that have spread. »

John F. Kennedy: Life Before the Presidency

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Though the ensuing Great Depression gripped the nation, “Jack” and his eight siblings enjoyed a privileged childhood of elite private schools, sailboats, servants, and summer homes.

Kennedy later claimed that his only experience of the Great Depression came from what he read in books while attending Harvard University.

Afflicted with an almost constrain stream of ailments, several of which went undiagnosed, Kennedy spent much of his time recuperating. »

FDA approves first contact lens that gets darker in sunlight

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will get darker when the wearer is out in sunlight.

The agency tested the new transition contact lenses on 24 patients to make sure there were no problems with driving during the day and at night.

None of the users reported any trouble with the contacts prior to the FDA's announcement, CBS New York reports. »