Daily Archives: April 9, 2022

HIV drug stabilizes disease progression in metastatic colorectal cancer: Using reverse transcriptase inhibitors raises the possibility of a new therapeutic strategy in cancer.

New clinical research shows that lamivudine, a reverse transcriptase inhibitor widely used in HIV therapy, stopped disease progression in 25% of patients with fourth-line metastatic colorectal cancer. Findings from the trial, published in Cancer Discovery, raise the possibility of an unexpected promising direction in cancer treatment, not just colorectal cancer. The trial included 32 patients… Read More »

Volkanovski, Jung make weight for UFC title fight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Alexander Volkanovski’s latest featherweight title defense is official.Volkanovski and Chan Sung Jung, better known as “The Korean Zombie,” both weighed in Friday at 144.5 pounds. Volkanovski will defend his UFC featherweight belt against Jung in the main event of UFC 273 on Saturday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.ESPN has Volkanovski ranked No.…

Jokic creates 2K/1K/500 club as Nuggets clinch

DENVER — Nikola Jokic made history on the night his Denver Nuggets clinched a fourth consecutive playoff berth with a 122-109 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.Jokic became the first player in NBA history with 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists in a season. He had 35 points, 16 rebounds, six assists and five steals…

Late-onset alcohol abuse can be a presenting symptom of dementia

Patients who start abusing alcohol later in life — after age 40 — may be doing so secondary to an underlying neurologic condition, such as frontotemporal dementia, according to findings by a team of researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco. The results are reported… Read More »

Ohtani fired up on mound, hitless at plate in loss

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The second pitch Shohei Ohtani threw on Opening Day was a 98 mph fastball spotted on the very edge of the inside corner to Jose Altuve. By the end of the first inning Thursday night, the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation threw seven pitches at a higher velocity. Oftentimes in 2021, while…

What Are Some Benefits to Expect With A Car Title Loan?

Sometimes, you need urgent cash but don’t have enough money in hand. Whether the issue is a medical emergency, injury, or extended due utility surcharge and you want to prevent late penalties or interests, instant cash can help. But not everyone can borrow money from a bank since they have a tiring, painstaking haul of… Read More »

Sport improves concentration and quality of life: Study with primary school pupils confirms positive impact of physical fitness

Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for the first time in a study by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).… Read More »