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New treatment approved for deadly blood cancer

New treatment approved for deadly blood cancer

Inotuzumab ozogamicin is an antibody-drug conjugate comprised of a monoclonal antibody that targets CD22 - a cell surface antigen that is expressed on nearly all B-cell ALL cancer cells - linked to the cytotoxic agent calicheamicin . Almost 80% of Besponsa patients and almost 30% of chemotherapy patients showed minimal residual disease (MRD) negativity. The data also showed that 48 percent of patients in the Besponsa group were able to undergo a haematopoietic stem cell transplantation ...


Maneka Gandhi takes up case of minor's marriage to Omani

Maneka Gandhi takes up case of minor's marriage to Omani

The 64-year-old Omani national, Ahmad is even older than the girl's father. The girl's mother, in her complaint, had showed his age as 65. Ahmed stayed with the girl in the hotel for four days and performed rituals post marriage. In her tweets Maneka Gandhi said, "This incident of a 16-yr-old being forcibly married to an elderly man in Oman is deeply disturbing". Ghousia's husband Sikendar is alleged to have got the deal of Rs 5 lakh and lured the girl into the marriage by tempting her with ...


GOP Sen Scott: Trump's 'Moral Authority Is Compromised'

GOP Sen Scott: Trump's 'Moral Authority Is Compromised'

Senate next year against incumbent Democratic Sen. Scott, however, refused to answer reporters when they asked him why the President would say there were some "fine people" in a crowd of Charlottesville protesters made up of neo-nazi's and white supremacists.


Five-star hotel employee allegedly assaulted by security manager; act caught on camera

Five-star hotel employee allegedly assaulted by security manager; act caught on camera

While she was being harassed by the accused, others present in the cabin were told to go from there. The woman told the media, "He told me to sit down, when I didn't, he pulled me and tried to take off my saree". "No stern action has been taken till now after the entire incident", the victim was quoted as saying. On her husband's advice, she filed an FIR or First Information report with the airport police station on August 1.


Cigarette Use in Youth Linked With Smoking Initiation, Escalation

Cigarette Use in Youth Linked With Smoking Initiation, Escalation

The study's lead author, Professor Mark Conner from the University of Leeds, said: "It is impossible to say if these young people were just experimenting with cigarettes or were becoming more regular smokers". When it comes to the benefits and risks of e-cigarettes, scientists and smokers alike can't seem to agree on much. For instance those who tried smoking over the year may have done so regardless of e-cigarette availability.