Is CAR T-Cell Therapy the Long Awaited Cure for Cancer?

No one wants to hear their doctor announce that the test results are positive for cancer. Beyond the shock, the realization of the tough battle ahead can seem very formidable. To make things worse, cancer starts to affect more and more children nowadays. For example, the leukemia rates among children are staggering.

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Ironic Medicine: Zika Virus Shows Promise as Brain Cancer Medicine

Zika has made its way to the spotlights of the world for the worst reasons. The virus—transmitted through mosquito bites—is strongly associated with fetal malformations and causes flu-like symptoms in adults. The 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil raised widespread concerns about a potential Zika pandemic, compelling authorities and researchers worldwide to invest more resources in prevention and treatment.

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