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Researchers discover ‘pre-cancers’ in blood

Many older people silently harbor a blood “pre-cancer” – a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered. It opens a new frontier on early detection and possibly someday preventing these cancers, which become more common with age….

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Ebola scare boosts business for Alabama company

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease….

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French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola….

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Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn’t dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants….

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Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday….

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3 hours ago

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday….

KDWN

3 hours ago

Researchers discover ‘pre-cancers’ in blood

Many older people silently harbor a blood “pre-cancer” – a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered. It opens a new frontier on early detection and possibly someday preventing these cancers, which become more common with age….

KDWN

3 hours ago

Ebola scare boosts business for Alabama company

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease….

KDWN

3 hours ago

French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola….

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3 hours ago

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn’t dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants….