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FDA Panel Considers Leukemia Gene-Therapy Treatment

FDA Panel Considers Leukemia Gene-Therapy Treatment

Cancer experts who advise government regulators are reviewing what could be the first gene therapy approved in the U.S. The treatment is part of one of the most important developments in cancer research in decades - finding ways to harness the body's own immune system to fight cancer.


Golden State Warriors fall to T-Wolves in Summer League

Golden State Warriors fall to T-Wolves in Summer League

The Celtics led the Sixers 31-24 at the end of the first quarter. Brown and Tatum are clearly above the level of competition here and are showing the traits you want to see: athleticism, speed, aggressiveness and the ability to play multiple positions.


At least 140 Yemenis killed in cholera outbreak in past two days

At least 140 Yemenis killed in cholera outbreak in past two days

The cholera outbreak is feared to accelerate a menacing starvation in Yemen , as limited resources are shifted from providing food and drinking water to fighting the illness, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick , said on Tuesday.


GMCC: Strike to continue

GMCC: Strike to continue

Ashok Tamang, 30, a resident of Louis jubilee in Darjeeling, was recovering in a hospital in neighboring Sikkim and died of his injuries this morning. Accusing the state authorities of deliberately disrupting the supply of essentials, the committee members have chose to lay siege to the District Magistrate's and Sub-Divisional Officer's offices from July 14 to protest against the blockade on the supply of essentials in the district.


Kerala tense after clashes between CPI(M) and RSS workers

Kerala tense after clashes between CPI(M) and RSS workers

Trouble began in the politically volatile region after CPM workers were injured in a bomb attack in Kakkampara area. According to the report by Zee News, houses of a few workers of both the parties were also attacked. The CPI (M) workers were on their way to the function to mark the first death anniversary of Dhanaraj, who had been hacked to death by BJP-RSS workers on July 11 a year ago.


Consumer inflation at record low of 1.54 pc in June

Consumer inflation at record low of 1.54 pc in June

Elsewhere in Asia, China's annual consumer prices remained subdued at 1.5 per cent in June. It was predicted that key macroeconomic parameter would cool down to 1.7 per cent. The Reserve Bank, which mainly factors in retail inflation to arrive at its monetary policy, is slated to meet in early August to announce the next bi-monthly policy rate.