Teacher visits student with leukemia at his home every day so he won't fall behind
Every day, Pennsylvania teacher Barb Heim has gone the extra mile to bring lesson plans to second-grader Harrison Conner, who battled leukemia during the pandemic.
1 day ago - NBC News
Researchers identify new immunotherapy treatment target for acute myeloid leukemia in children
Researchers have identified a gene expressed in children with acute myeloid leukemia that could serve as a new immunotherapy treatment target, according to a new study...
3 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
New combination treatment could benefit T-ALL patients who do not respond to chemotherapy
T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia is an aggressive cancer type that mostly affects children. The standard treatment is chemotherapy, but about one in four patients do not...
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Ashley Cain's girlfriend shares heartbreaking update 1 week after losing baby girl
Azaylia Diamond died April 25 after a battle with leukemia.
5 days ago - NBC News
Ashley Cain pens heartbreaking tribute days after baby daughter dies of leukemia
"I can't put into words my sadness and pain, there aren't words to describe it," the MTV star wrote in an Instagram post Monday.
12 days ago - NBC News
'We're going to take her home': Ashley Cain shares update on baby's cancer
Ashley Cain and his partner Safiyya Vorajee have exhausted their options to treat daughter Azalyia's leukemia.
29 days ago - NBC News
Diet, Exercise, Chemo can Make Young Leukemia Patients Live Longer
Children's Hospital Los Angeles study finds risk of detectable cancer cells decreased by 70% after one month of treatment in patients with ALL. Changing diet and exercise makes...
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Changing diet and exercise can make chemotherapy more effective In youth with leukemia
Overweight children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy for treatment of leukemia are less successful battling the disease compared to their lean peers.
1 month ago - News Medical
Stem cell transplants offer long-term benefits for pediatric cancer patients receiving immunotherapy
Children and young adults who receive CAR T-cell therapy for the most common childhood cancer - acute lymphoblastic leukemia - suffer remarkably fewer relapses and are far more...
1 month ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Modest dietary changes and exercise can improve survival outcomes for young people with leukemia
In some cancers, including leukemia in children and adolescents, obesity can negatively affect survival outcomes. Obese young people with leukemia are 50% more likely to...
1 month ago - News Medical - 4 articles
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How To Handle Dick Pics Like A Boss Babe
It took a pandemic for me to finally engage in social media. I joined Instagram last spring and instead of a neighbor coming by with a basket of muffins , here on Insta, I got...
Bindi Irwin Shares Portrait That Imagines Her Dad Holding His Granddaughter
Bindi Irwin shares commissioned art that imagines her father holding his granddaughter on Mother's Day Bindi Irwin is celebrating her first Mother's Day, a day filled with joy...
Researchers identify genetic cause of a rare neurological disorder
In a paper published today in Nature Communications, an international group of collaborators led by researchers at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have identified a...
Ask Scary Mommy: I Don't Want My Kid To Go To Sleepovers. Ever
Ask Scary Mommy is Scary Mommy's advice column, where our team of “experts” answers all the questions you have about life, love, body image, friends, parenting, and anything...
Pediatric rheumatology in Africa: thriving amidst challenges
Pediatric Rheumatology is an orphan specialty in Africa which is gradually gaining importance across the continent.
Finally, the proof Covid vaccines ARE safe when you're pregnant
It is a major step forwards in the battle against the virus. And there is even evidence that vaccinating women now may have knock-on benefits for any children they have in the...
Florida principal who spanked student will not face criminal charges
The state attorney's office said no grounds exist to charge the principal because the mother of the 6-year-old student "consented to the spanking,”
Let's honour these four lost children - and grieving mothers everywhere
Oatlands Golf Course has rejected a request for a memorial to the three Abdallah children and their cousin who were killed there. It's not just a blow for the families, but for...
The mixed emotions of watching my daughter reach adolescence
While I am full of joy at the privilege of seeing my baby's precious becoming, I'm also a blubbery mess.
Testing metal, proving mettle-findings from the 2016-2018 India...
The Indian subcontinent has been a global pioneer in several zinc-related areas, including both production of the metal and assessment of human nutritional status. According to...