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Melanoma tumors use interferon-gamma mutations to fight immunotherapy

Melanoma tumors use genetic mutations in a prominent immune response pathway to resist the immunotherapy ipilimumab, researchers report. These findings open the door to testing an array of IFN-y genes prospectively as a predictor for response to ipilimumab and for exploring new combinations to defeat IFN-y-related resistance.

New design of engineered arginine depleting enzymes as multi-potent anti-cancer agents

A novel multi-potent drug removes arginine from the blood and kills cancer cells, report scientists. Arginine is an essential amino acid for the growth of cancer cells.

Scientists spot genes that make some sarcomas less aggressive

A set of genes they say make sarcoma cells less aggressive has been discovered by researchers. They hope to turn the discovery into new therapeutic approaches to fight metastatic cancers.

Van Go

Joe and I are back from our trip to California. We had a good trip and met receptive audiences and wonderful hosts. But, let's be clear, these are not vacations. We lectured and travelled and then lectured and travelled right through the week. Show More Summary

Bluetooth Insulin Device “InPen” Coming Soon

The FDA has granted approval of the InPen system which is a wireless-enabled “SmartPen” insulin pen for people with diabetes to use in best caring for and dosing their insulin. According to a PR NewsWire press release, this is the first FDA approved pen of it’s kind created by Companion Medical to provide technology for […]

Fried Cauliflower Rice and Shrimp

Have you ever struggled with finding healthy replacements for your favorite calorie-laden restaurant meals that not only taste like their unhealthy counterparts but are actually more satisfying and delicious? Well, here is Fried Cauliflower Rice & Shrimp to the rescue!

Here's What You Should Know About Snapchat's Overhaul—And Its New Snap Specs

But Snapchat's most recent announcements truly might be the biggest switch-ups yet, according to reports. Here's what you should know.

My Evolving Diabetes Perspective

By Natalie Vawter Lately I’ve gotten into a bit of a rut with my relationship to my diabetes. In the past, I’ve felt proud of myself when I’ve been on top of everything and had good control of my blood sugar. These past few weeks, though, I’ve had a lot of high blood sugar. My […]

Parents with Other Autoimmune Conditions Now Faced with Son’s Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

Kristin visits the Juicebox Podcast to share her family’s story of facing autoimmune conditions head-on. With several family members who also had type 1 diabetes, they now face diabetes in their own home as her son Gavin has been diagnosed with type 1. Listen in as they share their own unique story and journey into this […]

Do You Count Carbs…or Not?

By Steven V. Edelman, MD and Jeremy Pettus, MD  Carb counting seems to be the standard of care for how people with type 1 diabetes calculate how much insulin to take before meals. I think most folks would agree it is not a perfect method and often does not seem to work. Of course, some would say […]

The Age of Polio: The Second Baseman’s Son

By Dan Olmsted WYTHEVILLE, Virginia (AOA) -- It was the seventh inning stretch of a home game for the Wytheville Statesmen, the Class D League team beloved by this baseball-obsessed Southwestern Virginia town. The date was June 30, 1950. The...

Lady Gaga Is Officially Performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

According to NBC Sports, Lady Gaga will officially be taking the stage for Super Bowl LI in Houston on Feb. 5.

Working on Nice

I made my mind up instantly.I didn't like him.On our flight back from San Francisco the plane was jammed full. In our row I had the aisle, Joe the middle and a fellow a few years younger than us had the window. We had preboarded so we got up and let him in. Show More Summary

This Man's Acne Basically Disappeared When He Stopped Eating Dairy

Brian Turner posted an Instagram video explaining that, in addition to upping his vegetable and water intake, cutting out dairy helped him get rid of acne.

The Skin Care Rules You Should Never Break

Some rules were meant to be broken, but not these. Read on to discover the skin care rule that these 6 estheticians swear by.

Coconut Oil As Lube: What’s Safe And What’s Not

Here, docs lay out the various pros and cons of whipping out a jar of coconut oil next time you have sex.

Brilliantly Simple Career Advice From 8 Successful Female Entrepreneurs

These inspiring SELF-made women know a thing or two about success. Here are their secrets.

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