Bristol Post
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Thieves have stolen a caravan from a 71-year-old great-granddad battling serious illness just weeks before his final trip around the country to visit family and friends.Paul Cole's family has launched a desperate appeal for the return of his £14,500 caravan after it was taken from Lower Woodhouse Farm, in Almondsbury.The former Army Cadet major, who lives in Stockwood, recently went into remission after battling lung cancer, but is now receiving treatment for a heart condition and...
The Huffington Post
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I am luckier than most. After 20 years of having multiple sclerosis I am still relatively healthy. I have a spot on my foot which is mildly numb most of the time and markedly numb when I have an exacerbation. This is damage I got from not treating an exacerbation with steroid therapy. Sometimes when I am dancing I can feel weakness in my legs, but I still dance. I will always dance. Heat and I have a love/hate relationship. I love a sauna in January. That first sweat is such a cleansing feeling. But a prolonged heat wave in summer will sap me like an iPhone battery. I have extreme vertigo whenever I ride a canoe, an amusement ride, or a swing at the playground with my son. These are things I no longer do. They do not effect my quality of life. Life has so much more to offer than amusement rides. I can go through long periods of remission. Sometimes years.
BBC Parliament
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Secondly, we should be introducing a more fair fee remission scheme. The present capital and disposable income thresholds are far too low, and stop poor litigants from bringing genuine claims. Thirdly, we should be looking at spreading fees in civil litigation more evenly over the life of cases this is done in part already in employment cases.
Futurity
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ScienceDaily
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Genetic tweaks to salmonella turn the bacteria into cancer-seeking missiles that produce self-destruct orders deep within tumors. Tests in rat models with extreme cases of the disease showed a remarkable 20 percent survival rate over 100 days -- roughly equivalent to 10 human years -- with the tumors going into complete remission.
Collective Evolution
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Even though antidepressants may have been created with good intentions, the reality is that patients taking these drugs are relapsing more quickly and more often. Whitaker explains that many patients on antidepressants will only recover partially in comparison to the full recoveries he's seen in people who never took them in the first place. In fact, only around 15% of those treated with antidepressants actually go into remission and maintain their mental health long-term. The other 85% are continuously relapsing or experience chronic depression. It is clear that in many cases, we need to stop looking for outside help when it comes to our mental health. Our mental health is just that — it's ours. It's controlled by us, whether we like it or not. Many mental illnesses don't stem from biological issues, contrary to what Big Pharma wants you to think, but are rather the result of different stressors in our lives.
Mondoweiss
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The Free Thought Project
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Big Pharma isn't going to like this. Diet alone was able to bring patients with active disease into clinical remission, avoiding the need for harmful meds.
The Huffington Post
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Assafir finally bit the dust following a protracted battle with a metastasized sickness that is afflicting most of Lebanon's newspapers. " Assafir 13,552: Absent...Not Extinct," was the front page headline of a special 60-page mega issue on January 4 chronicling the paper's milestones and featuring bittersweet farewells from many of its journalists and contributors over the years. Assafir's 60-page final wrap-up (Abu-Fadil) The 43-year-old daily had gone into remission a few times with repeated infusions of funds from assorted patrons when faced with bankruptcy, but succumbed to the Grim Reaper hovering over the country's print media on December 31, 2016. "The nation without Assafir " was that day's headline above a cartoon of a tearful dove (part of the paper's logo) and a broken pen. It couldn't have come at a worse time for staffers who hadn't been paid in over a year like hundreds of counterparts in other newspapers, and as the industry goes into a dizzying free-fall.
Daily Mail - USA
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Briana Lopez, 12, from New Jersey, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia last year. After being told she was in remission, she has since been diagnosed with cancer for a second time.
Manchester Evening News
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Kenzie-Lee Stopford, now aged three, is finally in remission after his battle with leukaemia
Plymouth Herald
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A selfless foster carer who raised more than £5,000 while caring for children and battling cancer is putting on another event for 2017.In 2014, Derek Hawes went in to hospital for a routine operation, but to his family's horror, doctors discovered that the then 45-year-old had Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).Luckily, the cancer was removed during the operation, and Derek, now 47, is in remission.During his diagnosis Derek, who is known as Del, not only continued looking after his own children...
ScienceDaily
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BBC One Yorkshire
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The faulty immune system is destroyed by chemotherapy before being reset by bone marrow transplant, using their own stem cells. The treatment has seen remarkable results in some people, and is most effective in those patients with the relapsing form of MS, characterised by flare-ups, followed by periods of remission. But Angela has the progressive form of the disease, and so does not qualify for the trials here in the UK.
Voice Of America
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Washington Free Beacon
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In the Eucharist, Christ’s body is the bread, “broken” for us, and the wine is his blood, “shed for the remission of sins.” In The Hurdy-Gurdy , however, it is the peasants who must suffer, who must be broken, for the benefit of those who are supposedly saving them. Fourteen Little Red Huts follows Johann-Friedrich Bos, a one-hundred-year-old “world-renowned scholar” and “chairman of the League of Nations Commission for the Resolution of the Riddle of the World Economy,” who is visiting the Soviet Union to see the successes of the “second Five-Year Plan” and tell the world of socialism’s superiority. Bos is based on Shaw, who turned 75 during his visit to the Soviet Union in 1931. Bos, like Shaw, only wants to see the good in socialism. “Where can I see socialism,” he asks almost immediately as he steps off the train. “Show it to me at once. Capitalism irritates me.
Washington Free Beacon
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In the Eucharist, Christ’s body is the bread, “broken” for us, and the wine is his blood, “shed for the remission of sins.” In The Hurdy-Gurdy , however, it is the peasants who must suffer, who must be broken, for the benefit of those who are supposedly saving them. Fourteen Little Red Huts follows Johann-Friedrich Bos, a one-hundred-year-old “world-renowned scholar” and “chairman of the League of Nations Commission for the Resolution of the Riddle of the World Economy,” who is visiting the Soviet Union to see the successes of the “second Five-Year Plan” and tell the world of socialism’s superiority. Bos is based on Shaw, who turned 75 during his visit to the Soviet Union in 1931. Bos, like Shaw, only wants to see the good in socialism. “Where can I see socialism,” he asks almost immediately as he steps off the train. “Show it to me at once. Capitalism irritates me.
TIME - Top Stories
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Longtime NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager has died at the age of 65 after a battle with cancer. Turner President David Levy says in a statement Thursday that Sager had died, without saying when or where. Famous for his flashy suits and probing questions, Sager worked basketball games for TNT for nearly a quarter-century. Sager first announced in April 2014 that he had been diagnosed with leukemia, and he missed the playoffs and much of the following season as he underwent two bone marrow transplants. Sager revealed in March that his leukemia was no longer in remission. He said doctors told him the typical prognosis was three to six months to live, but I am receiving the best treatment in the world and I remain fully confident I will win this battle.
The Huffington Post
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And starting in 2017, those kinds of numbers may leap even higher. For the first time, pending FDA approval, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy will be made available to high-end cancer centers around the country. In this kind of cellular immunotherapy, white blood cells called T-cells are extracted from a patient, treated at a special laboratory, and then returned to the patient to fight cancer cells. Trials on kids with ALL have proven very successful, with high rates of complete remission. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society notes that studies of CAR T-cell therapy on multiple myeloma,chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have also been very promising , as well. 3. Augmented Reality When Pokémon Go burst onto the scene this past July, millions of everyday Americans got their first taste of augmented reality (AR), in which a computer digitally enhances the sights and sounds of real-life environments.
Slate
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ITV
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.. Brilliant. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. Please keep your donations coming in. Today we're off to meet Lucy, who's in remission from Hodgkin's lymphoma. But throughout her battle with cancer she hasn't lost sight of her dream to appear in a panto.
BBC One Northern Ireland
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She difficult to cope in the year after Owen's death, and it is said she died of a broken heart. Judge Tracy said the jury had found Hughes and Boyle to be equally cobble bulk, and he did not distinguish between the two defendants. He said institute to 15 years and Boyle 14 years, because a previous criminal record had been less serious. They will be no remission, and both will serve their sentences in their entirety.