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Hong Kong opens vaccine drive to children aged 12 and older

Hong Kong will allow children age 12 and above to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as it seeks to boost immunization rates in the city. Government officials said Thursday they will offer the vaccine to about 240,000 children from 12 to 15 years old starting Friday, joining other countries that have started vaccinating children. The […]

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Link between driver of ovarian cancer and metabolism opens up new therapeutic strategies

Mutations that inactivate the ARID1A gene in ovarian cancer increase utilization of the glutamine amino acid making cancer cells dependent on glutamine metabolism, according to a study by The Wistar Institute published online in Nature Cancer. Researchers also showed that pharmacologic inhibition of glutamine metabolism may represent an effective therapeutic strategy for ARID1A-mutant ovarian cancer. […]

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New York opens traffic-clogged streets to people during pandemic, the city’s latest redesign in times of dramatic change

On some normally congested New York City streets, cars are gone, replaced by diners tentatively returning to restaurants—though only outside—after months of lockdown. On June 22, the city entered phase two of reopening after its severe coronavirus outbreak, allowing many businesses to resume operations with restrictions. Permitting restaurants to spread into streets is one of […]

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Shannen Doherty Opens Up About Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis

In an interview for GMA, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed’s Shannen Doherty shared an update on her health with some difficult news: She’s been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. As she deals with a legal battle connected with her California home damaged in the 2018 wildfires, Doherty said she wanted to “control the narrative” of her […]