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Teenager with brain tumor undergoing proton beam therapy | Society

A 15-year-old with a rare brain tumor will undergo a groundbreaking proton beam therapy at the UK's first dedicated treatment center. Mason Kettley, from Angmering in West Sussex, will receive the targeted therapy that helps shrink tumors and reduces the risk of side effects. It will be performed at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, home to the world's …

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Two more flu deaths reported in Douglas County

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Two people have died from the flu in Douglas County. The sum of adult flu deaths in Douglas County is now at four. A child has died from the flu in Nebraska. A total of 1,833 confirmed cases of flue gases have been reported in Douglas County since September 30, 2018. Of these cases, 315 were …

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CDC: Beware of Measles

Kittitas County, Wash. – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a warning about the measles outbreak. As of Monday, 22 confirmed cases of measles have been identified and almost all cases are unimmunized children. Clark County, which includes the city of Vancouver, is currently experiencing an abuse of measles. CDC wants you to know that measles is very …

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Teen one of first UK proton-beam patients

Image copyright PA Image caption Mason is studying for his GCSEs                  Fifteen-year-old Mason Kettley, who has a rare brain cancer, is about to become one of the first UK patients to have proton-beam therapy at a new dedicated treatment center. He is starting treatment at the £ 125m center at Manchester's Christie hospital. The specialist radiotherapy targets cancers without …

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Intermittent fasting combined with lower-calorie diet is the best plan for weight loss: 5 tips for beginners trying to lose belly fat

Intermittent fasting combined with lower-calorie diet is the best plan for weight loss & nbsp | & nbspPhoto Credit: & nbspThinkstock New Delhi: If the extra pounds are on the top of your priority list, you must have heard about the intermittent fasting (IF). Perhaps, you even tried the eating regime in order to get rid of that ugly belly …

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Researchers Unmask Superheroes Among Us: Super Poopers

In the case of fecal transplants, not all healthy feces work the same. Researchers at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, reviewed a number of existing fecal transplant studies and found that some donors had better poop than others, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal Cellular and Infection Microbiology . The so-called "super poopers" produce feces rich …

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