Month: August 2017

Jenel Lausa (Dojo Drifter)

3 top Filipino MMA fighters unite to bring national pride as they fight in the UFC 31

August ​ ​ 2017, ​ ​ Pasig ​ ​ City, ​ ​ Philippines: Filipino​ ​mixed​ ​martial​ ​arts​ ​(MMA)​ ​athletes​ ​are​ ​known​ ​for​ ​having the​ ​biggest​ ​hearts.​ ​​ ​They​ ​pour​ ​their​ ​hearts​ ​out​ ​in​ ​the​ ​octagon.​ ​​ ​But​ ​sports​ ​being​ ​sports,​ ​victory​ ​is​ ​never assured,​ ​especially​ ​in​ ​the​ ​global​ […]

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Kymriah: First FDA-approved gene therapy for cancer

A medical breakthrough took place in the United States on Aug. 30, Wednesday. For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a cell-based gene therapy treatment for cancer, which is called Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel). Each dose of Kymriah is a customized treatment. The genetically-modified autologous T-cell immunotherapy uses […]

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