The medical team at the University of Alberta Hospital offered a brain cancer patient at the age of 30 to use DCA, a drug used to treat rare metabolic disorders, which also showed the ability to shrink tumors in rats. After 15 months the tumor was gone, 3 other patient who took this drug had their tumors shrink significantly or stop growing.
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Cole Rasenberger, a 10 years old boy, started to fight huge corporates such as Mcdonalds and KFC in order to save the forests. He started at the age of 8 when he gathered more than 2000 postcards sent to Mcdonalds, which later announced it will soon switch to 100 percent recycled paper for all bags.
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Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros from California, won $266 million a year ago, and decided to provide substantial scholarship money to benefit students from their hometown, Pico Rivera.
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Alison and Sam, best friends for the last 16 years from Bristol, England, discovered after Alison traced her birth mother and found out the name of her birth father, which was the same of her best friend’s. A DNA test confirm it.
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On week 20 of their pregnancy, doctors told Jessica Browning that her twins are in risk, the twins looked healthy, but their bags were different sizes. Usually, parents have a decision to make to lose one of the twins, but Jessica went under a risky operation in which a hole was made in the thin membrane that separated the twins, allowing the fluid to equalize. Babies were born healthy at 32 weeks.
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Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman, a 93 years old Philadelphia philanthropist, has given the University of Pennsylvania a record gift of $225 million for its School of Medicine.
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2 weeks ago, china, a country with over 300 million smokers, launched a ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and all public spaces.
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Last week, during Roger waters concert at O2 in London, David Gilmour and Nick Mason joined him on stage and performed 2 songs together.
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About 500 Hundreds garbage trucks in California are driving through the city streets using clean fuel made from garbage and by that reducing the state’s carbon emissions.
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The city of Chicago is trying to have a greener taxi flee, and started a program on which cab companies will get an incentive to use hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles.
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