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Dead convicted killer linked to more unsolved cases

Dead convicted killer linked to more unsolved cases

A New Hampshire man, who died serving time in a California prison for murdering his wife, was allegedly a serial killer as investigators have detected links between him and many other unsolved murder cases.

Police say Bob Evans was likely responsible for the murder of a woman who went missing in 1981 as well as for the killings of another woman and three children. Evans died in a California prison in 2010.

Researchers announce success of immunotherapy based brain cancer treatment

Researchers announce success of experimental brain cancer treatment

Immunotherapy uses the body’s immune system to beat cancer, and the same immune-based therapy has reportedly helped a patient with advanced brain cancer.

Researchers around the globe have long been using immunotherapy for beating blood cancers like lymphomas and leukemias, but it has yet to be approved for treating brain cancer.

Following a successful experiment, researchers at the City of Hope Beckman Research Institute & Medical Center have announced that patient who tried the therapy is still alive more than a year after receiving the treatment.

Diabetes accounts for nearly half of health care spending in United States

Diabetes accounts for total health care spending in U.S.

Spending on diabetes, a group of metabolic diseases representing high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period, accounts for more than 50 per cent of all spending on health care in the United States, researchers reported. In a comprehensive financial analysis, a group of researchers from the University of Washington Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation found that spending on diabetes diagnosis and treatment totaled a whopping $101 billion in
2013.

Trump discusses veterans’ healthcare overhaul: Report

Trump discusses veterans’ healthcare overhaul with hospital CEOs

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday met with leaders of the nation's top nonprofit hospital systems to discuss plans to overhaul healthcare system for veterans.

After the meeting, a senior transition official told reporters that they discussed a range of options, including public-private partnerships and allowing veterans to more readily visit hospitals outside the existing Veterans Affairs system.

Jerry Colangelo claims Las Vegas academy is the key factor to USA Basketball’s success

Jerry Colangelo claims Las Vegas academy is the key factor to USA Basketball’s success

USA basketball team for the forthcoming Rio Olympics is heading towards the third gold consecutive medal. And director of basketball association Jerry Colangelo boasts of the brilliant youth development system USA basketball has been nurturing for last few decades has been the key factor behind the success of the team and keeping the supply line alive.

People favor Self-driving Car That Kills Passenger to Save Many Others, but Don’t Want to Buy it for Themselves

People favor Self-driving Car That Kills Passenger to Save Many Others, but Don’t Want to Buy it for Themselves

Will you ride a self-driving car that may kill you intentionally? A new survey asked people whether they will prefer autonomous cars that are programmed to save most people during an accident, and found that most people weren’t in mood of sacrificing their life for others.

These self-driving vehicles have an algorithm that works to kill minimum people in case of a major crash. For examples, if the vehicle finds that there are five pedestrians and only one passenger, it will choose to kill a person inside the car.

Scientists identify New Genetic Variants linked to Migraine

Scientists identify New Genetic Variants linked to Migraine Headaches

Several new genetic variants have been identified that are linked to migraine headaches, announced a scientist team. It also said that the finding is huge and may also help in developing new treatments.

A majority of variants are close to genes in circulatory system regulation. According to the researchers, it suggests that abnormal blood vessel function in a brain is crucial in conditions like migraines.

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