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Ovarian cancer drug olaparib ‘can delay disease in newly diagnosed’

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib ‘can delay disease in newly diagnosed’

Health
A drug for advanced ovarian cancer has been approved for use in newly diagnosed patients in England, after a trial showed it could delay progression of the disease for three years.Up to 600 women with a hereditary type of the disease could benefit each year.Health bosses said olaparib had the potential to make "a huge impact", giving a better chance of survival.Most cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed late, when there are few treatment options.Olaparib is for women with advanced ovarian, fallopian-tube or peritoneal cancer who have a specific gene mutation - Brca - inherited from parents, which increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Gene targetAbout five to 15 out of every 100 women with ovarian cancer have this faulty gene but there are conce...
Cleveland newly drafted CB Greedy Williams: Browns going to Super Bowl

Cleveland newly drafted CB Greedy Williams: Browns going to Super Bowl

Sports
April 27 (UPI) -- New Cleveland Browns cornerback Greddy Williams is calling his shot about his team going to the Super Bowl this upcoming season. Williams, who was drafted by Cleveland in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday evening, told reporters that the Browns will be Super Bowl bound in February 2020. "I know one thing -- that the Browns are going to the Super Bowl this year," Williams said on his conference call with Cleveland-area reporters. "That's a fact." The Browns have never appeared in a Super Bowl in their storied history. They have not made the post-season since 2002, and have not won a playoff game since 1994. Cleveland was high enough on Williams to move up from No. 49 to No. 46 in a deal with the Indianapolis Colts to snag the cornerback. In the deal, Clev...
Newly named dinosaur species named largest land animal of its time

Newly named dinosaur species named largest land animal of its time

Science
Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Paleontologists have discovered a new giant dinosaur species in South Africa's Free State Province. The plant-eating dinosaur weighed 12 metric tons and stood more than 13 feet tall at the hip, roughly twice the size of an African elephant. Scientists named the species Ledumahadi mafube, Sesotho for "a giant thunderclap at dawn." The Sesotho language is indigenous to the region where the species was discovered. "The name reflects the great size of the animal as well as the fact that its lineage appeared at the origins of sauropod dinosaurs," Jonah Choiniere, a professor of paleontology at South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, said in a news release. "It honors both the recent and ancient heritage of southern Africa." The proportions of the newly named species r...
Stoke stunned by newly promoted Wigan as winless run goes on

Stoke stunned by newly promoted Wigan as winless run goes on

Sports
Stoke City's winless start in the Championship continued as they were well beaten by newly promoted Wigan Athletic.Wigan took the lead when Will Grigg poked home from Gavin Massey's low cross into the box, and they doubled their advantage when Massey finished from a tight angle.The hosts conceded a penalty when Joe Allen brought down Grigg, who fired past Jack Butland from the spot for his second. As the game drew to a close, Stoke were reduced to 10 men when Ashley Williams was sent off for a second yellow card after a bad tackle on Massey.Relive Wednesday's EFL action as it happenedStoke struggled for long periods and the result means they have now failed to win their past nine home league ...