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End-stage Cancer Patients have little benefit from Chemotherapy

End-stage Cancer Patients have little benefit from Chemotherapy

A new study conducted on 300 patients has found that Chemotherapy could do more harm that good for end-stage cancer patients. The analysis found that for many patients with advanced cancer, chemotherapy could be linked with worse quality of life. The effectiveness of chemotherapy for advanced stage cancer patients has been questioned earlier as well.

Robot Clears Self-Awareness Test

Robot Clears Self-Awareness Test

Experts think that it will take time before robots are developed that can think like humans. Scientists think that one of the main steps towards artificial intelligence is self-awareness.

Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute AI and Reasoning Lab in New York updated the 'wise men puzzle' and posed the problem on three robots and one of them was able to clear the test.

Hospital Staff makes Possible Bed-Ridden Cancer Patient’s Wedding to his Girlfriend

Hospital Staff makes Possible Bed-Ridden Cancer Patient’s Wedding to his Girlfriend

What came as a pleasant surprise to bed-ridden Keith Borum yesterday was Good Samaritan Hospital staff's unparalleled gesture that made him enjoy the best day of his life. The hospital staff made all arrangements for Keith's wedding to Nina Scott, his girlfriend since three years.

DEHP substitutes in plastic products behave just like the chemical they replaced

DEHP substitutes in plastic products behave just like the chemical they replaced

Two new studies have claimed that two chemicals used by plastics manufacturers in their products after eliminating DEHP about a decade ago over health concerns have the same negative health effects as the latter. The two DEHP substitutes -- DINP and DIDP -- have been found by the two studies having association with insulin resistance and high blood pressure.

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