New research suggested that Opdivo — a drug that works with the immune system to fight melanoma — is more effective than the current standard of care for patients who've had surgery to remove advanced tumors.
In the Caribbean island state of Barbados, rainwater collection has been promoted as a way to boost scarce supplies of fresh water. But there's a catch: Environmental health officers then reported an increase in mosquitoes breeding in household water storage tanks.
Even though a wide range of social and economic factors may influence whether teens get involved with weapons, two things appear to increase the odds for white, black and Hispanic youth alike — emotional distress and substance abuse — a recent US study suggests.
Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the frontline in the eastern region of Luhansk in accordance with a recent agreement with pro-Russians, the Ukrainian military said on Monday.
The US military strategy in Syria is aimed at “containing” terrorist groups to a point where they can still fight the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a political analyst in Virginia says.
Syria has been so contaminated with weapons and bombs that the lives of 5.1 million people, including 2 million children, are at constant risk, an international aid group warned in a report released on Tuesday.