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Black Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Live Longer Thanks to New Hormone Therapies

Prostate cancer has historically been more common, more aggressive and more lethal in African-American men compared with other racial groups. But new findings presented at the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reveal that Black men with advanced prostate cancer treated with newer hormone therapies lived 20 percent longer than their white counterparts, reports the American Society… Read More »

Baboons live for months after getting genetically modified pig hearts

Animal organs could help make up for a lack of human donorsBen Edwards/Getty By Chelsea Whyte GENETICALLY modified pig hearts have been successfully transplanted into baboons for the first time. The monkeys lived at least 90 days, suggesting the research could move onto human clinical trials. Eventually, the hope is that pig organs could help… Read More »