Prostate cancer treatment ‘could help more patients’

Image copyright SPL Image caption Hormone therapy stops more testosterone from reaching the prostate gland One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer has given “powerful results”, say UK researchers. A drug for treating prostate cancer that has spread was found to save lives when offered earlier, a study found. The trial looked at […]

Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial

Media captionMarianne Heath: “My tumour shrunk away” A new targeted treatment for ovarian cancer has shown “very promising” results in women in the advanced stages of the disease. It shrunk tumours in around half of women who took part in a small trial. Researchers had only been testing the drug to see if it was […]

Jack O’Neill, surf wetsuit pioneer, dies aged 94

Image copyright O’Neill Image caption Jack O’Neill wore an eye patch after a 1970s accident with a surf leash Jack O’Neill, the pioneering US surfer and designer, has died aged 94. He passed away peacefully at his seaside home in Santa Cruz, California, with his family by his side, O’Neill’s friends told KSBW news. He […]

Comedian Bill Maher apologises for racial slur on live TV

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “I regret the word I used… and am very sorry,” Maher said the following day Comedian Bill Maher has apologised for using a racial slur on live television. The host of “Real Time with Bill Maher” on HBO used a derogatory term for African-Americans while interviewing Nebraska Senator Ben […]

What Donald Trump Doesn’t Get About Pittsburgh – Politico

Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accords was framed as his obligation to “represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.” The line conjures an image that a reindustrialized Pittsburgh will return to its smokestack roots, becoming once again the center of the nation’s steel production, fueled by Appalachian […]

Like Father, Like Son! Tom Brady Plays Football with Lookalike Son Jack at Charity Game –

Like father, like son! Patriots quarterback and five-time Super Bowl champ Tom Brady had some tough competition on the field Friday — his 9-year-old son Jack! The pair tossed around the pigskin together at a charity event that kicked off a weekend of fundraising physical activities in support of Best Buddies International — a nonprofit organization […]

Cane Bay’s RJ Roderick commits to South Carolina football – The State

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp opened his June football camps Saturday and landed a commitment from Cane Bay’s R.J. Roderick. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Roderick, who was recruited by the Gamecocks as a safety, confirmed the news to The State. It was first reported by The schools liked Roderick as a running back, and […]