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Arrest Made in Campbellsville University Student’s Killing
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Arrest Made in Campbellsville University Student’s Killing

The police in Campbellsville, Ky., arrested a 21-year-old man who was wanted in connection with the killing of a Campbellsville University student on Saturday, officials said.The student, Josiah Malachi Kilman, 18, was found unresponsive in his dorm room around 12:43 a.m. and transferred to Taylor Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the police said in a statement.The police identified the man they arrested as Charles E. Escalera, 21. Officials said they had obtained a warrant for his arrest, charging him with murder.The university, which confirmed Mr. Escalera’s arrest on Saturday evening, said he was a student.The Campbellsville police said in a statement that Mr. Escalera was taken into custody after the Green County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police “received a cal...
Men with fertility problems and their family members have a higher risk of cancer
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Men with fertility problems and their family members have a higher risk of cancer

Families of men with fertility problems show distinct patterns of increased risk of various types of cancer. For the first time, risk patterns for several different types of cancer have been identified in men with fertility problems and their families. The study, published in Human Reproduction, found that families of men who have very few or no sperm in their semen have a higher risk of developing cancer, including cancer at younger ages, compared to families of fertile men. . . The risk and type of cancer varied considerably depending on whether the men had low sperm numbers (oligozoospermic) or none (azoospermic), with several types of cancer identified in different family groups. Standard Related News No Peter Walter, scientist: "It is unlikely that there is a definitive cure for ...
Inside the Hospitals Treating Brain Injuries in Ukraine
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Inside the Hospitals Treating Brain Injuries in Ukraine

Mykhaylo Bielov, 31, a soldier with Ukraine’s national guard, was defending the eastern city of Bakhmut on Dec. 31, 2022, when a Russian grenade exploded above his head.“I remember a white light and how it went out,” he said. “I remember putting out the fire on my uniform and spitting out my tooth.”Emergency surgery at Mechnikov Hospital saved his life. He spent a month in a coma. His recovery will take years.
Support for Teaching Gender Identity in School Is Split, Even Among Democrats
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Support for Teaching Gender Identity in School Is Split, Even Among Democrats

Americans are deeply split over whether gender identity should be taught in school, according to two polls released this week that underscored the extent of the divide on one of the most contested topics in education.Many groups, including Democrats, teachers and teenagers, are split on whether schools should teach about gender identity — a person’s internal sense of their own gender and whether it aligns with their sex assigned at birth, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Southern California and a separate survey by Pew Research Center.But on issues of race, another topic that has fueled state restrictions and book bans, there was broader support for instruction. That extended to some Republicans, the U.S.C. survey found.The results highlight nuances in the opinion ...
The cell therapy that has revolutionized cancer reaches lupus
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The cell therapy that has revolutionized cancer reaches lupus

CAR T cell therapy (CAR-T) has proven to be disruptive in the treatment of some types of cancer. Now, a study published in 'The New England Journal of Medicine' shows the results of a small clinical trial carried out on 15 patients that shows that the therapy is feasible, safe and effective for patients with different autoimmune diseases, such as lupus erythematosus. . systemic (SLE). Fabian Müller's team at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany examined patients with severe SLE, idiopathic inflammatory myositis, or systemic sclerosis who received a single infusion of CD19 T cells. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune rheumatic disease that occurs in approximately 0.1% of the world's population, with a high prevalence in young women. In Spain, its ...
Israel-Hamas War Live Updates: Latest News on ICJ Hearings and Gaza
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Israel-Hamas War Live Updates: Latest News on ICJ Hearings and Gaza

The United States and Russia made opposing statements on Wednesday during hearings at the International Court of Justice focused on whether Israel’s lengthy occupation of Palestinian-majority territory is legal.They were among 50 nations expected to address the I.C.J. in the matter — an unusually high number — underscoring the fact that the court, which once focused on staid issues like border disputes, has suddenly become a venue to wade into major, sensitive international issues.“The I.C.J., which was previously seen as a kind of snoozy backwater of the U.N. system where disputes went to die, is turning into more and more of a platform for states to try to corner each other,” said Richard Gowan, the U.N. director for the International Crisis Group.As Russia and the United States each use...
Study of patients with chronic fatigue condition may offer clues to long Covid
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Study of patients with chronic fatigue condition may offer clues to long Covid

Jennifer Caldwell was active and energetic, working two jobs and caring for her daughter and parents, when she developed a bacterial infection that was followed by severe dizziness, fatigue and memory problems.That was almost a decade ago, and since then he has battled the condition known as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS. Ms. Caldwell, 56, of Hillsborough, North Carolina, said she went from being able to ski, dance and work two jobs as a clinical research coordinator and caterer to having to stay in bed most of the time. of the day."I haven't felt well since and I haven't worked a day since," said Ms. Caldwell, whose symptoms include severe dizziness when her legs are not elevated.The condition has also "cognitively ruined me," he said. “I can't read somet...
Supreme Court Won’t Hear New Case on Race and School Admissions
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Supreme Court Won’t Hear New Case on Race and School Admissions

The Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for the use of admissions criteria intended to diversify the student body at an elite public high school in Virginia, declining to revisit the role race may play in admissions months after it sharply curtailed affirmative action programs in higher education.In turning down a challenge to a policy that eliminated standardized tests, the court gave no reasons, as is its custom in issuing such orders. Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. issued a dissent, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, that was harshly critical of an appeals court’s ruling in the case upholding the new criteria and rejecting the challengers’ argument that they unlawfully disadvantaged Asian Americans.The Supreme Court struck down race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard and the Uni...
the invisible trace of childhood cancer
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the invisible trace of childhood cancer

The other challenge for minors who go through an oncological disease is being able to be mothers and fathers in adulthood. Andrea Ruano had Ewing sarcoma when she was 15 years old. She was not given the option to preserve her fertility before treatment and now she fights so that others can do it. ABC 02/20/2024 Updated at 04:29h. Starting an article talking about statistics in the month that World Cancer Day is celebrated can 'turn off' any reader. But if these quantify the disease, considered 'rare', in minors, much more so. But telling them has a compelling reason: to do it... Article for registration Read right now all ABC content Report a bug