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Flu Hospitalizes Children, Elderly Across Nation

Flu Hospitalizes Children, Elderly Across Nation

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

At least 37 children across the nation died of the flu this season so far as schools in at least 11 states closed due to the virus. The dominant strain, called H3N2, mainly hospitalizes children and the elderly. Schools across the nation have closed to prevent the virus from spreading and disinfect bu...

Scientists Find Way to Reverse Aging

Scientists Find Way to Reverse Aging

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News Briefs

Researchers at the Universities of Exeter and Brighton in November found a way to reverse the aging process in human cells using chemicals similar to resveratrol, which is found in red wine and dark chocolate. As humans age, a type of protein, called splicing factors, gradually becomes inactive. According to the study, scientists added chemicals synonymous to resv...

FDA Approves Personalized Gene Therapy as New Cancer Treatment

FDA Approves Personalized Gene Therapy as New Cancer Treatment

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, U.S. News

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a personalized gene therapy called CAR-T on Aug. 30, 2017 to treat children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. With the approval of Kymriah, a genetically modified T-cell immunotherapy, cancer patients up to the age of 25 will gain access to t...

Rocket Man

Rocket Man

by Reid McEowen, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, U.S. News, World News

Donald Trump makes headlines once again by calling North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong- Un, “rocket man.” The name-calling came from his speech to the UN. He called on the UN to take more drastic actions and vowed to protect the United States and their allies from North Korea. Trump signed an executive order on ...

Water Pipe Bursts, School Day Continues

Water Pipe Bursts, School Day Continues

by Briana Lao, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

September 21, 2017


Filed under Local News, News Briefs

A school water pipe burst at 11:30 a.m., briefly compromising school water and A/C systems. Water and A/C were available around 1 p.m.  in buildings 4 and A for student use. Operations continued as normal.

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