New report highlights global burden of pollution-related disease and death
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  November 13, 2017  
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 New report highlights global burden of pollution-related disease and deathNew report highlights global burden of pollution-related disease and death
 
Pollution is linked to an estimated nine million deaths each year worldwide – equivalent to one in six (16%) of all deaths, according to a major new report in The Lancet.
 
 
 New category of immunotherapy appears safe to use in patients with both cancer and HIVNew category of immunotherapy appears safe to use in patients with both cancer and HIV
 
A new category of immunotherapies called checkpoint inhibitors that has been highly effective against many different cancers appears safe to use in patients with both advanced malignancies and HIV, a population excluded from earlier trials of such therapies, according to an early-phase trial.
 
   Paget's Disease of the VulvaPaget's Disease of the Vulva
 
The vulva, consisting of the outer lips (labia majora), and inner lips (labia minora), is the visible outer portion of the female genitalia. The vulva gives access to the sexual organs, vestibule, urinary opening, and the vagina in women.
 
   Research shows role of federal drinking water regulations in reducing arsenic exposureResearch shows role of federal drinking water regulations in reducing arsenic exposure
 
New research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that exposure to arsenic in drinking water was significantly reduced among Americans using public water systems following the Environmental Protection Agency regulation on maximum levels of arsenic.
 
 Air pollution linked to mortality from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancer
 
Air pollution linked to mortality from kidney, bladder and colorectal cancerAir pollution is classified as carcinogenic to humans given its association with lung cancer, but there is little evidence for its association with cancer at other body sites.
 
 
 Gut bacteria may influence the response to certain cancer therapies finds study
 
Gut bacteria may influence the response to certain cancer therapies finds studyA latest study has found that patients with advanced melanoma or skin cancer who had a specific bacteria in their gut had a more favorable response to certain types of cancer treatment or immunotherapy. The study from the University of Texas was published in the latest issue of the journal Science.