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Monsoon rains arrive on Kerala coast in southwest India: government official

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s annual monsoon arrived on the Kerala coast on Monday, an official at the state-run weather office said, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country’s farm-dependent economy. The monsoon delivers about 70% of India’s annual rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) declares the arrival of… Read More »

The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (or IVLBCL) is notably hard to diagnose accurately because the cancerous lymphocytes grow inside small blood vessels, instead of at lymph nodes, and there is no… Read More »

No Boston Marathon this year: Iconic event officially canceled for first time in 124 years

The Boston Marathon has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the iconic event will not take place its 124-year history, city officials announced Thursday. In conjunction with the Boston Athletic Association, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D) made the announcement less than a week after indicating a final decision on… Read More »