One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the people are confirmed by the article in their right to keep and bear their private arms. TENCH COXE inRemarks on the First Part of the Amendments to the Federal Constitution, under the pseudonymA Pennsylvanian in the Philadelphia Federal Gazette, June 18, 1789.Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower house; these altogether respect personal liberty.”
— Sen. William Grayson of Virginia In A Letter To Patrick Henry.
Breast cancer study suggests new treatment could slow aggressive tumors
It’s an important finding because doctors often find it difficult to figure out if a particular tumor will become aggressive — a determination which can affect treatment.
Scientists have been able to use the research to impede the growth of cancer in mice and prolong life, and they hope to quickly begin trials in humans.
Luckily nicotinamide, a B-complex vitamin which is used to slow the growth, is already used to treat cholesterol and skin diseases — meaning that the approval process for clinical trials likely won’t be quite as difficult, according to the .
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