Harvard

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning. Its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
  • Estudio sobre cannabis puede tener un ‘impacto mayúsculo’ en el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas, dice investigador de Harvard
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    Estudio sobre cannabis puede tener un ‘impacto mayúsculo’ en el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas, dice investigador de Harvard

    Un flavonoide es un compuesto natural que se encuentra en plantas, verduras y frutas, y que, entre otras funciones, es el que les da su color brillante.

  • Cannabis chemical may help treat pancreatic cancer, study finds
    The Independent

    Cannabis chemical may help treat pancreatic cancer, study finds

    A cannabis chemical may have a “major impact” in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.Pancreatic cancer has a five-year survival rate of just nine per cent, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and is expected to be the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States by 2020.

  • Danny Cohen, computer scientist who propelled the digital age, dies
    Los Angeles Times

    Danny Cohen, computer scientist who propelled the digital age, dies

    Danny Cohen, a distinguished computer scientist who helped develop the first digital visual flight simulator for pilot training, early digital voice conferencing and cloud computing, has died at his home in Palo Alto. Cohen, who did much of his research at USC, died Aug. 12 at age 81. He was suffering from Parkinson's disease, his son David said. Cohen was a graduate student at Harvard University in the late 1960s when he helped develop the first computerized flight simulation system on a general-use computer. The design re-created aircraft flight and the landscape it traveled above. It was a revelation at a time when easy-to-use home computers didn't exist and typewriters and rotary phones were

  • The Week

    Customs and Border Protection will not administer flu vaccines to migrant families

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is not planning to administer flu vaccines to migrant families in its custody, CNBC reports. After the flu-related deaths of three migrant children in U.S. detention since last year, Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University doctors earlier this month wrote a letter to Congress calling for an investigation and "timely action," as "poor conditions at the facilities may be amplifying the spread of influenza and other infectious diseases, increasing health risks to children," The Washington Post reported. But on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Customs and Border Protection told CNBC that "in general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities

  • Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have 'major impact,' Harvard researcher says
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    Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have 'major impact,' Harvard researcher says

    Scientists from Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found evidence that a chemical derived from cannabis may be capable of extending the life expectancy for pancreatic cancer.