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Why credit bureau Experian has data on T-Mobile customers

NEW YORK- In the latest high-profile breach of a U.S. organization, hackers broke into Experian's database of information on 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers. But what is Experian, and why does the credit bureau keep data on a wireless carrier's customers? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimates Experian, Equifax and...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer
FDA expands Merck drug's approval to treat lung cancer

The Food and Drug Administration approved Keytruda for advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients who have seen their tumors spread after taking other therapies. Bristol-Myers Squibb won FDA approval for a similar indication for its own PD-1 drug, Opdivo, in March. The FDA said Friday it approved Keytruda based on a small subset of patients in a company...
Source: The Associated Press
CNBC update: Cell phones ruining your relationship?  

Enforcement officials say that to Oregon shooter left a note at the scene; LinkedIn goes on tour to offer free headshots; and a study shows cell phones are ruining relationships, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Source: CNBC.com
UK scientists start stem cell trial of potential blindness cure

LONDON, Sept 29- The first patient has been treated in Britain in a pioneering trial of a new treatment co-developed by Pfizer and derived from embryonic stem cells designed for patients with a condition that can cause blindness. Specialists at London's Moorfields Eye Hospital said the operation, described as "successful", was the first of 10 planned for...
Source: Reuters | By: Kate Kelland
Ancient Japanese art is transforming solar power

A team of experts has come up with a solar cell concept using an ancient Japanese craft.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Anmar Frangoul | Special to CNBC.com
CIA, special ops cooperate to kill extremists in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON- With no regular American presence in the war theater, the U.S. has struggled to answer basic intelligence questions about the situation in Syria and Iraq, including the Islamic State group's fighting strength. Central Command- have significantly diminished the threat from the Khorasan Group, an al-Qaida cell in Syria that had planned attacks on...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer
Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Clifford Hudis of New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, agreed. Results were published online Monday by the New England Journal of Medicine and discussed at the European Cancer Congress in Vienna.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer
These breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease.
Source: The Associated Press
Roche says new drug shows benefits in lung, bladder cancer tests

ZURICH, Sept 27- Roche' s new immune-system boosting cancer drug has given positive results in tests on patients suffering from some lung and bladder cancers, according to data released on Sunday at the European Cancer Congress in Vienna that the company hopes will help it win quick regulatory approval. Roche, the largest maker of cancer drugs, is banking on...
Source: Reuters | By: John Miller
Bristol's Opdivo boosts kidney cancer survival beyond two years

Sept 26- Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo extended kidney cancer survival rates by more than two years in a late-stage trial, setting it up to be used beyond melanoma and lung cancer. The U.S. company said in July the study was stopped early because its drug was more effective than Novartis' established product Afinitor, but detailed results...
Source: Reuters | By: Ben Hirschler