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WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

Physical activity has also been associated with reduced breast cancer risk in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. It is the most sensitive and sophisticated technology available for detecti...

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There's even more evidence that artificial sweeteners like aspartame could be dangerous

There's even more evidence that artificial sweeteners like aspartame could be dangerous

Certain public health associations have recommended the use of artificial sweeteners as a substitute for sugar , as long as it consumed in right amounts. Sucralose had the most significant effe...

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More Birds Are Getting Drunk This Year, MN Town Advises Residents

More Birds Are Getting Drunk This Year, MN Town Advises Residents

The intoxicated state of the birds is due to berries fermenting ahead of time due to an earlier than usual frost. "They're just careless and they're not looking for cars or other obstacles". "It appea...

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FAST FOOD NATION: 1 in 3 Americans eat fast food every day

FAST FOOD NATION: 1 in 3 Americans eat fast food every day

While about 45 percent of people in their 20s and 30s said they'd eaten fast food over the prior day, that number dropped to just under 38 percent for people in their 40s and 50s, and about 24 perce...

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3 scientists awarded Nobel Chemistry Prize for work in evolutionary science

Two Americans and one Briton have won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing new processes used to create drugs, chemicals and biofuels. The award "wonderfully recognizes the power of...

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American Jim Allison Will Be Award 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

American Jim Allison Will Be Award 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Abe added that as a Japanese, he feels proud. Tasuku Honjo was born in 1942 in Kyoto, Japan. In 2016, after being treated with a drug inspired by Prof Honjo's research, he announced that he ...

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Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford, says 'I've had so many false accusations'

In a raucous campaign-style rally in MS on Tuesday night, Donald Trump mocked Dr Christine Blasey Ford , who in wrenching testimony before the Senate judiciary committee last week said that the ...

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Americans, 1 British scientist win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , which chose the winners on Wednesday, said Arnold conducted the first directed evolution of enzymes, whose uses include "more environmentally friendly manufa...

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Revolutionary cancer-fighting treatment earns scientists Nobel Prize in medicine

Revolutionary cancer-fighting treatment earns scientists Nobel Prize in medicine

For many scientists, he said, a driving motivation "is simply to push the frontiers of knowledge". Allison, 70, studied a protein that puts the brakes on the immune system . He performed his prize-...

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Brain-eating amoeba kills surfer

Brain-eating amoeba kills surfer

But the "brain-eating amoeba" infections can also occur in inadequately chlorinated swimming pools or heated and contaminated tap water, hot springs, geothermal drinking water, and water heaters. As f...

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Contaminated polio vaccines given to kids in Telangana, Maharashtra, UP

Contaminated polio vaccines given to kids in Telangana, Maharashtra, UP

After which, the company's medical investigation was conducted and after the investigation, it was revealed that the company's vaccination contained the type-2 virus and accordingly, an offense was re...

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The moving way Sarah Ferguson helped the parents of Pret allergy victim

The moving way Sarah Ferguson helped the parents of Pret allergy victim

Clive Schlee, chief executive of the chain which has more than 500 stores including in Paris, Hong Kong, Dubai and several U.S. cities, said it was "deeply sorry for Natasha's death". The coroner ha...

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‘46 people dying of heart diseases in Pakistan every hour’

‘46 people dying of heart diseases in Pakistan every hour’

When the level is uncontrolled, it may lead to multiple complications such as cholesterol, damaging the blood vessels of lungs, heart and kidney, et al, and chances of leading to coronary artery disea...

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Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

Professor Allison works at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Their approach, known as immune checkpoint theory, had "revolutionized cancer treatment and has fundamentally changed the way we vi...

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Experts recommend vaccinations at onset of flu season

Experts recommend vaccinations at onset of flu season

Last year, 220 residents participated in the clinic, which is almost half the amount of the 400 people who participated the previous year. "We hope [these clinics] will reduce barriers for folks to ...

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Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

Texas surf resort closed for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ testing

The 29-year-old man died in New Jersey earlier this month after falling ill with Naegleria fowleri . Parsons added that his park follows all CDC "guidelines and recommendations concerning Naegleri...

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First rebel group begins withdrawal from demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

First rebel group begins withdrawal from demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Fighters from the Faylaq al-Sham group "began pulling out of areas in the southern countryside of Aleppo and the western suburbs of Aleppo city with heavy weapons, including tanks and cannons", said t...

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Combined birth control may reduce ovarian cancer risk

Combined birth control may reduce ovarian cancer risk

Jennifer Wu from the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Those who immigrated after 1995, those who had cancer , were being treated for infertility, and those who had venous thrombosis were exclu...

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Aetna sells off its Medicare Part D business to WellCare

Aetna's standalone Medicare Part D members will continue to be covered by Aetna through the rest of the year. A subsidiary of WellCare , which offers a Medicare Advantage HMO in CT and recently fi...

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Brett Kavanaugh,

Brett Kavanaugh, "I Like Beer": Twitter Reactions and Memes

Kavanaugh in his testimony later in the day said he was "100 percent certain" the assault never happened. Klobuchar: Could you answer the question? "I started my last colliloquy by saying to Senat...

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Limiting your child's screen time could improve cognition

Limiting your child's screen time could improve cognition

On average, children aged eight to 11 spent 3.6 hours per day glued to a TV, mobile phone, tablet or computer screen, almost double the suggested limit of two hours, researchers found. The National In...

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World's first human case of rat disease found in Hong Kong

World's first human case of rat disease found in Hong Kong

Those tests were negative, prompting doctors to perform genetic sequencing of the virus, leading to the determination that it was the form of hepatitis that is present in rats. "Doctors later found th...

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Charges dropped against woman who sheltered animals during hurricane

Charges dropped against woman who sheltered animals during hurricane

Henry McMaster in Conway, S.C., and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper in Cherry Point, N.C. The floodwater from the river also had not made it over a temporary barrier hastily built on U.S. That was al...

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Christine Blasey Ford steps into spotlight to detail assault allegations

Christine Blasey Ford steps into spotlight to detail assault allegations

Corker says Kavanaugh conducted himself "as well as anyone could expect". "But I have never done that to her or to anyone", he will say on Thursday as per the prepared testimony . Hirono also said Ka...

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In reversal, Trump directs supplemental FBI investigation, reiterates support for Kavanaugh

Professor Christine Blasey Ford testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill, Sept. 27, 2018 in Washington . Republicans have argued Democrats ...

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New research finds Mediterranean diet reduces risk of depression

New research finds Mediterranean diet reduces risk of depression

Published in Molecular Psychiatry , a review of 41 studies published within the last eight years found that sticking to a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, vegetables, grains, fish, nuts, and olive oi...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Friday Vote for Kavanaugh

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Friday Vote for Kavanaugh

Other progressive groups have also called for Kavanaugh to be removed from the appeals court he serves on, which is among the most powerful in the country behind the Supreme Court . "She's articula...

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Kavanaugh angrily denies assault allegation after Ford testimony

Kavanaugh angrily denies assault allegation after Ford testimony

In an interview with Fox News on Monday, the Supreme Court nominee said that he never sexually assaulted anyone and was a virgin through high school and for " many years after". Vice President Mi...

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Did an ancient virus ‘infect’ some people with drug addiction?

Did an ancient virus ‘infect’ some people with drug addiction?

They discovered that Persons Who Inject Drugs (PWID) were found to more frequently have a specific HK2 that lives close to RASGRF2, and that the pathogenic burden of addictive behaviors can potentiall...

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Cases of newborns with syphilis doubles in four years - CDC

Cases of newborns with syphilis doubles in four years - CDC

The report says that this increase is much more than the sexually transmitted disease prevalence around the country. However, there is also a rise in cases among women with 1.9 cases among 100,000 wo...

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Where has Monkeypox spread to in the UK? Is YOUR area affected?

Where has Monkeypox spread to in the UK? Is YOUR area affected?

Dr Michael Jacobs , clinical director of infection at the Royal Free Hospital , said: 'Monkeypox is, in most cases, a mild condition which will resolve on its own and have no long-term effects on a p...

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CDC: 80,000 people died of flu last winter in U.S.

Flu is so common that not all flu cases are reported, and flu is not always listed on death certificates. 80,000 People Died of Flu Last Winter in U.S. According to the CDC , it's hard to predict th...

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World Health Organization suspends Ebola work in Congo amid militant attacks

World Health Organization suspends Ebola work in Congo amid militant attacks

Butembo could also declare a "ville morte" in coming days in sympathy with the people of Beni , he said, potentially increasing the chances of the situation deteriorating rapidly. Congo's ministry of...

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Unbelievable moment paralysed man walks for first time in five years

Unbelievable moment paralysed man walks for first time in five years

It's not clear why the other two Louisville, Kentucky participants weren't able to take independent steps. To achieve such recovery, the researchers first implanted an electrode into Chinnock's epid...

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Nasal spray a recommended option for flu vaccination

Nasal spray a recommended option for flu vaccination

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says flu season officially starts in October and lasts through March. A PHA spokesperson said, "There will be a normal total supply of flu vacc...

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