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1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

The donor was 45-years-old and had borne three children in her lifetime before dying of a stroke. The baby was delivered by way of a cesarean section on December 15, 2017 at around 36 weeks into the...

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CDC: Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Have Peaked for 2018

CDC: Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Have Peaked for 2018

Most of the children with confirmed cases experienced a viral illness with symptoms including fever and cough about three to 10 days before the onset of paralysis , the CDC said this month . Compe...

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Researchers Say World's First Gene-Edited Babies Have Been Born in China

Researchers Say World's First Gene-Edited Babies Have Been Born in China

Many scientists condemned He for violating fundamental human ethics. China's National Health Commission announced it will investigate the scientist who claims to have created the first gene-edit...

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Ocasio-Cortez Compares Her Election Victory to the Moon Landing

Ocasio-Cortez Compares Her Election Victory to the Moon Landing

Joe Crowley (D-NY), who she defeated in the Democrat primary in New York's 14th congressional district on a promise to abolish ICE and cancel all student debt. It is true that Ocasio-Cortez pulled off...

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Extremely rare blood needed to save 2-year-old South Florida girl

Extremely rare blood needed to save 2-year-old South Florida girl

But of those, only three donors have her rare blood type - including one in London. "This was the worst thing we were expecting". Neuroblastoma commonly occurs in either one of the two adrenal gla...

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World response to AIDS epidemic at a ‘critical juncture’

World response to AIDS epidemic at a ‘critical juncture’

It's an opportunity to recommit to the global fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to remember those who have died from AIDS or AIDS-related illnesses. Yet, the spread of...

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GSK seals £3bn Horlicks sale to Unilever

GSK seals £3bn Horlicks sale to Unilever

Such sell down will be in tranches and at such times as GSK considers appropriate, taking into account market conditions. The merger of GSK Consumer with HUL will be on a basis of a share swap r...

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Lagos government urges residents to know HIV status

Lagos government urges residents to know HIV status

In Chandigarh, there are around 6,303 HIV patients seeking treatment at various facilities. It is a time for people to unite in the fight against the spread of HIV, show support for people living with...

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State reports 4 flu-related deaths

State reports 4 flu-related deaths

Officials say it's never too late to get a flu shot , though it takes about two weeks for the immunization to take effect. "I don't know any health provider that doesn't get their flu shot because ...

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Diabetes patients will be put on low calorie diet to beat disease

Previous study found that 46% of type 2 diabetes patients went into remission following low-calorie weight management. The pilot will be run as part of the national diabetes prevention program...

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One third of the world's stunted children live in India

One third of the world's stunted children live in India

The three countries together are home to nearly half of all stunted children in the world. Reducing food waste could also improve nutrition , said Sir John Beddington, co-chair of the Global Pane...

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Leukemia patient pregnant with twins finds ideal donor match

Leukemia patient pregnant with twins finds ideal donor match

Her daughter helped record a video on Facebook asking for help finding her mom a donor match. Susie Rabaca was diagnosed after she fell pregnant with twins . The 36-year-old mother from Carson,...

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Scary 'New' Tick Has US Officials Worried

In other parts of the world, longhorned ticks are known to spread diseases, including the bacterial infections babesiosis , ehrlichiosis, theileriosis and rickettsiosis, as well as certain viral dise...

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British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day

British MP reveals HIV positive status ahead of World AIDS Day

As the world celebrates Worlds AIDS DA on Saturday the country's now listed as having the world's largest antiretroviral treatment programme. He said he had chose to speak out to help others seek ...

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As measles surges, 'decades of progress' are in jeopardy

As measles surges, 'decades of progress' are in jeopardy

Measles is just the first wave of disease that shows up when kids are not vaccinated, said Dr. Peter Hotez, a pediatrician and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College...

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Woman's head swells to incredible size after allergic reaction to hair dye

Woman's head swells to incredible size after allergic reaction to hair dye

The scariest thing about allergies is that you don't always know what you are sensitive to. Estelle was rushed to emergency by her mother, but her condition worsened in the auto on the way there-h...

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Congo's Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, Says WHO

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, Says WHO

The UN's global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the second-biggest ever recorded. So far this outbreak declared on August 1, has 198 confir...

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British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

British MP becomes first to reveal to parliament that he has HIV

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was present when Mr Russell-Moyle made the announcement, of which he felt "relieved" to have done so. HIV testing is important to facilitate treatment and ensuring that all...

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Why global warming is so harmful for your heart and kidneys

Why global warming is so harmful for your heart and kidneys

Climate change poses a serious health risk to the public, said 150 experts from United States. "Rapidly phasing out coal, oil and gas; switching from vehicle trips to more walking, cycling and public...

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MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma

MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma

He also said that he wanted to bring awareness that the world is on the cusp of eradicating HIV "but we are at a fault in the road" with cuts to public health threatening a universal roll-out of PrEP,...

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Amazon Web Services reveals a managed Kafka service for streaming data

Amazon Web Services reveals a managed Kafka service for streaming data

It will help them better "read" data and identify information such as patient diagnosis, treatments, dosages or symptoms. Unstructured medical data, of course, includes free-form but clinically sign...

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British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive

The MP, who was previously vice president of the European Youth Forum, added: "Those who have HIV or who have recently been diagnosed should know that they are free to pursue every aspect of public li...

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Only Endurance Exercise May Slow Aging

Each of the subjects who had been prescribed physical activity , have played for 45 minutes, three times a week. The first group did endurance training (running), the second group did high-intensity ...

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U.S. life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

The estimate of how long a person born in 2017 can expect to live in the United States is 78.6 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2016, the government statisticians say. The death rate for heart disea...

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CDC confirms three cases of polio-like illness in Alabama

CDC confirms three cases of polio-like illness in Alabama

There are 15 cases in Colorado, the state with the highest number, followed by Texas with 14 confirmed cases. Ninety percent of cases have been in children under the age of 18, with the majority of pa...

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Opioid-Related Deaths Keep Rising As Pain Pill Prescriptions Fall - Hit & Run

Opioid-Related Deaths Keep Rising As Pain Pill Prescriptions Fall - Hit & Run

The report , called "Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999-2017", was based on government records. In 2016, there were 45,000. It is the third straight year life expectancy in the U.S. The c...

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Russian Federation risks HIV epidemic as cases rise

Russian Federation risks HIV epidemic as cases rise

Moreover, the rate per 100,000 people was much higher in Eastern Europe - 51.1 - than the 6.4 per 100,000 in Western Europe, the report said. National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) National Progra...

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United States life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

United States life expectancy drops, overdoses climb - govt report

The increase partly reflects the nation's growing and aging population. A third report from the CDC found that the rate of death from sucide increased almost 4 percent from 2016 to 2017. Accidental ...

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We Now Officially Know How Long It Takes To Poo Out Lego

We Now Officially Know How Long It Takes To Poo Out Lego

But despite how common this is, little research has actually been done in the area. However, one of the participants waited two weeks, but returns his head he did not wait - apparently, he just coul...

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Global Positioning System dump mental health cases on us, complain police

Global Positioning System dump mental health cases on us, complain police

HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoe Billingham warned yesterday that the knock-on effect was that forces were able to attend and investigate fewer crimes. Other services need to stop relying on the 24/7 ...

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US FDA plans overhaul of decades-old medical device system

US FDA plans overhaul of decades-old medical device system

It said: "The need to protect public health, whilst not stifling innovation, must be carefully balanced". The House of Lords peer was appointed head of a review into the mesh implants which was orde...

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China orders investigation after scientist claims world’s first gene-edited babies

China orders investigation after scientist claims world’s first gene-edited babies

The propulsive pace of technological development has put genetic science on a crash course with seemingly intractable problems of medical ethics, the desirability of designer babies , overlapping r...

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It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner, said in a news release. Lettuce growing and harvesting in the winter months is taking place in California and Arizona's desert regions and Florida, as well as M...

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Every game 'a final' for Newcastle boss Benitez

Every game 'a final' for Newcastle boss Benitez

A win at Turf Moor would take Newcastle United four points clear of the drop zone. There were some moments of really good play so looking beyond the result then we're starting to come back to what we ...

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CRISPR bombshell: Chinese researcher claims to have created gene-edited twins

CRISPR bombshell: Chinese researcher claims to have created gene-edited twins

It raised deep questions for scientists about whether traditional oversight channels were followed, as well as what to believe about the experiment and the results, although He posted an ethical appro...

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