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Scientists Discover 'Cure' For Cervical Cancer Using Gene-editing Technology

The nanoparticles then search for the cancer-causing gene E7 and cut the gene in half. E7 is known as an "oncogene" because it acts as a driver in HPV-related cancers, promoting tumour growth, but i...

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3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

The data reveals over 115,000 syphilis cases in that time period and over 580,000 cases of gonorrhea, neither of which have seen levels this high since 1991. If a pregnant woman is left untreated,...

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Ban food on public transport to tackle child obesity, says report

Ban food on public transport to tackle child obesity, says report

Dame Sally has also called for the successful tax on sugary drinks to be extended to milk drinks that contain added sugar, such as milkshakes, and for ministers to consider plain packaging for unhealt...

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Premature Babies Dead of Bacterial Infection from Waterborne Germ at Pennsylvania Hospital

The statement said that out of an abundance of caution, the hospital is diverting mothers likely to deliver prematurely before 32 weeks gestation and infants born at less than 32 weeks gestation to ne...

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Global Fund raises £11bn to fight Aids, TB and malaria

Global Fund raises £11bn to fight Aids, TB and malaria

This is a 20 per cent increase from the Sh500 million pledged at the fifth replenishment meeting in 2016. "We have contributed to the tune of 3Billion frs CFA to the Global Fund since we also benefi...

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Global Digital Pathology System Market History, Present, Future and Forecast (2019-2024)

Global Digital Pathology System Market History, Present, Future and Forecast (2019-2024)

These modules or systems include policy implementation, claim management, reinsurance management, regulatory filing, and billing & premium accounting. Top Companies involved in the Global Digital B...

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Jack Harrison shows support for World Mental Health Day

Jack Harrison shows support for World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day , Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced an investment of almost $40 million, more than double the funding from 2017-18, to advance student mental health in partnersh...

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Ban snacking on public transport, proposes leading medical officer

Ban snacking on public transport, proposes leading medical officer

Professor Davies' recommendation to extend the levy to milk-based drinks supports a United Kingdom government report - released in July just hours before Boris Johnson was announced as Prime Minister ...

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Local paramedics supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Local paramedics supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In many cases, women lose their self-esteem or even suffer from depression when breasts have to be removed because of cancer. EMS Chief John McCarthy states, as paramedics, we see the ravaging toll ...

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Harry and Ed Sheeran filming together ahead of World Mental Health Day

It's not clear what the pair have planned, but a caption on the video hints: "Coming soon." and adds the World Mental Health Day hashtag. In the short piece of footage, Sheeran, 28, presses the door...

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Sanders Campaign Tries to Keep Momentum in His Absence

Sanders Campaign Tries to Keep Momentum in His Absence

Rainè Riggs suddenly died over the weekend. Pressed on what that meant, Sanders replied: "Well, probably not doing four rallies a day". But it hasn't commented on if or when he'll resume campaigni...

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Social media users speak about mental health after Every Mind Matters launch

Social media users speak about mental health after Every Mind Matters launch

The new launch, which has been set up in partnership with the NHS , is a way helping people take simple steps to look after their mental health , improve their mental wellbeing and support others. T...

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STDs in America Hit an All-Time High in 2018

STDs in America Hit an All-Time High in 2018

Gonorrhea infections increased by 5%, topping 580,000 cases - the highest number since 1991. CDC epidemiologist, Elizabeth Torrone, said, "Combined they total 2.4 million infections that were diagno...

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NHS head calls for better protection from online gaming harms

NHS head calls for better protection from online gaming harms

He said: "It is normalising gambling for children and that is unsafe". Children who have gaming addictions often become socially isolated, can lack necessary hours of sleep due to playing through th...

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Dog ownership linked with longer life, especially for heart patients

Dog ownership linked with longer life, especially for heart patients

Owning a dog reduced a heart attack patient's risk of death by 33% if they live alone, and 15% if they live with a partner or child, according to data from the Swedish National Patient Register. How...

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Three STDs reach record high in US

Three STDs reach record high in US

CDC epidemiologist, Elizabeth Torrone, said, "Combined they total 2.4 million infections that were diagnosed and reported just in past year alone". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rel...

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Dog at home means longer life, better heart health

Dog at home means longer life, better heart health

A study by the American Heart Association , which collected data from 3.8 million people across the globe, found owning a dog can lead to better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart atta...

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Richard Curtis, Gillian Anderson among stars for NHS mental health campaign

Richard Curtis, Gillian Anderson among stars for NHS mental health campaign

The film screened on Sky, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and MTV on Monday evening. They include the actresses Gillian Anderson and Glenn Close, singer Professor Green, former England cricketer Andrew ...

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3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries in cosmology

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries in cosmology

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the scientists' research had "transformed our ideas about the cosmos". Last year's Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to James Allison and Tusuk...

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Trump campaign threatens lawsuit over Minnesota security costs

Trump campaign threatens lawsuit over Minnesota security costs

The Target Center, the home of the NBA's Timberwolves, then attempted to pass that bill along to the Trump campaign "under threat of withholding the use of the arena", the Trump statement said. Frey a...

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Almost 300 arrests confirmed during first day of disruption in central London

Almost 300 arrests confirmed during first day of disruption in central London

Video of the raid, which shows police using a battering ram to break into a south London building, quickly went viral Saturday as activists and British lawmakers expressed alarm at the aggressive ta...

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New Hampshire reports 1st vaping-related lung injury

New Hampshire reports 1st vaping-related lung injury

A report by clinicians in North Carolina last month pointed to the inhalation of fatty substances from aerosolised oils, but a new study by the Mayo Clinic published this week found patients' lungs ha...

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IN residents urged to get flu shots as flu season nears

IN residents urged to get flu shots as flu season nears

The strains being detected this year are H1N1 (Swine Flu ), H3N2, one of the more risky strains, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and two additional strains of the Influen...

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Authorities warn hunters to look out for 'zombie deer '

Authorities warn hunters to look out for 'zombie deer '

The prospects of " zombie deers " running amok have gotten worse throughout the year and Nevada regulators are trying to keep them out of the state. Peregrine Wolff, a Nevada Department of Wildlife ...

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1,080 cases associated with vaping from 48 states; 18 deaths — CDC

1,080 cases associated with vaping from 48 states; 18 deaths — CDC

When well being officers from Wisconsin and IL interviewed 86 individuals of their states who had turn into sick, almost everybody mentioned she or he had acquired their THC cartridges illegally - bot...

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Related lung injuries most likely caused by toxic chemical fumes

Related lung injuries most likely caused by toxic chemical fumes

Risks: Illnesses related to vaping has apparently claimed the lives of 16 people in the US. She added that the number of reported cases is rising at a "brisk case", and the cases typically involve "re...

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America to deny entry to immigrants who cannot afford healthcare

America to deny entry to immigrants who cannot afford healthcare

It requested that those seeking USA immigrant visas "be covered by approved health insurance " within 30 days of entry into the country, or possess "the financial resources to pay for reasonably fore...

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Linked lung injury kills 18, sickens 1,080 in U.S. outbreak

Linked lung injury kills 18, sickens 1,080 in U.S. outbreak

Health officials across the nation are are telling people to refrain entirely from vaping , whether marijuana or nicotine. Here's some information to help sort it out. The agency is now warning peopl...

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Free flu jab offered to primary pupils for the first time

Free flu jab offered to primary pupils for the first time

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older to offer protection from influenza and potentially serious complications. Statistics s...

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Supreme Court to Consider First Abortion Case Since Trump Appointees Joined Bench

Supreme Court to Consider First Abortion Case Since Trump Appointees Joined Bench

While the case does not directly challenge Roe v Wade, supporters of abortion rights are fearful that this is the first of what could be a growing number of opportunities for the new conservative ma...

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Hot tub displays likely caused Legionnaires' cases

Hot tub displays likely caused Legionnaires' cases

A water sample from the Davis Event Center tested positive for Legionnaire's disease . The fair was held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher, North Carolina, about 110 mil...

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MDHHS reports first vaping-related death in MI

MDHHS reports first vaping-related death in MI

At this time no other information about the individual has been released. The state's health secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, announced the death Friday and said Pennsylvania has also reported nine con...

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CBBC Newsround: Mind-reading skeleton suit helps paralysed man to walk

CBBC Newsround: Mind-reading skeleton suit helps paralysed man to walk

Herculean effort: Thibault trained for months, using his brain signals to control a video game avatar in order to hone the skills required to operate exoskeleton, which was held up by a ceiling-mou...

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Trump signs proclamation restricting visas for uninsured

Trump signs proclamation restricting visas for uninsured

Under the waiver program, citizens of participating countries are able to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without obtaining a USA visa. But the nomination alone doesn't guarantee that ...

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Elizabeth Warren raises $24.6 million in third quarter

Elizabeth Warren raises $24.6 million in third quarter

Pete Buttigieg , who has mixed small donors with conventional fundraisers, raised $19.1 million. Fundraising numbers are closely watched to assess whether campaigns are collecting the cash needed ...

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