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These Australian Doctors Swallowed Lego Pieces For Science

These Australian Doctors Swallowed Lego Pieces For Science

Published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (yes, seriously), the painstaking dookie review was undertaken by scientists Andrew Tagg, Damian Roland, Grace Leo , Henry Goldstein and Tes...

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Another year, another decrease in life expectancy in the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there were more than 2.8 million deaths nationwide in 2017. In the nation's 10 leading causes of death , only the cancer death rate fel...

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More E. coli cases linked to romaine lettuce

More E. coli cases linked to romaine lettuce

The vast majority of the romaine on the market was being grown in the Central Coast region of California at the time of the outbreak, according to the statement. The leafy greens industry agreed to es...

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A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

He Jiankui, an associate professor at the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology, apologized to his peers for the controversy as he spoke at the second International Summit on...

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Coli outbreak: 22 cases in three provinces

Coli outbreak: 22 cases in three provinces

Leafy greens were also blamed for an E. coli outbreak a year ago. The CDC announced on November 20 that any and all romaine lettuce products in the USA should be thrown away due to the risk. So f...

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Police increasingly attending mental health calls

Police increasingly attending mental health calls

These crisis intervention teams very often aren't available or are simply suffering themselves from overload, so it's the police that are stuck with the problem and of course it's very demanding, very...

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Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Claims First Gene Edited Babies

The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies revealed another woman in his study is possibly pregnant. "The volunteers were informed of the ri...

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Newcastle revival continues with victory at Burnley

Newcastle revival continues with victory at Burnley

Newcastle should have gone 3-1 up five minutes into the second half when DeAndre Yedlin's cross-shot was deflected into the path of Ritchie, who somehow shot wide from just a few yards out. Mikel O...

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Million Indians will Have Diabetes by 2030: Lancet

Million Indians will Have Diabetes by 2030: Lancet

Insulin Shortage Predicted Basu and colleagues developed a microsimulation using data from the International Diabetes Federation, which covers 221 countries. Sanjay Basu from Stanford University, USA ...

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New Treatment Could Be Breakthrough Against Peanut Allergy

New Treatment Could Be Breakthrough Against Peanut Allergy

People living with peanut allergies deal with the daily struggle of having to avoid peanut products at all costs or they risk experiencing a severe allergic reaction.but a new treatment could possib...

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E. Coli Outbreak in Ontario, Quebec Linked to Romaine Lettuce

E. Coli Outbreak in Ontario, Quebec Linked to Romaine Lettuce

This means that the ill people were more likely to share a common source of infection. Pinpointing the exact cause of the outbreak can be hard because public health officials often have to search fo...

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CDC: Do not eat ANY Romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

CDC: Do not eat ANY Romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

Several similar romaine lettuce E. coli cases have been reported across Canadian provinces in the past few months. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency doesn't have enough information to...

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Parents' germs could help protect newborns from allergies, asthma

Parents' germs could help protect newborns from allergies, asthma

Don't feel too guilty if you chose the latter, because a new study suggests that a mother's spit - and the bacteria in it - may help prevent allergies in young children. A 2013 study found that chil...

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All that social media may boost loneliness, not banish it

All that social media may boost loneliness, not banish it

The result? "Ours is the first study to establish that reducing social media use actually causes reductions in depression", said study author Melissa Hunt. Whether the findings would also apply to o...

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Bhutan observes World Antibiotics Awareness week

Bhutan observes World Antibiotics Awareness week

Bacteria can become resistant when patients use antibiotics they do not need, or do not finish a course of treatment, giving the half-defeated bug a chance to recover and build immunity. is in agricul...

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Antibiotic resistance fight is a shared responsibility - Minister

Antibiotic resistance fight is a shared responsibility - Minister

Antibiotics are not an everlasting panacea for all illnesses - they don't ever work against viruses and using them inappropriately drives antibiotic resistance and results in drug resistant infectio...

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Australian surgeons ‘calm’ as they separate Bhutanese conjoined twins

Australian surgeons ‘calm’ as they separate Bhutanese conjoined twins

The girls are likely to spend at least a week in hospital before continuing their recovery at the Children First Foundation retreat in Kilmore, where they were cared for in the lead-up to the operatio...

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AHA: Flu Season Can Send More Heart Failure Patients to Hospital

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend shots for everyone over the age of six months. It is estimated that flu vaccination prevents millions of flu illnesses and tens of th...

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Getting a flu shot in Mississauga and Brampton has never been easier

Getting a flu shot in Mississauga and Brampton has never been easier

When "flu season" strikes varies on a yearly basis, but flu activity begins to heighten in October, peaking between December and February, and tapers by May. Good news for shot-averse kids and others ...

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Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

Uganda, at high risk for Ebola, starts vaccinating medics

It is highly likely that Uganda may import EVD from DRC given the closeness of the current epicenter, the high population movements due to trade, social-cultural connections and easy accessibility of ...

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'Morning people' at lower risk of breast cancer?

'Morning people' at lower risk of breast cancer?

Also, the research notes that women who slept longer than seven to eight hours had a 20 percent increased risk per additional hour slept. Cancer risks associated with a person's body clock and s...

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Two Of Ariana Grande's Exes Heard 'Thank U, Next' Before Its Release

Two Of Ariana Grande's Exes Heard 'Thank U, Next' Before Its Release

While many people speculated that only two of her exes heard the song, remember that she wasn't asked specifically "Did Pete Davidson hear the song?" so there are no signs that point to him no...

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FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative

FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative

The drug is supplied in a 30 microgram tablet in a single-dose, prefilled applicator for administration by a healthcare professional, and it will not be available in retail pharmacies or for outpatien...

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Midterm elections New York polls 2018: Who will win in NY?

Midterm elections New York polls 2018: Who will win in NY?

The polls now show Democrats with a razor-thin, but consistent advantage heading into Election Day. On the flip side, if Republicans maintain control of the House and Senate , that's not only a...

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Soy Protein Isolate Market: Global Market Status and Prospect

Soy Protein Isolate Market: Global Market Status and Prospect

It clarifies the functioning of the unique segment in Pea Protein market development . Who are global manufacturers in the Organic Rice Protein Market? The report has used numerous analys...

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Open Enrollment Underway For ACA Marketplace Plans

Open Enrollment Underway For ACA Marketplace Plans

The sixth open enrollment period, in which people can renew coverage or sign up for a new plan for 2019, runs from November 1 through December 15, atwww.HealthCare.gov. "The plan you have might cost m...

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People refuse to get their flu shot

People refuse to get their flu shot

It will take place on the second floor of the Police Department Thursday from 3pm-5pm. It is a first come, first served basis. The trivalent vaccine protects against three strains of the flu - an i...

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Nurse from hell admits to killing 100 patients

Nurse from hell admits to killing 100 patients

Niels Hoegel, 41, is already serving a life sentence on charges of murder and attempted murder for deaths that occurred while he was working at two hospitals in northern Germany between 2000 and 200...

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Breast cancer suvivor shares her fight against disease

Breast cancer suvivor shares her fight against disease

In such instances, cancer may already have spread to other parts of their bodies, or metastasized, before they are even diagnosed, greatly reducing their likelihood of surviving the disease. The scree...

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Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center

Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center

A total of 25 pediatric cases have been associated with the outbreak. "We are working every day to ensure all infection control protocols are continuously followed and closely monitoring the situation...

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