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Medical First Human Embryos Edited in US
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The topic of editing human DNA is one that has led to heated debate within the scientific, research, and medical communities for some time now. American Scientists have managed to edit and improve the DNA of human embryos in an effort to correct the gene defects that cause inherited diseases.

Medical President Trump expected to address Foxconn deal in Wisconsin
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Scott Walker's campaign promises, and said residents should approach the Foxconn announcement with "cautious optimism". "This a great day for American manufacturing", said House Speaker Paul Ryan , "it is another example of how our region is really a manufacturing powerhouse - this is the topper of all toppers".

Medical All You Should Know About The Different Types Of Hepatitis
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He said there was need for all stakeholders to take proactive steps of knowing their status by getting tested and finally seek for treatment to reduce needless deaths from this preventable and treatable infection. Pakistan has the world's second highest prevalence of hepatitis C, second only to Egypt. Unsafe injections play a major role in transmitting hepatitis C.

Medical E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds
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Among the 2014 survey respondents, 22,548 were current smokers and 2,136 were recent quitters. Among them, 38.2 per cent of current smokers and 49.3 per cent of recent quitters had tried e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes vaporize liquid nicotine, so they deliver the drug directly instead of burning tobacco and creating tar, which has cancer-causing chemicals.

Medical Blood Shortage Emergency Continues — American Red Cross
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Almost 61,000 fewer blood donations than needed were given through the Red Cross in May and June, prompting the emergency call for donations in early July. Blood and platelets are needed for many different reasons. Those who come out to give will receive a Red Cross T-shirt and be entered to win one of eight $10 Visa gift cards, courtesy of Suburban Propane, or one of eight $10 Meijer gift cards.

Medical Mumbai building collapse in Ghatkopar
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Replying to a question on the reasons behind occupants not vacating these buildings, the government said lack of guarantee of redevelopment within the stipulated time frame is a major reason behind occupants not vacating them. Heavy monsoon rains and countless buildings in poor condition are some of the causes of the high number of such incidents in the city. The overnight death toll in the building crash here shot up to 17 even as rescue operations continued on Wednesday morning, an ...

Medical Right to Privacy Multifaceted, So Can't Be Fundamental, Centre Tells SC
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Changing its stance, the Centre on Wednesday conceded before the Supreme Court that privacy is indeed a fundamental right. Earlier, the Centre had submitted that right to privacy can not fall in the bracket of fundamental rights as there are binding decisions of larger benches that it is only a common law right evolved through judicial pronouncements.

Medical Texas reports first local Zika case of 2017
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Officials announced Wednesday what they believe is the first case of locally contracted, mosquito-transmitted Zika in the continental USA this year, the New York Times reports. -Limiting outdoor activities during peak mosquito times. Covering exposed skin with long trousers and long-sleeved shirts whenever possible. Using air condition or window and door screens that are in good fix to keep mosquitoes out.

Medical Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home
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Connie Yates left the courtroom on Wednesday before the judge's decision. Mr Gard and Ms Yates, who are in their 30s and come from Bedfont, west London , had originally asked Mr Justice Francis to rule that Charlie should be allowed to undergo a therapy trial in NY.

Medical Employment tribunal fees: Government defeated over attempt to hike costs
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The evidence showed that more women than men were likely to bring a Type B claim given that sex and maternity/pregnancy discrimination claims are both Type B. Flat fees apply to employment appeal tribunal (EAT) cases. The government will also be forced to refund more than £27 million to the thousands of people charged for taking claims to tribunal since July 2013, when fees were introduced by Chris Grayling, the then-Lord Chancellor.

Medical Rick Perry Discusses Pig Manure Energy In Phone Call With Russian Pranksters
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During the 22-minute call which was made on July 19, Perry discussed with the faux-Prime minister the exchange of energy supplies between the USA and Ukraine . media report . The comedians, Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov also known as "Jerky Boys of Russian Federation", have made a host of these prank calls including making prank calls to British singer Elton John , pretending to be President Vladimir Putin .

Medical USA is slipping toward measles being endemic once again
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In other words, they ran the numbers on what even a handful of anti-vaxxers can cost the public, and those numbers ain't pretty. EVEN a slight drop in the number of children receiving measles vaccinations could triple the number of cases of the disease, according to a USA study released on Monday.

Medical The doctors invented an effective cure for AIDS
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Monday's statement by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, says new HIV infections in the tiny southern African country have almost halved among adults since 2011. The child had a healthy level of immune cells, had an undetectable viral load, and presented with no associated symptoms. Despite much-improved access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in sub-Saharan Africa , an "unacceptably" high number of people are developing Aids and dying due to drug resistance, the ...

Medical The Texas Senate had a whirlwind special session weekend
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For minors who receive an abortion, the bill also requires the state to be told whether parental consent was given. After debating for nearly three hours, the Senate voted 19-12 to pass Senate Bill 2 creating a "private school choice" program, authored by Senate Education Chairman Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood.

Medical On hot mic, Collins calls duel-invoking congressman 'huge' and 'unattractive'
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A hot microphone in a Senate hearing Tuesday caught an unusually candid moment involving Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island. At the end of a meeting for the U.S. "Oof", Reed said. "You know , this thing - if we don't get a budget deal, we're going to be paralyzed". Then she added, "Did you see that picture of him in his pajamas?" Prior to that point in the conversation though, the other senator in the conversation states, "I think he's insane".

Medical Could cancer drugs find a cure for HIV?
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Scientists and doctors, however, have yet to understand why and how the 40-week treatment (which was also given to 142 other children) worked for this child, whose identity remains anonymous. It's not exactly clear why some children may be able to live so long without needing ongoing HIV treatment. Among the new HIV cases, 558 were infected through homosexual contact, 360 through bisexual contact, 150 by heterosexual contact and 27 by injecting drugs.