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Medical FDA Approves Pfizer Drug for Rare Blood Cancer
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About 1,440 will die from the disease this year, according to the National Cancer Institute . B-cell ALL is a rapidly growing cancer that occurs when the bone marrow makes too many B-cell lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Besponsa was evaluated in clinical studies involving 326 people with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL who had received one or two prior treatments with other medication.

Medical United Nations demands civilian access to Yemen airports, ports
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Another diplomat said however that "no progress" had been made on a joint declaration made in June by the UN Security Council, which called on all warring parties in Yemen to facilitate aid deliveries to the country. The United States regards al Qaeda in Yemen as one of the deadliest branches of the militant network. "It includes a practical plan to hand over the port to a committee of respected Yemeni security and economic figures, working under United Nations oversight and guidance", ...

Medical Set up hotline, portal for Blue Whale tip-offs, says Nasscom
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Earlier this week, the Ministry of Electronics and IT had directed Internet majors Google, Facebook (including Whatsapp and Instagram), Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove links of the Blue Whale challenge. The High Court bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said that it can understand children getting interested in the game, but the way adults are also playing it is a matter of surprise.

Medical Being 'Obese But Fit' Can Still Harm Your Heart Health, Researchers Say
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According to the findings , even if a person has healthy blood pressure , cholesterol levels and blood glucose levels, they are still at risk if they are carrying excess weight. Next, they were classified as normal weight, overweight, or obese, according to definitions from the World Health Organization . Participants, who come from 10 different countries, are monitored for 15 years to see how diet, lifestyle, environment, and other daily health habits and factors weigh into the risk of ...

Medical Aussie researchers may have cured childhood peanut allergy
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Of the 48 kids who were part of the study, a total of 82-percent were found to be tolerate to peanuts at the end of treatment. The treatment uses a probiotic called lactobacillus rhamnosus , which contains a peanut protein. The treatment is called "probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy", or PPOIT. Instead of avoiding the allergen, the treatment is created to reprogram the immune system response to peanuts and over the longer term develop tolerance.

Medical Man held over alleged Chloe Ayling kidnap plot fights extradition to Italy
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Michal Herba had been mentioned in previous reports of the kidnapping as a periphery figure, but was not considered to be a suspect until the arrest. "Mr Herba denies involvement", his lawyer Katherine Newey said. She claims she was snatched by an worldwide criminal gang called Black Death which planned to sell her to a Middle Eastern buyer for more than £230,000 as a sex slave.

Medical Woman accused of snorting cocaine while in school pick-up line
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WBBH reported that Christina Hester, 39, of Fort Myers, was sitting in her auto when a school resource officer, who was standing near a second-floor window, saw her using what appeared to be a credit card to chop up a white substance on the back of her cellphone case.

Medical Natalee Holloway's dad finds human remains in Aruba
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Natalee disappeared in 2005 while on a post-graduation trip with friends. Her remains have not been found, and no one has been charged in her death. Now, 12 years later, he's following what he believes to be the most credible lead to date: a detailed first-hand account from a man who claims to know the whereabouts of his daughter's remains, and the hope of finally getting a conviction of Joran van der Sloot.

Medical CBO: Trump's Plan to Sabotage ACA Would Skyrocket Premiums
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Now the law requires insurers to hold down deductibles and co-payments for people who receive coverage through the Obamacare marketplaces and whose incomes fall below a threshold of roughly two-and-a-half times the federal poverty level. "No final decisions have been made about the CSR payments", Fetalvo said . At total of 360,000 Virginians bought health insurance this year through individual plans, Treanor said.

Medical Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning County
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Branford and North Branford were the latest towns to be added to the list, joining Glastonbury, Greenwich, North Stonington, Orange, Plainfield, South Windsor, Stamford, Stratford, West Haven, and Westport. Install or fix screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out of the home. Light colors are least attractive to mosquitoes. · Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors or in an un-screened structure and to protect infants when outdoors.

Medical Kasatka, SeaWorld Killer Whale, Dies After Lung Disease Battle
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Kasatka's death follows Kyara , who died three weeks ago at the age of three months at the SeaWorld in San Antonio, according to The Independent . Veterinarians at its San Diego park made the hard decision to euthanize her after her health started to decline in recent days despite treatment, which included a custom-built inhaler that allowed the medicine to go directly to her lungs.

Medical NCHS: Teen Opioid Overdoses Rise After Years of Decline
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Most of the overdose deaths were unintentional and driven primarily by opioids , including both prescribed painkillers such as oxycodone and illicit drugs such as heroin and street fentanyl. Thousands of adults die from drug overdoses every year compared to about 700-800 deaths among teenagers. A parallel increase of 15% from 2014 to 2015 was recorded among boys.

Medical Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know
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No deaths have been reported since the fungus was first detected in the country in 2013, but 27 affected patients have developed blood infections, which can be life-threatening. The fungus can live on the skin and inside the body and is resistant to a common fungicide. "Each patient was isolated, and treated following Public Health England guidelines, as well as our own robust Infection Prevention and Control practices".

Medical South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup
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South Korea went 2-1 and needed to beat Japan in a playoff just to make the quarters. Gilas Pilipinas will take on South Korea in the FIBA Asia Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday, start time at 11:30 PM, at the Nouhad Nawful Stadium, Beirut Lebanon .

Medical The one reason you should never use emojis, according to the experts
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Ella Glikson, a post-doctorate fellow at the BGU Department of Management , Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management . The study, conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University in Israel, involved three experiments, featuring 549 people over 29 different countries, evaluating the difference in people's perceptions when receiving an email with or without a smiley face.

Medical Indira Canteen launched in Karnataka; offers subsidised, low-priced meals
Author: 0 Indira Canteen launched in Karnataka; offers subsidised, low-priced meals

The canteens are aimed at the poor and will serve breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch/ dinner at Rs 10 on all days except Tuesdays. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has downplayed the allegation that the government has been in a hurry to set up these canteens keeping next year's state elections in mind to lure voters.

Medical Bodybuilding Mom of Two Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose
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Ms White said her daughter's death was a complete shock. Normally, urea is removed from the body via urine , however in urea cycle disorders , the nitrogen accumulates in the form of ammonia, a highly toxic substance, which can result in elevated blood ammonia.