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Medicine Chinese scientists say 'no plan' to clone humans after successful monkey trial
Author: 0 Chinese scientists say 'no plan' to clone humans after successful monkey trial

As the scientist explained, the study on macaques was implemented in order to better understand and find a way to treat human brain diseases, for example, autism and Alzheimer's disease. This involves transferring DNA from the nucleus of a cell to a donated egg cell , which has had its own DNA removed. Despite concerns , however, the research team insists that they have no plans to clone humans following the milestone achievement.

Medicine A bar has banned their customers from saying the word 'literally'
Author: 0 A bar has banned their customers from saying the word 'literally'

To recap, the sign reads, in part, "if you say the word " literally " inside Continental you have 5 minutes to finish your drink and then you must leave ..." Are they literally going to be banned for literally using the word literally in the correct context? "People like this don't give a s-- about language", Allegra Hobbs, a New York-based reporter, wrote on Twitter .

Medicine Carson Wentz's jersey sales beat Tom Brady's
Author: 0 Carson Wentz's jersey sales beat Tom Brady's

Westbrook - who's in the Eagles Hall of Fame - tells TMZ Sports he's incredibly proud of the job Foles has done filling in for Wentz, but even if he wins the Super Bowl. The interview on Friday was Wentz's first time meeting with the media since he suffered the injury on December 10. "So after we went in there and everything, it was actually the ACL and the LCL", Wentz said.

Medicine Flu season getting worse: Death toll rises to 37 children
Author: 0 Flu season getting worse: Death toll rises to 37 children

The typical flu season will peak in February, but with the severity of this particular strain, it is unlikely we will see the end of flu season anytime soon. Your child's doctor or other health care personnel can tell you if your child needs two doses. "It has been a tough flu season", and may be only half over, said Dan Jernigan, director of the CDC's influenza division.

Medicine Separatists clash with government forces in Yemen's Aden
Author: 0 Separatists clash with government forces in Yemen's Aden

The clashes erupted after separatist protesters were prevented from entering Aden, where supporters of secessionists were gathering for a rally to demand the removal of Dagher's government. The 26-member council, which is not recognised by Hadi's government, includes the governors of five southern provinces and two cabinet ministers. The southern separatists want to secede from northern Yemen.

Medicine Ferry with 50 on board missing in central Pacific
Author: 0 Ferry with 50 on board missing in central Pacific

An Air Kiribati aircraft is to join the aerial sweep on Sunday while a local vessel conducts a sea search. The Orion was continuing the search for other survivors in the area, with a fishing vessel diverted to pick up the dinghy's passengers.

Medicine 13 dead as bus falls into Maharashtra river
Author: 0 13 dead as bus falls into Maharashtra river

Around 1245 hours when the vehicle was speeding along the Shivaji Bridge on the Panchganga River, the driver apparently lost control. Police and fire brigade was alerted by some onlookers following which a search and rescue operation was launched, he said.

Medicine Death toll rises to 6 in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 6 in Afghanistan's 'Save the Children' attack

It was with profound sadness that it confirmed the loss of three members of its staff, Save the Children said. The officials are saying that the attack was carried out by a group of five insurgents with one of them initially detonating a vehicle packed with the explosives near the NGO office.

Medicine UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi
Author: 0 UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi

Witnesses said that in revenge for the attacks commander Mahmoud al-Werfalli from Haftar's forces, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, executed suspected jihadist detainees at the scene of the bombings. The force controls Benghazi after overcoming Islamist opposition in the city a year ago. However, his special forces unit dismissed the ICC warrant. Wednesday expressed concerns over what it termed "brutal and outrageous summary executions" of prisoners in the city of Benghazi, ...

Medicine AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's Record High Milestone
Author: 0 AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's Record High Milestone

The relative volume of the stock is 1.28, while its market cap is $172.96 Billion. $13.71 million worth of AbbVie Inc . The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 11 by Citigroup. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017.

Medicine Bharath Ane Nenu first-look poster out: Mahesh Babu looks suave
Author: 0 Bharath Ane Nenu first-look poster out: Mahesh Babu looks suave

The audio featuring him taking the first oath has been released on January 26. The actor first released an audio clip of his oath-taking ceremony, followed by the logo launch and the first look poster. The OATH song teaser new style of declaring the title of the film is for the first time and it was out now. Ever since the debacle of "SPYder", it looks like AR Murugadoss chose to be completely away from Mahesh Babu.

Medicine Analyst Research and Ratings: Celgene Corporation (CELG), ResMed Inc. (RMD)
Author: 0 Analyst Research and Ratings: Celgene Corporation (CELG), ResMed Inc. (RMD)

Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -1.82% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 0.03% so far on the year - still in weak zone. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel Inc owns 18,605 shares or 0.45% of their USA portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 4,285 shares. Fagan Associate invested in 2.19% or 30,415 shares.

Medicine 'On a treacherous pitch, Kohli batted like a dada'
Author: 0 'On a treacherous pitch, Kohli batted like a dada'

The situations are different, but there will be memories of Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who died after being hit in the neck by the ball in a game in 2014. The Wanderers' pitch has coming under criticism from former cricketers and commentators for its unsafe nature. No batsman can feel certain on a wicket like this and the unpredictable bounce makes it risky as well.

Medicine Call to get flu vaccination
Author: 0 Call to get flu vaccination

The flu vaccine is available from providers statewide. Even in years when the flu shot isn't as effective, it offers some protection and can reduce the severity of symptoms. The Health Services Agency only tracks deaths associated with flu in the zero to 64 age group. The very young, very old, pregnant women and people with underlying conditions are particularly vulnerable to the effects of the flu .

Medicine Parents raise kids' risk of becoming binge drinkers by giving them booze
Author: 0 Parents raise kids' risk of becoming binge drinkers by giving them booze

But the practice appears to do more harm than good. Parents who give alcohol to their teenagers could be increasing their offspring's risk of binge drinking and other alcohol-related problems, research has revealed. Surveying a group of parents and teens over a six-year period, they found that the teens who got alcohol from their parents were actually more likely to obtain alcohol from an outside source later on.

Medicine Injury ends Cousins' season in Pelicans' win over Rockets
Author: 0 Injury ends Cousins' season in Pelicans' win over Rockets

If it was Cousins final game of the season, or even his final game as a Pelican, he went out with a triple-double of 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Davis made a free throw and DeAndre Liggins added a 3-pointer to give New Orleans a 100-92 lead. PLEASE Lord don't let this be an Achilles' tendon tear for Boogie Cousins.

Medicine Four Americans confirmed dead in Kabul hotel siege
Author: 0 Four Americans confirmed dead in Kabul hotel siege

The Sunday attack pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed. Other staff were safely rescued from the office. "Bombing and shooting people who are working for no other reason than to help improve the lives of young Afghans is a cowardly and despicable act". In a statement, US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert had earlier said: "The United States strongly condemns the attack on January 20 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul ".

Medicine Spike in birth defects linked to Zika virus
Author: 0 Spike in birth defects linked to Zika virus

There was a 21-per cent increase in birth defects potentially linked to the virus, in 2016, according to a report published today (January 26) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The full range of developmental disabilities and other adverse early childhood outcomes associated with congenital Zika virus infection in the USA can only be determined by following up the infants and children as they develop, the CDC said.

Medicine California flu deaths jump from 74 to 97
Author: 0 California flu deaths jump from 74 to 97

Tracy Foo, DHEC immunization medical consultant. Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue, and sometime diarrhea or vomiting. "We saw a great deal of these visits earlier in the season compared to past year, but overall this number is around the same as in 2017 at this time".

Medicine To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent
Author: 0 To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent

While the insects have certain preferences for some people over others, they also swap hosts seasonally. Mosquitoes can learn to associate an odor with a mechanical shock similar to a swat-and then avoid that scent in the future-new research suggests.

Medicine CDC Predicts
Author: 0 CDC Predicts "Many More Weeks to Come" in 2018 Flu Season

Children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems are now at the front of the line, ahead of healthier flu patients. Another 23 people died of flu related illness in California health officials reported Friday, bringing the total number of state deaths to 97, in what federal officials called the worst influenza season to grip the nation in almost a decade.

Medicine 'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

He also said that this government is not a pro-farmer government. "So if they have to reach you, you must resolve to throw out the corrupt Siddaramaiah government and bring BJP to power". In Parivartan rally, Amit Shah also criticised Congress party, said the party's protest against the Triple Talaq act is politically motivated. The bandh in Karnataka took place over the Mahadayi water sharing dispute between Karnataka and Goa.

Medicine New study links heart attacks to flu
Author: 0 New study links heart attacks to flu

While over 60,000 samples testing positive for influenza have been reported since monitoring for the virus began on October 1, a total of 30 children have died from in 2018 in the US. Last year, there were a number of outbreaks related to the H3N2 strain, which appeared in Florida, Texas, and Georgia, among other states. In the US, annual flu shots are recommended for everyone age 6 months or older.

Medicine Dog almost dies from severe burns caused by human hair dye
Author: 0 Dog almost dies from severe burns caused by human hair dye

When Violet arrived at the centre her eyes were swollen shut and she was "limp and listless". The veterinarian treating the 5-year-old dog washed off the chemical dye as quickly as possible and gave her pain medication. However, with months of treatments - from antibiotics to honey treatments - Violet began to regain her strength and her sassy attitude. The staff was encouraged but they knew they weren't out of the woods yet.

Medicine Terrifying shootout caught on dash cam at north Florida intersection
Author: 0 Terrifying shootout caught on dash cam at north Florida intersection

A man scrambles out of the Toyota and takes cover against a nearby truck. A suspect in a silver Lexus can be seen shooting several rounds from a handgun. Florida police have released the footage as they attempt to track down the driver of the silver Lexus who has been identified as Jonathan James Harris.

Author: 0 Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALK) To Release Earnings

The stock increased 2.08% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $7.35. Inspecting growth from a sector-level, the USA airlines industry has been enduring some headwinds over the past year, leading to an average earnings drop of -2.77%.

Medicine IN FULL | State capture inquiry to probe Guptas, Zuma and ministers
Author: 0 IN FULL | State capture inquiry to probe Guptas, Zuma and ministers

Could President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane be one of the first witnesses to testify at the state capture commission of inquiry? Assistance to the Chairperson in setting up the required infrastructure and resources for the Commission to carry out its work will be provided by the department.

Medicine Fentanyl Continues Deadly Flow Into US Through Mail 'Straight From China'
Author: 0 Fentanyl Continues Deadly Flow Into US Through Mail 'Straight From China'

The investigation estimated that some 318 million parcels from overseas were not monitored as they were shipped via the US Postal Service past year. Mr. Portman wants to require that every package headed to the USA include automated data with the sender's name and address. After conducting a yearlong probe into the availability of fentanyl in the United States, a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs investigations subcommittee concluded that illegal opioid shipments are entering ...

Medicine Jake Paul Reacts To Logan's Return To YouTube
Author: 0 Jake Paul Reacts To Logan's Return To YouTube

The seven-minute video is, in fact, a huge departure from his usual " annoy-other-people-for-views " shenanigans that earned him millions of subscribers . "In the millisecond that my hands cleared the rail, my legs flew over it.it was an instant regret". The two hug after their conversation. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline answered some two million calls from troubled people previous year.

Medicine Cong using state machinery to disrupt rally: Amit Shah
Author: 0 Cong using state machinery to disrupt rally: Amit Shah

The January 25 programme would go ahead as planned, he said in Mysuru and added that his party was in favour of protecting the state's interests on the Mahadayi issue. Now, BJP is also planning a district-specific shutdown during Congress president Rahul Gandhi's campaigns from February 10. It was only in 1985 that the central government intervened to resolve the crisis.

Medicine YouTube Pledges $5M to Fund 'Positive' Videos
Author: 0 YouTube Pledges $5M to Fund 'Positive' Videos

John Draper . It comes nearly a month since Paul generated global outrage after posting a video featuring an apparent suicide victim in Japan's Aokigahara Forest - an infamous site where people take their own lives. Japanese-Australian YouTuber Joey Byzinger described Logan's video and donation as a "fantastic first step", but pointed out that Logan never apologised for the rest of his trip to Japan, which was deemed to be cultural insensitive by many.

Medicine Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimers risk
Author: 0 Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimers risk

I can nearly smell it. Image credits: Steven Jackson / Flickr. Since the early 1990's, scientists have zeroed in on curcumin, which makes up about 3 to 5 percent of turmeric , as the potential constituent that might give turmeric its health-boosting properties.

Medicine Flu kills at least 46 in SC
Author: 0 Flu kills at least 46 in SC

Now, state officials say that number in SC has risen to 46. The next most affected age group are those 50 to 64 years old, where 104 were hospitalized this week and 9 died according to the latest DHEC data. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the new numbers Wednesday. Flu season typically peaks sometime between December and February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Medicine Monkeys finally cloned using Dolly the sheep technique
Author: 0 Monkeys finally cloned using Dolly the sheep technique

The two monkeys, named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, were born eight and six weeks ago respectively. They are named after the Mandarin term for the Chinese nation. "Any abusive use could cause trouble". "There is no intention to apply this method to humans". The scientific breakthrough is the method that the Chinese researchers used to clone them - called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT).

Medicine Can your dog give you the flu and vice versa?
Author: 0 Can your dog give you the flu and vice versa?

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) begins tracking flu the first week of October each year. They're also seeing more cases earlier in the season than usual, which typically indicates a bad flu season . Yaley said 93.6 percent of Jefferson Healthcare employees have had their flu shot. Influenza is a highly contagious, quickly mutating virus. The strain of flu that dogs can get is airborne just like the one humans can get.

Medicine NY Gov. Cuomo wants Dreamers to attend college for free
Author: 0 NY Gov. Cuomo wants Dreamers to attend college for free

Cuomo also ordered the Health Department to expand its public service advertising efforts urging people to get vaccinated against the flu. The governor also ordered the Department of Health to expand the state's influenza public service advertising campaign to target areas of ny hit hardest by flu.

Medicine Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show
Author: 0 Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show

The number of recorded crimes has shot up by 14%, with huge increases in knife gun and sex crime, according to new official figures. Police officer numbers are now 22,424 below their peak in 2009, when there were 144,353 officers. For example, police recorded crime is the main source of evidence for rises in knife and gun crime. - One of the largest contributions to the decline in estimated crime from the CSEW was in fraud and computer misuse offences, where the first year-on-year ...

Medicine Smokers being Told to
Author: 0 Smokers being Told to "Just Quit"

The bottom line: "No safe level of smoking exists for cardiovascular disease", wrote the team led by Allan Hacksaw, of UCL Cancer Institute at University College, London. "The message for regulators dealing with newly marketed "reduced risk" products is that any suggestion of seriously reduced coronary heart disease and stroke from using these products is premature".

Medicine Want to make films to improve India-China ties: Aamir Khan
Author: 0 Want to make films to improve India-China ties: Aamir Khan

Even though that was a clash at the box office but still the film managed to earn 62 crores at the box office in the lifetime. Crosses India *lifetime biz* in 2 days flat... Directed by Advait Chandan, the Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer was made with a small budget of Rs 15 crore and grossed Rs 63 crore in the domestic box-office.

Medicine Gurgaon residents flock to cinema halls screening 'Padmaavat'
Author: 0 Gurgaon residents flock to cinema halls screening 'Padmaavat'

If they're failing, they have no right to be in power. Earlier on Wednesday, a Haryana Roadways bus was set on fire near village Bhondsi in Gurgaon allegedly by protesting activists of Karni Sena , officials said. As the protests raged, a defiant Karni Sena, which has been spearheading the opposition to the Bollywood period drama, sought to pin the blame on film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Medicine Lassa Fever: Two Confirmed Dead In Imo, Seven Others Quarantined
Author: 0 Lassa Fever: Two Confirmed Dead In Imo, Seven Others Quarantined

The case of Imo State now makes it 19 deaths and 68 confirmed cases. Three of the ten health care workers that have been infected have died so far. Dr Ossai who gave the advice in an interview with reporters in Enugu said that avoidance of bush burning would reduce the number of rodents that entered people's homes thereby preventing the spread of Lassa fever which is caused by infected rats.

Medicine Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack
Author: 0 Flu infection may raise risk of heart attack

People who get the flu may face a six-fold higher risk of heart attack in the week following infection , said a study Wednesday that bolsters the need for widespread vaccinations against the flu. Doctors have long known that flu can trigger heart problems. The findings also suggested that the risk of heart attack tied to the flu may be particularly high for those ages 65 and older, and those infected with a type of flu virus called influenza B virus.

Medicine Why Did Facebook Just Buy This Company That Verifies Government-Issued IDs?
Author: 0 Why Did Facebook Just Buy This Company That Verifies Government-Issued IDs?

Facebook has bought Confirm, a Boston-based government ID verification service, which Facebook will most likely use to confirm the identities of suspicious accounts in its fight against fake accounts used to spread political propaganda. If you'll recall, Facebook admitted a year ago, that Russian troll farms purchased tens of thousands of ads - divisive materials meant to exploit US social divisions - on its network before, during and after the US Presidential Elections.

Medicine Embarrassment is making women avoid smear tests
Author: 0 Embarrassment is making women avoid smear tests

Efforts to increase awareness about its prevention can help bring down the rate of incidence in women and provide other benefits to men. This holds the walls of the vagina open so the cervix can be seen. Affected women may not notice any signs or symptoms of cervical cancer. Although every year more than 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and about 4,000 die from it, cervical cancer is highly preventable with regular screening tests and can be cured if ...

Medicine Donald Trump says Democrats want a government shutdown
Author: 0 Donald Trump says Democrats want a government shutdown

Democrats have demanded protection from deportation of more than 7,00,000 undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as children. Hundreds of thousands of federal government employees would not return to work tomorrow as the Senate - the upper chamber of the United States Congress - did not pass a legislation required to fund the expenses of the federal government beginning yesterday due to opposition from the Democratic Senators.

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