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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Information - Ireland's Health Service

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Information - Ireland's Health Service

Certain strains can lead to cervical cancer and others can cause genital warts. The second dose is given 6 to 12 months after the first shot. We know the vaccine works and we know it works very well. Researchers said 13.5 percent of cancer survivors reported being fully vaccinated against HPV, compared to 20.8 percent of their peers in the general public. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA Approves First Gene Therapy

FDA Approves First Gene Therapy

In addition to Kymriah's approval, FDA also announced the expanded approval of Roche's Actemra (tocilizumab) to treat auto T-cell-induced severe or life-threatening cytokine release syndrome in patients 2 years of age or older. "The way for us to move this to other types of cancer is for us to continue to have support from the community, from the federal government through the funding that allows us to do this research that got us to this point and our partnerships with industry as ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil prices dip on refinery shutdown

Oil prices dip on refinery shutdown

The global oil market is heavily dependent on the US Gulf Coast. The analysts estimated that about three million barrels a day of refinery capacity was offline as of Sunday, or 16.5% of the total U.S. And the USA shale oil boom has lifted production so high that the country is brimming with enough crude to soften the blow from Harvey. Valero said it did not have "substantial refinery impacts" at its Corpus Christi and Three Rivers facilities. Consulte Mais Informação

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Abbott issues second round of updates on St. Jude pacers

Abbott issues second round of updates on St. Jude pacers

Jude Medical - now owned by Abbott Labs - announced updates to protect patients against sudden battery depletion and hacking. The recall applied to devices implanted in the US, Canada, and Australia. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said then that hospitals should return unused devices and warned patients with an already implanted device to seek immediate medical attention if they get a low-battery alert. Consulte Mais Informação

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Conjoined twins survive 22-hour surgery, need more over 3 months

Conjoined twins survive 22-hour surgery, need more over 3 months

Jaga and Baliya, two years and three months old, born to farmers from Odisha's Kandhamal district, were referred to AIIMS last month. Initially, doctors at AIIMS had been doubtful about the surgery too. However, a significant portion of their brain has been separated and a new venous bypass channel created in them."Both children are doing relatively well after surgery and are being electively ventilated in ICU, said Prof. Consulte Mais Informação

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IBB University Rejects JAMB's 120 Cut-off Mark

IBB University Rejects JAMB's 120 Cut-off Mark

The board said poor admission policies have frustrated and deprived candidates' admission into higher institutions in the past, forcing thousands to look for admissions overseas. The vice chancellor said the 160 cut-off mark represented the "generally agreed pass mark we can not go beyond". Maiturari, who stated this while addressing journalists in Minna yesterday, however, allayed the fears of people that "no university will even admit students on the basis of 120 cut-off mark". Consulte Mais Informação

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Allu Arjun In Arjun Reddy Sequel?

Allu Arjun In Arjun Reddy Sequel?

Trade analyst, Ramesh Bala tweeted that the movie has already entered the million dollar club in the U.S. during the weekend. On fourth day, the total collection of the movie stood at Rs 27.6 Cr in India and Rs 47.34 Cr worldwide. Arjun Reddy box office collection shows that the movie has struck a chord with the audience and despite being made on a shoestring budget is earning a lot for the producers. Consulte Mais Informação

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100 dogs sent from Texas to New Jersey following hurricane

100 dogs sent from Texas to New Jersey following hurricane

This dog chained to a telephone pole in Victoria, Texas , lucked out: a reporter spotted the animal and brought it to safety, according to the Daily Mail . "It was hard to just be a part of it seeing people decide what they could live with for the rest of their lives", said Mr. Zuskind. You may be thinking there's no way that Wings of Rescue could use all of these pet crates that are stacked up in a hangar at the Livermore Airport, but believe it or not, they chartered a plane for this ... Consulte Mais Informação

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West Ham striker Andy Carroll narrates gunpoint robbery attempt

West Ham striker Andy Carroll narrates gunpoint robbery attempt

In a frantic 999 call the former Newcastle and Liverpool forward is heard saying: "There's two motorbikes, one's behind me pulling out a gun, I don't know what to do". 'My window was open, a bike pulled up next to me and (he) said "Nice watch",' he said. Carroll said at the beginning of the encounter that he "didn't know if it was a joke", although when the tall striker performed a U-turn to evade the aggressors, both bikes changed direction and tailed him. Consulte Mais Informação

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