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China clones five gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

China clones five gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

The first cohort of five gene-edited monkey clones made from fibroblasts of a monkey with disease phenotypes were born recently at the Institute of Neuroscience (ION) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Shanghai. Yet the researchers counter that genetic engineering could actually be a solution to a bigger problem. The major breakthroughs reported online demonstrate that a population of customized gene-edited macaque monkeys with the uniform genetic background will soon be available for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Major measles outbreak strikes anti-vaxxer stronghold in Washington state

Major measles outbreak strikes anti-vaxxer stronghold in Washington state

Local news station KATU reports that health officials in Clark County this week announced there have now been 22 confirmed cases of measles - including 19 cases in which the infected children were not vaccinated. The majority of cases are in children under 18, and at least 20 cases are known to be people who are unimmunized. "For measles, the number of vaccinated kindergartners fell from 96.4 percent to 84.5 percent over that same time period". Consulte Mais Informação

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New report highlights homicides in Ontario nursing homes

New report highlights homicides in Ontario nursing homes

Ontario's Government for the People is prioritizing the health and safety of patients by taking immediate action and providing 128 hospitals across the province with funding to upgrade, fix and maintain their facilities. One of the cases that the coroner's geriatric and long-term care review committee described in its 2017 report is typical of how homicides unfold inside nursing homes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Research Says Most Parents Turn To Unscientific Methods To Prevent Colds

Research Says Most Parents Turn To Unscientific Methods To Prevent Colds

The poll found that 71 percent of parents surveyed follow what the researchers call folklore advice-such as not letting kids go outside with wet hair, or encouraging them to play inside more when it's cold outside. Gary Freed, co-director of the poll and a pediatrician at Mott Children's Hospital, said in a statement . "These were likely started before people knew that germs were actually the cause of diseases like the common cold". Consulte Mais Informação

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Women live longer the closer they are to their weight aged 20

A study found that women aged between 68 and 70 who had restricted their weight gain had the best chance of entering their tenth decade. This included activities such as gardening, dog walking, DIY, walking or cycling to work, and sports, which were grouped into three different categories of less than 30 minutes a day; 30 to 60 minutes a day; and 90 minutes or more per day. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pigeon dropping infection confirmed as 'contributing factor' to child's death

Control measures had been put in place at the Queen Elizabeth University hospital after two cases of cryptococcus were detected. The health board said the second patient affected - who was elderly - died of an unrelated matter. It emerged today that traces of excrement had been found in a plant room on the roof-top floor of the hospital where a gap in the wall had allowed pigeons to get through. Consulte Mais Informação

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Public health emergency declared over measles outbreak

Public health emergency declared over measles outbreak

A public health emergency was declared Friday in Clark County, less than a half hour drive from Portland, in response to the measles outbreak. Sixteen had not been immunized, and it's unclear whether the remaining three were. A similar move was made in NY, where health officials in December had banned unvaccinated children from attending several schools in the Orthodox Jewish community, which has been battling a measles outbreak since the fall. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cyber expert claims India's 2014 general election was 'rigged'

Cyber expert claims India's 2014 general election was 'rigged'

The event was attended by senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal . According to Shuja, he and his team prevented EVMs being hacked during the 2015 elections to the Delhi assembly, when AAP won a landslide majority. He said that he and his team were instructed by the ECIL to find out if EVMs could be hacked, and find out how to do this. Congress leader Kapil Sibal was present to see how an EVM could be hacked. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flu spreading in USA with 19 kids reported dead

Flu spreading in USA with 19 kids reported dead

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. Although the numbers are low, the CDC says the flu season is still just beginning. This time last week, four deaths had been recorded for the season. The Ministry of Health, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are all recommending that members of the public protect themselves against the Flu by taking the New 2019 Flu (Influenza) ... Consulte Mais Informação

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CVS, Walmart reach network agreement after contract impasse

CVS, Walmart reach network agreement after contract impasse

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. More interesting news about CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "Top 10 Global Stock Ideas for 2019 From RBC Capital - Investorplace.com" published on January 15, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "3 Healthcare Stocks That Will Keep Your Portfolio Healthy - Investorplace.com" with publication date: January 16, 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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