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China clones five gene-edited monkeys

China clones five gene-edited monkeys

Director of the institute, Mu-ming Poo said: "This line of research will help to reduce the amount of macaque monkeys now used in biomedical research around the world". For the first time were the scientists, so that five monkeys with the same genetic Background, wrote Xinhua . "The scientific community has responded by saying that there is no way of knowing the long-term effects of gene-editing, and while the children appear healthy now, only time will tell if the gene-editing has ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 31 Confirmed Cases

Health officials in British Columbia are warning residents about a measles outbreak in Washington State. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. But measles is still a big problem in other parts of the world. The first known patient sought medical care on December 31, but it is unknown if others were sick before that and chose not to seek treatment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes | newkerala.com #94337

Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes | newkerala.com #94337

Importantly, the team also showed that thin people, had a much lower genetic risk score - they had fewer genetic variants that we know increase a person's chances of being overweight. "We have far less control over our weight that we might wish to think". "GPs will always recommend maintaining a healthy lifestyle to all of their patients, regardless of their weight or genetic predisposition, including making sure patients are eating a well-balanced diet, taking regular exercise , drinking ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Hedgehogs May Be To Blame For Salmonella Outbreak In 8 States

Hedgehogs May Be To Blame For Salmonella Outbreak In 8 States

An additional three cases were reported in Missouri , with one case each in Colorado , Maine , Mississippi , Nebraska , Texas and Wyoming . One was hospitalized and there were no reported deaths. There are an estimated 1.2 million salmonella cases in the United States annually, and various foods are to blame for about 1 million of those illnesses, according to the CDC. Consulte Mais Informação

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No Dairy Category in Canada's New Food Guide

No Dairy Category in Canada's New Food Guide

Canada's Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor launched the updated Food Guide , which is meant to help the country's citizens to make the right dietary choices. "The scientific evidence supporting the nutritional benefits of milk products in the promotion of bone health and prevention of chronic diseases, for instance, is stronger than ever, and new evidence continues to accumulate", she added. Consulte Mais Informação

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What's on your plate? Inside the changes to Canada's Food Guide

What's on your plate? Inside the changes to Canada's Food Guide

Starting with healthy food choices , the guide suggests eating more fruits and vegetables and plant-based protein, such as beans, peas and lentils, which should naturally lead to decreased consumption of saturated fats. "We have a federal agency that doesn't necessarily endorse the nutritional role of dairy products as much as they used to", Sylvain Charlebois, professor in food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cases Confirmed to Be Down with Measles in Clark County

Cases Confirmed to Be Down with Measles in Clark County

The outlet reported that 7.9 percent of children in Clark County were exempt in the 2017-2018 school year from vaccines required for kindergarten entry, making it a hotspot for outbreaks. The number of confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County has grown again to a total of 118 cases, up two cases from last week. Orthodox Jewish communities were at the center of a series of outbreaks a year ago in NY and New Jersey, after unvaccinated travelers brought the virus back from Israel, which ... Consulte Mais Informação

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5-year action plan to set new targets controlling antimicrobial resistance

5-year action plan to set new targets controlling antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is such a threat that "we are on the cusp of a world where a simple graze could be deadly", the Health and Social Care Secretary has warned. The plan also involves creating a new payment model for pharmaceutical companies, so they are paid based on how valuable the medicines are to the NHS, with the aim of incentivising them to invest in drugs that treat high priority resistant infections. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bleeding risks may offset aspirin's benefit, Lifestyle News & Top Stories

Bleeding risks may offset aspirin's benefit, Lifestyle News & Top Stories

In other words, when it comes to weighing the heart-health benefits of aspirin to its gastrointestinal risks in this population, for most people, it's a wash. "However, for every 210 patients treated with aspirin, one would suffer a major bleed episode", he said. Even so it's worth patients and doctors weighing up the pros and cons of using aspirin as a preventative measure, and maybe considering alternative options (like controlling blood pressure or quitting smoking) instead. Consulte Mais Informação

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Risk still exists as flu season winds down

Risk still exists as flu season winds down

The Ministry continues to urge those who fall into key at-risk groups to get vaccinated. Cover coughs and sneezes and wash hands frequently with soap and warm water. Practice good hand washing", Says Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children's Hospital. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. They pointed out that the patients were identified as 28-year-old Qasim, 60-year-old Islamuddin, 35-year-old Irshad and 53-year-old Ruqayya Bibi. Consulte Mais Informação

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Follow this diet for both personal and planetary health

Follow this diet for both personal and planetary health

The Commission recognises that it will be impossible to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals or the Paris Climate Agreement without "a radical transformation of the global food system". There is also a question of whether systematically replacing animal-derived food production with plant-based alternatives really is better for the environment; this is indeed an area where the debate is very much ongoing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fried Food Increases Risk of Death Among Postmenopausal Women

Fried Food Increases Risk of Death Among Postmenopausal Women

Researchers at the University of Iowa studied 106,966 women for 18 years. Since they were lumped into the miscellaneous group, the researchers weren't able to look specifically at how French fries individually affected health - and it's possible that their risks were obscured by comparably healthier foods in the "other" category, like crackers or fried plantains, Bao says. Consulte Mais Informação

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