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USA regulators wave through Pfizer's leukaemia drug

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The complete remission rate (CR/Cri) for patients treated with Besponsa was 81% compared to 29% with chemotherapy. FDA approval of notuzumab ozogamicin was based on evidence from the phase 3 INO-VATE trial. Forty-eight percent of patients treated with the drug went on to HSCT vs. 22 percent on chemo. Inotuzumab ozogamicin is an antibody-drug conjugate comprised of a monoclonal antibody that targets CD22 - a cell surface antigen that is expressed on nearly all B-cell ALL cancer ... Read More »

Saudi forces deployed in Yemen's port of Aden amid friction

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The UN humanitarian chief has decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen , saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the specter of starvation and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak". Read More »

Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line

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A woman has been arrested for allegedly doing drugs outside of a middle school. At this time, it's unclear why Hester was at the school. Hester, who is facing cocaine possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, remained in jail Wednesday on a $6,500 bond. Read More »

Investigation of Natalee Holloway's disappearance leads to discovery of human remains

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Ward, appears alongside Dave in the series and says that thanks to the show, more research has been done than ever before, following new leads and looking into every possible explanation. And yes, it all leads back to Jorin van der Sloot . Here's everything you need to know about the case. She was last seen about 1 a.m. getting into a gray Honda with van der Sloot and the Kalpoe brothers as they left Carlo 'N Charlie's. Read More »

CBO: Ending Obamacare subsidies would raise premiums and the deficit

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It's a financial break that can cut a deductible of $3,500 down to a few hundred dollars. The decision to continue the subsidies "helps 18 million Americans who. He and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. A new CBO report underlines some of the unintended consequences of doing that. The Trump White House has considered stop funding CSRs on numerous occasions, but it has been making payments on a month-to-month basis in the face of an impending lawsuit filed in 2014. Read More »

Stoneman make England debut versus West Indies

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When am I going to have dinner? "The players are all here ready to play". Woakes has only recently returned to action with Warwickshire, having suffered a side strain in the first game of June's Champions Trophy. "We will have to play well to beat them". A personal view is that with no worldwide cricket for them from the start of September to the end of November a full series now would scarcely be debilitating. Read More »

More West Nile Found in Oxford County

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The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced Wednesday that mosquitoes in 12 towns have tested positive for West Nile virus so far this season. Keep children's wading pools empty and on their sides when they are not being used. Wear shoes, socks, long trousers, and a long-sleeved shirt when outdoors for long periods of time, or when mosquitoes are more active. Read More »

One of SeaWorld's oldest killer whales dies

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And in July, Kyara , a 3-month-old orca that was the last born in captivity under SeaWorld's now-defunct orca-breeding program, died after suffering what veterinarians believed was pneumonia. After the film was released, attendances at SeaWorld fell, as did the company's share price. Kasatka was diagnosed with a lung condition in 2008, and caretakers had tailored a treatment plan for her, which included a custom-made inhaler that pumped medicine into her lungs, SeaWorld said . Read More »

Brother of suspect in United Kingdom model kidnap plot denies involvement: lawyer

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He's the brother of Lukasz Pawel Herba, who's been in custody since his arrest last month in Milan. Michal Konrad Herba, 36, was arrested at an address in Tividale, West Midlands, on 16 August. Lukasz Pawel Herba has said his involvement stems from wanting to raise money to treat his leukaemia and that he was hired by a group of Romanians to rent properties around Europe to store garments they were selling, according to reports. Read More »

Peanut allergy treatment milestone eliminates condition for years

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Four years later, this research, published Wednesday in the british medical journal The Lancet attested that 70% of these children subject to the tests may still consume today peanuts without any adverse reaction. "We had children who came into the study allergic to peanuts, having to avoid peanuts in their diet, being very vigilant around that, carrying a lot of anxiety", she said. Read More »

Blue Whale game: 16 year old hangs himself in Kerala

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The Ministry of Electronics and IT has directed the internet majors - Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo - to immediately remove the links of the deadly Blue Whale Challenge , which has led several children in India and other countries to commit suicide. Read More »

Delhi High Court on high alert after police get bomb threat call

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However, the call was found to be a hoax, they said. The police are now on the lookout for the caller who has since switched off his mobile phone. The Police said that it may have been a hoax call. As per initial reports, the call was made at 10:54 am which was received by PCR. Senior police officials reached the high court and held a meeting with the HC administration, sources said. Read More »

DJI announces pending fix for drones following Army ban

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DJI noted that it makes drones for "peaceful purposes", and DJI drones are not designed or intended for military missions. Recently the US Army issued an order to cease the use of DJI-branded drones immediately . Last year, DJI issued a statement insisting that customer information, including video footage, was not shared with Chinese authorities, despite an apparent comment to the contrary by a "junior staffer". Read More »

'Fat but fit' people still risk heart disease, experts say

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Lead author, Dr Camille Lassale, said: "Our findings challenge the concept of the 'healthy obese". That's not to say there's no benefit to keeping your heart risk factors in check, even if you still have some weight to lose. 'That comes later in the timeline, then they have an event, such as a heart attack'. Despite good metabolic health, carrying excess weight was tied to a higher risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), a new study found. Read More »

India Today takes you inside Indira Canteen after Rahul Gandhi's inauguration

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Rahul Gandhi will later address Congress party workers after the inauguration, following which, he will leave for Delhi. A presentation was already made before Chief Minister Yogi. He later corrected himself and termed it the Indira Canteen. Instead of mentioning Karnataka he said, "Every single poor person in every single city in Bangalore". Read More »

Teen overdose deaths on the rise — CDC

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That's only 1.4 percent of the more than 52,000 people who died from overdoses, almost two-thirds of which are from opioids . This increase coincided with a rise in drug overdose deaths among the USA population as a whole, an increase that's been partly attributed to the opioid epidemic . Read More »

American Workplace is Physically, Emotionally Taxing, Survey Shows

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The Harvard research team hopes to conduct follow-up surveys with the participants who participated in this survey and to eventually administer a wider survey comparing U.S. The survey found that workers tend to adjust their personal schedules around work hours, but about one-third said their jobs interfered with family and social commitments - notably women and workers without a college degree. Read More »

Drug-resistant fungus infects 200+ United Kingdom patients: 5 things to know

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Complications arise when the fungus enters the body or blood stream during medical treatment, such as the insertion of drips of urinary catheters, or a wound. More than 35 hospitals in the country are said to have patients who are carrying the fungus after being transferred from other medical facilities. Hospitals are on the lookout for further cases and are putting in place measures to help control any further spread of the fungus, Candida auris . Read More »

How This Bodybuilder Mom Died From Consuming Too Much Protein

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In the weeks before she died, Ms Hefford told her family she was exhausted and felt "weird". A female bodybuilder passed away after consuming too much protein , including shakes, supplements and food. "I said to her, "I think you're doing too much at the gym, calm down, slow it down"," said White. Because urea cycle disorders are so rare, doctors normally don't test for it. Read More »

Trump Shows Poor Form in Early Morning Re-Tweet

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A White House official said early Tuesday that the tweet of the train was posted inadvertently and was deleted as soon as it was noticed. On Monday, Trump bowed to pressure and condemned white supremacists protesting the removal of a Confederate statue, and the president called racism "evil". Read More »

Costco fined $19 million for selling fake Tiffany rings

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A federal judge ruled Monday that Costco must pay Tiffany $19.3 million, according to CNN. $11.1 million plus interest and $8.25 million in punitive damages. "Costco's proffered explanations for the Standalone usage - that clerical workers merely copied language from jewelry suppliers" invoices as shorthand for Tiffany settings and that Costco therefore was not engaging in intentional infringement or counterfeiting - were not credible in light of trial evidence that showed that displays ... Read More »

Trump decries KKK, neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that President Donald Trump hasn't apologized for publicly criticizing him on Twitter last month, but that "he has a right to scold his Cabinet members if he's not happy with them". "We must all be unified in recognizing and condemning the evil acts of terrorism committed in Charlottesville by white supremacy groups including the KKK and neo-Nazis", said the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Read More »

Yemen's cholera outbreak passes 500000 cases

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Though numbers have slowed down in recent weeks, some parts of the country still report up to 5,000 suspected cases each day. Deteriorating sanitation and hygiene conditions in the war-torn country, as well as chronic disruptions to water supply, have allowed for the rapid spread of disease. Read More »

Bubonic plague found on fleas in Arizona

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Confirmation that fleas were carrying the bacteria that causes plague, Yersinia pestis , came this week after positive tests at two sites near Flagstaff. Humans can contract the plague in a number of ways. In 2016, there were at least 16 cases of the plague, which resulted in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Read More »

FIPB clearance: Karti can not go overseas without joining probe, says apex court

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If he is in Delhi, he will be questioned in Delhi. How will it be if people of this country do not respond to investigations against them?" the Chief Justice said. CBI alleged that INX Media got an approval of receiving Rs 4.62 crore investment from Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). The Bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud allowed urgent listing of the matter on the request of Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta representing CBI. Read More »

Post-election protests in Kenya

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The opposition rejected the results even before they were declared. However, it has been endorsed by global observers. Turnout was 78.91 per cent, down from almost 85 per cent in 2013, electoral commission chief Wafula Chebukati said, describing the process as "credible, fair and peaceful". Read More »

Norovirus sickened hundreds, linked to Maumee donut shop

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The restaurant remains closed for deep cleaning on Wednesday. It is important to note that people can spread the virus for up to 2 weeks after their symptoms go away. Anyone who ate anything from Mama C's Donuts & Coffee in recent days and developed symptoms of norovirus is asked to contact the health department at 419-213-4264 or 419-213-4161. Read More »

Bryce Harper suffers serious injury against Giants

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The 33-year-old's ERA improved to 3.30 in five starts since joining the team. Harper injured his knee when he slipped on a wet first base in the first inning of a rain-delayed game against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night. The San Francisco Giants are hoping to escape the National League West basement which is attainable. Despite the horrific accident, Harper did manage to walk around the club house following the game. Read More »

Police release CCTV of 83-year-old dog walker stabbed to death

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A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the brutal stabbing of a pensioner in Norfolk. Peter Wrighton, of Banham, was found dead in woodland on the morning of Saturday, August 5. He is of athletic build with short dark wavy hair and dark eyes. The other, aged 30 to 50, was wearing dark clothing and seen walking without a dog to the north of the heathland where Mr Wrighton had been walking. Read More »