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Meet the World's First Cloned Primates

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The results were published in the journal Cell . The breakthrough macaques cloning study is meant to help scientists at pharmaceutical research centers study treatments for human brain and neural diseases, such as Alzheimer's, autism, Parkinson's disease and immune system diseases. Read More »

Dead, 2 Injured After Bus Falls Into River In Maharashtra's Kolhapur

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An onlooker informed the police about a bad accident, and the fire brigade, along with the police rushed to the spot to rescue the people. After almost 12 hours of efforts, the bus was finally hauled up by a crane from the stony river-bed as thousands of local villagers rushed to view the operations. Read More »

Ferry with about 50 aboard missing near Pacific's Kiribati

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The 240 kilometre journey was expected to take two days. Local authorities began searching for the vessel after it failed to arrive on 20 January as scheduled. The ferry is described as having a dark blue hull and yellow cabin fixed on top. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ) announced it had joined the search for the boat on Saturday morning local time, supporting the efforts of Fijian authorities. Read More »

North Korean skaters share podium with Americans at Olympic tune-up

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As the North Korean women's ice hockey team arrived in the South to prepare for next month's winter Olympics , Pyongyang has issued a rousing call to all Koreans at home and overseas to achieve unification . "The South Korean authorities should stop the war games with the USA forever and refrain from introducing the US nuclear strategic assets and aggression forces to South Korea ", North Korea said. Read More »

In Afghanistan, attacked the office of a charitable organization: many victims

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Press Secretary of the Governor of Nangarhar province said the attack happened around 09:10 local time on Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew up a auto at the entrance to the office of the organization. "Our primary concern remains to secure the safety of all of our staff", a group representative said in an emailed statement. Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976 providing life-saving health, education, nutrition and child protection programs that have helped millions ... Read More »

Tale of the Tape: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Moves 17.75%

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The stock decreased 2.49% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.96. About 2.06M shares traded. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. 87,040 shares were sold by RICHMOND TIMOTHY J., worth $8.57 million. Lathrop Investment Management Corp now owns 6,335 shares of the company's stock worth $392,000 after buying an additional 21 shares during the period. Read More »

Like father like son: Mahesh Babu sounds just like his father

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It is common in the film industry when a director works with a star hero, irrespective of the fate of the film, he responds to the hero's key material of his next movie like when the first look poster or a teaser is released. The audio can be heard in Facebook and other platforms. The first look is attracting with Mahesh Babu's style of walking with a suitcase. It is produced by DVV Danayya. Read More »

Unsafe pitch halts play in third Test

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Here's everything you need to know about the drama. "As for now the play has been called off for the day". Late in the third day's play, South Africa opener was hit on the helmet by a rising delivery following which the umpires took the players off the field. Read More »

CDC report: Flu activity is increasing across US

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Those with children between the ages of 6 months and 24 months are still encouraged to see a primary care provider for the flu vaccine . Bhatia advised residents to continue taking precautions to avoid the flu , such as covering coughs, staying home from work or school if you are sick and getting vaccinated . Read More »

Giving teenagers alcohol may increase risk of drink-related problems

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The rate of self-reported binge-drinking climbed to 81 per cent for teens who had procured alcohol from parents as well as other sources. He is a professor of drug and alcohol studies at the University of New South Wales. The authors admit that the research has limitations, including that it relied on self-report, did not probe context of alcohol supply, and that it had a low proportion of participants who were socioeconomically disadvantaged. Read More »

Missouri Flu Cases Increase by 200 From Previous Week

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Outbreaks were reported at long-term care facilities, a dorm for the homeless, a correctional facility and at schools. Having the flu significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack, especially among those aged 65 and older, an Ontario study suggests. Read More »

More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Iowa

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Flu season typically runs from October through May. About 31,000 patients visited their doctor with flu-like symptoms between January 15-21, roughly the same amount as the last seven days. The fever should be gone without the use of fever-reducing medications. "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". Read More »

United States flu levels continue to climb as 37 kids' deaths confirmed

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In most flu seasons, it's usually children under 4 who are the next hardest hit group. According to the C-D-C 49 of the 50 states are reporting flu outbreaks. During that season, officials estimate there were 56,000 flu-related deaths. The state health department says another 800 plus cases of flu were confirmed in the past week alone. Read More »

State Alarmed by Drastic Rise in NY Flu Cases

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There are still weeks of flu activity to come. Health officials continue to stress a flu shot remains the best way to fend off the flu over the next several months. Flu shots will be offered at no cost at 55 Parish Health Units across the state on January 31, the Louisiana Department of Health announced Thursday. Read More »

Flu activity surges in Mass. to highest levels seen this season

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Health officials in Kentucky say this season's flu activity has now reached epidemic levels. We are already on track to meet and possibly exceed these statistics for the 2017/18 flu season. "People can be hospitalized, and it can lead to pneumonia", Carnevale said. SC has seen a total of 13,932 influenza cases this season so far reported from 44 counties. Read More »

Mosquitoes remember human smells, but also swats, Virginia Tech researchers find

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This study , produced by researchers at Virginia Tech, looked into what prompted that switch, and it found out not only why mosquitoes targeted certain people but also that they had an fantastic ability to anticipate swats. The study's authors believe their research could pave the way for new methods of mosquito control . The study was published January 25 in the journal Current Biology . Read More »

State Health Officials Declare Flu Epidemic

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Health officials in Oklahoma County are warning residents about the dangers associated with the flu after two more patients died from the virus. Of the 10 flu-related deaths reported in New Hanover County since October 1, the county says five have been at long-term care facilities. Read More »

(NYSE:XOM) Shares Bought by Vicus Capital

The stock increased 0.48% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $67.74. About 2.78 million shares traded or 182.47% up from the average. It has outperformed by 16.77% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 31 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Standpoint Research on Wednesday, August 31. Read More »

Obasanjo's letter: APC reacts, says ex-President spoke in good faith

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So the people can decide not the people in Abuja or NWC. The group's national chairman, Kassim Mohammad Kassim, further argued that the letter was not in the interest of the nation as supposedly claimed by Obasanjo, but the former leader's scheme to re-launch himself to relevance ahead of the 2019 general elections. Read More »

South Texas Sees Uptick in Zika Birth Defects

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Birth defects most strongly linked to congenital Zika virus infection increased 21% in USA states and territories with local transmission of the virus in the latter part of 2016, CDC researchers found. According to information posted on the, there have been 37 cases of Zika virus reported among pregnant women in Canada as of December 1, 2017 - the latest data available. Read More »

Dog Almost Died From Skin Burns Caused By Human Hair Dye

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In a Facebook post , one of the vets who tended to Violet declared that on the night when she was brought in, she and her colleagues were astounded by the fact that she managed to make it the night. They spent many sleepless nights worrying and hoping little Violet would pull through. But then she found her voice and she never, ever, EVER stopped. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez: Thierry Henry never told me to leave Arsenal

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Alexis is a very important addition for us. "Man United have been very supportive towards me throughout my career - and certainly at my lowest point, a big thanks goes to Sir Alex", said Way, whose playing career was brought to an abrupt end following a serious auto crash in December 2008. Read More »

Scientists closer to detecting cancer through blood test

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The CancerSEEK test averaged 70% positive diagnoses, ranging from 33% for breast cancer to 98% for ovarian cancer . "Very high specificity was essential because false-positive results can subject patients to unnecessary invasive follow-up tests and procedures to confirm the presence of cancer", said Kenneth Kinzler, PhD , a professor of oncology and the co-director of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics at Johns Hopkins. Read More »

ISIS Gunmen Attack Save the Children Office in Afghanistan

AP "We have suspended for a while our operations in Afghanistan , but we rest deeply committed to helping the children in Afghanistan". The attack began with a suicide auto bomb outside the office, followed by gunmen entering the compound and fighting Afghan special forces, a spokesman for the government in the eastern province said. Read More »