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New super-flexible surgical glue can seal wounds in seconds

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The glue carries an inbuilt enzyme that allows it to degrade once the sealed wound has taken up sufficient time to heal. MeTro's key innovation is elasticity - being a hybrid elastic protein, it's perfectly suited to patching up body tissues that continually expand and relax - such as lungs, hearts, and arteries. Lire la suite »

Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's petition rejected

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Zakia Jafri's husband Ehsaan Jafri, a Congress leader, was one of 69 people killed when a large mob attacked Gulbarg Society in Ahmedabad on 28 February 2002. The petition demanded that Modi and 59 others - including senior police officers and bureaucrats - be made accused for allegedly being part of a conspiracy which facilitated the riots. Lire la suite »

World Health Organization increases response to plague in Madagascar

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It was this Wednesday in 30 deaths, according to the latest figures published by the ministry of Health . Madagascar's plague death toll has risen to at least two dozen people as the island's authorities struggle to contain the spread of the disease, prompting a ban on large public gatherings in the capital Antananarivo, AP reported Thursday. Lire la suite »

Brooklyn To Host Final Stop For 'David Bowie Is' Traveling Exhibition

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David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is taking its final bow at the Brooklyn Museum , providing an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind material. "He challenged the status quo and continually took us on new musical explorations with his forward- thinking and groundbreaking presentations". On display are more than 60 stage costumes including Ziggy Stardust bodysuits as well as the Union Jack coat designed by Bowie and Alexander McQueen for the ... Lire la suite »

Nico Rosberg agrees return to F1 at Japanese Grand Prix

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Since winning in Abu Dhabi last year, Rosberg has been enjoying the high life of a retired 32-year old millionaire while spending time he hadn't previously been able to afford with his wife and two daughters. He'll be commentating before and after the race alongside Martin Brundle, Damon Hill, Johnny Herbert, Anthony Davidson, and Ted Kravitz, nearly all of whom had spent years 2014 - 2016 doing a fairly poor job of hiding their desire to see Rosberg get beaten by his British rival Lewis ... Lire la suite »

Local blood donations spike following deadly Vegas shooting

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She said there is no way to stockpile for this type of massacre because blood expires after 42 days, which is why they need people to donate regularly. "When any kind of tragedy occurs we see people remember just how important it is to help their neighbors and their community and to make sure that people's lives will be saved through the donation of blood and the transfusion of blood", said Rhamy. Lire la suite »

High blood pressure puts women at risk of dementia

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They believe high blood pressure may be more risky for women than men, and the impact might not be limited to dementia. The researchers monitored the group until 2011, in which time 532 people were diagnosed with dementia. 'More research is needed to identify the possible sex-specific pathways through which the elevated blood pressure accelerates brain aging'. One limitation of this study is that many developments have been made since the study started in screening for high blood ... Lire la suite »

Researchers At UM Miller School Of Medicine Make Zika Breakthrough

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The GLS-5700 vaccine contains the synthetic DNA instructions for the host to learn how to mount an immune response against a specific Zika virus antigen. After the vaccine is injected into a patient, a device is used to generate electrical impulses that create small pores in cells that allow the DNA to get inside. Lire la suite »

No plan to invite Allison-Madueke to Nigeria for trial - FG

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Malami, who made the disclosure to State House correspondents in Abuja on Wednesday, noted that bringing her back to the country would negatively affect ongoing investigations against her in the UK. "Considering the fact that there is an existing understanding between Nigeria and other countries especially United Kingdom on the recovery of stolen funds, so you can not say government is not doing anything". Lire la suite »

Working in night shift ups risk of obesity

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Researchers from the Chinese University in Hong Kong studied shift patterns and how they impacted health, and found a nocturnal schedule can affect the metabolism. But evidence has identified a link with obesity that can trigger the development of several cancers, such as breast cancer, as well as cardiovascular diseases. Lire la suite »

Lancement de la campagne de vaccination — Grippe

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Comme à l'habitude, les personnes les plus à risque recevront chez-elles un bon de vaccination les incitant à se rendre au plus tôt chez le médecin pour se faire vacciner contre le virus. La prise en charge est valable jusqu'au 31 janvier 2018. L'épidémie de l'an dernier a rappelé la gravité de cette pathologie dont la survenue et la dangerosité restent imprévisibles. Lire la suite »

No clear evidence that most new cancer drugs extend or improve life

The research team analysed reports on cancer approvals by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from 2009 to 2013. "When expensive drugs that lack clinically meaningful benefits are approved and paid for within publicly funded healthcare systems, individual patients can be harmed, important societal resources wasted, and the delivery of equitable and affordable care undermined". Lire la suite »

Un guide pour les femmes enceintes — Violences obstétricales

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Pour réaliser ce document intitulé " Accouchement: mes droits, mes choix", des sages-femmes, gynécologues et associations ont été consultés afin d'accompagner les femmes pendant leur grossesse et leur faire connaître les solutions juridiques possibles en cas de problème pendant l'accouchement. Lire la suite »

Lynx capture 4th WNBA title with 85-76 win over Sparks

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The Los Angeles Sparks, who went to their locker room during the national anthem for the first four games of the WNBA Finals, stayed on the court before the decisive Game 5 Wednesday at Williams Arena. Candace Parker led the Los Angeles Sparks past the Minnesota Lynx to win last year's WNBA championship. 6 Bench points by the Lynx in Game 5. It was a fitting ending for a close series between a pair of teams that were well-matched in just about everything, from their near-identical ... Lire la suite »

Bank of America Cuts Rating On US Bancorp (USB)

Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC's holdings in U.S. Bancorp were worth $356,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Linscomb & Williams Inc. raised its position in shares of U.S. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Cardinal Capital Management Inc". If you are reading this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark laws. Lire la suite »

Delhi govt to regularise guest teachers, 15000 to be made permanent

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Baijal said that "services" is a matter in respect of which the Lt Governor is required to act in his discretion. The AAP government is scheduled to table the bill in the House during the one-day special session on Wednesday. BJP MLA Majinder Singh Sirsa said the bill can not be implemented as the government has not followed due procedures. There are 50,000 guest teachers in government schools, of which 17,000, who have cleared the CTET will find filling permanent seats for15,000 vacancies ... Lire la suite »

NLDS: Kyle Hendricks to start Game 1 vs. Nationals

Officially, Cubs fans know when they will be starting their quest for a repeat World Series title. The biggest question mark for the Cubs rotation going into the series was Arrieta's health. Arrieta will receive a little extra time to recover from his strained hamstring that has been bothering him for the past few weeks, while Jose Quintana lands the Game 3 start. Lire la suite »

EPA to propose ending Obama-era Clean Power Plan

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But in March , the president signed the Executive Order on Energy Independence that called for a review of the CPP, which he considers a "war on coal". It's a bit of a surprise that the Trump administration isn't just entirely scrapping the plan, which Trump once called "stupid". Don't be mistaken, though. Lire la suite »

Kolkata to host opening Test between India, Lanka

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Azhar said the loss in the first Test was disappointing. "Definitely we are disappointed, and this is not the first time", he said. It wasn't a big target, but batting on the last day wasn't easy. "Even I have got out six times to him". "We will do our best to be more positive against Herath", said Ahmed. Sometimes, we dominate him and the other times he dominates us. Lire la suite »

Paddock prescribed drug linked to violent outbursts

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The gunman who killed almost 60 people in a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday had been prescribed anti-anxiety medications that can amplify aggressive behavior in individuals, according to a new report. Diazepam is a sedative-hypnotic drug in the class of drugs known as benzodizepines, which studies have shown can trigger aggressive behavior. "If somebody has an underlying aggression problem and you sedate them with that drug, they can become aggressive ", Dr. Lire la suite »