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MIT Creates Glow-In-The-Dark Plants

The team of researchers embedded specially designed nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant, lead by Michael Strano , the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT, and MIT postdoc Seon-Yeong Kwak - senior and lead authors on the study, respectively. Lire la suite »

Roman Catholic priest comes out to congregation and receives standing ovation

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Rev. Gregory Greiten disclosed his sexual orientation on Sunday to the St. Bernadette Parish. Father Gregory Greiton has come out as gay. Because of this, there are no authentic role models of healthy, well-balanced, gay, celibate priests to be an example for those, young and old, who are struggling to come to terms with their sexual orientation. Lire la suite »

Mich. communities file lawsuit to fight opioid epidemic

The local governments say the opioid crisis has caused the costs of law enforcement, drug treatment, and human services to spiral. Now the MI communities are asking a federal judge to force the drug manufacturers and pharmacies to pay. District Court is Macomb, Genesee, Saginaw, Grand Traverse, Delta and Chippewa counties, as well as the cities of Lansing and Escanaba. The lawsuit notes that opioid overdose deaths are more prevalent than deaths by firearms or motor vehicle crashes. Lire la suite »

NIH lifts funding pause on gain-of-function research

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Such a breach isn't out of the question, Sharon Begley reports for STAT News: government labs have mishandled unsafe materials like anthrax , bird flu , Ebola , and smallpox in the past. The new plan is to add an extra review step by a "multidisciplinary group" in the Department of Health and Human Services. But he told the Times that lab work that has enhanced germs, "have given us some modest scientific knowledge and done nearly nothing to improve our preparedness for pandemics, and ... Lire la suite »

FDA gets aggressive towards homeopathic drugs

The new enforcement priorities will also be used to address situations where products containing potentially harmful ingredients are passed off under the homeopathic label. However, some products have been associated with serious safety issues, often in relation to possessing toxic ingredients. In addition, the agency has also found an increasing number of poorly manufactured products that contain potentially unsafe amounts of active ingredients that can create additional risks. Lire la suite »

New Zealand begin ODI series against Windies live on Sky Sports Cricket

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He has another opportunity to prove himself. Matt Henry, Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson have all tried to cement their spot as the third pacer, but none have been able to. "It's nice to see him (Bracewell) back from injury, the knee's recovering nicely". "His batting has been coming along really well for quite some time". Lire la suite »

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) Shares Bought by GSA Capital Partners LLP

The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. AINV has been the subject of several other research reports. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 22. Apollo Investment has a fifty-two week low of $5.69 and a fifty-two week high of $6.82. The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0. Lire la suite »

Turtle gets trapped in 800 kilos of floating cocaine

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This time, though, Thetis' crew had a chance to make a difference in an unusual way - rescuing a sea turtle from entanglement in a floating mass of illegal narcotics. Operation Martillo was launched in 2012 by a to help combat transnational criminal organizations moving illicit cargo. In the latest patrol, the overall operation seized 7 tons of cocaine worth $135 million, officials said. Lire la suite »

Carnival Corp (CCL) Holder Northern Trust Corp Has Decreased Its Stake

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About 10.19 million shares traded. Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) has risen 24.12% since December 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $6.13 million activity. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Thursday, September 29. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $74.0 target. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Friday, September 2 by Morgan Stanley. Lire la suite »

L'impact sur la couverture vaccinale pas clairement démontré — Obligation vaccinale

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L'Inserm a décidé de sortir du silence pour faire une mise au point sur la vaccination obligatoire . Pour l'Inserm, augmenter la couverture vaccinale comporte des bénéfices individuels mais aussi collectifs. Qu'en est-il des dangers des vaccins? "Il est avéré que l'étude suggérant un lien entre vaccination ROR et autisme était une fraude scientifique", peut-on lire dans ce document. Lire la suite »

Brainstorm Health: Spark Gene Therapy, Meatless Meat, Flu Vaccine and Egg Allergies

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The company said it would announce a price for the treatment early next year. Analysts expect it to cost around $1 million. The disorder is caused by defects in a gene which helps produce a protein critical to normal vision. The FDA's accelerated approval program allows for earlier approval of drugs that treat serious conditions based on a marker that is expected to lead to a clinical benefit. Lire la suite »

Océanwood et Aker s'associent pour racheter Norske Skog

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Face à la chute des ventes de papier journal, (-35% entre 2011 et 2017), la dette du groupe norvégien Norske Skogindustrier ASA s'était fortement dégradée. " L'arrivée de nouveaux propriétaires porteurs de capitaux et d'un projet industriel solide, est une véritable opportunité pour les usines de développer leurs activités dans leur cœur de métier mais également dans les domaines innovants et prometteurs des énergies renouvelables, de la chimie verte et des écomatériaux, comme c'est le cas à ... Lire la suite »

People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get the Flu Shot

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The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every year. We all know we're supposed to get a flu shot every year, but for people with egg allergies, it hasn't been that easy. "Egg allergy primarily affects young children, who are also particularly vulnerable to the flu". The State of Alabama is seeing an increase in flu cases this fall. Lire la suite »

L'addiction aux selfies reconnue comme une maladie mentale

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Les personnes "borderline" prennent au moins trois selfies par jour mais ne les partagent pas sur les réseaux, tandis que les "acute" commencent à partager leurs photos. LesInrocks rappellent que l'étude a été conduite en Inde, où les utilisateurs Facebook sont les plus nombreux au monde et où le nombre de morts dues à un selfie pris dans une situation risquée est le plus élevé. Lire la suite »

Cinq cas de décès enregistrés suite à une infection au virus H1N1

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Parmi les personnes appartenant aux groupes plus à risque, mentionnons par exemple, les enfants en bas âge, les personnes de 60 ans et plus et les personnes ayant une maladie chronique. Le lavage des mains est à privilégier lorsqu'un point d'eau potable est disponible. Il est nécessaire de bien rincer et sécher les mains avec des essuie mains ou serviettes propres. Lire la suite »

Les femmes enceintes françaises surexposées à l'arsenic et au mercure — Pollution

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La surexposition à ces polluants pourrait avoir des conséquences sur la grossesse, entraînant des risques de prématurité, de malformations congénitales, ou encore un faible poids du nourrisson à la naissance. Les premiers résultats avaient déjà souligné le fait que les femmes enceintes étaient exposées aux perturbateurs endocriniens, elles sont donc aussi exposées aux métaux toxiques. Lire la suite »

Le laboratoire Merck devant la justice à Lyon dans l'affaire du Levothyrox

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Fatigues intenses , crampes musculaires, maux de tête, vertiges ou perte de cheveux: rapidement, des patients se plaignent d'effets secondaires liés, selon eux, à la nouvelle formule du médicament. La date limite de dépôt des dossiers, initialement fixée au 1 e r décembre, a été repoussée au 15 février. Dès 2012, l'Agence s'était en effet aperçue que, d'un lot à l'autre mais aussi au cours du temps pour un même lot, les comprimés de l'ancienne formule n'avaient pas la même teneur en ... Lire la suite »

Army chief reaches parliament to brief lawmakers on security situation

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DG ISI Naveed Mukhtar will brief the media on the in-camera session after it concludes. The army chief will also speak to lawmakers about his visit to Iran and its outcomes. The COAS and Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza will give a "briefing on the emerging national security paradigm for Pakistan with respect to recent visits/developments". Lire la suite »

Australians Dying From Misuse of Prescription Medication

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The report, released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) on Tuesday, revealed that cannabis was the only substance being used more than pharmaceuticals in Australia. The report also found chronic pain and mental illness is higher among people who used pharmaceuticals for non-medical purposes. "The level of addiction to pharmaceuticals in the USA, and subsequent rise in overdoses, provides insight into the potential harms Australia could experience if safeguards ... Lire la suite »

Red Cross to hold blood drive in El Monte

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Donated blood is also essential for cancer treatments, childbirth complications and other crucial surgeries. Via Christi, 1823 College Ave in Manhattan, is hosting a blood drive Tuesday from 9:15 a.m.to 4:15 p.m. Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, from a computer or mobile device. Lire la suite »