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Aug 31 2017

FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers

The new treatment involves removing immune cells called T cells from a patient's blood and giving them a gene for a protein called a chimeric antigen receptor , or v...

Aug 31 2017

Pet turtles linked to multistate Salmonella Agbeni outbreak

People started getting sick on March 1, according to a statement on the outbreak by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC reported that at least 37...

Aug 30 2017

Officials after levee breaches in Texas: 'Get out now!'

Two other Houston reservoirs are overflowing, despite a controlled water release that aimed to prevent flooding downtown. " The 14 reported dead include a family of six...

Aug 28 2017

Shakib, Tamim steady Bangladesh after Cummins onslaught

Australia captain Steve Smith (3 not out) and opener Matt Renshaw (6 not out) will look to build something concrete for the Aussies to stay in touch in the first of tw...

Aug 28 2017

Dhoni told me to bat like I do in Test cricket: Bhuvneshwar

In the second ODI , India won their game by losing seven wickets . Milinda Siriwardana's hard work and Chamara Kapugedera's performances for Sri Lanka will probably...

Aug 25 2017

Jared Kushner Arrives in Israel to Attempt Palestinian Statehood Talks

Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law turned senior adviser; Jason Greenblatt, his special representative for worldwide negotiations; and Dina Powell, a deputy natio...

Aug 19 2017

West Indies toil in historic day/night Test

Cook batted through the day for his unbeaten 153, sharing 248 with Root, who made 136, as England hit 348-3 at Edgbaston . The past and present England skippers h...

Aug 18 2017

Trump Administration Pays Obamacare Insurers, for Now

Progressives, now's your chance to secure healthcare for all Insurers cite uncertainty in filing ObamaCare rate hikes MORE (R-Tenn.) has said he would like to inclu...

Aug 13 2017

Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths, says FDA

The balloons remain in the stomach for six months to help facilitate weight loss before being removed during an outpatient endoscopy. Apollo said in a press release...

Aug 08 2017

Chinese foreign minister says he pressed N.Korea to follow United Nations resolutions

The proposed resolution would add North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank, the primary foreign exchange bank, to a United Nations sanctions blacklist, which provides for an asse...

Aug 05 2017

Stone hurled at Rahul Gandhi's auto in Gujarat; Congress blames 'BJP goons'

Sitting in the front seat, he was travelling with elite Special Protection Guard commandos, some of whom were reportedly injured, said The Indian Express. Addressing the ...

Aug 03 2017

Study Examines Potential of Saliva in Transmitting Zika

The public health aides will help the government's Zika virus response programme, aimed at ridding communities of mosquito breeding sites. Health officials are aski...

Aug 01 2017

Dozens of Colorado juvie lifers could be eligible for parole

Colorado has almost three dozen inmates who committed crimes as juveniles are serving virtual life sentences of 50 years or more, The Denver Post has reported. But the co...

Jul 28 2017

Human embryos reportedly edited for first time in the USA using CRISPR

The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University in the United States, involved changing the DNA of a large number of one-cell embryos wit...

Jul 27 2017

President Ram Nath Kovind condoles deaths due to floods

Almost three days after their village Dabhipura in Dantiwada taluka of Banaskanthan was inundated in flood waters, families returned on Wednesday. As many as 400 vill...

Jul 18 2017

Artificial sweeteners may even make you gain weight

Most of these consumers reported consuming artificial sweeteners once daily (80% of children, 56% of adults) and frequency of consumption increased with body weight in a...

Jul 17 2017

McCain has surgery to remove blood clot

An unexpected delay in plans to hold a vote on the Senate health-care bill will strengthen the position of conservative critics by giving them more time to mobilize, ...

Jul 14 2017

Sheldon Silver Gets Shot At Freedom After Appeals Court Vacates Convictions

The 2nd Circuit rejected Silver's argument that the evidence federal prosecutors presented was insufficient for conviction. Federal prosecutors could decide to retry the ...

Jul 14 2017

A lot of People Says McGregor is Racist, No Worries

McGregor announced he suspects Showtime, which has broadcast Floyd Mayweather Jr .'s last six pay-per-view boxing matches and is handling their coming August 26 novelty ...