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Health Care OHSU scientists edit genes of human embryos
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The research, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, head of OHSU's Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, involves a technology known as CRISPR which allows scientists to modify genes quickly and effectively. But Mitalipov and his colleagues are said to have convincingly shown that it is possible to avoid both mosaicism and "off-target" effects, as the CRISPR errors are known.

Health Care UN Says At Least 80% Children in Yemen Need Humanitarian Aid
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The directors of the World Health Organization, the UN Children's Fund and the World Food Programme toured both government- and rebel-held areas during their visit. The agency said Saudi-backed Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi praised the capture of Khalid bin Walid Camp. Ninety-nine percent of sick Yemenis who reach heath services survive, the World Health Organization said, but added the situation remains dire.

Health Care Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice for final hours: Judge
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The parents want a private medical team to care for their son in a hospice before his life support ends. The judge added that no details about when he would be moved and where could be made public. He said nurses from GOSH had volunteered to provide care for him. The couple, who are in their 30s and come from Bedfont, west London , had asked Mr Justice Francis to rule that Charlie should be allowed to undergo a therapy trial in NY.

Health Care Health Unit Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus
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This is also the first reported human case of WNV in Ontario this year. Mosquito batches that have tested positive this year have been on the islands, High Park, Sheppard Ave. "It doesn't matter how great of a mosquito abatement department we have". Human cases have been reported in La Salle County in 2016, 2014, 2013, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, and 2002, with the most (11) reported in 2002.

Health Care Department Of Justice Argues 1964 Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect
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In short, the amicus brief claims sexual orientation discrimination is not sex discrimination, contrary to the published position of at least one federal agency, the U.S. On Wednesday, Trump said he would not allow transgender people to be in the USA military in "any capacity". Congress's only intention, the brief contended, was to protect against discrimination based upon the traditional view of sex - that is, treating individuals differently due to their biological sex.

Health Care PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat
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Three districts of the other parched Rajasthan too were affected by the inclement weather. The National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and Army personnel were sent to flood-hit areas. Rajasthan minister Gulab Chand Kataria said that in Jalore five people were precariously perched atop a tree and were unable to climb down due to strong currents.

Health Care Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking
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At the same time, in 2016, the number of 18-24-year-olds that smoke had dropped by nearly seven per cent since 2010, which is the largest decline in comparison to other age groups. The 1.1 percent increase represents about 350,000 additional smokers who quit in a 12-month period. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.

Health Care Aadhaar disrupting food security: Right to Food Campaign
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He said right to privacy can not be invoked to scrap the Aadhaar scheme. "Privacy can not be an absolute right". One of the more controversial comments that the attorney general made in the hearing was that the right has more credibility in "developed countries that are socially, economically and politically developed", adding that in a developing country like India something as "amorphous" as the right to privacy can never be a fundamental right.

Health Care Venezuelan opposition launches strike ahead of vote
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That's when Maduro is to hold a controversial election to choose 545 members for a body, called the Constituent Assembly, tasked with rewriting the constitution drafted under his late predecessor Hugo Chavez. The Supreme Court back in March had announced that it was taking over the powers of the National Assembly in a blatant bid to suppress the opposition politically.

Health Care Controversial call to scrap 'complete the course' guideline for antibiotics
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Martin Llewelyn , a professor of infectious diseases at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the United Kingdom and the lead author on the opinion piece. "We don't want, in some instances, to cause patients to have a relapse in their infection", he said. "When a patient takes antibiotics for any reason, antibiotic sensitive species and strains among (microorganisms) on their skin or gut or in the environment are replaced by resistant species and strains ready to cause infection in the ...

Health Care Texas records first locally transmitted Zika case of the year
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Raul Pino in a news release. A Hidalgo County man who was diagnosed with Zika probably caught it while in Texas - as opposed to catching it somewhere else and returning with it, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Limiting outdoor activities during peak mosquito times. Earlier this month, the vector control district found the Asian tiger mosquito , a potential carrier of diseases like the Zika virus, in Pasadena for the first time after the control district's ...

Health Care Charlie Gard Judge Has Given Parents and the Opposition a Deadline
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But they disagreed over the detail of care plans. 'Anything that can encourage them to spend the last few days with Charlie rather than with lawyers or experts has to be in everyone's best interests'. The hospital said that experimental therapy "could have been an opportunity for Charlie and it will be an opportunity for all the patients with the same or a similar rare disease".

Health Care Griffen signs contract extension with Vikings
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Griffen, who lasted until the fourth round of the 2010 National Football League draft because some teams had concerns about how he carried himself off the field, has made 234 tackles, recorded 48 sacks and forced seven fumbles during his seven seasons in Minnesota.

Health Care Tribunal fees to be scrapped following Unison Supreme Court challenge
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Following a four-year fight by UNISON, the Supreme Court has allowed their appeal and held that employment tribunal fees are unlawful. An increase in claims would also have a "big impact" on the employment tribunal service, which has reduced in size due to the decreased number of claims being brought as a result of the introduction of fees, Jones said.

Health Care Cow antibodies bring hope for effective AIDS vaccine soon
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Sexual transmission of HIV is negligible when someone is on treatment, whether they're in a heterosexual or homosexual relationship, according to results from previous studies and now a large-scale study of homosexual men, presented at the ninth International AIDS Conference on HIV Science in Paris on Tuesday.

Health Care Drug Scandal: Kajal's manager Roni arrested
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She further added that just because he ran errands for her, she can't their personal lives. There are also reports that Rony was arrested following the revelations made by the actor Navdeep during his interrogation with the SIT officials.

Health Care Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas
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According to the CDC , symptoms - diarrhea , fever, abdominal cramps - begin 12 to 72 hours after being exposed to salmonella bacteria. The CDC is warning consumers not to eat any Maradol papayas as the investigation continues. The FDA is asking people to throw out the papayas in question if they have them in their home. Several people reported having bought the papayas of the same brand.