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Health Care FDA Greenlights Novartis' Gene Therapy for Leukemia
Author: 0 FDA Greenlights Novartis' Gene Therapy for Leukemia

In a separate action, the FDA has also expanded the approval of tocilizumab (Actemra) for the treatment of vehicle T-cell-induced severe or life-threatening CRS in patients 2 years of age or older. The early approval - about a month ahead of the PDUFA date - came through for certain pediatric and young adult patients with a form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Health Care Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph
Author: 0 Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph

The two cases near Guelph were "classic" cases where they experienced a fever and went to see a doctor. "The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury has historically been identified as an area with increased risk for the virus", the health unit wrote in a news release.

Health Care Merkel says she wants better ties with Turkey
Author: 0 Merkel says she wants better ties with Turkey

As her speech comes to its end, a glum-looking Merkel said to a crowd of between 1,500 to 3,000 people of Germany - "I hope you were able to understand some of that even though some of you out there kept on yelling". The arrests have contributed to worsening relations between Berlin and Ankara, which says the arrests are necessary to protect Turkey. "At that time, Germany had acted in a very hard and humane manner", she added.

Health Care Worst rains since 2005 bring Mumbai to halt
Author: 0 Worst rains since 2005 bring Mumbai to halt

Mumbai received 298 mm of rainfall over a period of 9 hours on Tuesday, nine times more rain than the average, an IMD official said. The BBC's Suranjana Tewari in Mumbai said the city is particularly vulnerable to floods due to construction in coastal areas, as well as waterways getting clogged by plastic garbage and an ageing drainage system.

Health Care CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella
Author: 0 CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella

In the the latest outbreak, illnesses began to appear on March 1 and diagnoses continued until August 3, the agency said . In 2013, almost 500 became ill and 78 people wound up in the hospital. Here are some other tips the CDC recommends to prevent infection. The symptoms of salmonella are diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps, which usually appear 12 to 72 hours after people get infected.

Health Care Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in fourth ODI against India
Author: 0 Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in fourth ODI against India

I've only played a couple of series since then. Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga (C), Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Milinda Siriwardana, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Kusal Mendis Thisara Perera, Malinda Pushpakumara, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan.

Author: 0 Best of WWE Smackdown

However, once Benjamin was able to find his way into the match, The Gold Standard fired up, fending off both members of The Ascension, and then caught a clutch assist from Gable, leading into him hitting Paydirt on Viktor for the win. Non-Title: Winners Pick The Rematch Stipulation: The Usos def. Next week's match just got a little more interesting. Kevin Owens would end up picking Baron Corbin as the Special Guest Referee in exchange for Corbin getting the first shot at the United States ...

Health Care Showers likely today through Friday
Author: 0 Showers likely today through Friday

Rain chances will increase to at least 70% across the region. Temperatures Saturday and Sunday will be in the 70s. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few scattered showers leftover from Tropical Storm Harvey coming all the way from Texas.

Health Care Woman loses newborn as doctors fight in operation theatre
Author: 0 Woman loses newborn as doctors fight in operation theatre

Local government has suspended the two doctors and ordered an inquiry into the incident. The incident took place at the Umaid Women and Children Hospital yesterday when gynaecologist Ashok Nainwal and anaesthetist M L Tak entered into a verbal spat over checking the heartbeat of the child, said Amilal Bhat, principal of the S N Medical College, which runs the hospital.

Health Care Turns Out Carbs Will Kill You Quicker Than Fat
Author: 0 Turns Out Carbs Will Kill You Quicker Than Fat

Results from the Pure (Prospective Urban-Rural Epidemiology) study were published in the Lancet medical journal and presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain . And high carb diets were the most common among participants. In a nutshell, a healthy diet based on the PURE results would be rich in fruits, beans, seeds, vegetables, and fats, include dollops of whole grains, and be low in refined carbohydrates and sugars.

Health Care Kenya passes strict plastic bag ban after a 10-year legislative marathon
Author: 0 Kenya passes strict plastic bag ban after a 10-year legislative marathon

The ban takes effect today and consumers will be forced to embrace eco-friendly substitutes to avoid attracting fines of between Sh2 million and Sh4 million, or a jail term of between one and two years, or both. However, Samuel Matonda, spokesman for the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, said that the Association was not happy with the ban , and it warns that this could cost 60,000 jobs and force 176 manufacturers to close- as Kenya is a major exporter of plastic bags to the region.

Health Care SC likely to hear Aadhaar cases in first week of November
Author: 0 SC likely to hear Aadhaar cases in first week of November

According to the I-T department, tax payers can link their PAN card with Aadhaar card by sending a message to 567678 or 56161. Summary: By linking the Aadhaar with PAN , the government is trying to put a check on people having multiple PAN cards and filing tax returns with different numbers.

Health Care SC frowns on delay in Asaram trial
Author: 0 SC frowns on delay in Asaram trial

The Supreme Court , on Tuesday, set aside Gujarat High Court's order, which had asked the state government to pay for fix of religious structures, mostly mosques and Islamic shrines, which were damaged during the 2002 post-Godhra riots. According to official estimates, almost 800 Muslims and more than 250 Hindus were killed in the violence in February-March, 2002, and is considered one of the worst communal riots in the country since Independence.

Health Care State Officials Warn of Harvey Charity Scams
Author: 0 State Officials Warn of Harvey Charity Scams

Do not give to a charity you know nothing about. Be alert to charities that seem to have sprung up overnight in connection to current events. Funds donated by customers will go directly to respected disaster relief organizations on the ground in Texas, according to Safeway representatives.

Health Care A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC
Author: 0 A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC

At this price, cigarettes in NY will be the most expensive in the United States. An estimated 900,000 of New York City's 8.5 million residents now smoke. Another measure is a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes in drugstores and pharmacies and the introduction of a permit for their sale. NY has already made improvements in the smoking department.

Health Care Stem cell clinic involved in blinding cases censured by FDA
Author: 0 Stem cell clinic involved in blinding cases censured by FDA

Recent advances in our basic knowledge of the pathways involved in tissue damage and regeneration have combined with remarkable progress in adult stem cell biology to put us at a genuine inflection point in the history of medicine. These so-called treatments run afoul of the FDA's legal and regulatory framework governing this new field. There are numerous stem cell clinics in operation in the US, which Gottlieb says will be "vigorously" investigated.

Health Care Women dressed as nuns attempt to rob Pennsylvania bank
Author: 0 Women dressed as nuns attempt to rob Pennsylvania bank

The suspects walked into a branch of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville on Monday brandishing a handgun. In a Hail Mary play, one of the tellers activated the automatic alarm and successfully scared off the two women, police told WNEP. The women demanded money from a teller but fled empty-handed. Pocono Township police officers initially responded to the call, but now Newswatch 16 has been told the FBI has taken over the investigation.

Health Care Stetson Football Player Dies After Collapsing At Practice
Author: 0 Stetson Football Player Dies After Collapsing At Practice

Nick Blakely , a linebacker on the Stetson University (Fla.) football team, collapsed at football practice Monday and died later in the evening. The school in DeLand, Florida, said Blakely was on the sidelines shortly after practice began Monday evening when he complained of not feeling well and collapsed.