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First Human Embryos Edited in US

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The work by Shoukgrat Mitalipov (Oregon Health and Science University, Portland) and colleagues is believed to be ground-breaking in terms of the number of embryos modified and the safety and efficiency that was demonstrated in doing so. They significantly reduced mosaicism . 'I don't think it's the start of clinical trials yet, but it does take it further than anyone has before'. A report in MIT Tech Review says the results are the most promising so far but the lack of detail means it is ... Read More »

IndyCar Tests New Car And Aero-Kit At IMS

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Fifteen minutes later, Oriol Servia did the same in his red, white and black Honda-powered Dallara . Teams should receive their kits in November, allowing them time to prepare their cars for private team testing beginning in January. "I really do like it", Servia said. "It's courageous. It's the same". IndyCar has pulled the wraps off its new look for 2018, and as mid-cycle refreshes go, this one is about as radical as you can get. Read More »

Swine Flu Kills 3 in Myanmar, Officials Say

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The US-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now characterizes it as a "regular human flu virus". "We performed all the routine medical procedures for both patients", she said, adding that a 29-year-old woman with the virus was in good condition at the hospital. Read More »

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) Shares Sold by Cowen Group Inc

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The Target Price for Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD) is $32.73/share according to the consensus analysis of analysts working on the stock. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise), launched on April 9, 1998, is a provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals and refined products in North America. Read More »

Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas

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Almost 50 cases of salmonella have been reported across 12 states, according to the FDA, resulting in one death and 12 hospitalizations. Caribeña brand distribution patterns can not be linked to every case in the outbreak, so it's likely that Maradol papayas from other firms are contaminated as well, according to the FDA. Read More »

New Treatment 'Completely Effective' in Blocking HIV Transmission Between Gay Men

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Of the 343 couples in the study, only three of the HIV-negative men contracted the virus, and genetic testing determined in all three cases that they didn't actually get it from their partner. Instances of the virus will eventually become so low that it is undetectable in blood tests. During the study, each couple had to report their sexual activities on their arrival at the clinic that conducted the study, and the couples were also tested to see is any new infections have been happening. Read More »

First human case of West Nile for 2017 confirmed in Windsor

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Rick Nowakowski, sexton of Oakwood and Rockwell cemeteries in La Salle, said he'd just heard the report of West Nile confirmation and was taking steps to protect himself and other workers. Most people with WNV never develop symptoms and will not know that they have the virus. Less than 1% of people develop severe neuro-invasive disease. Read More »

Social drinking may increase memory?

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A new study conducted by the University of Exeter, U.K., states that consuming alcohol improves memory for information that is learned before starting the drinking episode. The next day, they were asked to carry out the same word-learning task again, with researchers finding that those who had drunk alcohol remembered more of what they had learned than those who had not drunk at all. Read More »

Express Scripts Increases 2017 Adj. EPS Guidance

During the same quarter past year, the firm earned $1.57 EPS. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 53.1% in the first quarter. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with "Underperform" on Thursday, June 16. The firm has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group given on Tuesday, July 18. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 8 report. Read More »

Constable suspended for 'indecent behaviour'

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Earlier that evening the 33-year-old cop had harassed two Manipuri women officers. Police said a departmental inquiry has been initiated against the accused constable, who is in his 30s. The incident is said to have taken place in Greater Kailash area of south Delhi at around 2.45 pm on July 20. A few days back, a man was arrested by the Mumbai police after he masturbated in front of two girls in a Mumbai local. Read More »

Three shot, two killed in Whangarei

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Te Kāea was on the scene this afternoon as Police and AOS responded to an incident in which three people were shot at a rural address near Mt Tiger Road, Whareora, Whangarei. Police now believe the shooter is within their cordon. Cordons on Mt Tiger Road were lifted by the evening and the road was re-opened to the public. Read More »

Study finds more poison center calls tied to dietary supplements

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A new study found calls to poison control centers in the USA due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by almost 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements. Serious medical outcomes accounted for 4.5% of exposures, and the most serious outcomes (95%) occurred among children 6 years of age and older. Though the data coming into poison centers may miss adult exposures and chronic, rather than acute, poisonings, the ... Read More »

Dentist indicted after 4-year-old girl suffers brain damage during procedure

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The doctor Bethaniel Jefferson has been indicted for "intentionally and knowingly, negligently" caused serious bodily injury to a child by not providing not have the necessary health care. Today, the little Neveah Clark can no longer speak, walk, eat, or even see. "But of course, I feel sorrier for the kids, what took place there". Jefferson was suspended from practice by the Texas Board of Dental Examiners and on Tuesday, a judge issued a warrant for her arrest. Read More »

Blood shortage continues despite uptick in donations to Red Cross

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Anyone who gives blood between now and August 31st will be mailed a $5 Target e-giftcard. In Holland the next Red Cross Blood Drive is Friday, July 28th, at Holland Hospital from 10-3:45 p.m. After receiving 77 units of blood, Poulin defied the odds. See listing of donation opportunities by city at the end of this report . "If it wasn't for the generosity of volunteer blood donors, I would not be here today", he said. Read More »

Astros' Morton returns to Philly to face former team

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Vincent Velasquez will have about 13 more starts this season and what he does with them will be one of the questions the Phillies hope to have answered once this season grinds to a halt in October. He struggled with location and did not use his secondary pitches effectively. He gave up a pair of home runs (to Brian McCann and Alex Bregman) in the second inning, both on fastballs. Read More »

Sperm count falling sharply in developed world, researchers say

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Sperm count in western men has definitively and alarmingly decreased with no sign of "leveling off", revealed a recent study on the first-ever meta-analysis of trends in sperm counts, conducted by researchers from the Hebrew University's Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Read More »

Trade secretary Fox in Washington for talks over USA deal

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As the U.S. and United Kingdom prepare to negotiate post-Brexit trade, there are fears that food safety standards could plummet, leading to the appearance in the United Kingdom marketplace of, among other things, chlorinated chicken . According to right-wing think tank the Adam Smith Institute, it reduces prevalence of salmonella from 14 to two per cent. "Trade critics like to suggest that signing a deal with the United States will mean that Brits will be forced to eat unsafe produce". Read More »

James Cromwell Arrested at SeaWorld Protest, Video Released

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Cromwell took to the stage during a show called " Orca Encounter " to talk about how animals have been mistreated and died at the amusement park. "Orcas deserve a full life in the ocean, not a life sentence of swimming endless circles until they drop dead from disease", Cromwell said in the statement. Read More »

$0.71 EPS Expected for Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX)

The Beta for the stock stands at 1.11. Kcg Holdg holds 0.01% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE: SEAS ) for 16,534 shares. The share price of SONC has declined by over -2.74% in the last six months. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, July 18. Goldman Sachs has "Sell" rating and $16 target. Read More »

Bordeaux give Wellington the boot

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The 24-year-old would eventually be deemed surplus to requirements by Arsene Wenger and returned to boyhood club Fluminense, last summer on a four-year-deal. "Following a medical, Bordeaux have decided not to complete Wellington Silva's €5m move to the club", a statement on Get French Football News read. Read More »

Woman dies of tick disease after being bitten by stray cat

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Human-to-human infections of the tick virus through blood contact have been reported, but ministry officials believe the Japanese woman's death could be the first case of a human dying from the bite of an infected animal. An examination of samples from the woman's body showed she was infected with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, known as SFTS. 57 of those people died of the infection. Read More »

Manchester City announce £49.2m signing of Benjamin Mendy

Sancho was dropped from the City squad that flew out to the United States for their pre-season tour on Monday despite initially being pencilled in to feature for Pep Guardiola's side because he has still not signed his new City deal. "I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful". City had been chasing Mendy for several months and, although the deal took a while to complete, City's director of football Txiki Begiristain insists the 23-year-old was always their main target. Read More »

Charlie Gard's parents seek court permission to bring son home to die

The lawyer for GOSH replied that Charlie's parents had refused all offers of mediation. The parents' lawyer, Grant Armstrong, said the hospital was placing obstacles in the way of their final wish to take their son home. "We will continue to fight for the dignity of every human life and for every parent to make life-affirming, evidence-based choices for their children", Foster said. Read More »