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People with the disease usually suffer from a flu-like illness‚ diarrhoea accompanied by a fever‚ general body pains‚ vomiting and weakness. About 70% of the cases have been confirmed in these groups. Motsoaledi said the cause of the outbreak was now being investigated and urged South Africans to wash their hands and keep food at safe temperatures.
  • Woman Born Without Uterus Gives Birth in US Medical First

    Woman Born Without Uterus Gives Birth in US Medical First

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    Last year, Baylor researchers performed the first living donor uterus transplants in the USA in four women. A news conference was scheduled Monday to discuss the Dallas baby's birth. "Because carrying foreign body tissue can increase infection risk and requires lifelong antirejection medication, women in this study will undergo a hysterectomy after one or two successful pregnancies", reads a Baylor Scott & White Health publication outlining the clinical trial .
  • Senior UN official to make rare visit to North Korea

    Senior UN official to make rare visit to North Korea

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    Spokesman for the UN Secretary General Stephane Dujarric told reporters that Feltman "will visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)" on December 5-8. Last week, Pyongyang launched new intercontinental ballistic missile - the Hwasong-15 - which it claims could reach a target in the continental United States.
  • Ravens CB Jimmy Smith reportedly suspended 4 games for PEDs

    Ravens CB Jimmy Smith reportedly suspended 4 games for PEDs

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    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith left the game with an apparently season-ending torn Achilles late in the first half of the Ravens-Lions game Sunday. This will be Humphrey's chance to step up and show the National Football League why he was drafted in the first round this year. Smith went down in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions and Head Coach John Harbaugh announced after the game that he's out for the year.
  • How cheese affects the heart

    How cheese affects the heart

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    Soochow University has now found that cheese raises levels of so-called "good" cholesterol while reducing levels of "bad" cholesterol. A British study carried out earlier in the year also found that nearly one million people saw no increased risk with regular cheese consumption.
  • FDA OKs Mylan's biosimilar of Roche cancer drug Herceptin

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    Mylan and Biocon's biosimilar is called Ogivri (trastuzumab-dkst) and follows a back and forth of delays with regulators over manufacturing issues at a plant in India. Biosimilar for Herceptin is one of the six biologic products co-developed by the company. Shares of Biocon settled with gains of 15 per cent on the bourses, after the company said it has received regulatory approval to market a biosimilar of cancer drug Herceptin in the USA, following which the market capitalisation ...
  • Killer Flu Season Expected This Year

    Killer Flu Season Expected This Year

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    A mismatched flu vaccine can still lower the risk of contracting influenza. Among the most vulnerable are young children, older adults and people with chronic illness. USA health officials are bracing for a devastating flu season this winter that many people won't even be able to ward off with their annual flu shot.
  • Seahawks' complete win over Eagles shows they can still beat anyone

    Seahawks' complete win over Eagles shows they can still beat anyone

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    One of Sherman's replacements, former Eagle Byron Maxwell , ended any hope of a Philadelphia comeback when he picked off a desperation heave from Carson Wentz with just more than two minutes left. Nothing is worse than coming away from a long drive with nothing to show for it. Wentz's astounding accuracy, the defense's dominance and the Eagles' jubilant celebrations that emerged week after week for the past two months were nowhere to be found in Seattle.
  • Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats? Science Has An Answer

    Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats? Science Has An Answer

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    McDonnell Foundation; the Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fund at Randolph-Macon College; the Vice Deanship of Research Chairs at the King Saud University; the National Research Foundation of South Africa; and Brazilian crowdfunding contributors.
  • Daily Mail publisher's shares slump 24% to a five-year low

    Daily Mail publisher's shares slump 24% to a five-year low

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    Liberum Capital now has a GBX 765 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of GBX 785. Numis Securities restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 970 ($12.99) target price on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust in a research report on Monday, October 2nd.
  • Suspected Boko Haram bombers kill at least 12 in Nigeria

    Suspected Boko Haram bombers kill at least 12 in Nigeria

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    The source said he counted up to 22 injured persons at the hospital even as more were still being taken to the hospital. Today 2/2/2017 at about 1140hrs, two female suicide bombers infiltrated and gained entry into Biu town in Biu LGA. He said. "Police patrols/EOD teams led by the Acting Area Commander Biu were promptly mobilised and dispatched to the scene". The source said the injured include a soldier and a wife of a soldier from Biu Barracks, who were at the market for shopping.
  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum opens in Delhi. Check details here!

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum opens in Delhi. Check details here!

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    Randy's wax figure will be the 50th figure in the attraction and the last one introduced for 2017. The total area of the Delhi attraction is around 20,000 sq feet which covers through first and second floor of the Regal Building. "Guests will be encouraged to interact, perform and even reflect with our figures in unique and impressive settings within the attraction". Abdul Kalam and Ranbir Kapoor .
  • Which Insider bought 250 Shares Of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)?

    Which Insider bought 250 Shares Of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)?

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    UBS maintained the shares of CMG in report on Tuesday, June 27 with "Neutral" rating. Nomura maintained the shares of CMG in report on Monday, October 17 with "Neutral" rating. Chipotle Mexican Grill had a net margin of 3.37% and a return on equity of 11.80%. (NYSE:CMG) for last month was 1.00830. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500.
  • DNR tattoo leaves doctors with life-or-death dilemma

    DNR tattoo leaves doctors with life-or-death dilemma

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    The DNR order will be placed in their medical chart. Holt said the man had an infection that led to septic shock, which causes organ failure and extremely low blood pressure. In that case, the patient claimed to have had the tattoo after losing a bet and told doctors he did not think anyone would take it seriously. "After reviewing the patient's case, the ethics consultants advised us to honor the patient's do not resuscitate ( DNR) tattoo ".