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Cancer could be ‘CURED’ in the next 10 years, scientists reveal — thanks to new drugs – The Sun

Cancer could be ‘CURED’ in the next 10 years, scientists reveal...

CANCER could be “cured” within a decade, top UK scientists claim. They say new drugs will keep tumours in check and stop them being fatal. Getty - Contributor New drugs could manage cancer as a long-term illnessProf Paul Workman, of London’s Institute of Cancer Research, said its world-leading work would “make cancer a manageable disease”.…
Biohacker Josiah Zayner is under investigation – Vox

Biohacker Josiah Zayner is under investigation – Vox

In 2017, Josiah Zayner injected himself with the gene-editing technology CRISPR at a biotech conference, live-streaming the experiment. It was the highest-profile stunt for the biohacking celebrity, who had developed a following among fellow biohackers — people who experiment on their own bodies outside of traditional labs with the hope of boosting their physical and…
Luxury cat food recalled after pets and owners develop bovine tuberculosis – The Independent

Luxury cat food recalled after pets and owners develop bovine tuberculosis...

A gourmet cat food for pampered pets sparked an outbreak of a deadly strain of tuberculosis which affected about 50 animals and at least two of their owners, veterinary scientists believe. The “natural” Wild Venison cat food was recalled nationwide by Natural Instinct, which marketed it as a healthier option to regular pet food. It…
Measles confirmed in Berkeley; infected person visited Berkeley Bowl supermarket – Los Angeles Times

Measles confirmed in Berkeley; infected person visited Berkeley Bowl supermarket –...

one of the city’s most popular supermarkets, Berkeley Bowl. The supermarket at 2020 Oregon St., known for its wide selection of organic produce, is less than a mile away from the edge of the UC Berkeley campus. Measles is one of the world’s most contagious diseases, and can infect 90% of unimmunized people who inhale…
King County woman diagnosed with measles in sixth Western Washington case – Seattle Times

King County woman diagnosed with measles in sixth Western Washington case...

May 17, 2019 at 5:43 pm Updated May 17, 2019 at 6:47 pm By Seattle Times staff reporter A King County woman has been diagnosed with measles, the sixth confirmed case of the highly contagious disease in the Puget Sound region this week. The woman, who is in her 40s, spent time in Auburn and…
Food service worker at downtown Sarasota restaurant may have exposed guests to Hepatitis A – WWSB

Food service worker at downtown Sarasota restaurant may have exposed guests...

By ABC7 Staff | May 17, 2019 at 7:31 PM EDT - Updated May 18 at 6:30 AM SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A food service worker at a downtown Sarasota restaurant may have exposed guests to Hepatitis A. The Florida Department of Health warned customers of Duval’s on Main Street in Sarasota that a food…
Diabetes type 2 warning: The ‘unusual smell’ you shouldn’t ignore – are you at risk? – Express

Diabetes type 2 warning: The ‘unusual smell’ you shouldn’t ignore –...

Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of all cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. The condition is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to…
World Hypertension Day: These 5 Steps Will Help You Control Your Blood Pressure – News18

World Hypertension Day: These 5 Steps Will Help You Control Your...

High blood pressure or hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure equal to or above 140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure equal to or above 90 mm Hg. (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ stockvisual/ Istock.com) World Hypertension Day is observed on May 17 every year to spread awareness about the disease that the World…
Why can’t some people remember their dreams? – BBC News

Why can’t some people remember their dreams? – BBC News

I am standing outside my childhood primary school, near the front gates and the teachers’ car park. It is a bright sunny day and I am surrounded by my classmates. There must be more than a hundred of us.I have a dim feeling that some of my teachers are nearby, but my attention is on…
Dieting ‘truths’ from U of M researcher – KARE11.com

Dieting ‘truths’ from U of M researcher – KARE11.com

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