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Medicine Faulty gene may raise baby's risk of cot death
Author: 0 Faulty gene may raise baby's risk of cot death

The rare mutation was found in four of the children who died and none of the adults. According to the researchers, it causes a dysfunction that makes it more hard for babies to low oxygen levels in the blood, or hypoxemia. Typically, these mutations are very rare. "There must be a vulnerability, and what we're saying is that in some cases, the sodium channel is rendering them vulnerable", he explained .

Medicine Saudi-led coalition threatens retaliation
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Pakistan strongly condemned the Yemen's Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia on Sunday. More than 14,000 people have been killed since the onset of Saudi Arabia's military campaign against Yemen in March 2015. "The missiles launched against Saudi territory were smuggled from Iran", coalition spokesman Turki al-Malki told reporters on Monday. Despite their efforts the coalition has been unable to push the Houthis out of Sanaa and northern Yemen .

Medicine Eating out increases your risk of exposure to harmful chemicals
Author: 0 Eating out increases your risk of exposure to harmful chemicals

The researchers also found that certain foods such as cheeseburgers and other sandwiches tend to have increased levels of phthalates when they are bought from a fast-food outlet, cafeteria, or restaurants. The researchers published their findings Thursday in the journal Environment International . "Pregnant women, children and teens are more vulnerable to the toxic effects of hormone-disrupting chemicals, so it's important to find ways to limit their exposures", says Varshavsky, who is ...

Medicine NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census
Author: 0 NAACP spearheads lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

The census asks just a few questions and takes about 10 minutes to respond. Immigration rights groups are outraged the president has made a decision to bring it back. The citizenship numbers are needed to enforce the Voting Rights Act's protections against voting discrimination, according to the Census Bureau's report to Congress.

Medicine Gov. Henry McMaster hosts First Annual SC Vietnam War Veterans Day
Author: 0 Gov. Henry McMaster hosts First Annual SC Vietnam War Veterans Day

Gov. Henry McMaster in front of a crowd of veterans spoke at the first annual South Carolina Vietnam War Veterans Day at the South Carolina State House. Joining Johnston in his office for the signing of the proclamation were two Ohio County Vietnam Veterans, John Wright and JT Taylor. The US Embassy statement said the patrol boat transfer "demonstrates US support for a strong, prosperous and independent Vietnam that contributes to worldwide security and the rule of law".

Medicine Tense moments, confusion at Hyderabad airport following IndiGo tyre burst
Author: 0 Tense moments, confusion at Hyderabad airport following IndiGo tyre burst

In more trouble for Indigo, a flight of the low-priced carrier from Tirupati to Hyderabad suffered a tyre burst while landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad on Wednesday night. The RGIA officials ensured that terminal facilities were provided to the stranded passengers, according to the GHIAL spokesperson. The flight took off from Tirupati Airport around 8.50 p.m.

Medicine Vistara Cabin crew molestation:62-year-old Businessman arrested
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An FIR was filed against the accused in New Delhi for misbehaving with the cabin crew member, after which the passenger was handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), India Today reported. According to the air hostess, the man touched her inappropriately while the man was getting down from the flight. Vistara does not tolerate abusive or unruly behaviour by passengers that puts the safety of its staff and other customers at risk or compromises their dignity.

Medicine Carlos Tevez injured in prison match
Author: 0 Carlos Tevez injured in prison match

He has scored three goals in five games since re-joining the club, but now faces a race to be fit again before the end of the Argentine season, which concludes on May 13. It was during some practice with the inmates that Tevez suffered his injury. Carlos Tevez's brother is said to be now serving a 16-year sentence for his part in an armed robbery.

Medicine Aussie Cricket Team Apologises For Making Us Talk About Cricket
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Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket. "I made a serious error of judgement and I now understand the consequences". It's a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy. It's on my watch & I take responsibility for what happened, says Steve Smith . "All I can do in the short term is to ask for forgiveness". I panicked in that situation and I am very sorry.

Medicine Tuchel May Replace Wenger As Arsenal Coach
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He said: "I can only reassure him that I want him to stay and we make him a proposal and after that we also have to accept that Jack is at an age where he will have offers from somewhere else". Thomas Tuchel is reportedly in "advanced negotiations" to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal . It seems that the future of former Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel is causing a stir in his native Germany.

Medicine Buhari arrives in Lagos
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Ogunlana said: " The protest is far from being over as lawyers have declared their intention to embark on another round of streets protest tomorrow (March 29 )". If the police wants to be fair, then it is not only the National Basketball Association protest that would be stopped tomorrow, other rallies and processions being planned for tomorrow to welcome the president would have to be stopped also for the same reasons.

Medicine Shane Warne questions severity of punishments in Australia ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Shane Warne questions severity of punishments in Australia ball-tampering scandal

Smith , Warner and Bancroft hatched a plan to cheat during the third test against South Africa in Cape Town by using a piece of sandpaper to try and interfere with the ball to get reverse swing. Writing on Facebook , Warne pointed out that South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering twice, and bowler Vernon Philander once.

Medicine English man catches SUPER GONORRHOEA in world first case
Author: 0 English man catches SUPER GONORRHOEA in world first case

Super gonorrhea was first seen in England in 2016. He had a regular partner in his country but caught the disease post to a sexual encounter with a lady in south-east Asia. She added: "It is better to avoid getting or passing on gonorrhoea in the first place, and everyone can significantly reduce their risk by using condoms consistently and correctly".

Medicine Alarm system was off when embryo tank failed, OH fertility clinic says
Author: 0 Alarm system was off when embryo tank failed, OH fertility clinic says

UH also says an alarm system was turned off on a storage tank that should have alerted staff to changes in the temperature on March 4. "We don't know when the remote alarm was turned off, but it remained off through that weekend, so an alert wasn't sent to our employee as the tank temperature began to rise on [March 3], when the lab isn't staffed".

Medicine Damp, rainy start! Another push of heavy rain arriving Thursday
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However, some mixed showers of rain and snow are possible. Saturday: Partly sunny with a 20% chance for rain and a high near 63 degrees. A few more storms may pop up again Wednesday afternoon - mainly to the east of San Antonio , but this will highly depend on how vigorous the rain is during the morning.

Medicine Egypt stresses support for Saudi Arabia after ballistic missile attacks
Author: 0 Egypt stresses support for Saudi Arabia after ballistic missile attacks

Pakistan on Monday condemned Houthis' missile attacks on Saudi territory from Yemen that are believed to have caused the first casualty in the kingdom due to projectiles fired by the Yemeni militia. The crisis quickly escalated into a multi-sided war, which allowed al-Qaeda and ISIS to grow stronger amid the chaos. Much of the army remained loyal to Saleh and followed him when he united with tribal rebels from the north of Yemen, called Houthis, whose members belong to a branch of Shia ...

Medicine Auto hits school bus head-on in Plattsburgh
Author: 0 Auto hits school bus head-on in Plattsburgh

The bus driver failed to check the bus before leaving. Federal investigators have said the fire began in the engine compartment after the bus backed into a ditch and became stuck. A recent series by the Press-Republican on seat-belt use on school buses, Bus Belt Dilemma, showed Plattsburgh City School District had experienced no school-bus accidents in the previous five years.

Medicine The body's biggest organ may have been discovered and it's called interstitium
Author: 0 The body's biggest organ may have been discovered and it's called interstitium

The medical world has been left flummoxed after a research team from New York University's School of Medicine discovered a new organ just under the skin's surface that is possibly the biggest in the human body. "This fixation artifact of collapse has made a fluid-filled tissue type throughout the body appear solid in biopsy slides for decades, and our results correct for this to expand the anatomy of most tissues", explained co-senior author of the study, Neil Theise, MD, professor in the ...

Medicine Ethiopia to get new prime minister
Author: 0 Ethiopia to get new prime minister

EPRDF's Council has 180 members comprised of 45 members each from the four major parties that make up the ruling party: the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO), the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), the Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM), and the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

Medicine United Kingdom man infected with super-gonorrhoea
Author: 0 United Kingdom man infected with super-gonorrhoea

The man caught the infection earlier this year when he was on vacation in south east Asia. The man was having regular sex with a woman at home in the United Kingdom but had a one-off encounter with an Asian woman while travelling. "We are following up this case to ensure that the infection was effectively treated with other options and the risk of any onward transmission is minimised", Dr Hughes said.

Medicine Markets will close to protest Supreme Court sealing
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Traders, their families as well as the staff participated in the rally, PTI reported. "In totality about 40 lakh people in Delhi are being affected by the sealing", CAIT secretary general and chairman of the Rally, Praveen Khandelwal said. Traffic snarls and chaos are expected across the city, especially during the day. He charged that the monitoring committee has adopted an arbitrary mood in the matter of sealing and trades are being denied the benefit of fundamental provisions of the MCD ...

Medicine How rubber ducks are the ideal hiding place for deadly germs
Author: 0 How rubber ducks are the ideal hiding place for deadly germs

Children were said to be most vulnerable to the bacteria - which were most commonly found inside the toys as a slimy film. But researchers with the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL set out to find what those toys contained and they published their findings Tuesday in Nature's Biofilms and Microbiomes journal.

Medicine Antibiotics Consumption May Grow By 200% By 2030
Author: 0 Antibiotics Consumption May Grow By 200% By 2030

British patients are taking about one fewer daily dose than in 2000, but rich countries overall have managed to cut antibiotic use per head by only 4 per cent. Researchers at Tulane University analyzed whether long-term antibiotic use could lead to negative effects in a healthy person. "Finding workable solutions is essential, and we now have key data needed to inform those solutions..." And alarmingly, the use of new and last-resort antibiotic classes, such as linezolid, carbapenems, and ...