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Medicine Slug Slime Inspires New Kind Of Medical Adhesive
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It isn't toxic to cells, which gives it an advantage over many surgical glues . Co-first author Jianyu Li settled with the idea of mimicking slug slime after poring over materials covering the common Dusky Arion's ( Arion subfuscus ) defense mechanism in which the slug produces a lot of mucus that glues it in place when threatened by a predator.

Medicine Judge instructs that British baby go into hospice
Author: 0 Judge instructs that British baby go into hospice

The order says Charlie will continue to be treated at Great Ormond Street for a "period" of time before being moved to the hospice, which can not be named for legal reasons. A judge had given the parents until noon to reach an agreement with Great Ormond Street Hospital about spending more time in a hospice, but no compromise was reached so a judge ruled that Charlie's artificial ventilation should be turned off.

Medicine Dream of a Future With Jon Hamm Holograms For Everyone
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The trailer may not look visually spectacular but the concept is as deep as Black Mirror episodes, and thought-provoking stories like this are worth seeing. Other reactions were typically more positive. Smith looks like she'll do some heartbreaking work, and Hamm looks great, too. As their interactions deepen, the family begins to develop ever diverging recounts of their lives, drawn into the chance to reconstruct the often painful past.

Medicine Arrested in Vast Sex-Trafficking Ring Involving Minors
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with the sheriffs of Los Angeles and Tulare counties, announced on Thursday the filing of 54 felony charges against three individuals involved in one of the largest human sex trafficking cases on the West Coast.

Medicine Cubs celebrate World Series babies
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Nine months later, celebration of the Cubs' World Series championship continues. According to doctors at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, the hospital saw a surge of births between July 10 and 18 - nearly double the normal amount of deliveries each day, according to Melissa Denis, vice chairwoman of obstetrics and gynecology, the Chicago Tribune reported .

Medicine PM Modi condoles the demise of Ex-Karnataka CM N. Dharam Singh
Author: 0 PM Modi condoles the demise of Ex-Karnataka CM N. Dharam Singh

Mr Singh is survived by wife Prabhavati, sons Vijay Singh (Bidar MLC), Ajay singh (Jewargi MLA) and daughter Priyadarshini. Dharam Singh was born in Nelogi village of Jevargi taluk in Kalaburagi district. He also recalled his association with Mr Dharam Singh when he was the chief minister and Mr Siddaramaiah was the deputy chief minister. "He brought in effective reforms both when he led the party and held responsible posts in the government".

Medicine Charlotte disputes report that drinking water could be unsafe
Author: 0 Charlotte disputes report that drinking water could be unsafe

For the majority of the contaminants in questions, EWG used health guidelines established by federal or state public health authorities to determine what levels of these chemicals posed a threat to human health. It's easy to turn on the tap and expect clean water, but an environmental group is proving it may not be that easy. EWG's database includes water quality tests conducted nationwide by utilities from 2010 to 2015, encompassing almost 30 million test results for 502 contaminants.

Medicine Drinking alcohol after learning could help remember information better, study says
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In fact, the more that one drank, the more likely they were to perform well on the word-learning task. In the new study , researchers gave 88 social drinkers a word-learning task to see how alcohol consumption can influence memory. The effect has been tested under laboratory conditions before. However this is the first time that a survey like this has been done in a natural setting with real life people involved who were allowed to drink at their homes .

Medicine Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die
Author: 0 Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

After months of court proceedings on whether the 11-month-old baby could travel to the United States to access experimental treatment, his parents withdrew their bid on Monday . Although both parties had agreed Charlie should be taken to a hospice to die, Charlie's parents failed to agree with Great Ormond Street Hospital medics the details of the care.

Medicine Ireland needs to phase out diesel and petrol cars, Government told
Author: 0 Ireland needs to phase out diesel and petrol cars, Government told

In addition to following in France's footsteps with an internal combustion engine ban by 2040 , the plan mostly focuses on empowering local councils to make major changes to their road systems. According to The Guardian , the announcement addresses the country's air pollution, which it claims kills 40,000 people per year. "We want nearly every vehicle and van to be zero emission by 2050", read the Conservative Party's 2017 election manifesto.

Medicine All You Should Know About The Different Types Of Hepatitis
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Hep C symptoms can be vague and include fatigue, weakness, sweats, nausea, poor appetite, or pain in the muscles or joints. It can be acute or chronic depending on the time period it lasts for. It is estimated that 3.5 million people in the United States live with the infection. The majority of cases go undiagnosed because of the asymptomatic nature of the disease, where symptoms do not necessarily show themselves, she said at the launch of the At the Edge of a Miracle: The Hepatitis C ...

Medicine Scientists Edit Human Genes for First Time in US
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Scientists have genetically engineered a human embryo for the first time in the U.S., reported United Kingdom daily Independent . Although the report said that " many tens" of embryos were created in the experiment, they were never meant to be implanted into a womb and were only allowed to develop for a few days.

Medicine E-cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit The Nasty Habit
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It was suggested that e-cigarette use could be an indicator of motivation to quit smoking , which would predict a higher quit rate in a given population. As vaping becomes more popular , there's been a lot of debate over the role of e-cigs. However, there have been warnings that the long-term effects of vaping devices are still unknown.

Medicine Experts call for scrapping of antibiotics 'complete the course' message
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Rather, it is a populationwide phenomenon in which bacteria spread from host to host, acquire all kinds of genetic traits, and may be resistant to a particular antibiotic before the bacteria even enter your body. In some cases bacteria have mutated to change their outer structures so an antibiotic can not recognize them or attach to them-rendering the drug useless.

Medicine Cochlear Limited launches FDA-cleared, Apple-compatible cochlear implant
Author: 0 Cochlear Limited launches FDA-cleared, Apple-compatible cochlear implant

This allows users to transmit sound from their iPhone directly to the sound processor for their implant . Bahnmueller said the implant made all the difference in the world. In 2014, Apple began licensing its Bluetooth Low Energy audio technology to hearing aid and implant makers. Users will be able to customize the sounds they hear by using the free Nucleus Smart App from the App Store.

Medicine Japanese Woman Destroys $1M Worth Of Violins Over Divorce
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It named the alleged victim as 62-year-old Daniel Olsen Chen, a Norwegian-born professional violinist who makes and repairs the instruments in Japan. The couple, who separated previous year, were in the middle of a divorce when the incident allegedly took place.

Medicine Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home
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High Court judge Nicholas Francis said Wednesday that the terminally ill child will be taken off life support and moved to hospice unless his parents and the hospital can agree on an end-of-life care plan by noon Thursday, The Associated Press reported .

Medicine West Nile virus detected in Hatboro
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Jaberi says 90% of West Nile cases are asymptomatic. Associate Medical Officer of Health Christine Navarro says recent flooding across the city has created an environment favourable to the proliferation of the species, however, the risk of contracting West Nile after getting bit is low.

Medicine Condomless Sex Acts, Zero HIV Transmissions in Mixed-Status Couples
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Although scientists have said that a new vaccine against HIV does show potential, it is still, however, far from being the solution to the disease. The finding was presented at an worldwide AIDS Society Conference in France on Tuesday. He also called the discovery "transformative" for serodiscordant male couples. "The Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute is proud to be a part of this very important endeavour".

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