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A “root and branch” review of hospital food has been ordered by the health secretary after two more patient deaths were linked to an outbreak of listeria. Public Health England (PHE) confirmed on Friday the total number of deaths related to pre-packed sandwiches and salads had risen from three to five. It said all but […]

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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May. FILE PHOTO: A pig is seen on the farm of pig farmer Han […]

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style Sci-tech Innovation Board has so far drawn applications from 120 companies. The board is aimed at promoting growth in industries such as chip-making, artificial intelligence, precision equipment and other high-end manufacturing, as well as biotech, new materials and green technology. – Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc China (AMEC) Founded by […]

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics. FILE PHOTO: Raw opium from a poppy head is seen at a poppy farmer’s […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, a proposal championed by top federal officials. FILE PHOTO: Plastic bags of fentanyl […]

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Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their ability to have children during efforts to make themselves look more attractive. Taking steroids to get a buff physique or anti-baldness pills to keep a full head of hair can damage fertility. It has been named the Mossman-Pacey paradox after the scientists who first described […]

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TORONTO, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terra Nova Resources Inc. (“TNR” or “the Company”) (CSE: TENO) is pleased to announce that it will participate in the 2019 Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference as an exhibitor in Brisbane, Australia, between May 27 […] Nettó skuldir halda áfram að lækka og eiginfjárhlutfall að […]

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(Reuters) – A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama. FILE PHOTO: Pro-choice supporters protest in front of the Alabama State House as Alabama state Senate votes […]

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CANTANHEDE, Portugal (Reuters) – Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country’s first medical cannabis production farm – a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb. A worker smiles as she shows cannabis plants at the Tilray factory in Cantanhede, […]

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is being sued by a nonprofit organization of doctors that has claimed the government agency doesn’t properly regulate fecal contamination in meat and chicken production. The Physicians Committee for Responsible medicine filed the suit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., USA Today reported. “Although USDA […]

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