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Doctors have used a new type of medicine called “gene silencing” to reverse a disease that leaves people in crippling pain. The condition, acute intermittent porphyria, also causes paralysis and is fatal in some cases. The novel approach fine-tunes the genetic instructions locked in our DNA. Doctors say they are “genuinely surprised” how successful it […]

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese traditional Medicine is rapidly expanding worldwide as a key pillar of the country’s Belt and Road initiative, but conservation groups say demand for treatments using animal products is driving a surge in illegal trafficking of wildlife. <img title="As China pushes traditional medicine globally, illegal wildlife trade flourishes " alt="As China […]

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilize hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies. The agriculture ministry outlined measures on Friday to ensure a quick return to stable pig production, including subsidies for […]

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OSLO (Reuters) – The ethics watchdog for Norway’s $1-trillion wealth fund will focus this year on shipbreaking on India’s beaches, which endangers workers and pollutes the sea and sand, and will also look into pollution caused by Pharmaceutical companies. Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in the western Indian state of Gujarat, […]

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell for a third session on Wednesday as healthcare and energy shares slumped and investors sought reasons to buy after the market’s strong rally to start the year. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 4, 2019. […]

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bayer is banking on the mild side effects of its experimental prostate cancer drug darolutamide, as it prepares to take on established rival products by Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal, Germany February 24, 2014. […]

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(Reuters health) – Men with infertility may have better-quality sperm when they take certain nutritional supplements and medicines, but there’s little evidence about whether that leads to pregnancies and births, a research review concludes. Approximately one in eight couples fail to conceive after one year of trying and seek medical treatment for infertility, researchers note […]

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese authorities said tests of a batch of human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection, reportedly contaminated with the HIV antibody, showed negative presence of the virus. “Shanghai authorities have run virus tests for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C on the reported batch and they all show negative,” the National medical Products Administration […]

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Highlights: Phase 1 of Strathmore Plant restart now underway with electricity generation targeted for March 2019  Strathmore Plant will generate revenue for EarthRenew as peaking electricity supplier to the Alberta grid  Design work to host cryptocurrency miners powered by on-site electricity generation complete, hosting agreements under discussion  Engineering review for Phase 2 restart of organic […]

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You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately – or cut it out altogether. This often forms part of a bid to become healthier, reduce their environmental impact, or consider animal welfare. A third of Britons claim to have either stopped eating meat or reduced it, while […]

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