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World Health Organization reported that there were over 1,200 suspected cases in Ireland during 2017. While Europe has seen a sudden increase in cases, there were 89,780 measles deaths globally in 2016, an annual rate that fell below 100,000 for the first time.
  • Food nutrient linked to tumour growth, study shows

    Food nutrient linked to tumour growth, study shows

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    A team of worldwide cancer researchers from the UK, US and Canada studied the impact of asparagine in triple-negative breast cancer cells, which grow and spread faster than most other types of cancer cells. There has been an earlier study published previous year that showed that the amino acids glycine and serine were important for the development and spread of lymphomas and intestinal cancers.
  • Frasier dad John Mahoney dies

    Frasier dad John Mahoney dies

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    Tributes have been paid in memory of John Mahoney , who has died at the age of seventy-seven. Mahoney earned legions of fans and a Screen Actors Guild award for his portrayal of the cranky retired detective and army veteran Marty, father of Kelsey Grammer's Frasier .
  • Polar Bears Suffering From 'High-Energy, High-Fat Lifestyle' Amid Changing Climate

    Polar Bears Suffering From 'High-Energy, High-Fat Lifestyle' Amid Changing Climate

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    Retreating ice sheets, a result of climate change , are forcing the bears to travel greater distances to find the food they need, which in turn causes them to expend more energy than in the past, the study said. "They are spending so much energy walking to find their prey that the energy gained once they find a seal is not enough to maintain their weight", Williams said.
  • Vapers 'have higher risk of cancer and heart disease than non-smokers'

    Vapers 'have higher risk of cancer and heart disease than non-smokers'

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    Researchers found evidence that nicotine inhaled from e-cigarettes could be converted into chemicals that damage DNA in the heart, lungs and bladder, and dampen down the body's genetic fix mechanisms. Details of the study are reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Similar results were seen when cultured human lung and bladder cells were exposed to nicotine and nicotine derivatives.
  • 'Vicky Gounder was in touch with Hong Kong-based Sikh radical'

    'Vicky Gounder was in touch with Hong Kong-based Sikh radical'

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    He was earlier member of the gang formed by another history-sheeter Jaipal Singh. The killed wanted gangster has been identified as 28-year-old Vicky Gounder , while his associate was Prema Lahoria . Recently, he got delivery of an automatic assault rifle from Pakistan through his close associate and handler, Ramanjit Singh who is also wanted by Punjab Police and against whom Red Corner Notice has been issued.
  • Trump Accuses Democrat of Undermining Trust on Immigration

    Trump Accuses Democrat of Undermining Trust on Immigration

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    He tells Nielsen: "Your silence and your amnesia is complicit". "We don't have a reliable partner at the White House to negotiate with", Graham told The Washington Post as he walked into the Capitol. Sen. This was the test Nasreddine developed as a young researcher two decades ago, in an effort to quickly assess, within 10 or 12 minutes, whether someone has suffered light cognitive impairment or the onset of Alzheimer's disease, by asking them to perform tasks such as drawing a ...
  • China says United States warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough

    China says United States warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough

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    China Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Hopper sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal "without gaining permission from the Chinese government". China, which has been reinforcing its hold on the disputed SCS with military installations in the shoals and reclaimed islands, claims sovereignty over nearly all of it.
  • Scientists Now Think 'Adolescence' Should Last Until Age 24

    Scientists Now Think 'Adolescence' Should Last Until Age 24

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    The traditional definition for adolescence is now between and the ages of 10 and 19, which marked the beginnings of puberty and the perceived end of biological growth. Scientists now know the brain continues to develop after the age of 20. In the United Kingdom, the average girl has her first period at the age of 12, compared to 14 or older in past centuries.
  • Myanmar police kill seven ethnic Rakhine protesters

    Myanmar police kill seven ethnic Rakhine protesters

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    The agreement did not specify when the process would begin but said Myanmar would provide temporary shelter for those returning and later build houses for them. "Bangladesh authorities also need to proceed with the paperwork and documents for refugees and send it to us fast". Myint Kyaing, permanent secretary at Myanmar's Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population, told Reuters this month Myanmar would begin processing at least 150 people a day through each of the two camps by January 23.
  • Deadly fire engulfs Delhi firecracker factory

    Deadly fire engulfs Delhi firecracker factory

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    The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained. The blaze started in the basement of a three-storey plastic manufacturing facility in the Bawana industrial area on the northern edge of New Delhi , which officials suspect was also used to store fireworks.
  • Hot Yoga Is No Better Than Normal Yoga For Your Heart

    Hot Yoga Is No Better Than Normal Yoga For Your Heart

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    Study leader Dr Stacy D Hunter, an assistant professor at Texas State University, said: "Previous studies have shown that sauna therapy and various forms of heat therapy can improve vascular function". People involved in the study were aged 40 to 60. In the normal-temperature Bikram group, 14 participants completed the same classes except that their rooms had a normal temperature of 23°C.
  • Bangladesh hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

    Bangladesh hosting over a million Rohingya refugees

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    Myanmar immigration officials will verify the identities of those returning from Bangladesh before they are transferred to Hla Pho Khaung, where they will be given temporary accommodation. Myanmar has reiterated acceptance of refugees from Bangladesh after citizenship scrutiny under three processes, inviting the worldwide community to help in the process.
  • If pacers take upper hand in series, so be it, says Faf

    If pacers take upper hand in series, so be it, says Faf

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    As long as we are winning it is fine", Du Plessis said on the eve of the second Test. He can bowl the whole day and he doesn't get exhausted. Paul Harris is the most successful spinner there with 13 wickets in four Tests, but it is a venue where the seamers dominate.
  • Watch Taylor Swift party around the globe in the 'End Game' video

    Watch Taylor Swift party around the globe in the 'End Game' video

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    Taylor brings her Reputation Stadium Tour to Croke Park for two nights on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th of June. Remember when she posted those snake clips on Instagram? There was immediate speculation that Swift was there filming the "End Game" video , so Kahn's tweet fueled rumors that it was about to drop at any moment.
  • Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding

    Doug Jones cosponsors bill to renew CHIP funding

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    If Congress does not fully fund CHIP and MassHealth maintained the current program, MA would lose out on an estimated $147.5 million in fiscal 2018 and $295 million annually starting in fiscal 2019, according to the Office of Health and Human Services.
  • Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

    Six cases of flu confirmed in Moose Factory

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    Additionally, the number of patients nationwide hospitalized for flu-like symptoms doubled in the past two weeks, which is up roughly 35 percent from the same time previous year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) recommends that all Americans older than 6 months get the flu vaccine every year to prevent the flu.