Medicina

Gene therapy for 'bubble baby' syndrome approved on NHS

The first ever gene therapy on the NHS, created to treat infants with the very rare immune deficiency condition adenosine deaminase deficiency (ADA-SCID), has been approved for use on the NHS. The Strimvelis therapy is so specialised that it is only offered by one hospital, which is in Italy. It said that the treatment would give children a better chance of being able to live a more normal life, g... [Artigo completo...]

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against J&J

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against J&J The decision followed a jury's decision in August to hit J&J with the largest verdict to date in the litigation, awarding California resident Eva Echeverria $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages. "We will continue to fight on behalf of all women who have been impacted by this unsafe product", he said in a statement. Earlier this week, an appellate court of Mi... [Artigo completo...]

Promising research on breast cancer risk

Promising research on breast cancer risk Among the new variants, 65 are common ones that predispose to breast cancer. "Given the size of these studies, we expected that we would find a lot of new breast cancer risk variants, but the studies tells us a lot more about which genes are involved, revealing many previously unsuspected genes and genetic mechanisms underlying breast carcinogenesis". [Artigo completo...]

Woman, 21, 'sweats' BLOOD from her face and palms when she's stressed

Woman, 21, 'sweats' BLOOD from her face and palms when she's stressed She was diagnosed with a rare condition in which blood oozes from intact skin and membranes, according to the National Institutes of Health's Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD ). After that was ruled out, the diagnosis was made, but that does little to help the patient, who has reportedly become socially isolated out of fear that her symptoms will crop up in a public setting. [Artigo completo...]

Second bacteria found in Northeast Louisiana mass food poisoning

Second bacteria found in Northeast Louisiana mass food poisoning In addition to the salmonella already found in stool samples submitted to the state, Clostridium perfringens, a bacterium commonly found on raw meat and poultry, has been identified. "Everybody knows somebody who is sick", he said. Clostridium perfringens produces a toxin that causes gastrointestinal illness and presents numerous same symptoms as salmonella. [Artigo completo...]

"A solução para a crise política está na política" — Janot

Janot defendeu o instituto da delação premiada, uma das marcas da gestão dele na força-tarefa da Lava Jato. "Esse instrumento [a delação] se tornou o principal instrumento dessa investigação da corrupção estruturada e sistêmica. Na época, lembrou ele, o cálculo era que práticas corruptas desviavam de 1,38% a 2% do PIB, o que representava de R$ 49 bilhões a R$ 64 bilhões. Janot citou frase do P... [Artigo completo...]

USA approves second gene therapy against cancer

It is the first drug of its kind of that opens up the possiblity of a very effective new cancer treatment - something that does not come frequently or easily. Yescarta will be manufactured in Kite's state-of-the-art commercial manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California. Like Kymriah, Yescarta carries risky side effects. [Artigo completo...]

Georgia Rep. Price says HIV comments taken out of context

I don't want to say the quarantine word, but I guess I just said it. We have come a long way in how we understand and talk about HIV as a nation, and comments like those made by Georgia State Representative Betty Price fly in the face of that progress, and of basic decency. [Artigo completo...]

Al-Qaeda attack in south Yemen kills 4, injures 11

Armed with explosive belts, four attackers were killed by soldiers after they failed to blew themselves up in front of the security headquarters in Mudiyah district, the source said. Last month, a United Nations human rights report said al-Qaeda was operational in parts of war-torn Yemen , taking advantage of the chaos gripping the Arab country. [Artigo completo...]

Trump Likely to Block Release of Some JFK Files

Kennedy that are scheduled to be made public in less than a week by the National Archives. In 1992, The Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act was passed as a reaction to Oliver Stone's film "JFK", with the goal of putting conspiracy theories to rest. [Artigo completo...]

Justin Timberlake será a atração principal do Super Bowl 2018

Justin Timberlake será a atração principal do Super Bowl 2018 Entre as opções estavam Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, entre outros. Aparentemente, os sucessivos pedidos de desculpas de Justin Timberlake foram bem sucedidos. A informação foi confirmada pelo cantor, através das redes socias. Justin Timberlake confirmou a notícia de que será o artista principal do Super Bowl 2018 através do Twitter... [Artigo completo...]

07h17Segunda-feira de temperaturas

07h17Segunda-feira de temperaturas Em Campo Grande, o dia amanheceu com céu nublado e mínima de 19ºC. Chuvas robustas, entretanto, devem voltar ao Distrito Federal apenas nesta sexta-feira (27/10), para quando o Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia (Inmet) prevê a chegada de uma frente fria. [Artigo completo...]

Com pênalti ao apagar das luzes, Sport perde para o Atlético-PR

Com pênalti ao apagar das luzes, Sport perde para o Atlético-PR O próximo embate dos clube pernambucano é diante do Coritiba, na Ilha do Retiro, no próximo domingo (28). Logo com três minutos, Mena cruzou da esuqerda, Diego Souza , de primeira, finalizou de letra e mandou ao lado do gol de Weverton . [Artigo completo...]

Amir Khan gives birthday wishes to Secret Superstar girl

Amir Khan gives birthday wishes to Secret Superstar girl And now she's rising to stardom with Secret Superstar . The film, which was made on a modest budget of Rs 15 crore including Cost of Production and Print and Publicity, has recovered its money in its 4 day run at the box office. For the reasons best known to them, the makers made a decision to release the film on Diwali due to which the movie saw less than expected public in the theaters. [Artigo completo...]

Crash in Dewey kills two bicyclists from DC

Crash in Dewey kills two bicyclists from DC Walton, 53 and Richard G. Chittick 58. The two were killed early Saturday evening in Dewey Beach after being struck by an SUV. One of the men was standing on the shoulder of Coastal Highway south of Saulsbury Street, while the other was on the sidewalk outside the Starboard Bar and Restaurant, police said. [Artigo completo...]

Centre appoints former IB director to initiate sustained dialogue in the Valley

Centre appoints former IB director to initiate sustained dialogue in the Valley Meanwhile, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said that he will wait to see results of the dialogue process. He posted on his widely followed Twitter handle: "The "legitimate aspirations" of the people of Jammu and Kashmir is an interesting formulation". [Artigo completo...]

First Eagle Investment Management LLC Sells 3728311 Shares of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

The Fiduciary Management Inc holds 18.19 million shares with $708.08M value, down from 19.29 million last quarter. State Street Corp grew its holdings in shares of Comcast Corporation by 97.6% during the first quarter. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 16 with "Hold". More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Finance.Yaho... [Artigo completo...]

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza

Travel plea for conjoined twins in blockaded Gaza The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) released an update on Abby and Erin Delaney saying they are now able to sit independently from one another, be held separately and are practicing rolling over and crawling. The twins have already had several follow-up surgeries and will continue to undergo reconstructive procedures in the coming years-to replace the missing bone areas on their heads,... [Artigo completo...]

Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates $110.00 Price Target for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

The stock has a market capitalization of $40.09 billion, a PE ratio of 40.52 and a beta of 0.88. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.49 on October 20, reaching $71.89. (NASDAQ:NXPI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, October 10th. [Artigo completo...]

Betting On Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) ?

Betting On Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) ? Contrarius Investment Management Ltd grew its position in Ensco Plc by 114.5% during the second quarter. UBS Oconnor LLC raised its stake in shares of Ensco Plc by 14.5% in the second quarter. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. Whittier Tru has invested 0% in ENSCO PLC (NYSE: ESV ). TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Energy Opportunities Capital Managemen... [Artigo completo...]


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