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The aim of the researchers was to recreate a system to provide a better quality of life for preemies until their lungs have developed completely and they are strong enough to survive on their own. It's created to replicate the environment of the uterus and protect the baby from infection as an artificial umbilical cord pumps oxygenated blood to the fetus' tiny heart.
  • Florida officials: No Zika found in mosquito samples so far

    Florida officials: No Zika found in mosquito samples so far

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    With summer approaching, Florida health officials are taking steps to prevent another outbreak of the Zika virus. Window screens and doors should be in good fix. All Virginia cases are associated with travel to a Zika-affected area. The first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV) illness for this year was confirmed in Central California, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
  • Austin Police: Missing officer faked his own death and fled to Mexico

    Austin Police: Missing officer faked his own death and fled to Mexico

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    By the following day, Martin's vehicle was located near the lake by officers with the Amistad National Recreation Area. Police found a raft a few miles away from the vehicle, the affidavit says. The female witness received an email from Martin after the alleged suicide stating that his plan for a staged death had been successful. Investigators accessed Martin's email account and learned the suicidal message had been sent to his wife Tuesday night at around 10:30 p.m.
  • FDA Approves Batten Disease Treatment Priced At $702K

    FDA Approves Batten Disease Treatment Priced At $702K

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    Ultra rare disease drug pricing has for many years been accepted as a necessary evil of developing drugs for very small patient populations. "Approving the first drug for the treatment of this form of Batten disease is a significant advance for patients suffering from this condition".
  • On North Korea, Russia Says World Wonders About War

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    US and South Korean officials say the launch apparently failed. Although South Korea is not now on the council it will also address the meeting. Gennady Gatilov warned a ministerial meeting of the U.N. "The South Korean government solemnly warns if the regime refuses to denuclearize, while continuously playing with fire against the entire world, it will only face rigorous punitive measures, including those of the UN Security Council".
  • Shahid Kapoor And Daughter Misha 'Dance Like MJ' On World Dance Day

    Shahid Kapoor And Daughter Misha 'Dance Like MJ' On World Dance Day

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    Bollywood's new daddy cool Shahid Kapoor is enjoying the bliss of parenthood with adorable little Misha and they make for the cutest daddy daughter duo by far. We're talking about his darling daughter Misha. If you ever wondered who could match steps with the quick-footed Shahid, looks like we have found the ideal match.
  • Vardy strikes to haul Leicester to safety

    Vardy strikes to haul Leicester to safety

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    Vardy broke the deadlock moments later, after Okazaki intercepted a pass inside the West Brom half, moved the ball onto Vardy who finished in style. Albion pressed for a leveller in the second half but never really looked like getting one as the visitors held out for a win which all but ensures their survival.
  • 'Plastic bag' artificial womb could save premature babies

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    Alan W. Flake, a fetal surgeon and director of the Center for Fetal Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) said in a statement released yesterday. For those that survive, they will often struggle with simple bodily functions that we take for granted such as walking, talking, seeing, hearing. The study hopes to inform attempts in the future to reduce mortality in new-born humans.
  • This artificial womb could keep premature babies alive in future

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    The device is a clear plastic bag containing synthetic amniotic fluid. The 8 premature lambs used in the study were the equivalent age of a 23-24-week old human baby, in which case the chances of survival are slim. It's created to replicate the environment of the uterus and protect the baby from infection as an artificial umbilical cord pumps oxygenated blood to the fetus' tiny heart.
  • Girl Scalped in Horrifying Carnival Ride Accident Makes Amazing Recovery

    Girl Scalped in Horrifying Carnival Ride Accident Makes Amazing Recovery

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    A schoolgirl who was scalped while on a ride at a fairground has spoken out one year later to say "my scars don't define me". "The way she handle [d] it [gave] me strength". She has not been on a carnival ride since the accident. But she keeps moving on the road to recovery - and now, a year later, she's even back to wearing ponytails.
  • First Majestic Silver Corp (AG) Rating Reiterated by Scotiabank

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    Geneva Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of First Majestic Silver Corp by 2.5% in the third quarter. (AG) has a trading volume of 4.52 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 4300 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $6.62, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 19.15.
  • Plastic in Chicken do not Mix

    Plastic in Chicken do not Mix

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    Previous year the company recalled 220,450 pounds of cooked frozen chicken nuggets that may have been contaminated with blue plastic and black rubber, according to a USDA announcement on April 29, 2016. The subjected products are labeled with establishment number "P-33901". These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, Booze said.