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  • Gonorrhoea vaccine discovered for first time

    Gonorrhoea vaccine discovered for first time

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    It's the first time a vaccine has shown any protection against the sexually transmitted infection . "Our findings could inform future vaccine development for both the meningococcal and gonorrhea vaccines", she added. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The findings mark the first time a vaccine has shown any protection against gonorrhea and point to new avenues in the search for a specific vaccine to stop the global spread of "super-gonorrhea".
  • Trump talks with China in wake of 'major escalation' by N. Korea

    Trump talks with China in wake of 'major escalation' by N. Korea

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    US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley earlier said North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch (ICBM) test was a "clear and sharp military escalation" and military action remained on the table. China has long resisted intensifying economic pressure on neighboring North Korea , in part out of fear of the instability that could mount on its doorstep, including the possibility of millions of North Koreans fleeing into China.
  • How Mkhwebane changed her mind on Reserve Bank matter

    How Mkhwebane changed her mind on Reserve Bank matter

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    The Public Protector's spokesperson, Cleopatra Mosana, said on Thursday that Mkhwebane had filed a notice opposing the challenges to her recommendation. "We opposed her appointment and we were the only party to do so". Responding, Sarb said in a statement on Tuesday that it noted the Public Protector's decision "not to oppose its application to the High Court for the urgent review of her remedial action directing Parliament to effect a constitutional amendment to the Reserve Bank's powers".
  • Med Beat: Donors sought to build blood supplies

    Med Beat: Donors sought to build blood supplies

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    All types of blood are needed. For example, the current O-negative, the universal blood type, blood supply is about two days or half of the ideal quantity needed to support patient needs. United Blood Services is the only blood provider to almost 70 hospitals across the Dakotas. There are six United Blood Service donation centers in the Valley, with locations in Phoenix, Chandler, Glendale and Scottsdale.
  • Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Gets Over $48000 Pay Out

    Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Gets Over $48000 Pay Out

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    His girlfriend Diamond Reynolds took to Facebook to livestream his agony as blood spread on Castile's shirt and the officer continued to yell orders with his gun drawn. Mr Castile's uncle, Clarence Castile , said he was glad Mr Yanez will no longer be an officer. "Nothing in this agreement is meant to be, and nothing will be deemed to be, an admission of liability by the City or you that either party has violated any state or federal statute, local ordinance or principle of common law, or ...
  • NY Sen. Schumer asks FDA to look into

    NY Sen. Schumer asks FDA to look into "snortable chocolate"

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    Charles Schumer , who is a Democrat senator for NY, said that the FDA should investigate snortable chocolate , as there are too many questions about this product and minimal answers. Sold through the company Legal Lean, it has been marketed "as a motivation that is great for partygoers to dance the night away without a crash". Schumer said teens might be drawn to the unregulated product believing it is merely powdered chocolate.
  • Insomnia May Lead to Alzheimer's, Study Says

    Insomnia May Lead to Alzheimer's, Study Says

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    Every time their brain signals settled into the slow-wave pattern characteristic of deep, dreamless sleep, the researchers sent a series of beeps through the headphones, gradually getting louder, until the participants' slow-wave patterns dissipated and they entered shallower sleep.
  • Coldplay's Chris Martin invites wheelchair-bound fan on stage

    Coldplay's Chris Martin invites wheelchair-bound fan on stage

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    For one particular fan, a 29-year-old personal trainer named Rob , the gig became a once-in-a-lifetime experience as he got the opportunity to sing with Chris himself. The frontman introduced him to the crowd, with Rob whipping out a harmonica and playing a traditional song with help from Coldplay. "83,000 people cheering me on as I was in the middle.
  • Having a goal in life can help you sleep better : Research

    Having a goal in life can help you sleep better : Research

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2016 found that one in three Americans doesn't get enough sleep. UK charity Age UK suggests various techniques to improve sleep quality, from establishing a bedtime routine and cutting out caffeine in the evening, to banning TVs and gadgets from the bedroom.