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Author: 0 Genetically modified pigs bred with 24% less fat

Low-fat pigs sound like a contradiction, but they do exist now, thanks to CRISPR technology. Of all the frights you might experience between now and Halloween, this one might be the worst: Chinese scientists have genetically engineered pigs to be reduced-fat.

Medicine Hyderabad: Sana Iqbal who campaigned against depression dies in auto accident
Author: 0 Hyderabad: Sana Iqbal who campaigned against depression dies in auto accident

Sana solo-riding had travelled 38,000 kilometers across 29 states and union territories. Under the banner "suicide is NOT the solution", she started her trip from Goa in November 2015 and completed her noble quest on 13 June 2016. "She called me to open the gate and I immediately saw her husband had come to meet her also", recounted Saba Khan, her sister. She was declared brought dead.

Author: 0 Bear with 'monstrously enlarged' tongue rescued by Myanmar vets

Nyan Htoo is an Asiatic black bear - commonly called a moon bear because of the crescent-shaped mark on its belly. There's a bear recovering at the University of Edinburgh's School of Veterinary Studies that had to have emergency surgery to remove its tongue after it had become so monstrous, it hung out of its mouth and dragged on the floor.

Medicine Colin Kaepernick Is Looking for a Book Deal
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick Is Looking for a Book Deal

With that message in mind, One World's deal with Kaepernick seems ideal in that the former quarterback has sparked a nationwide conversation on police violence and fighting abuses of power. A year later and almost three months into a new National Football League season, he has yet to be signed by a team. Kaepernick became a free agent after the 2016 season and is not now playing in the NFL.

Medicine The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Underpriced by 6
Author: 0 The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) Underpriced by 6

Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 0.89%. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Friday, April 29 to "Buy". The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd.

Medicine Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?
Author: 0 Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?

The researchers said they determined that California saw no gun-violence spikes in areas adjacent to California-based gun shows. "The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a painful reminder that injuries and deaths resulting from access to guns continue to bedevil many parts of USA society", said Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and Frederick Rivara of the University of Washington, who were not involved in the study .

Medicine Gordon Murray to launch new sports auto in November
Author: 0 Gordon Murray to launch new sports auto in November

The new low-volume company will be called Gordon Murray Automotive. The company's first auto will be a flagship model carrying the new Gordon Murray badge, which will buck the current trend for ever more complicated and heavy cars, going back to the design and engineering principles that made the F1 so special.

Author: 0 World Polio Day being observed across the world

McGovern, chair of Rotary's International PolioPlus Committee, which leads the organization's polio eradication efforts. The Rotary Club of Los Alamos has been participating in this effort from the beginning. Each time a student put $1 in the Purple Pinkie Bucket, Rotarians painted his or her pinkie with Gentian Violet as a symbol of one child immunized from Polio.

Medicine First song: 'Ittefaq Se' from Ittefaq
Author: 0 First song: 'Ittefaq Se' from Ittefaq

The lyrics were originally written by Anjaan, and some additional lyrics have been added by Tanshik. Its video will definitely leave your more excited about the release of the flick. "The music video is shot keeping the genre of the movie in mind and doesn't take away from the look and feel of the movie". The original composition by Bappi Lahiri remains intact to a large extent, besides the fact that the song has now been EDMised by Tanishk Bagchi, who also composed two popular reprise ...

Medicine NY bans e-cigarette use in bars, restaurants, parks
Author: 0 NY bans e-cigarette use in bars, restaurants, parks

The most recent challenge to New York City's ban was rejected in the New York State Court of Appeals earlier this year, which found that the city's inclusion of e-cigs in its law was valid . The law also bans the use of e-cigarettes in any vehicle used to transport children or school personnel. The full health impact of vaping isn't known, partly because it is still relatively new, so long-term effects can not be studied.

Medicine Backed forces seize major Syria oilfield
Author: 0 Backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

Laila al-Abdullah, spokesperson for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said the al-Omar oilfield came under the alliance's control following a "large-scale military operation" in the early hours of Sunday. After coming under heavy fire from IS, pro-government forces retreated from the area around Al-Omar field, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Medicine Scientists closer to developing breast cancer risk test
Author: 0 Scientists closer to developing breast cancer risk test

Eng. In this large sample, they searched for potential cancer-associated genes suggested by the literature, collaborators, and their own previous results, and identified at least 46 genes that were at least twice as likely to have mutations among participants with breast cancer as in those without.

Medicine Bipasha Basu Trolled For Condom Advertisement. 'Doing Nothing Wrong,' Says Actress
Author: 0 Bipasha Basu Trolled For Condom Advertisement. 'Doing Nothing Wrong,' Says Actress

However, the pair did collaborate for an advert previous year and now they are teaming up for yet another commercial which endorses a condom brand, reports Pinkvilla . Bipasha Basu is best known for her roles in an array of erotic thrillers - Raaz and Alone , in which she co-starred with Karan. It's so aesthetically shot that it doesn't even look vulgar or horny.

Medicine New Study Shows Link Between Gut Bacteria And Breast Cancer
Author: 0 New Study Shows Link Between Gut Bacteria And Breast Cancer

This aggressive form of breast cancer is less common - affecting about 20 to 30 per cent of all breast cancer patients - but little has been known about its causes, says Ass Prof Milne. For the study, researchers examined the tissues of 78 patients who underwent mastectomies related to breast cancer. Others, known as oestrogen-receptor negative, are not affected by the hormone and are more hard to treat.

Medicine New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital
Author: 0 New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital

Musyj tells CTV Windsor the new beds will compliment significant investments being made with the Erie St. Clair LHIN that will see 24 more beds across the region. It noted that over the summer, wait times for patients admitted to hospital through emergency departments hit the highest monthly level recorded since the province started keeping track nine years ago.

Medicine Students can get their flu shot at Student Health Services
Author: 0 Students can get their flu shot at Student Health Services

Tom Haupt, influenza coordinator and respiratory epidemiologist with Wisconsin Department of Health Services, said influenza is more prevalent in the cooler months, but he stressed it has been going strong in Wisconsin year-round. According to Kapaj, the health region is hoping that 20 per cent of the population or more is immunized this year especially those in high risk groups: children, the elderly, pregnant women and individuals with chronic health concerns.

Medicine Courts Reverse Johnson Baby Powder Settlements for almost $500 Million
Author: 0 Courts Reverse Johnson Baby Powder Settlements for almost $500 Million

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. Together, the decisions are a major lift for a drugmaker that's facing 4,800 talc cases around the country. Several are based in California; Echeverria's was the first to be brought to trial there.

Medicine Doctors report case of woman who sweats blood
Author: 0 Doctors report case of woman who sweats blood

According to a case study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , a 21-year-old Italian woman checked into a medical ward complaining of a strange-and horrifying-symptom: She had been bleeding intermittently from her face and palms for three years, seemingly without cause.