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New Study Shows That High Doses of Vitamin B Can Lead to Lung Cancer Risk

A recent study shows that men who took high doses of Vitamin B6 and B12 had a higher risk of lung cancer; association was highest among smokers The study discovered a 30% to 40% increased risk of lung cancer among men who take vitamin B from individual supplements, and not from multivitamins or diet alone. However, the effect seemed to come from current smokers who exceed the recommended daily amounts of vi ...

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US Discovers Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Childhood Leukemia

US health officials approved a breakthrough treatment that can genetically engineer patients’ own blood cells into an army that destroys childhood leukemia The FDA named this approval historic, the first gene therapy to hit the US market. The special thing about it is that it is made from scratch for every patient. Novartis Pharmaceuticals set the price for one-time infusion of the “CAR-T cells” at $475,000 ...

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The U.N. Blamed North Korea’s Latest Missile Tests, but Took No Action

Even though the United Nations Security Council blamed North Korea’s recent missile test, it did not give any indications that it was prepared to take tougher measures The 15 members of the Security Council met and discussed for almost four hours during an emergency session. The aim of the meeting was to discuss a response to the North’s latest test, which sent an intermediate-range ballistic missile over t ...

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Salmonella Cases Linked to Pet Turtles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC in short, are currently investigating dozens of US Salmonella cases which are thought to be lined pet turtles According to an advisory note, there were 37 Salmonella Agbeni cases reported in 13 states from the beginning of March until now. Even though there were no deaths involved, at least 16 people have been hospitalized after contacting the bacteria. Sa ...

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Saturn’s Rings from the Inside – First Images from NASA’s Cassini

For the first time, NASA's Cassini is able to show the world what Saturn's rings look like from the inside For the last 13 years, Cassini has been orbiting Saturn; it provided astronomers unprecedented insight of the planet. Now, we also have an inside-out view of Saturn's rings from the 1,500-mile-wide space between the rings and the planet, space in which no spacecraft had ever ventured. The spacecraft to ...

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Witches of East End TV Series – A Must Watch

Remember Witches of East End? The world of magic and endless adventurous moments is just as in trend as it used to be Witches of East End is an American TV series set in the fictional seaside town of East End. It is based on the book that carries the same name, written by Melissa de la Cruz. The series follows the lives of a family of witches: Joanna Beauchamp and her two daughters, Freya and Ingrid Beaucha ...

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Cuban Sonic Attack Raised Questions – A Weapon, or an Accident?

The sonic attack on US diplomats in Cuba is raising questions as it seems more extraordinary than reality could be The US thinks that the sophisticated devices that operated beyond the range of audible sound were used either inside or outside diplomats' residences in Havana. They injured at least 16 Americans. The attacks began in November and ended this spring. As a consequence, some were left with mild tr ...

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