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Potential blood test for Alzheimer's shows early promise
3 weeks ago

Potential blood test for Alzheimer's shows early promise

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TOKYO/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Researchers in Japan and Australia say they have made important progress in developing a blood test that could in future help doctors detect who might …
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Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches
3 weeks ago

Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and …
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Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials
3 weeks ago

Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market …
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U.S. agency says will keep providing water, other essentials in Puerto Rico
3 weeks ago

U.S. agency says will keep providing water, other essentials in Puerto Rico

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday it would continue providing water, meals and other essentials to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico despite earlier …
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Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials
3 weeks ago

Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market …
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South Sudan: How solar power fridges are helping save lives in world's least electrified country
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South Sudan: How solar power fridges are helping save lives in world's least electrified country

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South Sudan: How solar power fridges are helping save lives in world’s least electrified country


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CO2 removal 'no silver bullet' to fighting climate change-scientists
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CO2 removal 'no silver bullet' to fighting climate change-scientists

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LONDON (Reuters) – Technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to help tackle global warming only have limited potential and more effort should be made to reduce …
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Vertex picks cystic fibrosis triple combinations for Phase III trials
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Vertex picks cystic fibrosis triple combinations for Phase III trials

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(Reuters) – Vertex Pharmaceuticals said on Wednesday it selected two next-generation cystic fibrosis drugs to advance into late-stage testing of triple-combination therapies that could eventually treat up to …
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California insurance dept estimates nearly $12 billion in wildfires claims
3 weeks ago

California insurance dept estimates nearly $12 billion in wildfires claims

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(Reuters) – Insurers have received nearly 45,000 insurance claims of about $11.79 billion in losses from the wildfires that occurred in California in October and December, the California …
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Director of CDC resigns over financial conflicts: officials
3 weeks ago

Director of CDC resigns over financial conflicts: officials

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(Reuters) – Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned her post as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over financial conflicts of interest, the U.S. Department …
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Hong Kong lawmakers, following China, vote to ban ivory sales
3 weeks ago

Hong Kong lawmakers, following China, vote to ban ivory sales

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong voted on Wednesday to ban ivory sales in the world’s largest ivory retail market, a move wildlife activists hailed …
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