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Myanmar urged to follow shake-up of jade industry with more action on transparency | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

Myanmar urged to follow shake-up of jade industry with more action on transparency | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Myanmar's decision to shake up its multi-billion dollar jade business is a ground-breaking opportunity to stop human rights abuses and increase transparency, but more needs to be done to create a more inclusive economy, activists said on Thursday. #Business #science #Health #United Kingdom #article #civil rights
Telangana-Andhra bifurcation blues hit doctors, common man suffers

Jul 27, 2016

Telangana-Andhra bifurcation blues hit doctors, common man suffers

Hyderabad is a hotbed of discontent. Bifurcation blues which have soured relations between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have now hit government doctors. #India #Medicine #Andhra Pradesh #Health #CriticalPoint #Telangana #Hyderabad #doctors #Seemandhra
U.S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men | Reuters

Jul 27, 2016

U.S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men | Reuters

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS #Middle East #science #Health #Argentina #discrimination
Honduras detects eight cases of babies with Zika-related defect | Reuters

Jul 27, 2016

Honduras detects eight cases of babies with Zika-related defect | Reuters

TEGUCIGALPA Health officials in the Central American nation of Honduras on Tuesday reported eight cases of newborns with microcephaly born to women who were infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy. #Health #Apple #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults - U.S. study | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults - U.S. study | Reuters

CHICAGO A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent, U.S. researchers said on Sunday in reporting an analysis of the results of a 10-year study. #United States #Business #Middle East #science #Health #Innovation #Entertainment
Scientists hunt 'anti-evolution' drugs in new cancer fight | Reuters

Jul 22, 2016

Scientists hunt 'anti-evolution' drugs in new cancer fight | Reuters

LONDON Scientists are opening a new front in the war on cancer with plans to develop "anti-evolution" drugs to stop tumor cells from developing resistance to treatment. Britain's Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), one of the world's top cancer centers, said on Friday its initiative was the first to have at its heart the target of overcoming cancer evolution and drug resistance. #Sports #United States #Business #France #Health #Entertainment #article
U.S. Republicans divided ahead of big Trump speech | Reuters

Jul 22, 2016

U.S. Republicans divided ahead of big Trump speech | Reuters

CLEVELAND A defiant Ted Cruz said on Thursday he refused to be Donald Trump's "servile puppy dog," further exposing Republican rifts just as Trump seeks to unite the party and rally Americans behind his unconventional White House bid. Cruz, the U.S. senator who came in second to Trump in the race for the Republican nomination after a bitter campaign, was booed by delegates at the party's convention in Cleveland on Wednesday night when he refused to endorse Trump in a high-profile speech #Business #Health #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Election
Suspected Congo yellow fever cases up 38 percent in last three weeks: WHO | Reuters

Jul 16, 2016

Suspected Congo yellow fever cases up 38 percent in last three weeks: WHO | Reuters

KINSHASA The number of suspected yellow fever cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has jumped 38 percent in the last three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as health officials prepare to launch a vaccination campaign next week. Congo's government last month declared a yellow fever epidemic in the capital Kinshasa and two provinces that border Angola, where the worst outbreak of the disease in decades has killed about 350 people. As of July 11, Congo had recorded 1,798 suspected cases since the start of the outbreak in January, WHO said in a weekly report, up from 1,307 on June 24. #Sports #India #science #Health #Argentina #democratic #article
White House candidate Trump announces Pence as his running mate | Reuters

Jul 15, 2016

White House candidate Trump announces Pence as his running mate | Reuters

WASHINGTON Republican Donald Trump announced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Friday, putting a seasoned conservative politician at his side who could help rally more party loyalists behind his White House bid. #United States #Business #Health #markets #Argentina #Entertainment #Election