• Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

The artificial womb appears successful at enabling very premature fetuses to develop normally for about a month. The idea is that such artificial wombs could one day soon be used to save human fetuses that would not otherwise survive premature births.

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  • School Warns Parents About Controversial Netflix Show '13 Reasons Why'
School Warns Parents About Controversial Netflix Show '13 Reasons Why'

Expert say that Netflix's " 13 Reasons Why " could help teens in despair. The reviews have been mixed, as the show sheds some light on many issues of great importance that are rarely tackled on TV. "I still should." "I think it's good to bring this topic into your families to talk about". If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicid...

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  • Government tried to delay air pollution plan until after election but failed
Government tried to delay air pollution plan until after election but failed

Mr Justice Garnham said the publication was "necessary to safeguard public health" and that the government's failure to comply with European Union legislation was "a significant threat to public health". But days before the deadline, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) lodged an application with the High Court to postpone...

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  • Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought
Christie says Amtrak fixes are what he sought

NJ Transit commuter Andrew Fydryszewsky, 59, said he's just glad upgrades are finally coming, despite the long commutes. In that area, routes are sorted for trains entering from the Hudson River tunnels and LIRR's West Side Yard. About 600,000 passengers come through Penn Station on an average weekday, headed to and from destinations in New Jers...

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  • 'Womb-like device may help save premature babies'
'Womb-like device may help save premature babies'

In babies born preterm , the chance of survival at less than 23 weeks is nearly zero, while at 23 weeks it is 15%, at 24 weeks 55% and at 25 weeks this increases to about 80%, according to United Kingdom maternal and fetal research charity, Tommy's .

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  • NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season
NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

Because we all wish we could be here forever. Make it blunt: Why is Dale Earnhardt Jr . stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition? The decision was surely not an easy one for the 42-year-old, and a tweet he sent out before the Hendrick Motorsports announcement indicated that he hasn't gotten much sleep over the past few nights as he ha...

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  • Kenya, Ghana and Malawi to Pilot world's first malaria vaccine
Kenya, Ghana and Malawi to Pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Malaria stands as one of the world's most stubborn health challenges, infecting more than 200 million people every year and killing about half a million, majority children in Africa. Vector control is the main way to prevent and reduce malaria transmission. Conway also points out that the vaccine has a relatively low efficacy rate compared to vac...

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  • Wikipedia Founder Launches Crowdfunded Website to Combat Fake News
Wikipedia Founder Launches Crowdfunded Website to Combat Fake News

It will be financed via a crowdfunding campaign . Wales aims to team up with professional journalists and content contributors to report the news. They will then shape the topics that Wikitribune will cover as well as offer up fact-checking duties-again, the work of a typical newsroom. Journalists desiring to publish on the site must link ...

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  • Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days
Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days

The 41st president of the United States was treated for a "mild case" of pneumonia for the second time this year. George H.W. Bush, the oldest living president at 92, is suffering from chronic bronchitis after undergoing treatment for pneumonia.

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  • Eric Thames slugs a pair of longballs in Brewers' victory
Eric Thames slugs a pair of longballs in Brewers' victory

During that time, Thames hit a total of 124 home runs, the most in the Korea Baseball Organization. Thames hit a solo shot deep to right field, while Perez hit this moon shot to center that bounced off the center of the score board putting the Brewers up four nothing.

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  • Drinking diet soda? It may be poor for your memory
Drinking diet soda? It may be poor for your memory

Scientists have put forth various hypotheses about how artificial sweeteners may cause harm, from transforming gut bacteria to altering the brain's perception of "sweet", but "we need more work to figure out the underlying mechanisms", said Boston University's Matthew Pase, who is lead author on the two studies.

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  • AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen
AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen

Tensions between Kashmiri students and Indian law enforcement have escalated since April 15, when government forces raided the college in Pulwama, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Srinagar . NDTV also reported the police as saying the some students threw stones at the police which "forced the security forces to use batons". Police tried ...

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  • Lawyer says women are 'weaker' and 'good' at lying during rape trial
Lawyer says women are 'weaker' and 'good' at lying during rape trial

On Thursday, Farese told a Tennessee jury that woman are "especially good" at lying "because they're the weaker sex", The Associated Press said. "It's despicable", she said. The prosecution presented evidence and the victim's account of what happened to her when she went to visit his Eads mansion for what she thought was a job interview.

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  • Cases of hepatitis B and C hit 325 million
Cases of hepatitis B and C hit 325 million

WHO's Global Health Sector Strategy on viral hepatitis aims to test 90 per cent and treat 80 per cent of people with HBV and HCV by 2030. According to the report , 325 million people, or roughly 4% of the world's population, lives with viral hepatitis, and the disease causes 1.34 million deaths per year.

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  • Diet Soda May Increase Risks For Dementia And Stroke
Diet Soda May Increase Risks For Dementia And Stroke

Researchers examined thousands of people over the age of 45 from the area of Framingham, Massachusetts, on their drinking and eating habits over a seven-year period, noted USA Today . "It looks like there is not very much of an upside to having sugary drinks, and substituting the sugar with artificial sweeteners doesn't seem to help", Seshadri, ...

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  • Slaven Bilic: Never say never on John Terry joining West Ham
Slaven Bilic: Never say never on John Terry joining West Ham

And they produced the better chances but it proved to be a frustrating afternoon for Bilic and his side. We'll see if he will start but he has been training with us. And Bilic praised his side for their meticulous approach to the game. "He will probably be fit for our next game, but for this game, no", he said. "We've scored enough goals but ...

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  • As an organ donor, boy can make lasting impact after tragedy
As an organ donor, boy can make lasting impact after tragedy

The donor wall's creation was announced at the 2016 Celebration of Life event. With the need for life-saving transplants growing every day-more than 118,500 patients are now on the USA transplant wait list-it is crucial to educate communities about taking action to register as donors.

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  • NCCU to host 3rd annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 28
NCCU to host 3rd annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 28

Similar to Seeley and Gold, many students will be taking a stand against cancer and honoring the ones they love at the event. Dreszer said there are 15 teams signed up so far, which is fewer than what they've had in the past due to restructuring and refocusing on the core mission.

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  • Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3
Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

The Warriors also listed reserves Shaun Livingston (finger) and Matt Barnes (ankle) as questionable for Game 3. The Warriors played without Kevin Durant in Game 2, but it didn't stop them from rolling along as their defense really stepped up.

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  • Suspect arrested in connection with Borussia Dortmund bus blast
Suspect arrested in connection with Borussia Dortmund bus blast

The blast shattered the bus windows, and Spanish global Marc Bartra, 26, underwent surgery after he was hit by flying glass. The suspect came to the attention of investigators because he had made "suspicious options purchases" - taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the clubs' stock on the day of the attack.

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