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Women with hereditary breast cancer, triggered by the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, stand a better chance of survival following successful trials of a drug that cuts the likelihood of the disease reoccurring after treatment, a new study shows. Academic researchers undertook a major 30-month trial to see whether the drug, known as Lynparza (olaparib) and produced by AstraZeneca, can prevent...
A group of scientists at the University of Sheffield have published a new article based on a recent study which reveals that regular and strenuous exercise increases the risk of motor neurone disease in people who are genetically vulnerable. Motor neurone disease (MND), according to NHS UK, is an uncommon condition that affects the brain and nerves. It causes weakness that...
At a time of growing skepticism over the use of bitcoin, Central American country El Savador has approved the cryptocurrency as a legal tender, making them the first in the world to do so. Lawmakers in the country of 6.5 million people passed a bill late Tuesday that will eventually allow the digital currency to be used for many aspects...
Killer hornets also known as Asian hornets have reportedly reached record levels in the UK with experts warning the surge is "slightly alarming." The meat-eating hornets are responsible for an estimated 30 to 50 deaths every year in Japan, according to the U.S Department of Agriculture. The Hornets are known to decapitate up to 50 honeybees a day. They can dismantle...
Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com announced on Monday he will fly to space next month. Bezos said he and his brother Mark will fly from his rocket company Blue Origin spacecraft. "Ever since I was five years old, I've dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother," Bezos said in an...
Australian police department employee has been found guilty of indecently assaulting a 13-year-old girl in a Sydney train lift. A new disturbing video released as part of the case shows the moment the Police employee cornered the teenager inside the elevator and groped her as she struggled to run away. Glenn Roche, 54, assaulted the girl at Cabramatta in July 2019...
Nigeria has suspended Twitter operations in the country indefinitely, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists. The suspension was announced on Friday by Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Segun Adeyemi. The President had condemned the...
U.S President Joe Biden will issue a new executive order on Thursday that will effectively ban American companies from buying or selling publicly traded securities for 59 Chinese companies with alleged ties to defense or surveillance technology sectors, Reuters reported. The move is part of a broader measure to counter China, including reinforcing U.S. alliances and pursuing large domestic investments...
Former US president, Donald Trump has shut down his newly launched site where he posts statements just 29 days after it was launched. The website ''From the Desk of Donald J. Trump' has been scrubbed from the former president's website and instead the URL redirects users to a page to sign up for his email and text alerts. Trump's team did...
Alabama English teacher who was recently arrested and charged with the sex molestation of two students, has killed herself, The Daily Beast reports. “It appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” coroner Scott Norwood said after analyzing the body of Leslie Gillespie, the teacher accused of sexual assault. Gillespie, 44, who taught at R.A. Hubbard High School in North Courtland, was...
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