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Gene therapy trial ‘cures children’

Gene therapy trial ‘cures children’

July 13, – The study, in the journal Science, showed the three patients were now going to school. A disease which robs children of the ability to walk and talk has been cured by pioneering gene therapy to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors. A second study published at the same time has shown […]

July 12, 2013 | By More
Ex-UN nuclear chief Al Baradei chosen as Egypt’s interim PM

Ex-UN nuclear chief Al Baradei chosen as Egypt’s interim PM

July 06, AP – Cairo: Liberal opposition leader Mohammad Al Baradei has been chosen as Egypt’s new prime minister. The Tamarod campaign made the announcement on Saturday after talks with the country’s interim president. A military source confirmed to AFP that the former UN nuclear watchdog chief was to be sworn in as prime minister […]

July 6, 2013 | By More
Egypt’s Brotherhood calls for Friday protests following Morsi’s overthrow

Egypt’s Brotherhood calls for Friday protests following Morsi’s overthrow

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood called for a wave of protests Friday, furious over the military’s ouster of its president and arrest of its revered leader and other top figures, underlining the touchy issue of what role the fundamentalist Islamist movement might play in the new regime. There are concerns of Islamist violence in […]

July 5, 2013 | By More
Egypt’s President Mursi remains defiant as fears of civil war grow

Egypt’s President Mursi remains defiant as fears of civil war grow

July 01, AP – Cairo: Egyptian president, Mohammad Mursi, vowed there would be no second revolution in Egypt. He said that his early resignation would undermine the legitimacy of his successors creating a recipe for unending chaos.  “There is no room for any talk against this constitutional legitimacy. There can be demonstrations and people expressing […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque among world’s top 25 attractions

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque among world’s top 25 attractions

June 29, AP – The ranking, which sees the Abu Dhabi landmark lined up alongside the Taj Mahal in India, Petra in Jordan and Machu Picchu in Peru, comes in TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travellers Choice Awards. The Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi city has been ranked among the world’s top 25 landmark attractions by […]

June 28, 2013 | By More
Even thinking of stress can make you sick

Even thinking of stress can make you sick

June 27, AP – It was found, while following more than 7,000 civil servants over a period of up to 18 years, how the increased perception of stress almost doubled the risk of suffering a heart attack. Researchers have found just thinking about being stressed can make individuals fall seriously ill and even increase the […]

June 27, 2013 | By More
Syrian death toll reaches 100,000

Syrian death toll reaches 100,000

June 26, AP – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based in London and is opposed to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, has said on Wednesday that more than 100, 000 people had been killed in the civil war, since fighting started in March 2011. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
Riots in China’s western Xinjiang region leave dozens dead

Riots in China’s western Xinjiang region leave dozens dead

June 26. AP – Clashes between armed gangs and police erupted Wednesday in China’s restive far western Xinjiang region, home to a large Muslim Uighur minority, leaving 27 dead, the government news agency Xinhua reported. More than two dozen people have died in clashes with police in China’s western Xinjiang region. The riots are the […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Rare Liver Disease

Study Links Coffee to Lower Risk for Rare Liver Disease

June 26, AP – Just a few extra cups of coffee each month might help prevent the development of an autoimmune liver disease known as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a new study suggests. Investigators from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., found that drinking coffee was associated with a reduced risk of developing the disease, […]

June 25, 2013 | By More
US secretary Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

US secretary Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia on Syria push

June 25, AP – Kerry will spend several hours in the western city of Jeddah consulting with the leadership of the Kingdom, which has been outspoken in its opposition to embattled Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. US Secretary of State John Kerry headed Tuesday to Saudi Arabia in hopes of coordinating support for Syria’s rebels […]

June 25, 2013 | By More