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More younger women die of breast cancer, mammograms advised

More younger women die of breast cancer, mammograms advised

Sep 09, – The majority of deaths resulting from breast cancer occur in younger women who do not have regular mammograms, according to a study published in the journal Cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were more than 18.7 million mammograms ordered or provided throughout 2010. But in this […]

September 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cancer may get help from immune cells

Cancer may get help from immune cells

Sep 07, – A new study from the University of Michigan (UM) suggests a group of immune cells, known as myeloid derived suppressor cells, could be giving cancer a hand by bolstering cancer stem cells – the small number of cells within a tumor that drive its growth. The researchers report their work in the […]

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Obama urges world support for strike on Syria

Obama urges world support for strike on Syria

Sep 05, – US President Barack Obama urged world support for punitive strikes against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons, as Damascus vowed retaliation and resistance even if it means World War III. Amid the pounding of war drums, the UN refugee agency and the four neighbouring states which have taken in hundreds […]

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Qatar confirms first Mers coronavirus death

Qatar confirms first Mers coronavirus death

Sep 04, – A woman has died in Qatar after contracting the Mers coronavirus, becoming the first recorded fatality from the Sars-like virus in the Gulf state, local Press reported on Wednesday. The 56-year-old Qatari victim, who already had chronic illnesses, died on August 31, a week after she was admitted to intensive care at […]

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Nearly 90 Syria rebels killed in 48 hours

Nearly 90 Syria rebels killed in 48 hours

Sep 02, Beirut: Nearly 90 rebels were killed near the Syrian capital over the past 48 hours, a watchdog said Monday, as fighting raged ahead of possible foreign military action against the regime. At least 29 of those killed, among them non-Syrians, died in an army ambush Monday in Adra, northeast of Damascus, the Syrian […]

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‘Terrorist’ attack on Suez Canal ship fails

‘Terrorist’ attack on Suez Canal ship fails

Sep 01, – Admiral Mohab Mamish confirmed that “a terrorist” had launched the attack against a Panamanian-flagged ship, adding in a statement that “the attempt failed completely and there was no damage to the ship or the containers it carried”. The statement gave no details of the nature of the attempt at 1230 GMT Saturday, […]

September 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Putin: US claim over Syria chemical attack ‘utter nonsense’

Putin: US claim over Syria chemical attack ‘utter nonsense’

Aug 31, – Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed US claims that Syria’s regime used chemical weapons, describing them as “utter nonsense”. Mr Putin challenged Washington to present the evidence behind its claims to the United Nations Security Council. US President Barack Obama has said he is considering military action against Syria based on intelligence […]

August 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
France: UK vote doesn’t thwart plans to hit Syria

France: UK vote doesn’t thwart plans to hit Syria

Aug 30, PARIS — French President Francois Hollande says his country can go ahead with plans to strike Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons despite the British parliament’s failure to endorse military action. “The chemical massacre of Damascus cannot and must not remain unpunished,” Hollande said in an interview with the newspaper Le Monde, published […]

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Taylor Swift gets beauty, career tips from Julia Roberts

Taylor Swift gets beauty, career tips from Julia Roberts

Aug 25, – After getting advice on dating, singer Taylor Swift has been receiving tips on beauty and career from actress Julia Roberts. They became friends when they filmed the movie “Valentine’s Day” together. Roberts, who worked alongside the blonde beauty Swift on the 2010 comedy movie, has urged the 23-year-old singer to take up […]

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