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The patient ceased taking medication to treat HIV in September 2017 and has been in remission since. Almost one million people die annually from HIV-related causes. Prof Graham Cooke , National Institute for Health Research research professor and reader in infectious diseases from Imperial College London , said the results were "encouraging".
  • Kapil Sibal demands probe into EVMs hacking claim

    Kapil Sibal demands probe into EVMs hacking claim

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    The Election Commission (EC) filed a complaint with Delhi Police against Syed Shuja, an Indian "cyber expert" based in the United States, who claimed that the 2014 Lok Sabha election was " rigged ", ANI reported. Shuja, however, claimed that Jio had started setting up infrastructure from 2012 onwards. The BJP had won 282 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha in the 2014 elections, the first time that a single party had secured a majority since 1984.
  • Here's Where to Move to for Guaranteed Health Care

    Here's Where to Move to for Guaranteed Health Care

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    It'll cost at least $100 million, according to the release. The answer: Mayor de Blasio is not really proposing anything new; nor is he planning to expand services or care to anyone now ineligible. Trump's Republican party has pushed to repeal the 2010 Obamacare program, which expanded health care to most uninsured Americans, while the liberal wing of the Democratic party has called for a federally funded, single-payer system, inspired by programs in Canada and many European countries.
  • Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock

    Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock

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    Children less than two years old and adults older than 65. Although flu cases are climbing, the numbers are still well behind those reported at this time past year, when the nation was in the midst of one of its most severe flu seasons on record.
  • Talk hope, Job data and dovish Fed boosts equities on Friday

    Talk hope, Job data and dovish Fed boosts equities on Friday

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    Powell also addressed the issue that the central bank was overusing interest rate policy in an effort to prevent the economy from overheating. Technology stocks have recently been a laggard to major indices, but Friday saw the entire sector higher, with names like Netflix ($NFLX), Amazon ($AMZN), Google-parent Alphabet ($GOOGL), Facebook ($FB) and even Apple ($AAPL ) all closing up more than 4 percent.
  • Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated

    Flu On The Rise Across Michigan: Still Time To Get Vaccinated

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    According to the CDC, in past flu seasons when the match between flu vaccine and circulating strains of flu virus is close, a flu shot is between 60 to 70 percent effective. "For some families, we take blood a few times a year to see immunologically how the vaccine is working", said Martin. Four adult deaths and one pediatric death have now been linked to the flu in Kentucky this flu season.
  • Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

    Sweden's National Health Agency warns of flu vaccine shortages

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    The Iroquois County Public Health Department, located in the Administrative Center at 1001 E. Grant St.in Watseka, has flu vaccines available to the public on a walk-in basis from 9 a.m.to noon and 1 p.m.to 4 p.m. The outbreak reached Wyoming, and one of the notable locals to die in the pandemic was Irma Garlow, the 34-year-old daughter of Buffalo Bill Cody. "If we don't get vaccinated, we are needlessly putting ourselves at risk of serious illness, but we are also gambling with the health of ...
  • Antibiotic resistance - bacteria are fighting back

    Antibiotic resistance - bacteria are fighting back

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    The week-long event will take place from Monday 12 November as part of the World Health Organisation's ( WHO ) World Antibiotic Awareness Week campaign to increase understanding about the rise of bacterial infections that no longer respond to antibiotic treatment.
  • Open Enrollment Underway For ACA Marketplace Plans

    Open Enrollment Underway For ACA Marketplace Plans

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    If you are new to Healthcare.gov and wary of the cost, make sure you know what financial assistance is available. "One of the things that I've observed not just in CT, but across the nation, is that the increases for 2019 are much lower than what we've seen in past years", Andrews said.
  • Columbus goes pink for breast cancer awareness

    Columbus goes pink for breast cancer awareness

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    Being her own advocate, she went back a couple months later to have the lump removed. "My twin sister passed away from breast cancer, which metastasized to her bones and my big sister, 7-years older than I am, passed away at the age of 45", she said.
  • Florida child reportedly gets state's first case of paralyzing polio-like disease

    Florida child reportedly gets state's first case of paralyzing polio-like disease

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they haven't found the cause. There is no specific treatment for AFM , the CDC says . "At this time, the exact causes or source of this disease is unknown". AFM symptoms include sudden muscle weakness in the arms or legs, sometimes following a respiratory illness. In some individuals, health officials have determined that the condition was from infection with a type of virus that causes severe respiratory illness.
  • Health Minister expresses concern over increasing mental health problem

    Health Minister expresses concern over increasing mental health problem

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    We often follow the capabilities of the mental health to underpins so that we can successfully learn and can master the skills. The report warned that 10-20% of adolescents suffer from ailments that could have long-term impacts on their mental health , including emotional disorders, anxiety, psychosis and self-harm.
  • UMN preps for flu season

    UMN preps for flu season

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    Dr David Rogers, Medical Director at NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group said: "We are encouraging people who are eligible to take a moment to plan when they can have the jab". Remember, some folks think the flu is any gastrointestinal illness - that's a common misconception. Myth 4. I never get the flu - and it's all about me! "I would urge anyone who is eligible for the vaccine to get it".
  • Protests as Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

    Protests as Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

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    Kavanaugh, a veteran of such proceedings after 12 years on an influential USA appeals court, looked at ease as he asked several questions during two hours of lively oral arguments involving a federal sentencing law for repeat offenders. In 2016 Democrats attempted to fill the vacancy resulting from the passing of former Justice Antonin Scalia . The cases, involving a Florida robbery and burglaries in Tennessee and Arkansas, challenged the types of crimes that qualify as violent felonies ...
  • WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

    WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

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    Now the American Cancer Society professor in the departments of medicine and genome sciences at the University of Washington, King has a straightforward explanation for focusing on breast cancer: she described the disease as one of the easiest cancers to diagnose and a common cause of death.
  • American, Japanese cancer researchers share Nobel Prize in medicine

    American, Japanese cancer researchers share Nobel Prize in medicine

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    Allison , 70, "realised the potential of releasing the brake and thereby unleashing our immune cells to attack tumours", the Nobel jury said during Monday's prize announcement in Stockholm . The therapy "has now revolutionized cancer treatment and has fundamentally changed the way we view how cancer can be managed", the statement added.