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Student Dies After Eating Leftover Pasta That Was Five Days Old

Student Dies After Eating Leftover Pasta That Was Five Days Old The incident occurred in October 2008 and happened after the man came home from school one day. However, the young man quickly began to feel unwell, suffering from headaches, abdominal pain and nausea. Samples of spoiled pasta and the tomato sauce were analysed. The leftover pasta which the student ate was tested by the National Reference Laboratory for Food-borne Outbreaks and it was revealed... [Full Article...]

Data of 14200 HIV positive people leaked in Singapore

Data of 14200 HIV positive people leaked in Singapore It said Brochez worked in Singapore for a period before he was jailed for several drug and fraud-related offenses and deported previous year. The HIV information leak was not related to the cyber breach. Brochez was a partner of Ler Teck Siang, a male Singaporean doctor. The duo at the centre of the HIV Registry leak were boyfriends who hatched a plot to trick the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in... [Full Article...]

Pet Hedgehogs Are the Latest Source of a Salmonella Outbreak

Pet Hedgehogs Are the Latest Source of a Salmonella Outbreak The cases have been reported in eight states including Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Maine, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado and Texas. One person has been hospitalised and no deaths have been reported. Humans should also wash their hands with soap and water after coming into contact with a hedgehog or its habitat. Hedgehogs may look super cute , but the Centers for Disease Control and Preve... [Full Article...]

This Is The Worst Kind Of Fried Food For Your Health

This Is The Worst Kind Of Fried Food For Your Health They found that eating at least one serving of fried chicken per day led to a 13 per cent heightened risk of death from all causes and a 12 per cent higher risk of death relating to heart problems compared with eating no fried foods at all. [Full Article...]

Washington declares public health emergency after measles outbreak of mostly unvaccinated children

Officials say 30 of the patients were not vaccinated against the highly contagious disease and in four cases it's unclear whether the person was vaccinated. The outbreak has also made officials in the Portland area declare an emergency. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, coughing, runny nose, red and watery eyes and tiredness. [Full Article...]

Mental health: Social media firms should 'purge' distressing content

Mental health: Social media firms should 'purge' distressing content Her dad Ian, a BBC director, says algorithms used by Instagram led to her being presented with more of the damaging material because she had shown a previous interest. The Government was developing proposals to "address all online harms" - including suicidal and self-harm content - and to work with social media providers, he said. [Full Article...]

Aspirin, ibuprofen can improve survival rate of patients suffering from cancer

Aspirin, ibuprofen can improve survival rate of patients suffering from cancer Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) accounts for about 4% of all cancers in the USA and continues to have high rates of patient mortality. In the new research, 266 patients from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center whose tumors were surgically removed were investigated by the study authors. [Full Article...]

China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research

China clones gene-edited monkeys for sleep disorder research China announced the birth of two healthy cloned monkeys past year - a world first - but the latest development is being hailed as a breakthrough of a different kind. "Disorders of circadian rhythm could lead to many human diseases, including sleep disorders , diabetes mellitus, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases, " said Hung-Chun Chang, senior author of the study and investigator from IO... [Full Article...]


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