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Daily Record
Gas blast orphan has emergency surgery after suffering from breathing problemsA TODDLER who survived a horrific gas blast which wiped out his family has been
Gas blast orphan has emergency surgery after suffering from breathing problems
Daily Record / Posted 16 hours ago
A TODDLER who survived a horrific gas blast which wiped out his family has been rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. His uncle, who campaigned to bring Mohammad to Scotland after his family died in Pakistan, has asked people to pray for the... Read more
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CTV News
'Dream team' looks to stem cells for better brain tumour treatmentsTORONTO -- A "dream team" of top Canadian scientists has been named to mount a
'Dream team' looks to stem cells for better brain tumour treatments
CTV News / Posted 23 hours ago
TORONTO -- A "dream team" of top Canadian scientists has been named to mount a new attack on aggressive brain cancers in children and adults by focusing on the stem cells that spur their growth. Dr. Peter Dirks, a neurosurgeon and researcher at... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Hurry Hard for Hadyn honours Sudbury teen's memoryThe Hurry Hard for Hadyn event was created to remember Hadyn Kivinen, a Sudbury
Hurry Hard for Hadyn honours Sudbury teen's memory
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
The Hurry Hard for Hadyn event was created to remember Hadyn Kivinen, a Sudbury teenager with an infectious smile and a zest for life. Hadyn died of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) at the age of 15 in May 2015. In celebration and in... Read more
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The Sault Star
Let's all be Taten's Warriors - EDITORIALTaten Hammerberg only lived 10 years, but in that time he did so much to inspir
Let's all be Taten's Warriors - EDITORIAL
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
Taten Hammerberg only lived 10 years, but in that time he did so much to inspire the community. Taten was not the best hockey player on the ice, but he sure had heart and he taught players and coaches about taking nothing for granted. Taten was... Read more
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Newswise
Newly Identified Pathway Links Fetal Brain Development to Adult Social Behavior Model outlines novel potential mechanism for the establishment of common neuro
Newly Identified Pathway Links Fetal Brain Development to Adult Social Behavior
Newswise / Posted 3 days ago
Model outlines novel potential mechanism for the establishment of common neurodevelopment disorders Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsR01NS073159;... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Hundreds of Ontario adoptions on hold while Motherisk cases reviewedHundreds of adoptions have been put on hold in Ontario as a provincially appoin
Hundreds of Ontario adoptions on hold while Motherisk cases reviewed
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Hundreds of adoptions have been put on hold in Ontario as a provincially appointed commission reviews child protection cases involving flawed drug tests. The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies says between 200 and 300 cases have been... Read more
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U TV
Boy vows to play football again after crashRobbie Shaw was struck by a car on the Ballygowan Road after he stepped off a b
Boy vows to play football again after crash
U TV / Posted 4 days ago
Robbie Shaw was struck by a car on the Ballygowan Road after he stepped off a bus near his home on 2 December last year. The 12-year-old was left in a coma for two weeks following the accident and only returned home from hospital on Friday of last... Read more
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FOX News
Diet programs work, but the brand doesn't matterWhen it comes to diet programs, brand names don’t make much difference, accordi
Diet programs work, but the brand doesn't matter
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
When it comes to diet programs, brand names don’t make much difference, according to a new review. Low-carb or low-fat diets resulted in the most weight loss, but despite a difference of a few pounds between groups, all the programs in the study... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Charity single in trouble after Xtra-Vision chains close | Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 03:56 pm News broke yesterda
Charity single in trouble after Xtra-Vision chains close
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 03:56 pm News broke yesterday that the High Court had appointed a provisional... Read more
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RTE News
Charity single funds at risk due to Xtra-vision foldingThe money raised from the Shane Filan charity single When I Grow Up is now at r
Charity single funds at risk due to Xtra-vision folding
RTE News / Posted 9 days ago
The money raised from the Shane Filan charity single When I Grow Up is now at risk due to the liquidation of Xtra-vision. The single had been released by the Association of Irish Musical Societies in aid of the CMRF in Crumlin and the Royal Belfast... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Palonosetron effective anti-emetic for paediatric chemotherapy patientsBy Shreeya Nanda, Senior medwireNews Reporter Palonosetron 20 μg/kg is noninfe
Palonosetron effective anti-emetic for paediatric chemotherapy patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
By Shreeya Nanda, Senior medwireNews Reporter Palonosetron 20 μg/kg is noninferior to ondansetron for the control of chemotherapy-induced vomiting and nausea during the acute phase of the first treatment cycle in paediatric patients with cancer,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
St. Michael’s Hospital, Ryerson unveil joint venture to improve health careOri Rotstein, surgeon-in-chief at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, didn’t know
St. Michael’s Hospital, Ryerson unveil joint venture to improve health care
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Ori Rotstein, surgeon-in-chief at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, didn’t know Ryerson University’s dean of engineering when he took the seat beside him at an award announcement five years ago. Before the event ended, the pair had struck an... Read more
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Business Wire
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Announces Global Experts to Present at the 2016 ConferenceLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Announces Global Experts to Present at the 2016 Conference
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to help ensure justice for asbestos victims, today announced the speakers scheduled to present at the upcoming 12th... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Your kid is on ask.fm? Be afraid, very afraidLynelle Cantwell was sitting in math class when she learned about the poll. “Wh
Your kid is on ask.fm? Be afraid, very afraid
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Lynelle Cantwell was sitting in math class when she learned about the poll. “Who are the ugliest girls in Grade 12 at [Holy Trinity Regional High]?” someone had posted anonymously on ask.fm, a website popular among tweens and teens that allows users... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Brave Inverness-shire youngster is a model patientPublished: 20/01/2016 17:09 - Updated: 21/01/2016 12:35 Joshua Stewart has bee
Brave Inverness-shire youngster is a model patient
The Inverness Courier / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 20/01/2016 17:09 - Updated: 21/01/2016 12:35 Joshua Stewart has been picked to model in a Cancer Research calendar A brave Inverness-shire toddler who has battled leukaemia has been picked to be a model for a national fundraising... Read more
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Toronto Star
Man killed, woman and child seriously injured in East Gwillimbury crashThe female driver of the other vehicle, who had three children with her, was ru
Man killed, woman and child seriously injured in East Gwillimbury crash
Toronto Star / Posted 18 days ago
The female driver of the other vehicle, who had three children with her, was rushed to a Toronto hospital with serious injuries. One child was taken to the Hospital for Sick Children with serious injuries and the other two were treated at local... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hibs' Liam Fontaine braves the shave for sick kidsAlthough Fontaine cut something of a sheepish figure as he took an electric raz
Hibs' Liam Fontaine braves the shave for sick kids
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
Although Fontaine cut something of a sheepish figure as he took an electric razor to his whiskers, with only his iPhone camera for guidance, It was all for a good cause. Fontaine has raised £2160 for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation, which works... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay disputeThe British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, p
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay dispute
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, perform a protest song in support of junior doctors outside Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, as a 24 hour junior doctor strike starts in London, Tuesday,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay disputeThe British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, p
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay dispute
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
The British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, perform a protest song in support of junior doctors outside Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, as a 24 hour junior doctor strike starts in London, Tuesday,... Read more
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New Kerala
Our bodies don't harbour more bacteria than human cellsToronto/London, Jan 12 : If you were convinced till now that your body has more
Our bodies don't harbour more bacteria than human cells
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Toronto/London, Jan 12 : If you were convinced till now that your body has more bacteria (good and bad) and other microbes than human cells, it is time to revisit the decades-old assumption, says a team of researchers from Israel and Canada. Turning... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay disputeThe British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, p
Thousands of UK doctors walk off the job in pay dispute
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
The British National Heath Service Singers, who are either doctors or nurses, perform a protest song in support of junior doctors outside Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, as a 24 hour junior doctor strike starts in London, Tuesday,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Happy 18th Phoebe! Teenager defies odds to celebrate her birthday with a night out Brave student who sustained horror injuries when she was aged three marks a m
Happy 18th Phoebe! Teenager defies odds to celebrate her birthday with a night out
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Brave student who sustained horror injuries when she was aged three marks a major milestone Phoebe gets ready for her big night with hairdresser Brenda Shankey and... Read more
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FOX News
Cancer survivor clinics linked to fewer emergency room visitsSpecialized clinics for childhood cancer survivors may help reduce the odds the
Cancer survivor clinics linked to fewer emergency room visits
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
Specialized clinics for childhood cancer survivors may help reduce the odds these patients will need emergency medical care as adults, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers followed almost 4,000 adult survivors of childhood cancers in Ontario for... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How accessible technology has changed this sight- and hearing-impaired teen’s worldZeeshan Mahmood is a typical millennial in many respects. Born in 1992, he’s a
How accessible technology has changed this sight- and hearing-impaired teen’s world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Zeeshan Mahmood is a typical millennial in many respects. Born in 1992, he’s a digital native: He skypes, uses Siri, surfs the Internet, uses Facebook and YouTube, and always has his iPhone and laptop close to hand during his classes at Toronto’s... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard QuestionsYou might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves i
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 1 months ago
You might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves in the scientific community over the last year was undoubtedly the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool. (Video via University of California, Berkeley) The tool, usually just... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard QuestionsYou might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves i
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions
KIVI Boise / Posted 1 months ago
You might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves in the scientific community over the last year was undoubtedly the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool. (Video via University of California, Berkeley) The tool, usually just... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard QuestionsYou might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves i
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 1 months ago
You might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves in the scientific community over the last year was undoubtedly the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool. (Video via University of California, Berkeley) The tool, usually just... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard QuestionsYou might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves i
Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 1 months ago
You might not have heard about it yet, but the story that made the most waves in the scientific community over the last year was undoubtedly the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool. (Video via University of California, Berkeley) The tool, usually just... Read more
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