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  1. 'Commoner' Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's seventh presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile opposition that has already landed some early blows against his administration. Widodo, the first Indonesian president not to come from the ranks of the country's established political, business and military elite, took the oath of office in a ceremony at parliament in the capital, Jakarta, attended by regional leaders and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

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  2. Radiographers walk out in pay rowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

    The Government faced fresh anger over its refusal to accept a recommended 1% pay rise for NHS staff as radiographers went on strike - many for the first time in their career. Members of the Society of Radiographers across the UK walked out for four hours at 9am and will work to rule for the rest of the week.

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  3. Personalized Medicine: Developing Drugs Tailored Specifically to Your ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ScienceBlogs

    The 'Nifty Fifty ', a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, D.C. area in the 2014-2015 school year to speak about their work and careers at various middle and high schools. Welcome to the age of Personalized Medicine - an emerging era of medical science which involves the development of drugs and other treatments that are tailored specifically to an individual patient, or a group, with certain genetic characteristics.

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  4. Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus. Federal officials meanwhile ramped up readiness to deal with future cases.

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  5. Nigeria declared free of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization says. Meanwhile, European Union foreign ministers are meeting in Luxembourg to discuss how to strengthen their response to the threat posed by Ebola.

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  6. Communal acupuncture works out cheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Henley Standard

    AN acupuncture clinic where patients can choose how much they pay will be launched in Henley next month. Three acupuncturists have joined forces to run the clinic, which will offer weekly communal sessions at the Christ Church centre in Reading Road.

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  7. Anthony Wayne RediMed now openRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journalgazette.net

    ... open Oct. 27 in New Haven at Lutheran Health Plaza, 1302 Minnich Road. It will offer urgent care and occupational medicine services. The downtown RediMed includes three exam rooms and a procedure room, according to a Lutheran Health Network news ...

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  8. Ebola: Why some survive, some dieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News 4 Jax

    There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died ? Dr. Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol and Dr. Rick Sacra all contracted the disease while working in Liberia -- and all survived.

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  9. Ways of treating GlaucomaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Sampson Independent

    October is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and I have been writing about the main types of glaucoma and how they can affect our vision. Today I will try to cover the types of treatment available to control the intraocular pressure of the eye and protect us from sight loss.

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  10. Bicyclist struck by car and killed in North Amityville, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    A bicyclist was struck by a car and killed Sunday night on Route 110 in North Amityville, Suffolk County police said. Investigators are searching for additional drivers who may have struck the bicyclist after the initial accident.

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  11. Business-News-Schedule at 0830 GMT / 4.30 Am EtRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Global stocks climb higher, with strong U.S. data and some encouraging third-quarter earnings reports easing concerns about the pace of global economic recovery. , expect by 0900 GMT/5 AM ET, by Atul Prakash, 700 words) FRANKFURT - German business software maker SAP cut its outlook for full-year operating profit amid an accelerating shift by customers to buy its software over the Internet rather than as packaged software, delaying recognition of those sales.

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  12. Affymetrix Exclusively Licenses Technology from Peptide Groove LLP...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Affymetrix announced today that it has exclusively licensed technology from Peptide Groove LLP that enables HLA typing of human samples from genotyping data generated from a variety of assays including the company's AxiomA genotyping assays. The partners at Peptide Groove LLP developed HLA*IMP, the first HLA typing statistical imputation method which can call 4-digit HLA types from SNP genotyping data with high accuracy.

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  13. AgonOxa s OX40 Platform Being Utilized in MedImmunea s Phase 1 OX40 Agonist StudyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    AgonOx , a biotechnology company focused on immunotherapy development, today announced that its OX40 platform is being utilized in MedImmune's Phase I trial of its humanized OX40 agonist, MEDI6383. MedImmune is the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca.

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  14. Alberta government hasn't decided whether to proceed with ban on menthol tobaccoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Amherst Daily News

    Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they were campaigning in Edmonton, where Mandel hopes to win a seat in a byelection. Gladwin, who is on the board of the Alberta Public Health Association, said she asked them not to exempt menthol from the legislation, which was passed last fall, but has not yet been put into effect.

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  15. Autism housing explored in DennisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Cod Times

    Dennis parents Kathy and John Ohman are experts on autism - two of their three sons have been diagnosed with the disorder.

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  16. New findings could help develop antibiotics with lower risk of resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. Researchers at the University of Bristol focused on the role of enzymes in the bacteria, which split the structure of the antibiotic and stop it working, making the bacteria resistant.

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  17. Disruption of circadian rhythm linked to breast cancer, shows studyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    The disruption of a person's circadian rhythm - their 24-hour biological clock - has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer , according to new University of Georgia research. The culprit, in this study in particular, is artificial light.

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  18. New drug naming system to be presented at ECNP conference in BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    What's in a name? Doctors have found that the name of the drug you are prescribed significantly influences how the patient sees the treatment. Now in a significant shift, the world's major psychiatry organisations are proposing to completely change the terminology of the drugs used in mental disorders shifting it from symptom based to pharmacologically based and the relevant mode of action).

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  19. Genetic changes in blood cells of older people linked to lymphoma, leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people over 70 have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Mutations in the body's cells randomly accumulate as part of the aging process, and most are harmless.

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  20. iExaminer smartphone system: A low-cost option for ocular imaging in pediatric patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    Smartphone technology is a widely available resource which may also be a portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, according to results of a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Researchers from the Ross Eye Institute at the University at Buffalo-SUNY are successfully using an iPhone application as an inexpensive, portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, including in patients who are challenging to photograph by traditional methods.

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