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Europe's highest rates of newly diagnosed HIV infections recorded in Russian Federation

The report , which CNN reported Tuesday , reveals that in 2017, of the almost 160,000 people diagnosed with HIV in Europe, 130,000 of those were in Eastern Europe - the highest ever in the latter region. There should be adequate investments in prevention, treatment and detection, the report adds. My call to governments, ministers of health and decision-makers is bold: "scale up your response now", says Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe .

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Founder of CRISPR Gene-Editing Technology Calls Experiment "Irresponsible"

The claims were made in the days ahead of the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong , where He is slated to speak on two panels, including a breakout session on embryo and germline editing titled "A Forward Look at Research, Application, and Governance".

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98 million Indians will suffer from diabetes by 2030, says Study

Today, that figure nearly doubled at roughly 9% - and global population has also swollen by another three billion individuals. The likely rise in the number of adults from 40.6 crore in 2018 to 50.11 crore in 2030, with highest number of adults with type 2 diabetes from China with 13 crore, India with 9.8 crore and the United States with 3.2 crore.

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New Treatment for Peanut Allergies Shows Promise

After that time , two-thirds of the 372 people who were treated with AR101 were able to have 600 mgs of peanut protein (about two peanuts) without having an allergic reaction. Jayson Dallas, president and CEO of Aimmune, said in a press release . Emily's mum Sophie Pratt, 44, from Kentish Town in north London, said: 'The study has completely changed our lives.

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2 in New Hampshire affected by E coli linked to lettuce

They say in Canada, exposure to romaine lettuce has been identified as a source of the outbreak, but the cause of contamination has not been identified. Grocery giants Empire Company Ltd., Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Metro Inc. haven't waited for an official request though. Dillons spokeswoman Sheila Lowrie said Wednesday morning all romaine and products containing it were pulled from the grocer's shelves overnight.

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Coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine

Restaurants should not serve it, stores should not sell it, and people should not buy it, no matter where or when the lettuce was grown. Thirteen people were hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Go here for more information from the CDC. People should avoid eating romaine lettuce until more is known about the bacteria's origins and the outbreak's status, the FDA cautioned.