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Obamacare Repeal May Lead to Axing Planned Parenthood

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Republicans would cut federal money for Planned Parenthood as part of their repeal of Obamacare — a move that could affect 50,000 Wisconsin patients of the group.

Planned Parenthood has 21 clinics in Wisconsin providing services such as contraceptives, screening for cervical cancer and treatment of

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New Human Organ Discovered

Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that’s been hiding in plain sight in our digestive system this whole time.

Although we now know about the structure of this new organ, its function is still poorly understood, and studying it could be the key to better understanding and treatment of

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It Was Not Plastic Rice…..

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Last week, Nigerian officials seized over 100 bags of what was claimed to be plastic rice. Lab tests have since shown the product isn’t fake, as Gizmodo and other outlets reported.

The “plastic rice” looks very realistic

But it is badly contaminated rice that’s unsafe for

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Plastic Rice Confiscated in Nigeria

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Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says.

The “plastic rice” looks very realistic

Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season.

He said the rice was very sticky after it

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New Findings Confirm: Aluminum DOES Cause Alzheimers

 

Chris Exley is a professor in bioinorganic chemistry based at Keele University A link between between aluminium and Alzheimer’s has existed for many years But a lack of evidence has caused the scientific community to remain unsure However, his new research confirms the metal plays a role in cognitive decline

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Bacteria Resistant to “Last Resort” Antibiotics Found

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Bacteria carrying a gene that grants resistance against a powerful antibiotic have been found on a pig farm in the United States, researchers reported this week in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Escherichia coli is a member of the Enterobacteriaceae family of bacteria and is found in the

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Aging is Reversible: Changes to gene activity that occur with age can be turned back, a new study shows

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New research suggests it is possible to slow or even reverse aging, at least in mice, by undoing changes in gene activity—the same kinds of changes that are caused by decades of life in humans.

By tweaking genes that turn adult cells back into embryoniclike ones, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological

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Doctors in Denmark want to stop circumcision for Minors

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Boys should not be circumcised until they are old enough to choose for themselves, doctors in Denmark have said.

The circumcision ceremony of a baby at an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Berlin, Germany. In 2013, a Cologne court sparked outrage among the country’s Jewish and Muslim population by questioning the legality

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