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Doctors remove 36-year-old skeleton inside Indian woman

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The skeleton of a fetus left inside mother for 36 years. Doctors have removed the skeleton of a 36-year-old fetus that had been inside an Indian woman. The skeleton was found inside a 60-year-old woman in Maharashtra after she came to a medical center complaining of pain in the abdomen. “The woman suffered a miscarriage because the fetus had been growing outside... 

Excess salt impairs vision

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Overconsumption of salt in Brazil increases risk of cataracts and damage to the retina. In Brazil cataracts, clouding of the lens, grows faster than the population over 60 years, although the disease is related to aging. According to the Penido Burnier Institute ophthalmologist, Leoncio Queiroz Neto, one of the factors contributing to this growth is the high... 

US Marine Beaten by Mob in Michael Brown Hate Crime ‘Revenge’ Attack

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Police refuse to treat incident as a hate crime, even though this is a clear hate crime racist attack. A white Marine was left in an induced coma after a group of black men brutally beat him as part of a revenge attack in response to the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident began at West Point Waffle House in Mississippi on... 

Breastfeeding halves mom depression risk

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge have suggested the women who experience breastfeeding to their baby could benefit lower risk of post-natal depression. The study of nearly 1400 mothers indicated that among those ones who started to breastfeed their kids there was a 50% reduction in the risk of postpartum depression. Breastfeeding can help to relax... 

Microplastic contaminates found in Sydney Harbor

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Scientists in the first study of its kind have found microplastic contamination at the bottom of Sydney Harbor, which may pose a threat to the food chain, Australian media reported. The research by the Sydney Institute of Marine Science tested 27 sites across the harbor, with researchers finding up to 60 microplastics per 100 milligrams of sediment. This was... 

McDonald’s restaurants under probe across Russia as three Moscow outlets stay shut

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Investigations into the activity of McDonald’s restaurants are underway across Russia. Three restaurants including the first one to open in Russia were temporarily closed in Moscow over sanitary issues. Checks in Moscow are currently being conducted in five McDonald’s restaurants. The Moscow department of Rospotrebnadzor, the Russian consumer watchdog,... 

Russia aid trucks leave Ukraine after delivering supplies

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Russian aid convoy trucks have crossed back over the border after delivering humanitarian supplies to eastern Ukraine. Russian Deputy Emergency Minister Eduard Chizhikov said on Saturday that all the trucks that had departed for Ukraine have returned to Russia. “There were 227 trucks in the humanitarian operation participating in the operation, and they have... 

Iceland evacuates area near volcano amid eruption fears

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Bardarbunga: Iceland’s largest volcano is seen from afar on a webcam positioned on Grimsfjoll mountain. Tourists were evacuated from around Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano, as seismic activity has increased in the area. The possibility of the volcano waking up has evoked memories of the 2010 aviation chaos, caused by another eruption in Iceland. Seismic... 

China halts GMO production

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In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision. On August 17, when these permits were up for renewal, the Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them. In 2009,... 

US Congressman stonewalled by the CDC

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As I get ready to post this article, I have a reply to a request I made to Florida Congressman Bill Posey. I asked for a statement regarding the growing charge that the CDC is covering up an autism-vaccine connection. Here is what Congressman Posey has to say on this subject: “When it comes to our children, we must make sure that any intervention is as safe... 

Clashes erupt in Liberia as government instates Ebola quarantine

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Liberian security forces stand in front of protesters after clashes at West Point neighbourhood in Monrovia August 20, 2014. Four people were injured in clashes when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on demonstrators in the quarantine zone in the Liberian capital, Monrovia. It’s as the world tries to contain the fatal outbreak and to find a cure for the... 

Russian Government Approves Fines for Improper GMO Labeling

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The Russian cabinet has approved the bill introducing heavy fines for businessmen who violate the rules on obligatory marking of foodstuffs containing genetically-modified products. The bill has been drafted by the state consumer rights agency Rospotrebnadzor and concerns all food and beverage products containing genetically-modified organisms or their parts,... 

America loses and denounces itself in an anti-Russian frenzy

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Washington dictates to its citizens, how to treat Russia. US officials want business and culture figures not to stand out from the political course of the United States. The State Department promised to control how American companies comply with anti-Russian sanctions. Representatives of the cinema industry were strongly recommended not to show their sympathies... 

Completion of Australia’s largest solar plant at risk

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Mildura Solar Power Station Silex Systems, the company constructing Australia’s biggest solar plant, has suspended its funding following reports the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) could be scaled back or done away with altogether. The 100-megawatt Mildura Solar Concentrator Power Station, a $70 million project in Victoria, was supposed to provide electricity... 

Morning After Pills Affects Eyesight

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More than half of teens use the morning-after pill indiscriminately. The habit can increase the risk of glaucoma and other serious eye diseases, an expert warns. How many girls aged fifteen to nineteen years of age use this pill without realizing the dangers? Studies point towards a shocking trend among this age group. Brazilian girls 15-19 years old may not... 
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