Raising cases of acute hepatitis: what are the risks

Since the first alert launched by the United Kingdom (UK) on 5 April 2022, probable cases of hepatitis of unknown aetiology in children have been reported from several countries worldwide. It is not yet clear whether the cases identified following the alert…

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Putin Warns Finland Joining NATO Would Be ‘Mistake’

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Finnish counterpart that it would be a “mistake” for Finland to join NATO, according to statement from the Kremlin. The two leaders spoke by phone on Saturday as U.S. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell led a…

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Dairy products linked to increased risk of cancer

The FINANCIAL —  First major study to investigate dairy consumption and cancer risk in Chinese adults has found that greater intake was associated with higher risks of liver cancer and female breast cancer, according to university of Oxford.…

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Sorry, fries are no match for almonds

In a perfect world, indulging in a daily portion of French fries instead of almonds would be a simple choice, and no negative consequences would stem from selecting the salty, deep-fried option.…

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U.S. heart attack death rate among highest

Despite international guidelines, substantial differences found in treatment, outcomes in heart attack care across six high-income countries. The best way to treat acute myocardial infarctions, commonly known as heart attacks, has been long established by international consensus.…

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‘The dawn of a new era in astronomy’

Not long ago, the idea of photographing a black hole was as quixotic as photographing a unicorn. Now, scientists have not one but two images of two different supermassive black holes — and they both look as magical as flaming doughnuts.…

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Number of road traffic victims down by 17% in 2020

The FINANCIAL — In 2020, the number of people killed in road traffic accidents in the EU decreased by 17% compared with 2019. Although this number decreased gradually over the last decade, the unprecedented drop in 2020 was largely due to the…

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