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Not only is there a big human cost of poor mental health at work but the authors estimate that employers are now losing £42billion each year due to staff suffering from mental health problems and being less productive, less effective, or off sick, while the annual cost to the United Kingdom economy as a whole is up to £ 99 billion .
  • Hope and Brathwaite shine again as Windies scent victory

    Hope and Brathwaite shine again as Windies scent victory

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    I think we were all tricked by the pitch, we thought it was going to get worse and worse but it was flat as a pancake for the last two days - hardly anything happened. As the day wore on, Alastair Cook's early miss, dropping Brathwaite at first slip off Broad with the Windies on just 11 without loss, had looked ever more costly.
  • Johnson & Johnson fined $417 million in talc cancer suit

    Johnson & Johnson fined $417 million in talc cancer suit

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    The lawsuit selected for California's first talc-ovarian cancer trial involved a 63-year-old woman who had used Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower talc-based powders for daily feminine hygiene since the age of 11. Yes, it's a tenuous link but the US Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC ) warns there is enough evidence to show there is an increased risk of ovarian cancer in women exposed to asbestos.
  • The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

    The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

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    But correspondents say that the army is failing to stop the attacks, and people have continued to flee their homes in Borno State and poured into camps. The Nigerian military has captured several areas of Boko Haram surveillance previous year. But the radical group has struck back with renewed zeal since June.
  • China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

    China protests USA ship near South China Sea island

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    Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana acknowledged knowing of China's continuing improvement of structures on manmade islands in the South China Sea but said the government "will leave it at that". Although China opposes inclusion of the sea disputes in worldwide conferences, partly to prevent the U.S. and other Western governments from intervening, U.S.
  • Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

    Idaho confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

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    One of these cases took place in Jefferson County and the other in Phillips County. Since 1999, when West Nile virus was first detected in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been tracking the mosquito-borne disease each summer from June to September.
  • Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

    Gene editing fixes harmful mutation in human embryos

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    In their new paper, a consortium of scientists in California, Oregon and Asia detailed using the genome-editing technique CRISPR to fix DNA that causes a common genetic heart disease known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . The researchers broke the mutated gene using a technology called CRISPR-Cas9. Natural DNA-repair mechanisms in the cell follow up by filling in the missing pieces.
  • Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

    Terminally-ill United Kingdom baby to spend final days in hospice

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    Great Ormond Street Hospital opposed the move, saying it was not practical to provide life-support treatment for days at the couple's home . Mr Justice Francis has been hearing their arguments in the High Court and has yet to rule. The hospital says it wants to resolve the issue through a mediator, but the parents have declined. Dr Michio Hirano, an American neurology expert from Columbia Medical, previously said he believed there was at least a 10% chance his NBT therapy could improve ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

    Amitabh Bachchan finds watching Jagga Jasoos delightful

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    Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's Jagga Jasoos has finally hit the right chord with the audience. Stay tuned with us for more updates of Bollywood and box office report , you can share your views with us on the box office collection and performance of the musical adventure romantic comedy film " Jagga Jasoos " in the comment section below.
  • Unanimous Advice To FDA: Approve Landmark CAR-T Cancer Therapy

    Unanimous Advice To FDA: Approve Landmark CAR-T Cancer Therapy

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    CTL019 demonstrated consistent safety across three separate clinical trials involving children and young adults with relapsed/refractory B-cell ALL, the officials added . The agency is expected to decide by November 29 whether to approve Kite's CAR-T, axi-cel, for treatment of adults with advanced and aggressive lymphoma.