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December 18, 2018 1:43 PM HIV 'magic pill' continues despite side effects

When briefing the Parliament last week Friday, the assistant minister of Health and Wellness Biggie Butale said that the concern that Dolutegravier may be causing birth defects involving brain and spine (Neural Tubal Defects-NTD) is not yet confirmed, therefore there are no plans to end the use of the drug. He was answering a question from the Member 918 2

November 1, 2017 9:46 PM The Most Expensive Drug in the World Is About to Be Made Worthless by Gene Therapy

A drug approved last year to treat a rare, fatal genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy came with one of the world’s highest price tags: $750,000 per year for the first year, then hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for the rest of the child's life. However, soon that drug, called Spinraza, may also have a gene therapy rival, giving 427

October 29, 2017 10:39 AM WARNING Graphic Photos: Parents left horror-struck after their baby girl suffers extreme form of meningitis

Little Kia faces having one of her legs amputated and losing hearing and eyesight A tiny baby girl faces having one of her legs amputated on Monday after being struck down by an almost eradicated form of meningitis. Kia Gott has already had her right arm removed and medics fear she may end up losing all her limbs after contracting an extremely rare strain 128

October 29, 2017 2:05 AM And Unwittingly Gave Her Own Child Away

Jessica Allen was already the mother of two boys when she decided to become a surrogate. The pay she would receive to carry another woman's child to term - $30,000 - would allow Allen to become a stay-at-home mom, as well as save for a new house. It would also be her "chance to give a family the blessing of a child," her partner, Wardell Jasper, told her, according 177

October 28, 2017 4:51 PM What Is Superfetation? California Surrogate Mother Unknowingly Gives Birth To Biological Son

A surrogate in California, who gave birth to twin boys for a Chinese couple in December 2016, later learned from a DNA test that one of the twins was her biological child. In February, she was reunited with him, but not after a harrowing ordeal. Jessica Allen, 31, already had two other children with her partner, Wardell Jasper, 34, prior to her decision 117

October 27, 2017 9:44 AM ‘My surrogate stole my son’

COMMERCIAL surrogacy is increasingly popular in the US, though it's only legal in some states and is illegal entirely in Australia. The most recently available reports from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology show the number of infants born to gestational surrogates almost doubled between 121

October 26, 2017 4:38 AM Zambia Looking Good at 53, Could Get Better With Time

I was seated at the back of the pew in St Ignatius Catholic Church when parish priest Fr Charles Chilinda’s voice boomed in the microphone before a silent 7am congregation. “If you invest in hate, you will reap nothing but hate,” Fr Chilinda said, “if you invest in hate you are expected to get the same emotion back so my suggestion is that you invest 234

October 25, 2017 4:59 PM 2 new CRISPR tools overcome the scariest parts of gene editing

The ability to edit RNA and individual DNA base pairs will make gene editing much more precise. Several years ago, scientists discovered a technique known as CRISPR/Cas9, which allowed them to edit DNA more efficiently than ever before. Since then, CRISPR science has exploded; it’s become one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of research, transforming 131

October 25, 2017 4:00 AM Govt concedes asylum seekers were detained ‘far too long’

The High Court ruled that the asylum seekers should be relocated to Dukwi Refugee Camp (DRC). Advocate Paul Farlam SC, acting on the instructions of government legal representatives, Collins Newman and Co told a full bench of Court of Appeal (CoA) justices last week, that authorities ought to have communicated with the petitioners on the extension of their 107

October 23, 2017 8:27 PM Matt Damon Thinks George Clooney May Have Finally ''Grown Up''

But worry not, that doesn't mean Clooney has totally stopped pulling jokes—he's just finding more adult ways of incorporating them into his art. While making their newest film, Damon says that the Oscar winner insisted on finding the smallest bike for a scene, making the Jason Bourne actor ride around with his knees "out to the side like wings 157