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July 27, 2017 7:09 PM Why 10 million Bangladeshis have Hepatitis B

'Although so-called proper donor screening is done prior to blood transfusion every time, they are unable to prevent viral hepatitis which includes Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C' Most of the 10 million people estimated to be carrying the Hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Bangladesh do not know they have the infection and are putting others at risk, doctors have warned 133

July 27, 2017 2:10 PM Charlie Gard will die in hospice — but still no word on how much longer he may have to live

LONDON — The deadline has passed for Charlie Gard's parents and doctors to reach an agreement over his hospice care plans. It was agreed that Charlie — a terminally ill 11-month-old boy who has become the face of a worldwide debate over end-of-life rights — will die in hospice. But his parents and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) had not agreed on how much time the child 47

July 24, 2017 10:09 AM HIV baby treated at birth is now 'virtually cured' and healthy nine years on without any further treatment

A child who was infected with HIV at birth has been virtually 'cured' and is healthy and drug-free at nine years old. The unnamed youngster, from South Africa, was given a short course of treatment shortly after birth. They have since been off medication and without symptoms or signs of the virus being active for eight-and-a-half years. Most patients 59

July 24, 2017 8:34 AM South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

A nine-year-old infected with HIV at birth has spent most of their life without needing any treatment, say doctors in South Africa. The child, whose identity is being protected, was given a burst of treatment shortly after birth. They have since been off drugs for eight-and-a-half years without symptoms or signs of active virus. Most people need treatment 47

July 24, 2017 8:01 AM New hope for HIV cure as child remains virus-free years after final treatment

A South African boy, believed to have been infected with HIV around the time of his birth, has remained free of the virus for 8½ years after early treatment — renewing hope among scientists that such outliers may hold clues to help end the decades-old epidemic. The case study, described by researchers before a presentation Monday at an international 44

July 19, 2017 3:55 PM French woman faces prosecution in Iraq for possible IS links

A French woman captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul with her four children is facing possible prosecution in Iraq for allegedly collaborating with the Islamic State group, in a test case for how governments handle the families of foreign fighters now that the extremists are in retreat. The fate of the children, ranging in age from 6 months to 8 years 36

July 17, 2017 11:36 PM Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Duel, Once Again, for Supremacy

Neither dropped a set along the way, and now the 31-year-old Nadal and the just-about-36-year-old Federer are in position for a days-of-yore duel for the No. 1 ranking. It still belongs to Andy Murray but probably will not for long given the state of Murray’s hip and the mother lode of points he has to defend before the end of the season. So bring on the United 78

July 17, 2017 9:00 PM 'Game of Thrones' Composer Charts Journey From Westeros to 'Westworld'

[Warning: this story contains spoilers for the season seven premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones, "Dragonstone."] On July 11, Ramin Djawadi stepped into the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles to conduct and perform his own music from the Game of Thrones score, in honor of the new season premiere. The next morning, he woke up to the news that his score 88

July 16, 2017 7:56 PM Stress And Poverty May Explain High Rates Of Dementia In African-Americans

Harsh life experiences appear to leave African-Americans vulnerable to Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, researchers reported Sunday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London. Several teams presented evidence that poverty, disadvantage and stressful life events are strongly associated with cognitive problems in middle age and dementia 87

July 16, 2017 1:02 AM South Africa confirm supremacy over Botswana

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa defeated Botswana a second time within 12 days by winning 2-0 away Saturday in the first leg of a 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round qualifier. The scoreline was identical when the neighbours met in a Cosafa Cup southern Africa championship match in South African village Moruleng early last week. Botswana 41