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Philadelphia International Airport reveals runway expansion

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – City officials will cut the tape on a newly-built runway at Philadelphia International Airport Thursday. It is the latest in a massive multi-billion dollar plan to improve PHL. Runway 27 -L is now 12,000 feet long. Airport officials said it will allow larger aircraft that usually fly more international routes to land and take off from Philadelphia. …

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Bacteria in the gut can alter the aging process, the study finds

Tissue sections from the intestine of both old and young mice receiving microbiota transplants, with disseminated green bowel cells. Credit: P. Kundu et al., Science Translational Medicine (2019) An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that gut microorganisms can alter the aging process, which can lead to the development of food-based treatment to …

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Diabetes: UN to deal with "too expensive" insulin prices

Copyright copyright EPA Captions The two-year project was announced in Geneva The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a system to lower the "too expensive" price of insulin. The UN agency wants other drug companies to produce generic versions of insulin, which it will then test. Since the discovery in 1923, the price of insulin in America has risen from …

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Man's "glowing" iris was a sign of rare eye syndrome

A man's eye examination showed something unusual: His iris appeared to be "glowing." This eerie appearance turned out to be a sign of a rare disorder that caused his eye ​​pigment to disperse, according to a new report on the case. The 44-year-old man went to an eye clinic after moving to a new area and wanted to be set …

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Keto Thanksgiving Recipes that Everyone Will Love

If you have dietary restrictions, thanksgiving can be stressful – even without all the bickering at the family dining table. If you are on keto diet you may be used to preparing your own meals. That way, you can stick to eating low-fat, high-carbohydrate foods that make you feel energetic and healthy. You may already know how to whip up …

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New biomarker for cancer stem cells

University of Houston College of Pharmacy associate professor Gomika Udugamasooriya discovered a new biomarker, plectin, in cancer stem cells that controls cancer survival and proliferation. Credit: University of Houston In the world of cancer biology, not all biomarkers are created equal. These molecules that warn doctors that an abnormal process may be going on can be shown as a variety …

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MultiCare Auburn Medical Center warns of possible exposure to tuberculosis

AUBURN, Wash. – Patients and employees who were in the Family Birth Center of MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for a five-month period were exposed to tuberculosis. The message follows confirmation that an employee tested positive for the disease, according to the medical center. A total of 27 adult patients and the families of 26 infants are announced this week. MultiCare …

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