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Brazil poultry farms tepid over clearance of US GMO corn

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's northeastern poultry producers say they are not planning short-term purchases of U.S. corn, despite the government's recent decision to clear genetically modified varieties for import to ease tight supplies locally.
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A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
Amy WallaceJan. 18 (UPI) -- Researchers at Cornell University have found that students appreciate healthy food options offered at sporting event concession stands.
If you can change the way you think, you can change your brain.  That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that challenging unhealthy thought patterns with the help of a therapist
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The Dutch government on Wednesday joined several other European Union states in bidding to become the host country of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) once Britain leaves the
by Kara Baskin If you're anything like me, you tumble down a rabbit hole of news every day. You know how it goes: you start scrolling through social media or flip on the TV, click link after link or
Have regular planks become too easy for you? Time to change that. It's no secret that I'm a big fan of planks. I include them in my clients coaching programs all the time. In addition to helping s
Most people would like to have more money. Whilst earning more money is sometimes out of your control, and might not always be immediately possible, how much money you spend is within your control. By
Experts, from the University of California San Francisco, found in 58 per cent of trials the lead investigator had at least some degree of financial tie to the firm that made the drug being tested.
In case you’re not already familiar with the statistics, roughly one in three Americans aren’t getting enough sleep ? which could certainly be contributing to our obsessions with coffee gu
Laura Borrell was diagnosed with dementia in 2015 when she was just 39. The former Law student from Hertfordshire said that she had a 'real battle' to get her condition diagnosed.
Americans with commercial coverage are flocking to retail clinics like those run by CVS Health and Walgreens at double the rate they were five years ago with usage among Obamacare patients lagging sli
Desperate to be part of the newborn's first few weeks, many fathers can feel sidelined due to the lack of time they spend with them, researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, found.
We often assume that highly gifted children always perform at maximum capacity. However, new research shows that this group also benefits from training and explanation. Strangely enough, the benefits
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil and gas discoveries around the world dropped last year to their lowest since the 1940s after companies sharply cut back in their search for new resources amid falling oil prices
One of the UK's largest NHS trusts is taken out of special measures, thanks to the "dedication and skill" of staff, a report says.
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria is providing 9.7 million levs ($5.3 million) to poultry farmers to help contain a bird flu virus outbreak and protect its position as the world's second biggest producer of
Furthermore, my guess is that this sort of move may appeal to President Trump’s business sense. He’s looking to bring down drug prices and for different ways for the government to impact the process.
When it comes to something as deeply personal and emotionally powerful as a cancer diagnosis, few people are satisfied with a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. Welcome to the next phase of precision m
(Reuters) - Europe's leading association of oncologists has thrown its weight behind cheaper copycat versions of biotech cancer drugs that have lost patent protection, saying they are effective and af
A mew video by Good Heath 24/7 reveals the bonus health benefits from drinking the tea can give you, from helping you to lose weight to fighter cancer and preventing gum disease.
Scarlett Wright, from Talke, Staffordshire, is one of only 130 people in the world born with Adams-Oliver syndrome - a condition that means her hands and feet will never grow.
Working in a stressful job, with high work load, time pressure and job insecurity, for 15 years increases the risk of five forms of the disease, scientists from Quebec University warn.
A viral image shared 28,700 times claims to show exactly how much of each ingredient goes into a jar of the famous hazelnut-chocolate spread.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Basi, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, celebrated her 37th birthday on Wednesday wearing a crown and getting a special birthday cake.
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dee Hicks, from Satellite Beach in Florida, suffered hair loss, chest pain, rashes and depression, and was ultimately bed-ridden for six months.
It’s bottoms up in every sense as yoga is being mixed with beer at a growing number of events around the world. It’s called “beer yoga,” and it’s just what it sou
Knees of runners showed substantially lower levels of two types of cells that can contribute to inflammation and promote arthritis.
One of the UK's largest NHS trusts is expected to come out of special measures, thanks to the "dedication and skill" of staff, a report says.
Celebrity trainer and Flow Athletic founder Ben Lucas, from Sydney, said if you follow the right diet and exercise, it can take just four weeks to make a significant change to your body.
In 1999, the first fully sequenced human genome cost roughly $3 billion to complete. By 2007, the cost had decreased to a couple of million dollars, and today it is around $1,000. BGI, a Shenzhen-base
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Donald Trump's plans to cut U.S. corporate tax rates could trigger increased investment in the United States by Novartis, its chief executive told Reuters, despite the p
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 hit central Italy on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.
One of the UK's largest NHS Trusts is expected to come out of special measures, thanks to the "dedication and skill" of staff, a report says.
Scientists used the method to help a Ukrainian woman who was unable to conceive, it has been announced. She gave birth to her son on January 5 after trying for a baby for more than a decade.

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