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Iran’s Oscar nominee ‘Nafas’ causes a stir

TEHRAN – AP A movie about a young girl whose fantasy world helps her escape the hard realities of growing up in the countryside near Tehran in the aftermath of the 1979 Islamic Revolution is Iran’s first-ever nominee for the Academy Awards’ foreign film directed by a woman. But not everyone is celebrating.The mixed reaction to Narges Abyar’s film “Nafas,” ...

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Heathrow fog CHAOS: Holidaymakers ‘stuck’ as weather causes flight CANCELLATIONS

A thick fog forced Heathrow airport officials to cancel or delay flights flying to or from the venue this morning.  Foggy weather can cause visibility issues for airport operators, meaning flying in these conditions could compromise safety.  Photos reflect the hazy state of the sky, including one image of a British Airways plane on the ground which is barely visible. ...

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Heart disease causes: Five avoidable risk factors for UK’s DEADLIEST condition

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the UK, with heart and circulatory diseases killing more than one in four people in the UK. According to the Mayo Clinic, heart disease symptoms depend on which type you have. However, they commonly include racing heartbeat, lightheadedness, fluttering in the chest, swelling in the ankles and … Daily Express :: ...

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What is rheumatoid arthritis? Symptoms, causes and treatment of condition REVEALED

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term autoimmune condition that affects the body’s joints, particularly the hands, feet and wrists. It is the second most common form of arthritis in the UK after osteoarthritis, and affects one per cent of the UK population. The disease triggers inflammation in the joints that can lead to pain and swelling. Groups at an increased risk ...

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Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

BRONX, NY—Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach, described in today’s issue of Cancer Cell, was directed against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells but may also have potential for attacking other types of cancers. “We’re hopeful that the targeted compounds we’re developing will ...

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Cardiac arrest, infections listed as causes of Hugh Hefner's death

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Study Shows Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Causes Less Obesity and Insulin Resistance but Negatively Impacts Liver Function

UC Riverside mouse study compares Plenish to conventional soybean, coconut, and olive oils By Iqbal Pittalwala RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have tested a genetically-modified (GM) soybean oil used in restaurants and found that while it induces less obesity and insulin resistance than conventional soybean oil, its effects on diabetes and fatty liver are similar to ...

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WATCH: Cruise passengers struggle to board as storm causes walkway to SURGE

Cruise ships are constantly battling dangerous storms when out at sea during journeys across the oceans. One cruise liner, however, struggled before it had even left the port. A viral video shows a Carnival Cruise ship struggling to stay stable whilst passengers were boarding. Thankfully no-one was harmed whilst attempting to climb the ship. The Youtube video, filmed in 2008, ...

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