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Miracle gene saves boy with skin eating disease

A boy, who nearly died when disease stripped skin from most of his body, is playing soccer two years after he received a new, gene-edited hide, in an experimental procedure.
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Danger of fruit and vegetable drinks

Safety of freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juice should be taken into account.
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FDA focuses on workplace canteens

To prevent such food safety issues, the Shanghai FDA teams up with local workers' trade unions and education authorities to introduce new standards.
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High taxes ferment Turkey's home-made booze

Faced with ever-climbing prices and restrictions on alcohol, many are turning to home-brewed booze and rekindling their love for the country's most iconic liquor.
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Hope for noma disease victims left without a face

Noma gets its name from the Greek word nomein, "to devour," and is a bacterial disease that kills nine out of 10 patients, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
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Backyard chickens cause rise in infections in US

The popular trend of raising backyard chickens in US cities and suburbs is bringing with it a soaring number of illnesses from poultry-related diseases, at least one of them fatal.
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Be careful storing those medicines

When storing drugs, one should strictly follow the instruction so that the drugs do not become ineffective or poisonous, the Food and Drug Administration warned recently.
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New FDA app aids food safety fight

Food safety issues can now be reported by uploading images straight to the app.
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Global opioid gap sees 26 million yearly deaths

Nearly 26 million people around the world die each year with serious suffering in part because pain relief medicine is rare or unavailable in dozens of poor countries.
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Cooking a recipe for disabled chefs to serve a role in Moroccan society

Aremarkable restaurant with disabled chefs in Morocco's capital offers its guests the opportunity to enjoy a full, fresh meal for just US$6.
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