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Babies made from 3 people approved in UK

Babies made from two women and one man have been approved by the UK’s fertility regulator. The historic and controversial move is to prevent children being born with deadly genetic diseases, reports BBC. Doctors in Newcastle – who developed the advanced form of IVF – are expected to be the ...

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Laser to ‘transform’ prostate cancer treatment

Surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as “truly transformative”.   The approach, tested across Europe, uses lasers and a drug made from deep sea bacteria to eliminate tumors, but without causing severe side effects, reports BBC. Trials on 413 men – published in The Lancet ...

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Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads’

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests. As many as 11% of dementia cases in people living within 50 meter of a major road could be down to traffic, the study suggests, reports the BBC. The researchers, who followed nearly ...

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Processed meat ‘could be bad for asthma’

Eating processed meat might make asthma symptoms worse, say researchers. Consuming more than four portions a week is a risk, suggests the study of nearly 1,000 French people, published in the journal Thorax, reports BBC. The researchers believe it could be a preservative called nitrite used in meats such as ...

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FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams

The World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32, Fifa has decided. An initial stage of 16 groups of three teams will precede a knockout stage for the remaining 32 when the change is made for the 2026 tournament, reports the BBC. The sport’s world governing ...

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Gains and Pains of Basin Reserve

Bangladesh does not play too often. Opportunity of playing against top ranked teams whether at home or away is few and far between. In such situation whenever opportunity arrives Bangladeshi cricketers grab it with both hands. In 17 years since getting test status next door neighbour India is going host ...

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Ex-UP vice-chairman held over MP Liton murder

GAIBANDHA: Police detained a former Vice-chairman of Sundarganj Upazila Parishad in connection with his alleged involvement in killing Gaibandha -1 (Sundarganj) MP Manzurul Islam Liton. The former UP Vice-chairman Ahsan Habib, 44, son of Aftab Uddin, was arrested from his own home in Sundarganj, municipality area, ward no-9 on Sunday ...

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24 Jamaat men held in Dinajpur

DINAJPUR: Police, in separate drives, arrested 24 Jamaat-e-Islami members from different places in the district early Tuesday. Assistant sub inspector (ASI) of Dinajpur police control room Harunur Rashid informed Banglanews that the arrestees are facing arrest warrants. They were sent to jail through court in the afternoon, he added.

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Parliament’s winter session begins Jan 22

DHAKA: The winter session of Parliament will commence on January 22 and it will be the first session of the year and 14th session of 10th Parliament. President Abdul Hamid will deliver speech in this winter session. A letter was sent to the parliament secretariat in this regard on Tuesday ...

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Protest after Modi ‘replaces’ Gandhi

Workers from an Indian government department have protested against a decision to replace Mahatma Gandhi in their official calendar with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Staff at the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) said that they were ‘pained’ by the decision. It supports village-level industries, which Gandhi passionately ...

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