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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Lands Successfully

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Lands Successfully

Landing of a rocket is no more considered a very significant deal; however, in reality it is quite a tough task. This explains the reason for SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s excitement following the successful landing of its Falcon 9. The rocket landed close to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral on December 21 2015. The 14-story booster returned intact after successfully launching 11 commercial satellites to orbit.

Labour Party says Chancellor’s £3.8bn boost may not help NHS much

Labour Party says Chancellor’s £3.8bn boost may not help NHS much

The Labour Party has said that Chancellor George Osborne’s assurance of a £3.8bn financial boost for the NHS in England next year has "unravelled".

The Department of Health, for its part, claims the aim behind the package was to help hospitals improve finances with tough controls on agency staff and management consultants. Some measures to bring down costs, which have already been decided by government efficiency adviser Lord Carter, too would be introduced.

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FDA approves orphan drug selexipag for treatment of adults with PAH

FDA approves orphan drug selexipag for treatment of adults with PAH

The orphan drug selexipag (Uptravi, Actelion) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of adults suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a chronic and progressive rare lung disease that can cause premature death or require transplantation.

An oral IP prostacyclin receptor agonist, Selexipag, relaxes muscles to widen blood vessels and reduces the elevated pressure in the vessels that supply blood to the lungs.

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Judicial Watch sues NOAA for Documents related to Controversial Climate Change Study

Judicial Watch sues NOAA for Documents related to Controversial Climate Change Study

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has revealed that it has filed a court case against a government agency for seeking records related to a climate change research. The lawsuit announced Tuesday was filed in the US District Court on December 2.

Deciding a good candidate for cholesterol-lowering statin requires calculating more than simple cholesterol level

Deciding a good candidate for cholesterol-lowering statin requires calculating more than simple cholesterol level

While looking for a cholesterol-lowering statin to check a heart attack, deciding what is good, what is not requires calculation of more than a normal cholesterol level. A government task force said that the common medications are going to be most useful to some people from age group 40 years to 75 years, whose cardiovascular disease risk is at least 10% over the coming decade.

Customers Get Ice Cream Delight with Blue Bell

Customers Get Ice Cream Delight with Blue Bell

A loyal Blue Bell ice cream customer of Rouses Market, named Michael Wood, went to the market on December 21 having forgotten that his favorite ice cream is returning. When he reached the market and saw his favorite, he could not resist the idea of taking a selfie with it. He added that during the absence of Blue Bell since April due to listeria outbreak in March, he had to buy its expensive substitute Häagen Dazs. Like him, several other customers are more than overjoyed with the return of Blue Bell ice cream.

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Latest information on Ursid Meteor Shower

Latest information on Ursid Meteor Shower

People have been into confusion regarding the peak night of the Ursids Meteor shower. According to a number of sources, including the American Meteor Society, the peak night will be the night of the 21st into the 22nd.

Basically, the International Meteor Organization is the number one voice for predicting meteor showers. According to them, the absolute peak will occur on December 23rd at 2:30am UTC, which would be 9:30 pm EST or 6:30pm PST.

Holiday Time Could Be Dangerous For Your Pets, Take Care of Them

Holiday Time Could Be Dangerous For Your Pets, Take Care of Them

Experts said that it is very important to take care of your pets during holidays so you can have a great time with your furry friends. Experts said holidays can be a dangerous time for pets in a house.

According to Dr. Elisabeth Giedt, director of Continuing Education, Extension and Community Engagement at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences at Oklahoma State University, it is very necessary to keep an eye on what your pets eating and their exercise schedule.

Jimmy Carter, during Bible study class, announces Sudden Death of his Grandson

Jimmy Carter, during Bible study class, announces Sudden Death of his Grandson

A few hours after his grandson’s death, the former US President Jimmy Carter was at Georgia church to take his Sunday’s Bible study class. The 91-year-old grandfather announced the death while revealing why he was late.

Voice of Carter, who some days ago made an announcement that he is now cancer-free, was indicating the former president was very sad. With a heavy heart, Carter announced that his grandson had died some hours before. Relatives tried to revive Jeremy with CPR, but it was an unsuccessful attempt.

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Drug Overdose Deaths Rise By 14%

Drug Overdose Deaths Rise By 14%

In the United States, the number of deaths due to drug overdose rose by 14% in 2014, states a new report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Drug overdose deaths crossed the mark of 47,000 in 2014, primary reason being the excessive usage of narcotic painkillers and heroin. According to the report, drug overdose has taken lives of almost half a million people since 2000.

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