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Jun 27, 2016 01:40AM

Jun 27, 2016 01:40AM

Allergy Therapeutics says study fails to find hay fever therapy dose range

(Reuters) - Drug developer Allergy Therapeutics Plc said a study on suitable doses of its therapy to treat grass allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, did not find a recommended dose for a late-stage trial. This is the second allergy therapy in two weeks to run into trouble, after Circassia Pharmaceuticals Plc said last week that its cat allergy treatment failed in a late-stage trial. Allergy Therapeutics, which specializes in allergy vaccines, said it now expected to enter the U.S. market later than expected.

Jun 26, 2016 10:50PM

Singapore Airlines flight returns to Changi, catches fire, no casualties

A Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) flight to Milan caught fire early on Monday after returning to Singapore's Changi airport following an engine oil warning message, but all passengers were safe, the airline and airport officials said. The aircraft's right engine caught fire after the aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, touched down at Changi airport at around 6:50 am (2250 GMT). Emergency services put out the fire and there were no injuries to the 222 passengers and 19 crew on board, a SIA statement said.

Jun 26, 2016 04:56PM

A Few Servings Of Walnuts Weekly Benefits Older Americans, Says New Study

Eat more walnuts and age better, says a new study that was published in the Journal of Nutrition. The study advises that by consuming between one and two servings of walnuts per week, approximately cup per serving, older Americans may be able to reduce the risk of developing physical impairments later on in life, giving them a higher quality...

Jun 26, 2016 04:15PM

Air pollution to kill millions more without change of energy policy: IEA

A woman wearing a protective mask makes her way in a business district on a heavily polluted day in BeijingBy Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - Premature deaths from air pollution will continue to rise to 2040 unless changes are made to the way the world uses and produces energy, the International Energy Agency said on Monday. Around 6.5 million deaths globally are attributed each year to poor air quality inside and outside, making it the world's fourth-largest threat to human health, behind high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking. Harmful pollutants such as particulate matter - which can contain acids, metals, soil and dust particles - sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, are responsible for the most widespread effects of air pollution.

Jun 26, 2016 05:09AM

Milestones in legal fight over Texas abortion law

The Republican-led Texas legislature passes and Republican Governor Rick Perry signs the law known as H.B. 2, putting new requirements on abortion providers. September 2013 ? Before the law is enforced, Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers challenge the measure. March 2014 - The New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, a regional federal appeals court covering Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, reverses the lower court and permits much of the law to take effect.

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Jun 24, 2016 05:35AM

Bike versus train: A classic showdown

One of the oldest organized bicycle races in North America competes with a steam train that runs between Durango and Silverton, Colorado.

Jun 24, 2016 03:27AM

Fit Nation: Iron Horse Classic

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has pitted bike against train since 1972.

May 27, 2016 03:07AM

Get on board: The new four-wheeled sport for everyone

What is a race?

Apr 22, 2016 07:17AM

Skiing + man's best friend = skijoring, with love

Few sports start with picking the right life partner. But skijoring -- cross-country skiing aided by an additional conveyance, often a dog -- is one.

Jun 24, 2016 06:36AM

Face to face with a mass gunman

Six rapid shots from a rifle -- Santa Monica Police Officer Robert Sparks, a former SWAT officer, knew the sound instantly.

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