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Massive Amount of Water present deep under Earth’s Surface

Massive Amount of Water present deep under Earth’s Surface

A new research suggests that massive amount of water is present deep down beneath earth's surface. It is locked in a rocky layer of the mantle of depths between 410 km to 660 km.

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US Health Care System Scores Lowest among 11 Industrialized Nations

US Health Care System Scores Lowest among 11 Industrialized Nations

The US has been ranked lowest among 11 industrialized countries by the 2014 Commonwealth Fund survey for the quality and efficiency its healthcare system delivers. Several times in the last decade, the topic of healthcare system in the US has been debated, but no improvement has been sought in the performance, leading the country to score the worst among industrialized countries for the fifth time. The US previously grabbed the bottom place in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010.

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Affordable Care Act Increases Number of Healthy Young adults

Affordable Care Act Increases Number of Healthy Young adults

A new study has revealed that health of young adults has increasingly improved after more and more of them having been offered health insurance. Also, the same young people have been saving money more than what they used to before taking up the insurance plans. The study is a first of its kind to look into the effect of the health-care law signed by President Obama four years ago.

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FDA Reviewing New Implant for Severely Obese

FDA Reviewing New Implant for Severely Obese

Scientists have developed a new way to help severely obese people. A new implant is specially designed to enable severely obese people get control over their appetite. E implant electrically stimulates stomach to curb the appetite for severely obese patients who have failed to reduce weight using traditional methods and don't want or can't undergo weight loss surgery, the manufacturer EnteroMedics Inc. said in its application for FDA approval.

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Novartis files application with FDA for Meningitis B Vaccine approval in US

Novartis files application with FDA for Meningitis B Vaccine approval in US

The US Food and Drug Administration has been sent an application by Novartis for its drug Bexsero. The international pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, said today that it is looking forward to obtain a license for sale in the US of the drug used to treat meningitis B outbreak at Princeton University earlier this year. The submission of the application is the first step in the procedure.

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Dr. Oz Questioned by Senators on Promoting Weight-Loss Products on his Show

Dr. Oz Questioned by Senators on Promoting Weight-Loss Products on his Show

A senate meeting was carried out on Tuesday on Capitol Hill where Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of "The Dr. Oz Show", was questioned over the promotion of weight-loss products on his show.

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Facebook updates its iPad app, introduces new sidebar

Facebook updates its iPad app, introduces new sidebar

Social network Facebook has rolled out a new version of its iPad app. The updated Facebook for iPad version is now available for download in the US via the Apple App Store. The launch of the update in other regions is likely to be announced soon.

The Facebook for iPad updated app introduces a new sidebar which will give the users the ability to check out popular games on their network, as well as trending news topics and trending videos.

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Students at Salisbury Elementary School Raise $3,200 for Cancer Research

Students at Salisbury Elementary School Raise $3,200 for Cancer Research

Students at Salisbury Elementary School raised more than $3,200 for cancer research by conducting a mini Relay for Life. Michelle Howard, who is Salisbury second-grade teacher, has been leading the event for past 10 years. Her aunt started the program 12 years ago, so that help can be offered to people who are going through the most difficult phase of their lives.

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