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FDA Approves 'Artificial Pancreas' To Manage Diabetes

This image provided by Medtronic shows its MiniMed 670G system. Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed. The device from Medtronic was approved Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, for patients with Type 1 diabetes, the kind usually diagnosed during childhood. (Medtronic via AP)WASHINGTON: Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.

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Want To Keep Your Grown Kids In Your Life? Learn To Be The Impartial Neighbor

Pic: Free ImagesWhen all four of our children were 8 years old or younger, and I felt one, or all of them, weren't getting the best of my attention, I'd ask them to draw me a picture of what happened during their day, so we could talk about it later. It was a young-parent method that worked. Two decades later, I'm finding that it still works with my adult children.

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There May Be Aliens Living On Jupiter’s Moon, Scientists Explain Their Discovery

Could there be life here? (Europa, Sept 7, '96 by Galileo spacecraft)

Life outside Earth has always been a mystery surrounding us Earthlings – but could there really be life outside our planet?

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Today's Headlines

Today's English news dailies mostly focused on the gruesome homicide where a father and his two children were found dead in their home, along with news of AAM selling its headquarters and questions of who is to blame over the recent Go-Kart tragedy,

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Is Libya The Answer To The Refugee Crisis In Europe?

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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the arrival of refugees in Europe as "poison" and criticised the European Union's immigration policies.

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A Court Has Ruled That Time Spent Traveling To And From Work Is “Work”

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Sweaty trips on overstuffed trains and buses, rush-hour traffic jams for many workers, the commute can be the most stressful part of a working day.

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Hate People? Here Are The Jobs For You

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To succeed in a world of extroverts, consider these strategies.

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Alzheimer's Stemmed But Not Stopped, Say Experts

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SOARING rates of population growth and ageing have long been seen as portending a global explosion of Alzheimer's, the debilitating disease that robs older people of their memory and independence.

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UMK Awards Five Malaysian Batik Enthusiasts

KOTA BHARU: Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) has selected five individuals to receive the Tokoh Batik 2016 award for their involvement in developing and preserving batik in the country.

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Do Malaysian Women Sit Longer At Work Than Men?

A recent survey conducted by Herbalife has indicated that 90 per cent of Malaysian women spend more than six hours a day at their desks, compared to men who polled slightly lower at 80 per cent.

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