Janet Jackson releases ‘Dammn Baby’ amid pregnancy reports

#JanetJackson releases new video 'Dammn Baby' amid pregnancy reports:

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  • Janet Jackson releases ‘Dammn Baby’ amid pregnancy reports
  • Jackson, who turns 50 on May 16, has not confirmed the reports or even addressed them.

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@cnni: “#JanetJackson releases new video ‘Dammn Baby’ amid pregnancy reports:”


Janet Jackson has some baby news: She’s dropped a video for her new single “Dammn Baby.”


Janet Jackson releases ‘Dammn Baby’ amid pregnancy reports

BBC World Service – Focus on Africa, Cameroonian inventor makes access to heart tests easy

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  • Cameroonian inventor makes access to heart tests easy
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@BBCAfrica: “Access to faster diagnosis of heart disease in the bush now possible due to Cameroon inventor đź“»”


Cameroonian invents touch screen tablet to help village doctors diagnose heart disease


BBC World Service – Focus on Africa, Cameroonian inventor makes access to heart tests easy

Chinese boy born with 31 fingers and toes; parents hope for surgery

This boy has 15 fingers, 16 toes, no thumbs. His parents hope for a life-changing surgery.

  • Hong Hong’s mother shows her son’s feet.
  • (CNN) Meet Hong Hong.
  • The condition is usually passed down in families, which is the case for Hong Hong.

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@CNN: “This boy has 15 fingers, 16 toes, no thumbs. His parents hope for a life-changing surgery.”


Hong Hong is nearly 4 months old and has some extra appendages. His parents want to raise enough money for a life-changing surgery.


Chinese boy born with 31 fingers and toes; parents hope for surgery

China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer : The Two-Way : NPR

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  • Baidu, China’s largest search engine, is under investigation after college student with a rare form of cancer said it promoted a fraudulent treatment center.
  • The scandal began with a college student from northwest China’s Shaanxi Province.

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@NPR: “China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer”


A college student accused China’s largest search engine, Baidu, of misleading him to a fraudulent cancer treatment. He died in April.


China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer : The Two-Way : NPR

China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns – BBC News

  • Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Obesity is more prevalent in boys because they are likely to enjoy more of the family’s resources, the study says
  • China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns
  • The percentage of overweight children has also grown from 0.7% to 16.4% for boys and from 1.5% to nearly 14% for girls, the study said.

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@SciencePorn: “Obesity has rapidly increased in young rural Chinese, a study has warned, because of socioeconomic changes”


Levels of obesity in China’s rural youth have rapidly increased, a study warns, because of socioeconomic changes.


China: Obesity ‘explosion’ in rural youth, study warns – BBC News

Asthma linked to DNA damage

An MIT study finds dust mites don’t just cause allergies — they can also harm DNA.

  • The results suggest that DNA damage may also be an important underlying factor in asthma exacerbation caused by inflammation during infectious diseases such as rhinovirus infection, the researchers say.
  • Allergies induced by dust mites can harm DNA in lung cells.
  • “Our findings show that dust mites can not only induce an immune response, they can also cause direct DNA damage in the lung epithelial cells.

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@MIT: “An MIT study finds dust mites don’t just cause allergies — they can also harm DNA.”


A study from MIT and the National University of Singapore links allergies caused by house dust mites to DNA damage. The findings could help predict asthma patients’ risk for lung tissue damage.


Asthma linked to DNA damage | MIT News

Tony nominations 2016: ‘Hamilton’ shatters record – CNN.com

  • The show eventually won 12 Tony awards, a record.
  • Tony Awards nominations: ‘Hamilton’ shatters record
  • The show, based on the 2007 film, won eight Tony Awards in 2012, including best musical.

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@CNN: “”Hamilton” has been nominated for a record 16 Tony Award nominations”


“Hamilton” went from being the hottest ticket on Broadway to a record-breaking show Tuesday with the announcement that it earned 16 Tony Award nominations.


Tony nominations 2016: ‘Hamilton’ shatters record – CNN.com