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News Russia Health: Russian ‘CRISPR-baby’ scientist has started editing genes in human eggs with goal of altering deaf gene

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Russian ‘CRISPR-baby’ scientist has started editing genes in human eggs with goal of altering deaf gene
News source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03018-0?sf221732852=1

Denis Rebrikov also told Nature that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval. Denis Rebrikov also told Nature that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval.

News Russia Health: Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia
News source: https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/466574-scrap-house-defense-authorization-provision-benefitting-russia

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill When the House of Representatives passed its version of the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, House Speaker ...

News Russia Health: Dam at Russian Gold Mine Collapses, Killing 15

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Dam at Russian Gold Mine Collapses, Killing 15
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/19/world/europe/russia-dam-gold-mine-collapse.html

The Emergencies Ministry also said seven people were unaccounted for, Russian news reports said. The regional health ministry said 16 people were injured. The collapse during heavy rain occurred ...

News Russia Health: Russia Could Take the Lead on Human Gene Editing

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Russia Could Take the Lead on Human Gene Editing
News source: https://singularityhub.com/2019/10/07/can-we-reach-a-global-consensus-on-human-gene-editing/

Bloomberg reports that a secret meeting of top Russian geneticists and health officials was convened over the summer to discuss the proposals. And the meeting had a significant guest: Maria Vorontsova ...

News Russia Health: Russian beauty queen ex-wife of former Agong sold engagement ring to pay baby’s hospital bills: report

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Russian beauty queen ex-wife of former Agong sold engagement ring to pay baby’s hospital bills: report
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/russian-beauty-queen-ex-wife-035553412.html

Gossipmongers and people who would like to forget that it’s only Wednesday, have we got news for you! Well, we are calling it news, but it is more aptly described as another installment of the she said/sources say/she posted/she said again saga of the former Agong, Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, and

News Russia Health: NRA Leaders, Business Motives Drove 2015 Trip to Russia

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
NRA Leaders, Business Motives Drove 2015 Trip to Russia
News source: https://www.thetrace.org/2019/09/nra-leaders-business-motives-drove-2015-trip-to-russia/

Torshin was deputy governor of Russia’s central bank. While the Times story suggested that Cors withdrew from the trip based on those concerns, an email he wrote to Torshin attributes the change in ...

News Russia Health: RaySearch Expands to a New Major Market With Distribution Agreement for Russia

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
RaySearch Expands to a New Major Market With Distribution Agreement for Russia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/raysearch-expands-major-market-distribution-081800075.html

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RaySearch has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with the healthcare industry distribution company Medeqi in Russia. The comprehensive collaboration provides full responsibility for marketing, sales and service of the treatment planning system RayStation

News Russia Health: Russian minster: West out of step, can’t accept its decline

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russian minster: West out of step, can’t accept its decline
News source: https://www.wtnh.com/news/russian-minster-west-out-of-step-cant-accept-its-decline/

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister took aim at the West on Friday, saying its philosophies are out of step with the times and that it is struggling to accept what he called its diminishing dominance in world affairs. In his speech before the U.N. General Assembly, Sergei Lavrov blamed the countries that declared […]

News Russia Health: U.S. joins 19 nations, including Saudi Arabia and Russia: ‘There is no international right to an abortion’

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
U.S. joins 19 nations, including Saudi Arabia and Russia: ‘There is no international right to an abortion’
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2019/09/24/us-joins-nations-including-saudi-arabia-russia-there-is-no-international-right-an-abortion/

“We remain gravely concerned that aggressive efforts to reinterpret international instruments to create a new international right to abortion ... have advanced through some United Nations fora,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a letter circulated in advance of the gathering.

News Russia Health: Bullock: I would not have endorsed health care for undocumented immigrants on debate stage

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Bullock: I would not have endorsed health care for undocumented immigrants on debate stage
News source: https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/454043-bullock-i-would-not-have-endorsed-health-care-for-undocumented

“I don’t believe in open borders [but] I don’t believe we have to build a wall,” he added, saying that guaranteeing health care for undocumented immigrants would mean “multiples of ...

News Russia Health: Schiff: Intelligence agencies focused on Russian interference 'even if the president isn't'

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
Schiff: Intelligence agencies focused on Russian interference 'even if the president isn't'
News source: https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/448789-schiff-intelligence-agencies-focused-on-russian-interference-even

reacted Sunday to a New York Times report on U.S. intelligence agencies’ efforts against Russian election meddling that drew President Trump Donald John Trump Trump defends Stephanopolous ...

News Russia Health: Cyber Command steps up Russian grid intrusions

Published on: Monday 17 June 2019
Cyber Command steps up Russian grid intrusions
News source: https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-cybersecurity/2019/06/17/cyber-command-steps-up-russian-grid-intrusions-656219

The reports cover federal benefits applications and a database storing Americans’ health data. — A former Cyber Command ... Obama “authorized planting cyberweapons in Russia’s infrastructure, the ...

News Russia Health: 307 Politics: Notes on opportunity, Barrasso pushes for sanctions on Russia, and other news

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
307 Politics: Notes on opportunity, Barrasso pushes for sanctions on Russia, and other news
News source: https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/politics-notes-on-opportunity-barrasso-pushes-for-sanctions-on-russia/article_79438a11-9842-5a58-929b-fff811d80b73.html

In Riverton last week, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Committee on Labor, Health and Social Services met to discuss, among other issues, a shortage of certified nursing assistants in communities across

News Russia Health: Russian health care workers protest over wages and staffing

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
Russian health care workers protest over wages and staffing
News source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/31/heal-m31.html

Emergency health care workers in the Penza oblast, Russia, several hundred kilometers southeast of Moscow, staged a work-to-rule strike in late May over wages and working conditions. The labor action ...

News Russia Health: The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/politics/the-latest-schiff-opens-hearing-on-russia-trump-campaign/

Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local ... Auditors with the Health and Human Services ...

News Russia Health: Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/russian-newspapers-show-solidarity-detained-journalist-63600227

Yevgeny Bryun of the Russian health ministry said on state television on Sunday that lab tests of Golunov's urine did not find any traces of drugs. The circumstances of the journalist's arrest ...

News Russia Health: Russian Biologist Plans More CRISPR-Edited Babies

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Russian Biologist Plans More CRISPR-Edited Babies
News source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/russian-biologist-plans-more-crispr-edited-babies/

And Russia’s regulations on assisted reproduction do not explicitly refer to gene editing, according to a 2017 analysis of such regulations in a range of countries. (The law in China is also ambiguous ...

News Russia Health: Russian tycoon wins control of Spain's DIA as financing deadline looms

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
Russian tycoon wins control of Spain's DIA as financing deadline looms
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/russian-tycoon-wins-control-spains-dia-financing-deadline-163636196--sector.html

Russian tycoon Mikhail Fridman's investment fund LetterOne (L1)has won control of Spanish retailer DIA but has not yet secured support from all of the loss-making group's creditors with three days to go before a financing deadline.