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29-Year-Old Desperately Seeks Third Liver Transplant To Combat Potentially Fatal Condition

A 29-year-old is seeking her third liver transplant in five years after her body attacked the previous ones.  Alexandra Keel suffers from a rare condition called Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, which causes liver failure.  It turns her skin yellow with jaundice, makes her uncontrollably itchy, causes her to vomit and has made her lose nearly three stone. …

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‘Harry Potter’ Fans Can Enjoy Christmas Dinner In Hogwarts’ Great Hall

Brace yourselves ‘Harry Potter’ fans, Hogwarts is opening its doors again this Christmas.  For the second year Warner Bros Studio Tour London is offering muggles the chance to eat a special festive feast in the Great Hall. The set will be fully decorated for Christmas, with candles and baubles galore.  This year’s Christmas experience is on for two days…

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Smokers With A Newly Discovered Genetic Marker Are More Likely To Get Lung Cancer

Smokers with particular genetic markers may have higher nicotine metabolisms, increasing how much they smoke and, consequently, the risk of lung cancer. Scientists in Hawaii identified differences in the CYP2A6 gene that are linked to a high rate of nicotine metabolism. People with higher nicotine metabolisms are more likely to smoke more cigarettes and/or inhale…

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