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Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsum wins Nobel medicine prize

Similarly, mutations in autophagy genes have been linked with various cancers, with Ohsumi's work prompting current research into developing drugs that can target this mechanism. The 8 million Swedish Kronor which is equivalent to £718,000 will be awarded to the scientists for unraveling the mechanism of autophagy . The Nobel Assembly at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute is getting ready to announce the first of this year's Nobel Prizes: the award in medicine or physiology.

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Ohsumi 'extremely honored' to win medicine Nobel

Scientists had been aware of autophagy since around the 1960s, but knew little about how it worked - until Ohsumi's pioneering experiments with baker's yeast in the 1990s. He is the 25th Japanese to win a Nobel Prize, including individuals who later obtained citizenship of other countries, and he is the fourth to win the medicine prize.

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Hamilton flames out of Malaysian GP; Rosberg finishes third

It was Ricciardo's first victory since the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix, leading a one-two finish with his teenage teammate Max Verstappen. With the finish, Rosberg has also extended the gap over Hamilton from eight to 23 points in the driver standings with just five races remaining.

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Team U.S wins Ryder Cup for first time since 2008

Reed, who had a fantastic three days, defeated Rory McIlroy in an enthralling contest for the first of seven usa wins. US captain Davis Love, the 2012 captain whose team suffered its greatest collapse in Ryder Cup history to fall, and the task force that spent two years revamping the US Cup program saw their effort rewarded.

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Year-old killed in SC school shooting will have superhero funeral

A service to celebrate Jacob's life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oakdale Baptist Church. An uncle, Johnny Bridges, told WSPA-TV that Jacob would be dressed as Batman, his favourite superhero. "No matter what you and you're family go through... always be able to forgive because you're not guaranteed tomorrow, no matter how angry or hurt you are", Hall said.

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Cameras were not rolling during Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery

Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint when five masked men entered her hotel room in Paris on Sunday night (local time). When two of the five armed men made their way into Kardashian's apartment, they reportedly "gagged and bound" her at her hands and feet before holding her at gunpoint and making off with as much as $10 million in jewelry.

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Union leaders praise Corbyn for 'visionary' speech

As was the case before the referendum, European Union nationals can only be removed from the United Kingdom if they are considered to pose a genuine, present and sufficiently serious threat to the public, if they are not lawfully resident or are abusing their free movement rights, the government added.

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Terror, hatred can never succeed: Rahul on attack on BSF camp

Two Pakistani soldiers were also killed in the strikes, sparking tensions between the two nuclear armed countries with India announcing mass evacuation of villages along the LoC fearing retaliation from across the de facto border. Otherwise there would have been civilian casualties. There have been 10 violations of the agreement since September 18, when 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base.

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Annual Core of the Cure event to promote breast cancer awareness

Crossfit 616, located at 2430 Turner Avenue in Grand Rapids, is raising money through their website to provided free mammogram service for people. In addition to the pink seats, a pink hangtag will include a breast cancer fact and information about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday Oct.

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Blue Jays to rely on right-hander Stroman to tame risky Baltimore lineup

Toronto had clinched a second straight playoff spot with Detroit's 1-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves about 30 minutes before the Jays' game in Boston ended. The Mets won four of the teams' seven matchups this season. The Orioles can be expected to keep a higher share of their output in a stadium that does little to suppress home runs, while at the same time increasing their ability to score runs.

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Hillary Clinton got no post-debate bounce in OH, new poll shows

The mayor said that what he'd meant by that statement was that Lewinsky followed a long line of previous affairs and that she'd had to have known the truth of that one and that "she was wrong to attack the victim". Ten percent of survey participants said they will vote for a third-party candidate, a write-in, or "nobody", with 4 percent either undecided or refusing to identify their choice.

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Ryder Cup 2016: United States of America regain title in style to end Europe domination

Spieth now is 0-4 in singles at the Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup. Even as his stomach churned, Love, the captain who absorbed the 2012 loss and the lion's share of the criticism, maintained a calm front, the better to settle his players. For the first time since 2008, and the second time since 2000, America wins the the Ryder Cup on Sunday, beating Europe 17-11. "I just felt coming down the stretch it was a little soft".

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Carolina Panthers report card vs. Atlanta Falcons

Their ideal season ended last December in Atlanta's Georgia Dome, coincidentally. CONCUSSIONS: Quarterbacks Cam Newton and Carson Palmer each left their games in the fourth quarter with concussions. There's plenty of blame to go around though. Bradberry, a second-round rookie out of FCS Samford, should endure fewer mistakes as he adjusts to the speed of the NFL.

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'Barbells for Boobs' at Crossfit to raise breast cancer awareness

More than 2,600 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, joining the more than 240,000 women who also receive a diagnosis. They will be able to enjoy the discount and everyone can feel good knowing that they too are helping in the battle against breast cancer.

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The Nobel Prize for Medicine 2016

When I find an answer to one question, another question comes up. Ohsumi, who is 71 and now serves as professor emeritus at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, called the prize the "greatest source of joy and pride" for a scientist. A researcher says that Nobel medicine prize victor Yoshinori Ohsumi's work "opened the door to a field". He said he hopes science will be regarded as important in its own right, "not something that is developed for practical goal only".

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Clinic uses new technology, easier access to mammograms to fight breast cancer

This event was organized by the Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery and organizers say the point was to raise awareness for not only breast cancer , but all of the options available for breast cancer survivors. "We have four wheelers that are driving around, so if you get exhausted and can't make you can just flag one of them down". While over the past five years, the insurer has paid out almost £72m to over 1000 people with the disease, making it the most claimed-for condition.

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American Sisters Found Dead in Villa in Seychelles

An autopsy has showed two Minnesota sisters both died of acute pulmonary edema , a buildup of fluid in the lungs while on vacation in a hillside villa in a luxury resort in Seychelles , off the coast of Africa . An itinerary found at the hotel indicated the sisters had been touring Africa since 1 September. Family members have now traveled to the island since the U.S.

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EU proposes new Aleppo aid plan, seeks safety guarantees

Aleppo, once Syria's vibrant commercial powerhouse, is now at the heart of a major military campaign by President Bashar al-Assad's fighters and his steadfast ally Moscow. The move came as the Syrian army backed by a Russian air cover has recently made notable gains against the rebels in eastern Aleppo, following a new wide-scale offensive against rebel-held areas in the city.

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Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins Nobel Prize For Cellular Breakdown And Recycling Discoveries

Mutation in autophagy genes can cause disease and the process involved in several conditions cause to cancer and neurological disorder. Autophagy is a process wherein cells engulf damaged cells while replacing them with new and healthy ones to prevent any further damage.

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Hurricane Matthew Bearing Down on Islands, Still a Category 4

Matthew remains a major hurricane and a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale and is still moving north. "Although the official forecast continues to show a track east of Florida, it is still too soon to rule out possible hurricane impacts there", hurricane center forecasters wrote Monday.

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2016: 10 Facts You Should Know About The Disease

The beginning of October also marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month . The level of awareness about breast cancer has risen over the years, following the introduction of the Breast Screening Programme of the Barbados Cancer Society, leading to fewer deaths from the disease.

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Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi wins medicine Nobel

He has been a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology since 2009. The first of this year's Nobel Prizes has been revealed, kicking off with the award for Physiology or Medicine. And there things stood until the 1990s when Ohsumi chose to study the problem in yeast, which are often used in the lab to model the basic processes at work in the cells of higher organisms, including humans.

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Pence will 'quickly dismiss' attacks on Trump during VP debate

Where can I watch the debate? Tune in on Tuesday to see the debate unfold in real time, and to hear what Trump and Clinton's running mates have to say about the issues at stake during this election. [Pence] and his team began preparing for the debate shortly before Labor Day, and each week have devoted an increasing amount of time to the effort.

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Pakistani, Indian troops exchange fire across Line of Control

On Friday, Pakistani cinemas reportedly stopped screening Indian films in "solidarity" with the country's armed forces. The Line of Control divides the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir. Terming "Indian aggression" as a threat to the entire region, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday warned that Pakistan is also capable of executing surgical strikes and will not allow anyone to "cast an evil eye" on it.

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Nate Parker on '60 Minutes' Offered No Apologies for Rape Accusations

It took about eight years to bring "The Birth of a Nation" to fruition, but for writer, director and star Nate Parker, the process actually dated back to his childhood. However, Parker asked Roberts if she saw the 60 Minutes interview where he discussed the case and asserted his innocence, and was adamant that he didn't want to keep discussing it.

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Ministry increases Zika monitoring after microcephaly scare

The countries are Brunei, East Timor, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Thousands of babies have been born with Zika-linked microcephaly, majority in Brazil, since an outbreak began in South America in April 2015.

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Zika-related travel recommendations extended to Southeast Asia

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) said on Thursday people should consider postponing travel to Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), and Vietnam.

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Sensex, NSE rally on easing India-Pakistan tensions, rate-sensitive stocks gain

Indian stocks rose sharply on Monday, with the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex climbing 377 points to close at 28,243.29 and the National Stock Exchange Nifty gaining 126.95 points to end the day at 8,738.10, NDTV reported. USA stocks closed sharply higher on Friday as Deutsche Bank shares rebounded amid a report that the German banking giant was near a settlement with the Justice Department.

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Charlie Strong's job at Texas safe through season, source says

It isn't clear whether or not there is anything Strong can do to save his job before season's end. It was the Longhorns' second consecutive loss of the season. The process to rebuild and change the culture of the Longhorns program has been arduous to say the least. And so in the immediate aftermath of a crushing loss that further endangered Strong's continued employment by Texas, he decided that more substantive changes are necessary.

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Bahrain Eulogizes Peres: 'Man of War, Man of Still Elusive Peace'

Peres' efforts in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and his support for the two-state solution must be upheld and built upon by leaders in Israel and all stakeholders in this conflict". Shimon Peres enjoyed one of the most remarkable political careers in modern world history - not least because it spanned almost seven decades. But while many in the West and within Israel hailed Peres as a peacemaker, Palestinians and those from Arab nations were critical.

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Not guilty plea entered for Indiana woman in 2 kids' deaths

Pasztor is in the Elkhart County Jail and is scheduled to make her first court appearance Monday morning. A message seeking comment was left Monday for Elkhart County's chief public defender. The officer says both children were dead in the back seat of a vehicle. He said Pasztor's attorney may request evaluations to determine if she's competent to stand trial.

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US, Russia fail to revive Syrian truce

A September 9 ceasefire deal between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov aimed at putting Syria's peace process back on track effectively collapsed on Monday when an aid convoy was bombed. In its latest statement, the Russian Defense Ministry repeated both its denial of any involvement in the convoy strike, in which at least 20 aid workers and civilians were killed, and its charge that it has proof that an armed USA drone was in the area at the time.

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Fuel the Fight kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Officers will also be distributing literature and raising money for medical research, according to a statement from the township. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Maryland health officials are recommending that women be screened regularly for breast cancer.

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Thousands walk in pink to defeat breast cancer

All the benefits for the event go to Beebe Tunnel cancer center in Rehoboth Beach. "Over the past 12 months the Primary Health Care Corporation has been working tirelessly to tackle this fact through its Breast and Bowel Screening programme - Screen for Life", Dr Shaikha Abu Shaikha, Manager Cancer Programme Division, PHCC told The Peninsula.

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Kim Kardashian West Robbed At Gunpoint; Thieves Steal $10 Million In Jewelry

USA reality television star Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint at a luxury Paris residence by assailants disguised as police who made off with millions, mainly in jewelry, French authorities and her representative said Monday. They then handcuffed him and forced him to allow them to Kardashian's room. Kim Kardashian attends the Balmain show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on September 29, 2016 in Paris , France.