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Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »

‘To come close to death… you become more aware of just how precious your time is’ – Brian Kennedy is now cancer-free

Brian Kennedy on Cutting Edge, RTE One Brian Kennedy working out Photo: Damien Eagers Brian Kennedy was diagnosed last year. Photo: Dave Meehan Brian Kennedy Brian Kennedy ‘To come close to death… you become more aware of just how precious your time is’ – Brian Kennedy is now cancer-free Independent.ie Brian Kennedy was well aware… Read More »

Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

(Reuters) – Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment. The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January… Read More »