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26 Comebacks to, 'Are You Sure You're Allowed to Eat That?' for People With Diabetes

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:11

If someone questions if you're "allowed" to eat something because of your illness, you might want to respond with one of these comebacks.


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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:07

When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response. "Actually, I've been a little disappointed over the last 10 or 15 years," Aldrin told Trump on Friday. With the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing being celebrated this week, Trump brought into the Oval Office the surviving astronauts from that mission, Aldrin and Michael Collins, and relatives of the late Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.


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Sotheby's to auction Apollo 11 moon landing tapes

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:00

Sotheby’s is planning to auction off an out-of-this-world collection on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing — but owning a piece of space history comes at a hefty price.


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A bad year for right whales: 2 more found dead off Canada

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:26

The Canadian government says two more rare North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the country's waters, worsening a disastrous year for the marine mammals. Fisheries and Oceans Canada says the causes of the animals' deaths aren't yet known. The other whale was first seen off Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and was identified Friday.


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Software Provider Medallia’s Trading Debut Ranks Among Year’s Best

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:58

(Bloomberg) -- Medallia Inc. ended its first day as a public company with one of the year’s 10 best trading debuts after its $325.5 million initial public offering.Shares of the enterprise software provider, which rose as much as 88% Friday, closed up 76% to $37.05. That gave it the eighth-best first-day performance out of 105 IPOs in the U.S. this year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.The company and some of its investors sold 15.5 million shares on Thursday for $21 each after marketing 14.5 million of them for $16 to $18. The listing values the company at about $4.5 billion, based on the additional stock sold and the number of shares outstanding, as listed in regulatory filings.Beyond Meat Inc. had the year’s best U.S. trading debut after its $276 million IPO in May. The meat-substitute producer soared 163% on first day and is now up 581% from its offer price, also the best in the U.S. this year.Medallia Chief Executive Officer Leslie Stretch said he was pleased with the company’s debut, as well as its progress toward profitability.“We need to invest in sales and marketing -- go to market -- and we’re doing that aggressively,” Stretch said in an interview. “We’re going to continue with our trajectory.”The San Francisco-based company’s net loss for the quarter ending April 30 was $2.6 million on revenue of $94 million, it said in the filings. That compared with a net loss of $28 million on revenue of $71 million for the same period last year.The offering was led by Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. The shares are trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MDLA.(Updates with closing share price in second paragraph)To contact the reporter on this story: Michael Hytha in San Francisco at mhytha@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Liana Baker at lbaker75@bloomberg.net, Michael Hytha, Matthew MonksFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.


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Trump takes shots at NASA administrator during photo op celebrating Apollo moon landing

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:57

During an Oval Office photo op to commemorate Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, President Trump dug at NASA chief Jim Bridenstine.


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Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:49

The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.


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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:48

When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response. "Actually, I've been a little disappointed over the last 10 or 15 years," Aldrin told Trump on Friday. With the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing being celebrated this week, Trump brought into the Oval Office the surviving astronauts from that mission, Aldrin and Michael Collins, and relatives of the late Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.


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Sanders supports protesters as telescope standoff continues

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:47

Hundreds of protesters trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope on land some consider sacred continue to gather at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Friday, as Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed his support for the demonstration. Protest leader Kaho'okahi Kanuha said protesters have been bracing for law enforcement to show up in force ever since Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation Wednesday giving authorities more control over access to the Big Island mountain. Bernie Sanders tweeted his endorsement.


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Trump pits Apollo 11 astronauts against NASA chief

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:41

President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to Mars without returning to the Moon. It is a theme he had touched upon earlier this month in a tweet, and this time drew on the support of the two former astronauts, who are taking part in celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of their mission, to make his case to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. "To get to Mars, you have to land on the Moon, they say," said Trump, without looking convinced.


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Pocket-sized shark squirts clouds of light from pockets

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:38

A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York have named the species the American pocket shark, or Mollisquama (mah-lihs-KWAH-muh) mississippiensis (MISS-ih-sip-ee-EHN-sis). It's only the third out of more than 500 known shark species that may squirt luminous liquid, said R. Dean Grubbs, a Florida State University scientist who was not involved in the research.


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A Brief History of Conspiracy Theories About the Moon Landing

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:13

OK, yeah, the moon is weird, but that doesn't mean the moon landing wasn't real


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6 Tips for Drinking Alcohol When You Have Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:12

These tips can help keep you safe while drinking alcohol if you have allergies and anaphylaxis.


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5 Foods That Help Psoriatic Arthritis

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:02

Plus, three meals that can help tamp inflammation from psoriatic arthritis.


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The Moon Landing: 50 Years Later, Hollywood Remembers That Small Step & The Giant Leap

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:00

A half a century ago tomorrow, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon with a pledge that they “came in peace for all mankind.” As seemingly all of the human race watched, six hours after the Eagle had landed, Neil Armstrong took that remarkable “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” and became […]


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On 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing, here's why 'moon truthers' still exist

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:29

It's been 50 years since Apollo 11 landed on the moon — but a small number of people still believe it never happened. Yahoo Lifestyle talks to one of them about why he's so passionate to prove it was a hoax.


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Midatech Pharma News: MTP Stock Rockets on Diabetes Vaccine Results

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:24

Midatech Pharma (NASDAQ:MTP) is on a sweet spot this Friday as the business lifted the veil on its most recent clinical trial, yielding results that were commendable.Source: Shutterstock The United Kingdom-based biopharmaceutical organization said it brought in "positive" results after the first in-human study of its diabetes vaccine. The substance in questions is its MTX102 immuno-tolerising candidate that may have the potential of helping the lives of those who suffer from Type 1 diabetes.Midatech's early success in this matter propelled the brand's trading volume forward as 2.9 million shares exchanged hands, which is many times higher than its full-day average of about 88,000 shares. The company conducted the study by bringing forth five Type 1 diabetes patients in the phase 1 study-this study was designed to determine the safety of MTX102.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips"MTX102 was well tolerated, with asymptomatic local injection site reactions being the only drug-related finding, and no serious adverse events were reported," the company wrote.MTP stock is up about 30.8% during regular trading hours today following this news, lifting the share price to $1.70 per share after starting the day with a price of $1.30 per share. Midatech now has a market cap of roughly $32.46 million.However, the MTP per-share price is still far from its 2019 peak of $7.90 that it experienced back in February 27. More From InvestorPlace * 10 Tech Stocks That Are Still Worth Your Time (And Money) * 7 Stocks Top Investors Are Buying Now * 9 Retail Stocks Goldman Sachs Says Are Ready to Rip * 10 Stocks to Sell for an Economic Slowdown The post Midatech Pharma News: MTP Stock Rockets on Diabetes Vaccine Results appeared first on InvestorPlace.


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What Doctors Missed by Describing My Endometriosis Pain as 'Normal'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:08

A woman explains how she's finding her "new normal" with endometriosis after years of being told her pain was "normal."


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'World in my window': Apollo went to Moon so we could see Earth

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:29

On their journey to the Moon, the Apollo 11 crew had to rotate their spaceship so that one side didn't "barbecue" in the Sun while the other froze -- meaning they couldn't see their destination until they were almost upon it. "When we rolled out and looked at (the Moon), oh, it was an awesome sphere," the 88-year-old told an audience at the George Washington University Thursday night, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing on July 20.


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Is Psoriasis Contagious? What Dermatologists Have to Say

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:10

Hint: You're definitely not going to "catch" it.


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