Japan scientists to use “reprogrammed” stem cells to fight Parkinson’s

 Japanese scientists said on Monday they will start clinical trials next month on a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, transplanting “reprogrammed” stem cells into brains, seeking a breakthrough in treating the neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s is caused by a lack of dopamine made by brain cells and researchers have long hoped to use stem cells to restore
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The third coordination meeting between the Armed Police Force, Nepal and Sashastra Seema Bal, India has decided to put in place further measures for enhancing coordination and cooperation between the two border security forces. The meeting which concluded today in New Delhi reviewed security scenario along the Nepal-India border. Both sides agreed to hold routine
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TORONTO – At least four people were killed in a shooting in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton and one person was taken into custody, police said on Friday. Police in Fredericton, a city of about 56,000 that is the capital of the province of New Brunswick, said in a post on Twitter the incident was
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When Kedar Rai left his home in Silichung Rural Municipality, Sankhuwasabha for a factory job in South Korea in 2011, he had hoped that he would earn enough to start his own business before coming back. He returned home last year, his life goal still a far cry. While Rai did earn a decent salary working at a
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BEIJING, Aug 8 (AFP) – China’s trade surplus with the United States eased in July, when President Donald Trump imposed stiff tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods in a showdown between the world’s two biggest economies. The figures on Wednesday come as the two exchange threats of further measures, which have fuelled
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Labour Ministry sends letter to Malaysian Minister M Kulasegaran to explore ways to take workers in a hassle-free manner The government has formally invited a Malaysiangovernment representative to discuss the crisis resulting from Nepal’s halting worker departures for Malaysia. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has sent a letter inviting Malaysian Minister of Human Resources M Kulasegaranto explore ways out of the logjam. According to a Labour Ministry official, the invite was sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a few days ago. “The Foreign Ministry will forward the letter to the Malaysian government,” the official said. Departures of Nepali workers have been halted for over two months after the Nepal government closed down various agencies that fleeced them in the
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-Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is embarking on a five-day official visit to China on June 19 as Beijing looks to deepening ties with Nepal with deals under its flagship Belt and Road Initiative. PM Oli, for the first time, is going to discuss projects under the BRI after Nepal became a part of it
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to China at the invitation of Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, from June 19. As per the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister will be accompanied by his spouse, Radhika Shakya. The entourage of the Prime Minister
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One of the largest destinations for Nepali migrant workers, Qatar, has begun preparations to put in place a ‘one-door mechanism’ for hiring workers from eight countries, including Nepal. Such a mechanism will be implemented in the next six months, according to Qatar’s Ambassador to Nepal Yousuf Bin Mohammed Al-Hail. The Gulf nation plans to open
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The legislature has chosen that the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation will be sorted out in Kathmandu. A gathering of the Cabinet hung on Sunday at Singha Durbar chose to propose August 30-31 or September 6-7 for the summit to part states. As indicated by Minister
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