Genes found for deadly heart condition

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scientists looked at the genes of people with pulmonary arterial hypertension to find out what was causing the condition Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs. Pulmonary arterial hypertension kills 50% of…

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Saina clinches women’s singles gold in CWG

  Saina Nehwal’s aggression and intensity quite literally wilted P.V. Sindhu as she picked up the women’s singles Commonwealth Games gold medal with exhilarating triumph in the final here today. Saina, who led the head-to-head count 3-1 before today’s match, won 21-18 23-21 in the high-pressure match that lasted an hour. The triumph marked a…

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Mali militants attack in UN disguise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption UN peacekeepers stand guard at a hotel entrance in Bamako, Mali, in 2015. A rocket and car bomb attack on French and UN soldiers in Mali has left one person dead and many others injured. Militants disguised as UN peacekeepers - in distinctive blue helmets and driving a vehicle…

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Rugby players Jackson and Olding to leave

Image copyright PA Image caption Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson were cleared of rape charges after a nine-week trial in Belfast Ulster and Ireland rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have had their contracts terminated. Last month, the players were cleared of rape after a nine-week trial. In a joint statement on Saturday, the…

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Syria warned US still ‘locked and loaded’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the key moments over 12 hours - in two minutesPresident Donald Trump has warned Syria's government the US is "locked and loaded" to strike again if it carries out new chemical attacks. The warning came after the US, UK and France struck three Syrian sites in…

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