Pro fighters monitored to shed light on early signs of trauma-induced brain damage

Pro fighters monitored to shed light on early signs of trauma-induced brain damage

Researchers have enrolled close to 700 mixed martial arts fighters and boxers, both active and retired, in the past six years ...
Having trouble conceiving? A new genetic test might help

Having trouble conceiving? A new genetic test might help

More than 50 doctors have already ordered [the Fertilome test] for hundreds of women seeking scientific guidance on questions such as whether ...
Billionaire doctor's Cancer MoonShot 2020 appears more hype than reality

Billionaire doctor’s Cancer MoonShot 2020 appears more hype than reality

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong vowed [to vanquish cancer] when he launched his audacious “Cancer MoonShot 2020” a year ago...The supremely self-confident billionaire ...
More athletes relying on genetic testing to tailor workouts despite meager scientific evidence

More athletes relying on genetic testing to tailor workouts despite meager scientific evidence

Genetic analysis companies are forging alliances with personal trainers, chiropractors, and coaches around the world to market genomics tests that ...

Federal investigation throws doubt on Luminosity’s supposed IQ benefits

The brain-training giant Lumosity is recalibrating its strategy and facing new challenges as it reels from a federal crackdown on bold ...
Athletes avoiding genetic test for concussion risks despite potential benefits

Athletes avoiding genetic test for concussion risks despite potential benefits

[The new APOE test is] an easy genetic test that promises to identify which young athletes are likely to suffer the most ...

Do commercial interests detract from important issues in medical research?

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