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Nature’s Viagra? Seahorse’s future threatened by Chinese sex drug obsession

Sarah Lazarus | 
In Chinese medicine, seahorses are believed to have Viagra-like powers. Hong Kong is the world's largest trading hub for the ...
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Olympian Caster Semenya cleared to compete as a woman without taking testosterone-reducing drugs

Aimee Lewis, Jill Martin | 
Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered the ...
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Human Genome Project pioneer now on a quest to solve chronic fatigue syndrome

Ryan Prior | 
[Ron] Davis, who is 77, leads a lab that invented much of the technology that powered the Human Genome Project. Now ...
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Autism diagnosis for children as young as 14 months could boost treatment potential

Jacqueline Howard | 
When screening for autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests that children can be reliably diagnosed with autism at an ...
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Newly identified type of dementia could be ‘more common than Alzheimer’s’

Michael Nedelman | 
Doctors have newly outlined a type of dementia that could be more common than Alzheimer's among the oldest adults, according ...
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‘Ancient lion’: Meet the largest carnivore we’ve ever discovered

Ashley Strickland | 
Twenty-three million years ago, a giant carnivore larger than any modern-day lion or polar bear stalked sub-Saharan Africa, according to ...
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Genetic genealogy leads to arrest in 1972 Washington killing

Eric Levenson, Natasha Chen | 
Thanks to the same DNA technology that caught the Golden State Killer suspect, authorities in Washington state arrested a 77-year-old ...
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Philippines cave yields mysterious new human ancestor: Homo luzonensis

Ashley Strickland | 
Ancient bones and teeth found in Callao Cave in the Philippines have led to the discovery of a previously unknown ...
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‘Impossible Whopper’: Burger King plans roll out of plant-based GMO burger

Danielle Wiener-Bronner | 
Burger King has a plan to bring in new customers and encourage existing ones to buy more often: Vegetarian Whoppers ...
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Presidential candidate John Hickenlooper can’t remember people by their appearance. How he copes with ‘face blindness’

Dan Merica | 
John Hickenlooper knows he knows you from somewhere. The former Colorado governor now running for president just doesn't know if ...
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Combined immunotherapy strategy could revolutionize kidney cancer treatment

Jacqueline Howard | 
The way doctors typically approach kidney cancer treatment could be evolving. Two separate studies published [February 16] in the New ...
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Biodiversity declines threaten world food production, warns United Nations

James Griffiths | 
A drop in global biodiversity is putting our ability to produce food at risk, a new United Nations report warns ...
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Should all women get BRCA genetic testing as part of ‘routine medical care’? Key panel says ‘no’

Susan Scutti | 
Primary care providers should screen women for personal, family and/or ethnic history of breast, ovarian, tubal or peritoneal cancer to ...
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Fertility doctor suspected of fathering 200 children will have DNA tested, court rules

Rob Picheta | 
A fertility doctor suspected to have fathered scores of people by secretly swapping donors' sperm for his own will have ...
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Cancer-linked obesity soaring among millennials in the United States

Sandee LaMotte | 
Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ...
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How climate change could skew the gender ratio

Susan Scutti | 
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, ...
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Fossils fill ‘missing link’ gap between early humans and predecessors

Rob Picheta | 
Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious ...
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DNA test spurs arrest of nurse accused of impregnating vegetative patient

Jason Hanna, Keith Allen | 
A 36-year-old nurse has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who unexpectedly gave birth ...
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Cancer death rate in the US has dropped 27% over 25 years

Jacqueline Howard | 
The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States seems to have dropped steadily for 25 years, a ...
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How air pollution could increase risk of autism

Susan Scutti | 
Prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, a new study finds ...
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Controversial Chinese scientist defends gene-edited babies: ‘I feel proud’

Helen Regan, Oscar Holland, Serenitie Wang | 
The Chinese scientist who sparked an international outcry after alleging to have helped create the world's first genetically edited babies, ...
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Countering severe peanut allergies through oral immunotherapy

Susan Scutti | 
Mom Monica Glover said the family discovered Ellis' peanut allergy when she was about 3. … Glover seized the opportunity ...
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Robots helping Chinese parents raise kids. Is that a good thing?

Serenitie Wang | 
At kindergarten, three-year-old Seven Kong has his schoolmates to play with, but at home his best friend is a kidney-shaped, ...
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Cancer will be the ‘single biggest barrier to increasing our life expectancy,’ report says

Jen Christensen | 
The number of people around the world who have cancer is "rapidly growing," with 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 ...
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Improved DNA testing identifies 9/11 victim 17 years after attack

Faith Karimi | 
The remains of a man killed during the Sept. 11 terror attack in New York have been identified 17 years ...
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Man whose rare blood type saved millions of babies retires from donating after 60 years

Doug Criss | 
James Harrison, known as the "Man With the Golden Arm," has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. After ...
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Viewpoint: Republicans signal support for Obama-era global agricultural aid bill that could usher in higher tech African Green Revolution

Tewodaj Mogues | 
The Global Food Security Act, an Obama-era piece of legislation that marshals foreign aid to speed up agricultural growth and reduce ...
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Scientists find ‘glimmer of hope’ in early HIV vaccine trial

Jen Christensen | 
There may be a glimmer of hope in the fight to protect people from HIV-1, the most widespread type of ...
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