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Bodybuilder’s death offers warning about genetics and rising use of protein supplements

Josh Elliott | 
The death of an Australian bodybuilder with a rare genetic disorder should serve as a cautionary tale for those who ...
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Smoking one pack of cigarettes each day can cause 150 DNA mutations in single year

Smoking a pack of cigarettes a day causes an average of 150 mutations a year in lung cells, according to ...

Status of gene patents in Canada still uncertain despite recent legal battles

Sheryl Ubelacker | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. One of the most ...

Scientists grow lung cells from patients in lab to test drugs

Researchers have produced lung cells in the lab using stem cells grown from the skin of patients with cystic fibrosis ...

Genetic testing for nutrition – it’s finally here

Cara Rosenbloom | 
After Nutrigenomix testing, patients will no longer be given generic advice such as “cut back on salt.” Instead, they will ...

Old drug could have new use as cancer stem cell killer

An old drug once routinely used as a treatment for schizophrenia appears to have a hidden talent, Canadian researchers have ...

Grower develops GMO apple that won’t turn brown

An Okanagan orchardist is trying to get the OK for a genetically modified apple that won't turn brown, but his ...
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