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World Cup player gets stem cell therapy despite lack of evidence it works

Kristina Fiore | 
Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria's hamstring injury prevented him from playing in the World Cup final against Germany on Sunday, ...

Gene modification of adult cells offers more hope for Type 1 diabetes than stem cells

Salynn Boyles | 
By deleting a single gene in human gut endocrine progenitor and serotonin-producing cells, researchers reported that they were able convert ...

Genotyping not better than symptoms for picking stroke medication

Todd Neale | 
Using a patient's genotype to guide the initial dosing of warfarin or its analogues does not appear to be better ...

Mutations in gene causes metabolic syndrome in Iranian families

Crystal Phend | 
Genetic mutations causing an inherited form of the metabolic syndrome have been found, with implications for drug development across diabetes, ...

Whole-genome sequencing detects outbreaks faster

Cole Petrochko | 
Bench-top whole-genome sequencing platforms provided accurate detection of gram-negative bacteria at speeds faster than traditional identification, researchers found. Whole-gene sequencing ...
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