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Stem cell transplants show promise as possible AIDS cure

Hidaya Aliouche | 
[A study] demonstrated a successful stem cell transplantation from donors harboring an HIV-resistant gene. Blood taken from the patient revealed ...
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Our Neanderthal DNA might explain who gets sickest from COVID-19

Ananya Mandal | 
[A] small fragment of the genetic code that has been inherited by modern humans from Neanderthals could carry the secret ...
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‘More versatile and less error prone’ SATI gene editing could eventually replace CRISPR

Liji Thomas | 
[S]cientists at the Salk Institute have developed a potential game changer in this field – a new gene editor called ...
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Your own fruit fly ‘avatars’ could boost precision medicine treatments

Sally Robertson | 
Personalized cancer medicine involves looking at an individual’s genome and cancer growth to help find more effective ways of screening ...
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Will two daily cups of coffee help you live longer? This study says so.

Ananya Mandal | 
There have been studies saying coffee drinking increases longevity and general health and also studies to the contrary. Now, the ...
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Better understanding of how genes work together could be key to personalized medicine

James Ives | 
Tens of thousands of people have had their genomes sequenced yet it remains a major challenge to infer future health ...
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Viewpoint: There’s reason to be skeptical of ‘fountain of youth’ pills

James Ives | 
Renowned Harvard University geneticist David Sinclair recently made a startling assertion: Scientific data shows he has knocked more than two ...

‘Trojan horse’ ‘TV’ drug shows potential to fight 6 different cancers

James Ives | 
A brand new type of cancer drug that acts as a 'Trojan horse' to get inside tumor cells has shown ...
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Women have ‘younger’ brains than similarly aged men

Ananya Mandal | 
A new study has revealed that women have a more youthful brain compared to similar aged male counterparts when it ...

Your genes may affect how much you exercise and sleep

James Ives | 
Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving is determined in part by our genes, University of Oxford researchers have shown. In ...
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Women with breast, ovarian cancer are rarely tested for BRCA mutations

A new study conducted by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, states that among nearly 4 million women in ...

Mutation identified that contributes to Lou Gehrig’s disease and possibly Alzheimer’s

A team led by scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Mayo Clinic has identified a basic biological mechanism ...

Genetics of tongue twisting: Why some people do it while others can’t

Afsaneh Khetrapal | 
The term tongue twisting comprises rolling, folding, rotating, adjusting, and turning of the tongue...All aspects of a person are in ...

Sore shoulder, rotator cuff disease may be a genetic trait

Rotator cuff disease is a common disorder that affects 30 to 50 percent of people over the age of 50 ...
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Identical twin studies show acne mostly genetic, and linked to prostate and breast cancer

Liji Thomas | 
Acne is the most common of all skin conditions. It affects people across several age groups, from adolescence to middle ...

Massive, landmark project sets to identify genetic risk of coronary disease in young people

The Genetics and Vascular Health Check study (GENVASC) aims to determine whether the addition of genetic information can better improve ...

Are migraines genetic?

Nick Furlotte | 
There's a big debate right now in the migraine community around the underlying cause of the disease. The question is ...

CRISPR gene editing may help treat sickle cell disease

An international team of scientists led by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has found a way to use ...

Prenatal genetic testing not appropriate choice for all

A clinical trial led by UC San Francisco has found that when pregnant women are educated about their choices on ...