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Bangladesh could approve GMO Golden Rice in November 2019—after 10-year delay caused by regulation, activism

Ed Regis | 
By [November 15], Bangladesh’s agriculture minister is expected to announce the approval of “golden rice" for sale and use, making ...
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Meet the ‘flavorists’: Food chemists who make plant-based Beyond, Impossible burgers taste like ‘meat’

Laura Reiley | 
Marie Wright dips four long strips of paper, the kind you’d sniff a perfume sample from in Sephora, into bottles ...
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Infographic: No country is prepared for a pandemic, report says

Lena Sun | 
After an Ebola epidemic devastated West Africa in 2014, many countries took steps to boost their preparedness. But even as the risk ...
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‘Unlearning fear’: Why women are twice as likely to experience PTSD

Marlene Cimons | 
[W]omen — both civilians and women from the military — are more than twice as likely as men to suffer ...
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Conquering a fear of flying by ‘retuning’ the brain’s ability to calm itself

Sarah Vander Schaaff | 
Fear of flying, or aviophobia, is an anxiety disorder. About 40 percent of the general population reports some fear of ...
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How fathers’ diets, lifestyle choices could impact their babies’ health

Judith Finlayson | 
[E]merging science indicates that fathers play a more significant role in pregnancy outcomes than previously thought. … Traditionally, the father’s ...
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Can someone be held responsible when donor sperm leads to a genetic disorder?

Ariana Cha | 
After Danielle Rizzo’s first son and then her second were diagnosed with autism, she has struggled with the how and ...
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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine for work on cell’s ability to ‘sense and adapt to oxygen availability’

Carolyn Johnson | 
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday to three physician-scientists from the U.S. and Britain — William ...
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USDA Kansas City relocation halts research on honeybees, organic food and Bayer’s dicamba herbicide

Ben Guarino | 
The relocation of two Agriculture Department agencies out of the District of Columbia has delayed the publication of dozens of ...
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‘Baby biome’: Does a Caesarean section birth alter the gut bacteria of infants?

Previous research has suggested that a lack of exposure to some microbes in early life is implicated in autoimmune diseases ...
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‘We don’t have an answer yet’: Nearly 100 doctors have failed to diagnose man’s mystery illness

Sandra Boodman | 
When [Bob] Schwartz, who battles insomnia, does manage to fall asleep, he wakes up every 90 minutes to urinate copiously ...
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Nature can be toxic: Many common herbal remedies can dangerously interact with medications

Lucy McBride | 
My patients often consider herbal remedies to be free of side effects, but many “natural” products can lead to toxicity ...
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A businessman’s daughter has an ‘ultra-rare’ disease, so he immersed himself in science to find a gene therapy cure

Joanna Broder | 
Simon and Nina Frost had spared no expense, taking Annabel to all the best neurologists around the country. Finally a ...
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Can DNA from Loch Ness help solve 86-year old monster mystery?

Hannah Knowles | 
It was a science story made for the headlines: a monster, more than a thousand years of mystery and maybe, ...
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Viewpoint: If you want your children to have healthier brains, don’t let them play tackle football

Mark Hyman, Robert Cantu | 
If U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams asked for our advice (he hasn’t), we’d recommend that he issue the following statement:  ...
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Meat wars: Cattle industry fears dwindling sales as Impossible, Beyond burger popularity grows

Laura Reiley | 
For decades, veggie burgers were the token offering to vegans at the backyard barbecue, and Tofurky was the Thanksgiving benediction ...
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‘Unconventional’ Nobel laureate Kary Mullis, known for revolutionizing DNA research, has died

Martin Weil | 
Kary Mullis, who shared a Nobel Prize in chemistry for devising a technique vital in DNA research and technology, and ...
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Unproven stem cell treatments gain popularity boost from Max Scherzer, Tiger Woods, other pro athletes

Liz Szabo | 
Stem cells and related therapies, such as platelet injections, have been used for the past decade by top athletes: golfer ...
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Application for pricey gene therapy Zolgensma contained manipulated data, but drug will remain on market, FDA says

Laurie McGinley | 
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday [August 7]  that Novartis submitted manipulated data as part of its application for ...
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Dementia symptoms linked to class of drugs used for wide range of conditions in the elderly, including insomnia, asthma

Judith Graham | 
An estimated 1 in 4 older adults take anticholinergic drugs — a wide-ranging class of medications used to treat allergies, ...
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Once-a-year drug implant could solve one of the biggest obstacles for effective HIV treatments

Lenny Bernstein | 
An early test of a new drug and method of blocking HIV infection suggests they could overcome one of the ...
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Dementia warning signs: Unpaid bills, inappropriate comments, weight changes, reminders for simple tasks

Susan Berger | 
What is attributable to normal aging as opposed to cognitive decline associated with dementia?  It is common to misplace keys ...
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Battling anti-vaccine fears, myths as US measles outbreak rages on

Leah Sun | 
[Blima] Marcus, part of the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, helped form a volunteer group of health-care professionals this year ...
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Bayer trial: Judge may cut $2 billion glyphosate-cancer damages to $250 million

Taylor Telford | 
A California judge will slash a $2 billion judgment against Bayer AG, which had been awarded to a couple who ...
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CRISPR used to cure HIV in mice. Will it lead to new treatments for humans?

Hannah Knowles | 
Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early ...
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‘I’m not me’: Rare depersonalization disorder leaves patients feeling disconnected from their bodies

Nathan Dunne | 
I would stare at my hands and think, “I’m not me.” No matter where I was, in the middle of ...
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US Stem Cell Clinic ordered to halt controversial treatment that blinded 4 patients

William Wan | 
A federal judge issued an order [June 25] barring a Florida-based stem-cell company from performing an unapproved procedure that blinded ...
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There’s little evidence showing diet soda is harmful—so why do experts recommend we avoid it?

Tamar Haspel | 
Low-calorie sweeteners represent just about everything that’s wrong with our diet. They’re mostly synthetic. They play to the human preference ...