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Anti-aging pill for women? Neutraceutical in development shows significant promise in improving muscle health

Anti-aging pill for women? Neutraceutical in development shows significant promise in improving muscle health

A small clinical trial of postmenopausal women with prediabetes shows that the compound NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide) improved the ability of ...
Climate conundrum: Weather changes causing more diseases in livestock that lead to methane release and higher temperatures

Climate conundrum: Weather changes causing more diseases in livestock that lead to methane release and higher temperatures

Climate change is affecting the spread and severity of infectious diseases around the world — and infectious diseases may in ...
Do GMOs 'contaminate' our food? Survey probes consumer views of biotech crops

Do GMOs ‘contaminate’ our food? Survey probes consumer views of biotech crops

Is a non-browning apple less “natural” than non-fat milk? In one case, people have injected something into apple DNA to ...
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Permanent cure? CRISPR combined with deactivated virus could solve ‘short-lived fix’ problem

Julia Strait | 
Gene therapy has shown promise in treating inherited genetic diseases, but a major issue that has frustrated scientists remains: Replacing ...
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Breathe easy moms: Baby formula made from cow’s milk does not cause diabetes

Kristina Sauerwein | 
A 15-year global study of children genetically predisposed to developing Type 1 diabetes found that drinking formula made with cow’s ...
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