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Stem cell transplants show promise as possible AIDS cure

[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

[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

[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

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.

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

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

Renowned Harvard University geneticist David Sinclair recently made a startling assertion: Scientific data shows he has knocked more than two ...
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‘Trojan horse’ ‘TV’ drug shows potential to fight 6 different cancers

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

A new study has revealed that women have a more youthful brain compared to similar aged male counterparts when it ...
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Your genes may affect how much you exercise and sleep

Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving is determined in part by our genes, University of Oxford researchers have shown. In ...