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Leukemia defense: Y-chromosome offers ‘extra layer of protection’

Independent | 
Scientists have discovered the first example of a gene that is only found in one sex and provides protection against ...
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Double mastectomy improves prospects for patients with BRCA1 mutation but not BRCA2, study finds

Independent | 
Women with a mutant gene that increases their risk of breast cancer can increase their life expectancy with a radical ...
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Lab-grown human eggs may offer hope for the infertile

Independent | 
In a landmark development, scientists have been able to replicate the process where egg cells mature in the ovaries outside ...