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Two new genetic mutations linked to Alzheimer’s

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New research moves us closer to understanding the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, as scientists find two new genes that ...
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Working late-night shifts may wreck your body’s ability to repair its DNA

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Working at night has been associated with a wide range of negative health effects, including cognitive impairment, metabolic disorders, and breast cancer...Now, new ...
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Epileptic seizures could be reduced by boosting micro-gene

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[Epileptic] seizures can have genetic causes or can be triggered by different kinds of neural injury. All brains are prone ...
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Heart defects in babies with cleft lip and palate linked to gene defect

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that approximately 2,650 babies are born with a cleft palate every ...
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Pituitary problems decrease production of oxytocin, reduces empathy

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Oxytocin is a hormone...[that] has earned the nickname "the love hormone" because we secrete it when we form bonds with our ...

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