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More than 50 environmental chemicals found in pregnant women and their newborns

More than 50 environmental chemicals found in pregnant women and their newborns

Live Science | 
Researchers have detected more than 50 new environmental chemicals lurking in people's bodies, the vast majority of which are little ...
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Neural stem cell transplants show promise for treating stroke, Parkinson’s, spinal injuries

The Scientist | 
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease is a genetic malady that leaves neurons without their myelin coating. This deficit has devastating consequences for the ...

Expanded screening recommended for BRCA breast cancer gene. Federal panel stops short of suggesting all women should be tested.

The Scientist | 
On [August 20], the US Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of federally appointed independent experts that makes recommendations about ...
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Unapproved stem cell treatments draw FDA investigation following bacterial infections

The Scientist | 
This year [2018], 12 people have been hospitalized with bacterial infections after being treated with stem cell products derived from ...
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Neonicotinoids may reduce sperm count, lifespan in male honeybees

The Scientist | 
Exposure to neonicotinoids. . . reduced the percentage of viable sperm in male honeybees (drones) and also shortened the insects’ ...

Sleep vital for learning, memory and healthy heart-rate

The Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Sleep is known to ...
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The “right time” to have children

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Are older parents trading the financial security of age for increased risk of disorders like Down syndrome, multiple or premature ...
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