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

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

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

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

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 ...