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White House proposes FDA transfer its crop and animal oversight responsibilities to USDA

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The Trump administration has proposed a fundamental change to the mission of the Food and Drug Administration, one that would ...
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Even moderate drinking may damage your brain and memory function

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While it’s widely accepted that drinking too much is bad for you, conventional wisdom...says that alcohol can be consumed in ...
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Fighting malaria: West African village could be world’s first release of gene-drive mosquito — if residents allow it

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This small village of [Bana] in West Africa might seem the least likely place for an experiment at the frontier ...
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Could women with mitochondrial diseases prevent passing them onto their children?

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A technique that could allow women with mitochondrial diseases to have healthy children showed promise in a group of four ...
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Blood transfusions from young people unlikely to have much-hyped anti-aging effects

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The author of a study published [Nov. 22] cautioned against the idea that transfusions of “young” blood can reverse the ...
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Nantucket could employ GM mice to fight Lyme disease

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Nantucket boasts some of ...

What could scientists do with synthetic human genome?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The recent closed-door meeting about ...
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Do medical schools need to reevaluate how they teach race?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Medical students looking to ...

Ancient skeleton discovered with oldest prosthetic foot to date

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A medieval skeleton found ...
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Twins point to genetic component of cancer risk

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A study of over ...