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Is it safe to use growth hormones to treat unusually short children? Here are the pros and cons

Is it safe to use growth hormones to treat unusually short children? Here are the pros and cons

New York Times | 
Experts estimate that 60 percent to 80 percent of children who are short for their age do not have a ...
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Do you get dizzy when standing up? Here’s why

New York Times | 
A significant number of falls and fractures, particularly among the elderly, are likely to result from orthostatic hypotension — literally, ...
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‘Looks can be deceiving’: People with anorexia don’t always look scrawny or malnourished

New York Times | 
[A]dolescents and young adults with disordered eating habits or outright eating disorders often go unrecognized by both parents and physicians ...
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Podcast: CRISPR advances, HIV cures and a perfect predator for superbugs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Exploring the latest advances in medical biotechnology including CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting viruses and a cure for HIV. Plus reflections ...
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Viewpoint: Why consumers should reconsider ‘blanket opposition’ to GMO crops

New York Times | 
It’s human nature, it seems, to resist change and fear the unknown. So it is no surprise that genetic engineering ...

Why we need a ‘dispassionate’ look at GMOs

New York Times | 
Despite myriad assurances from scientists that foods containing genetically modified ingredients are safe to eat, consumers are likely to see ...
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Jane Brody: Anti-GMO movement needs to rethink fear-based opposition

New York Times | 
A review of the pros and cons of G.M.O.s strongly suggests that the issue reflects a poor public understanding of ...

Genetic and maternal factors play larger role in neonatal brain injuries, long blamed on lack of oxygen during birth

New York Times | 
It was long assumed that brain injuries in newborns resulted from insufficient oxygen during labor or delivery. Distressed parents often ...
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Breakthroughs in prenatal screening

New York Times | 
Improvements in medical science make it prenatal screening tests that can detect chromosomal problems in the fetus accurate and commonplace ...

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