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‘Rare event’: Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine does not pose major danger of allergic reactions

‘Rare event’: Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine does not pose major danger of allergic reactions

Los Angeles Times | 
Among 4,041,396 [Moderna COVID vaccine] doses given over 21 days, a total of 10 cases of anaphylaxis were confirmed by ...
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Saliva COVID tests appear as accurate as nasal swabs

Los Angeles Times | 
Two new studies have found that tests that look for the virus in samples of saliva are about as reliable ...

Gene linked to Alzheimer’s may cause developmental disorders in children

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The gene that makes ...

Controversial stem cell papers finally, officially retracted

Los Angeles Times | 
Following months of controversy, editors at the scientific journal Nature have retracted two high-profile studies that purported to demonstrate a ...

New gene therapy method replaces mitochondrial DNA, study says

Los Angeles Times | 
Scientists have demonstrated a new type of gene therapy that would – in principle – allow mothers to avoid saddling ...
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Designer Baby? Breakthrough gene therapy that could eliminate rare diseases, raises ethical concerns

Los Angeles Times | 
Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University have replaced bits of defective DNA in a human egg with the equivalent ...
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