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Expensive tastes? Testosterone linked to quest for status symbols

Washington Post | 
Whether it’s in his choice of top-shelf alcohol at the club, the watch on his wrist or the clothes he ...
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‘I’m the golden guinea pig’: New immunotherapy ‘eliminated’ aggressive breast cancer

Los Angeles Times | 
[S]cientists have reported a new approach that eliminated all evidence of advanced-stage breast cancer in a 49-year-old woman who had ...
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‘Ata’ was no alien: DNA analysis solves mystery of tiny mummified Chilean skeleton

Los Angeles Times | 
In the 14 years since it was found in an abandoned mining town in Chile's Atacama Desert, the bizarre 6-inch ...
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Should cancer be treated based on what part of the body it attacks—or its genetic make-up?

Los Angeles Times | 
[D]octors have organized their notions of cancer according to that fundamental principle of real estate: location, location, location. Oncologists often ...
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‘Internet driven cult’ pushing patients from statin medications despite proven safety

Los Angeles Times | 
Denial is not just for climate-change anymore...The newest charge of “fake news” has been lodged against those who would argue ...

Scientists suspect link between red hair, freckles and skin cancer

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [S]cientists are beginning to ...

Newest genetic test can predict Alzheimer’s risk at very young ages

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. New research into the ...

Zika found in brain of fetus supports virus’s role in brain damage, microcephaly

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Zika virus, thought ...
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Gay men’s DNA reveals genetics and environment shape sexual orientation

Los Angeles Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  For men, new research ...

Researchers genetically engineer E.coli bacteria to detect cancer and diabetes

Los Angeles Times | 
In two articles published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers reported they had equipped E. coli bacteria with ...

Most of us have some mitchoandrial DNA mutations

Los Angeles Times | 
The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating ...

Rapid gene test identifies bacteria in battlefield wounds

Los Angeles Times | 
After an American GI is wounded in combat, his or her life depends on the speed of evacuation, the degree ...

Synthetic protein halts bacterial infection

Los Angeles Times | 
Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we ...

FDA wins high-profile support over 23andMe dust up

Los Angeles Times | 
When the Food & Drug Administration last November ordered the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm 23andMe to stop marketing its health-related ...

Dad’s cocaine use may help protect son from addiction

Los Angeles Times | 
Cocaine use may not make you a better dad, but it may make your son a bit more resistant to ...

Fetal programming: Mom’s weight changes baby’s genes

Los Angeles Times | 
The following is an excerpt. Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge ...
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Zombie alert? Male DNA found in women’s brains might prevent disease

Los Angeles Times | 
Male DNA found in the brains of women appears to have come from male fetuses they carried when pregnant, and ...