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Transcranial magnetic stimulation: Can strong magnetics revive your sex drive?

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If TMS, which is already FDA approved to treat depression, can reverse sexual dysfunction, it would be a boon particularly ...
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Vampire therapy: Can blood from the young fight aging?

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Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has expressed his reluctance to age quite vocally. He has also put his money where ...
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Big chill: Extreme exposure from cryotherapy probably doesn’t enhance athletic performance

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Cryotherapy is quite the rage among pro-athletes as a means to improve performance and stave off injury. Lebron James reportedly ...
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One family’s story of misdiagnosis reveals harsh reality: DNA tests aren’t perfect

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Personal genetic tests and precision medicine are becoming increasingly popular tools but caution is appropriate. The technology is still evolving ...
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Questions about wisdom of early mammograms raise stakes for genetic profiling

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Conflicting screening recommendations are sure to confuse women — which raises the importance of factoring in genetic factors in risk ...
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IVF doesn’t cause low sperm counts in boy babies—Genes do

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Media coverage of a recent study about infertility among boys who were conceived through IVF highlights that many misunderstand how ...
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23andMe: Alt-right mistaken, DNA tests can’t ‘prove their whiteness’

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A trend among members of the ultraconservative 'alt-right' movement is posting genetic test results online to prove their ‘whiteness.” They ...
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Hillary Clinton: Evolutionary “grandma hypothesis” meets the grandma candidate

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Grandmothers played an important role in the evolution of human social relationships and as generational knowledge sinks. Now women of ...
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Nutrigenomics: Can custom diets based on personal genetics help you lose weight?

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Several companies offer services that will match you with the best diet based on your genes. But can genetic information ...
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Matching brain with genitals: Complicated neuroscience of gender identity

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Finger length, empathy levels and even brain size don’t determine our gender identity. But what does? ...
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Should FDA crack down on stem cell clinics?

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Stem cell clinics operating in the U.S. market cures for nearly every kind of disorder without evidence they work or ...
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Is crowdsourcing key to finding cures for genetic-based diseases like depression?

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Fifteen gene loci are linked to depression using 23andMe user data in the most comprehensive study of the disease yet ...
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Humans who can’t feel pain pointing way to non-addictive painkillers

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Genes linked to pain detection and perception may be physiological targets for new, non-addictive painkillers ...
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How many genomes is enough for US Precision Medicine Initiative?

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FDA head says Precision Medicine Initiative should sequence one in every four Americans. Where will that money come from? And ...
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ACLU to Myriad Genetics: Patients, not companies, own personal genetic data

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Myriad Genetics is back in another legal dispute. This time it's in hot water for denying patients a portion of ...
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Discovery of stalagmites, burned bones provides insights into pre-modern Neanderthal culture

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A new cache of artifacts found in a French cave are evidence of a rich Neanderthal culture and a reminder ...
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Mosquito mysteries: Genetics of bite vulnerability

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Scientists think there is a genetic component to who gets bitten most, but popular reports ignore a slew of other ...
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Microbe genes key to minimizing environmental damage from Deepwater Horizon spill

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Bacteria were instrumental in cleaning up the largest oil spill in world history. Does this mean a future for microbes ...
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What can sequencing da Vinci’s genome teach us about genius?

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A team of scientists wants to sequence Leonardo da Vinci’s genome using DNA taken from his works of art and ...
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It’s not cancer: Removing cancer label from some conditions may greatly improve care

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A common thyroid tumor is reclassified as ‘not cancer.’ Will our growing knowledge cancer genetics lead to more reclassifications? ...
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Genetics may contribute to when we lose our virginity, but other factors still dominate

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Data now suggest genes involved in puberty and psychological development also affect when we start having sex, but how believable ...
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Life insurance companies deny coverage to those with cancer genes like BRCA

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US law bars discrimination against based on a person's genetics, but the law only protects in certain areas, which is ...
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Can we treat aging? Anti-aging supplements make big promises based on little science

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New compounds that slow cellular aging in experiments are emerging in the dietary supplement market. But with no studies in ...
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Reflections on Craig Venter’s synbio creation: Life, from scratch

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A high profile team creates a bacteria by building its genome block by block, but what's the point? ...
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Boy’s death highlights need for reform, more oversight in medical genetics

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A lab mischaracterizes a rare genetic mutation and a boy dies. The boy's case shows how our standards for reporting ...
Making monkeys just to suffer: Is new autism model ethical?

Making monkeys just to suffer: Is new autism model ethical?

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Genetic engineers created monkeys that model autism. But some question the ethics of creating such a model when our own ...
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IVF: Safe method of conception for those with infertility or ‘evolutionary experiment’

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An evolutionary biologist called IVF an ‘evolutionary experiment’ and alleges IVF kids will have more health problem. Evidence for these ...
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Ultimate personal diet plan? Follow your genes

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As the obesity problem in America continues, some scientists are looking at how food influences the way our genes behave ...