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Could gene editing, Prozac or choline treat Down Syndrome?

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Scientists may be closing in on an effective treatment for Down Syndrome. But questions abound as to the ethics of ...
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Mutated genes don’t always lead to genetic diseases

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Sonia Vallabh, a scientist, carries a rare mutation that normally causes a neurodegenerative disease. But how likely is it she ...
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What next for Editas? First gene-editing company to go public

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Is the Cambridge-based company Editas truly ready for the big time or is it trying to capitalize on technological hype? ...
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Should healthy patients with disease genes be told of their genetic risks?

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Many people with gene variants that might cause disease have a very low risk of getting sick. Telling patients may ...
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Why humans uniquely live long enough to become grandparents

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The Grandma Hypothesis suggests that humans were evolutionarily successful because older females helped their daughters raise children. But living beyond ...
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Could we functionally cure HIV through gene editing?

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Charlie Sheen’s HIV announcement put AIDs back in the headlines. Gene editing may provide the chance to eliminate the disease ...
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Immune therapy for cancer needs the right gut stuff

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A patient’s microbiome influences how well a new class of immune system cancer drugs work ...
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Precision medicine’s cost challenges: Are there lower tech alternatives?

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Precision medicine is leading to cures but at high cost to healthcare systems. But there are emerging examples of lower-tech ...
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Controversial recommendation: American College of Medical Geneticists warns against Alzheimer gene tests

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Citing inconclusive results and lack of medical treatments, the national authority on genetic testing recommends against not to test for ...
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Wrongful birth: Court upholds parental rights when hospital and lab screw up genetic testing

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Many conservatives are upset about a $50 million judgment on behalf of a family that had a baby with severe ...
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Want to make money off genome sequencing? There’s an app for that

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Helix, a growing DNA sequencing company, moves into direct-to-consumer genetics with a plan for the first genome app store. Will ...
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Don’t blame evolution for war

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Despite the chance of acquiring wealth and power, whole war doesn't make life better. But engaging in a little violence ...
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Promising future of delayed fertility? Don’t count your (frozen) chickens

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Affluent women or those willing to take on sizable debt and want to delay having babies can freeze their eggs ...
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Meet blebb: To treat addiction, would you agree to have your memory erased?

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Scientists have found a way to keep memories made while using meth from becoming permanent, erasing the lure of drugs ...
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While UK embraces life-saving germline editing, US mired in debate as promising life-saving cases go untreated

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Thousands of women with mitochondria disease have no hope of having children without genetic editing or assisted reproduction techniques. Critics ...
Kuwaiti citizens: Register your genes...or else

Kuwaiti citizens: Register your genes…or else

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In the wake of a suicide bombing, Kuwait became the first country to order mandatory DNA testing of all citizens ...
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Don’t stop drinking orange juice: Citrus-cancer link overblown

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Reporting on a study linking consuming grapefruit and orange juice to melanoma shows how the press can blow new research ...
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Precision medicine inches along

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More than a decade ago, we sequenced the human genome with hope that disease cures might soon follow. Finding treatment ...
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Teen boy checklist: Graduate high school, freeze sperm, go to college

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A UK bioethicist urges young men to freeze sperm so their kids won’t run a higher risk of inheriting genetic ...
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Who’s your (ancestral) daddy? Family tree genetics might link everyone to King David

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Companies claiming to pinpoint your ancestral village of origin or relationship with famous historical figures are likely telling you the ...
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DNA, the ‘devious defecator’ and the right to genetic privacy

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A poop paternity test may set legal precedents on privacy in the workplace ...
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Three parent babies: Parent #3’s impact may go beyond mitochondria

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New research shows mitochondrial and nuclear DNA interact throughout a person’s lifetime. What does that mean for parents seeking mitochondrial ...
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Mysteries of cat, human health revealed through microbiome

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Studying the bacteria that live in an on our feline friends maybe a good proxy for humans. They live in ...
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Arm chair geneticists looking for enlightenment could provide useful data

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People who sequence their genomes don’t hinder public health; they offer an opportunity for free data. We should capitalize on ...
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Lifestyle changes can’t alter DNA: Claiming it can is a public disservice

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Lifestyle changes have profound effects on human health, more so than most blockbuster drugs. But despite their potency, supplements, exercise ...
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What are the odds? Family celebrates birth of 13th consecutive son

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Beyond X and Y chromosomes, scientists postulate genes and environmental exposures play a roll in making sons or daughters more ...
What is Apple up to in its foray into personal genetics?

What is Apple up to in its foray into personal genetics?

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Tech’s highest profile company is positioning itself as a genetic testing powerhouse. Personal genomics may be coming to an iPhone ...
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Is CRISPR gene editing advanced enough to warrant human testing?

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Some experts say CRISPR-edited humans could be here in 5 years, but scientists are quickly moving to self-regulate experimentation with ...