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Gut bacteria easy scapegoat to explain diseases, but connections hard to prove

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Blamed simultaneously for obesity, diabetes, bowel disease and even Alzheimer’s the colonies of bacteria that live in our gut get ...
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Precision medicine revolution hits cost and tech barriers

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Tailoring medicine to our personal DNA once promised revolutionary treatments and near miracle cures, but at the intersection of health, ...
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Too good to be true: Skepticism necessary when media hype genetic, medical ‘breakthroughs’

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Media coverage of genetic ‘breakthroughs’ creates hope for treatments that often never make it out of clinical trials. Complicated genetic ...
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Buy your telomere testing kit here! Evidence based or psuedo-science?

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Companies are soon to release at-home telomere testing for consumers who want to track their cellular age. But the science ...
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Have a rare disease? Fund your own clinical trial

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With research funding cuts on the rise and clinical trial spots running short, people are finding new ways to support ...
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DNA testing fetus leads moms to their own cancer diagnoses

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Moms undergoing genetic testing for fetal health sometimes learn they have cancer. Advances in fetal DNA testing are paving the ...
Gene therapy dilemma: Would you tweak your child's genes if it might prolong life but leave her deaf?

Gene therapy dilemma: Would you tweak your child’s genes if it might prolong life but leave her deaf?

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New gene therapies can bring collateral consequences--solving one heath problem but creating another. Patients, healthcare providers and insurance companies are ...
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Why are scientists vilified when they profit from their innovations?

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A critic of biotech has pointedly identified the number of companies a researcher has founded to underscore what he claims ...
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Drugs from where?! Female genitals may be source of uniquely effective antibiotic

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Despite the yuck factor, bacteria that colonize our bodies are proving to be an effective source of medical treatments including ...
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Too much and too little: Delicate balance of knowing risk and treating disease

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One woman seeks out her genetic risk for familial breast cancer and finds she has a potentially lethal mutation for ...
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Personal genomics and gene editing revolutions beg for global regulatory rethink

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The scientific impact of personalized genome editing is easy to imagine: Designer babies, lab grown meat and the end of ...
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Couples can protect children from devastating mutations with new IVF methods

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IVF clinics are moving beyond chromosome counting to offer families a more in-depth genetic analysis of embryos before implantation. This ...
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Human obesity and livestock growth: Are antibiotics the link?

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Patients often request and use antibiotics thinking they have no long-term effects of the medications. But work on the human ...
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Cost benefits of cancer screenings get political in the UK

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Cancer screening have helped save many of lives, but have shifted the demographics of who gets the disease. Should we ...
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Rationalizing health risks difficult, especially when emotions in play

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From Ebola to breast cancer screenings, people have a difficult time understanding where their health risks truly lie. Our emotional ...
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Is increase in ADHD an artifact of our modern educational system?

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One in ten American children will be treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD at some point in their ...
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Should have asked Hamlet: Study finding Danish genes foster happiness needs some work

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Why a study alleging Danes are happiest and French most grumpy because of their respective gene pool is not worth ...
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Designer babies: You can screen for cystic fibrosis but intelligence is a ways off

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Using a technique called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, it’s possible to screen embryos for disease and sex before they are implanted ...
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Genetic technologies offer long and short term views of Ebola dangers

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High yield genetic sequencers, cell phones and paper-based diagnostics are all being employed to develop a cohesive picture of the ...
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Mars bars for brain health? Not so fast

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A widely publicized study showed that a component in chocolate may have protective anti-aging effects for the brain. But based ...
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Gluten-free fad food choice, rarely medically dictated

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Millions of people have lately adopted a gluten-free diet by self-diagnosing with gluten sensitivities in spite of the fact there ...
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Addiction can be measured by epigenetics

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Both alcohol and cocaine dependence are regulated by epigenetic changes in the brain that begin with abuse. Matched with the ...
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Women carry fetal DNA long after children’s birth

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Women and their offspring exchange small amounts of DNA during pregnancy. Those fetal DNA signatures can last a lifetime in ...
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Closer examination of risk factors for Latinos underscores cultural diversity

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Investigations into the genetics of disease in Latino populations are yielding interesting patterns of risk and protection from disease. The ...
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Sperm mislabeling causes consternation for all-white family with mixed race child

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Sperm is a product, but not a well-regulated one. After receiving donor sperm from an African American donor, a Caucasian ...
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Media overhypes stem cell breakthrough for Type 1 diabetes

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As the Harvard Stem Cell Institute announced it's cured diabetes in mice with stem cells reprogrammed to produce insulin, the ...
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Can’t start the day without a cup of Joe? Zest for coffee linked to genes

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The number of cups of coffee you have in a day is informed by your genetics as a combination of ...
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Tall Genes: Thousands found responsible for height differences

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There are more 600 of spots on the genome responsible for about a fifth of the variation in human height ...
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