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Natural Cycles wearable birth control monitor on track for FDA approval

Natural Cycles wearable birth control monitor on track for FDA approval

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The Natural Cycles app uses daily temperature measurements and period cycle tracking to predict the days someone is least likely ...
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With a COVID-19 vaccine only a distant possibility, a HIV containment-like strategy could be best option

Verge | 
Though many people are pinning their hopes on a COVID-19 vaccine, another option is available: preventive treatment. At a Senate ...
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Pandemic path: Tracking the spread of the coronavirus through its genetic mutations

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As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, it has mutated in tiny, subtle ways. Those mutations aren’t cause for concern, ...
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How long are you infectious? COVID-19 patients struggle to find an answer

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Reyhan Harmanci is feeling better. After cycling through an illness she thinks was COVID-19, with headache, fever, and nausea, her ...
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Video: Why labs are printing synthetic copies of the coronavirus genome

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Advancements in genetic technology are making it easier, faster, and less expensive for public health experts to understand how the ...
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Why consumers are losing interest in genetic testing

Verge | 
At-home DNA testing companies 23andMe and Ancestry each laid off about 100 employees over the past month, cutting around 14 and 6 percent of ...
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Baby brain wave patterns may offer early predictor of autism

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Brain activity patterns in the first year of life may predict autism in infants at high risk for the condition, ...
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Can 23andMe’s consumer genetics test predict diabetes risk?

Popular Science | 
Adding to its roster of healthcare offerings, the direct-to-consumer genetic testing company 23andMe announced [March 11] that it can provide ...
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Far from sterile: Breast milk ‘teeming’ with bacteria

Gizmodo | 
Until relatively recently, most researchers thought that breast milk was sterile. But it turns out that, like most other body parts ...
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Unhealthy sperm often overlooked as cause of lost pregnancies

Popular Science | 
Doctors often recommend women who experience recurrent pregnancy loss, usually defined as three or more losses, undergo testing to try ...
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Epigenetic clues could assist crime investigations by revealing age range, lifestyle habits of suspects

Popular Science | 
[The] field of forensic epigenetics [uses] the markers that sit on top of DNA and modify it’s expression, rather than the ...
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How emigrating to another country can change our microbiome

Gizmodo | 
When people immigrate to the United States, their microbiomes quickly transition to a U.S.-associated microbiome, according to research published [November 1] in ...
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Synthetic marijuana has a real problem: Nobody knows what’s in it

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[Recently], more than 70 people overdosed on the synthetic marijuana known as K2 during a single 24 hour period in New Haven, ...
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