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23andMe venturing into business of recruiting patients for clinical trials

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Consumer genetics giant 23andMe announced [September 26] that it would move deeper into the business of clinical trial recruitment, partnering with a ...
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Researcher backtracks on study suggesting He Jiankui’s controversial CRISPR babies will have shorter lifespans

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A scientific study published this past spring came with damning implications for Chinese scientist He Jiankui, who created the world’s first ...
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Meet biohacker Anastasia Synn, magician with 26 self-implanted microchips and magnets under her skin

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[Anastasia] Synn has 26 microchips and magnets implanted throughout her body. Unlike many biohackers who experiment purely out of personal ...
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DNA sequencing clinics catering to curious wealthy clients

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Seizing on the surging popularity of at-home DNA testing kits, top academic medical institutions are opening clinics that promise to ...
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FDA mulling whether patients should have to pay to join clinical trials

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Some [clinical trials] plan to ask participants to pay $7,000 or so to enroll. Another wanted to ask for upward ...
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Elon Musk developing brain implant that would control computers, smartphones with our thoughts

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His [Elon Musk]  startup Neuralink has developed technology meant to be implanted into the brain that’s designed to allow people ...
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Podcast: Talking CRISPR with controversial biohacker Josiah Zayner

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Is biohacking a crime? Who came up with the latest CRISPR trick? And did Rage Against the Machine sell out? ...
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Biohacker Josiah Zayner meets with California regulators investigating him: ‘It was surreal’

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A few weeks ago, the prominent biohacker Josiah Zayner took to Instagram to break some news: He had received a ...
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Genetic tests are used to determine antidepressant efficacy – but science might not back up claims

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It can be notoriously difficult for psychiatrists and patients to determine which antidepressant might be most effective, or which might cause side ...
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Pro fighters monitored to shed light on early signs of trauma-induced brain damage

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Researchers have enrolled close to 700 mixed martial arts fighters and boxers, both active and retired, in the past six years ...
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Having trouble conceiving? A new genetic test might help

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More than 50 doctors have already ordered [the Fertilome test] for hundreds of women seeking scientific guidance on questions such as whether ...
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Billionaire doctor’s Cancer MoonShot 2020 appears more hype than reality

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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong vowed [to vanquish cancer] when he launched his audacious “Cancer MoonShot 2020” a year ago...The supremely self-confident billionaire ...
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More athletes relying on genetic testing to tailor workouts despite meager scientific evidence

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Genetic analysis companies are forging alliances with personal trainers, chiropractors, and coaches around the world to market genomics tests that ...

Federal investigation throws doubt on Luminosity’s supposed IQ benefits

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The brain-training giant Lumosity is recalibrating its strategy and facing new challenges as it reels from a federal crackdown on bold ...
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Athletes avoiding genetic test for concussion risks despite potential benefits

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[The new APOE test is] an easy genetic test that promises to identify which young athletes are likely to suffer the most ...

Do commercial interests detract from important issues in medical research?

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