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‘Designing’ cats to be less allergenic? Gene editing provides a solution

‘Designing’ cats to be less allergenic? Gene editing provides a solution

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
Solutions for people who want to be around cats despite allergies are labor-intensive, of questionable value, and sometimes defy common ...
76% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients have at least one symptom six months after infection

76% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients have at least one symptom six months after infection

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
One recent analysis from China found that 76% of hospitalized patients had at least one symptom six months after they ...
Why people who have recovered from COVID should still get the vaccine

Why people who have recovered from COVID should still get the vaccine

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
President Donald Trump famously declared that he was immune after his bout with the disease. Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), ...
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What do medical experts say about Black NFL players’ lawsuit claiming discrimination on dementia diagnoses

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
The question of adjusting cognitive test scores arose this week when two Black former NFL players filed a lawsuit alleging that the ...
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Here’s how to join a COVID-19 vaccine trial

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
Vaccine makers are going to need thousands of volunteer testers over the next few months. As with any clinical trial, ...
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Who gets the first vaccines? Elderly? Front-line workers? Vulnerable minorities?

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
Someone will have to decide which of the world’s 7.8 billion people gets first crack at returning to a more ...
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Cubs’ Bill Buckner succumbed to Lewy body dementia and Ted Turner is battling it. How it’s different from Alzheimer’s

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
Bill Buckner, the famed Boston Red Sox hitter who also famously missed a ground ball during the 1986 World Series, ...
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Heavy drinking, alcoholism are ‘not the same thing’, genetic study shows

Philadelphia Inquirer | 
A huge analysis of drinking patterns among veterans has found genetic distinctions between heavy drinkers and alcoholics, according to a ...
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