417 Articles Matching "dna"

Lab Strips DNA Scientist Watson Of His Last Remaining Honorary Positions Following Controversy Over Remarks On Race

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory said it “unequivocally rejects the unsubstantiated and reckless personal opinions Dr. James D. Watson expressed on the subject of ethnicity and genetics” which came to light in a PBS documentary....
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DNA pioneer stripped of honors over 'reprehensible' race comments

Jan 14, 2019 , CNN Health
A Nobel Prize-winning American scientist who co-discovered DNA has been stripped of his honorary titles at the laboratory he once led after repeating racist comments in a documentary....
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'Longevity' Could Reach Billions In 2019 - And Is No Longer Just The Preserve of Billionaires

Jan 12, 2019 , Forbes
The vast global DNA library resulting from mass genomic profiling is helping us understand how we could extend “longevity”, that is living younger and healthier for longer. It also means the search for the elixir of youth may no longer be the preserve of billionaires but be accessible to...
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Police to Collect DNA From Male Workers at Phoenix Facility Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth

Jan 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Police to Collect DNA From Male Workers at Phoenix Facility Where Comatose Woman Gave BirthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00...
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DNA From Nursing Facility Workers Collected As Part Of Investigation Into Woman Who Gave Birth In Vegetative State

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In a separate development, the San Carlos Apache Tribe issued a statement saying the woman involved in the case was a 29-year-old “enrolled member” who “has been in a persistent vegetative state and coma for over a...
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Male workers face DNA testing after comatose woman had baby

Jan 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Police have served a search warrant to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient in a vegetative state for years gave birth, triggering reviews by state agencies and highlighting safety...
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Police Seek DNA Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth

Jan 10, 2019 , WebMD
The 29-year-old female patient had been in a vegetative state for more than 10 years after a near-drowning. The baby was born on Dec....
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Unethical experiments' painful contributions to today's medicine

Jan 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Chinese scientist He Jiankui sent shockwaves around the world last year with his claim that he had modified twin babies' DNA before their birth. The modification was made with gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, he said, and made the babies resistant to HIV. Scientists from China and around the world spoke out about the experiment, which many say was unethical and not needed to prevent the virus. The scientist had also been warned by peers not to go down this path....
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‘We Never Give Up’: When Illnesses Are Mystifying, Researchers In The Undiagnosed Disease Network Look For Answers

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors in 12 clinical centers pull out all the stops to try to find a diagnosis and treatment for thousands of patients looking for miracles. Public health news also focuses on a mosquito-borne virus worse than Zika; the Dunning-Kruger effect; the poor's smoking rates; race and Alzheimer's disease; stroke risk; the birth of a podcast; the future of newborn DNA testing; what it's like to have nut-allergies; the upside of breakups; and good news about...
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Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

Jan 07, 2019 , CNN Health
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Decoding Newborn's DNA Could Pinpoint Hidden Risks

Jan 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Decoding Newborn's DNA Could Pinpoint Hidden RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Decoding Newborn DNA Could Pinpoint Hidden Risks

Jan 05, 2019 , WebMD
The so-called BabySeq Project discovered that slightly more than 9 percent of infants carry genes that put them at risk for medical conditions as they reach...
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Genetic Childhood Disorders Show Up In 9% Of Healthy Babies Who Get DNA Tests, But Debate Remains Over Screening

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers hail the latest findings, saying it's important to get out in front of health problems and inform personalized care. But skeptics remain and few parents seem interested. Public health news also focuses on longevity secrets, respect for seniors, tips to staying on the Mediterranean diet and the continuing debate on fish oil...
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Majority Of Americans Favor Editing Genes To Prevent Serious Disease But Oppose CRISPR Use For Controlling Intelligence, Athleticism

Jan 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After news that a Chinese scientist altered the DNA of a baby, a new poll reveals the complicated opinions Americans hold about future use of the gene-editing tech. Other news on innovation looks at China's failure to monitor gene-edited cancer patients and experts ideas about upcoming...
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Researchers Uncover Molecular Mechanisms Linked To Autism, Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder

Dec 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Since the completion of the groundbreaking Human Genome Project in 2003, researchers have discovered changes to hundreds of places in the DNA, called genetic variants, associated with psychiatric diseases such as autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia. Now, new findings from a major study has li......
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Genetic Tests That Use Multiple Variants To Predict Disease Risk Are Gaining Popularity. But Are They Reliable?

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The tests are expanded versions of ones that look at a single DNA mutation to assess the risk of getting common diseases. But many questions still remain, including what to even do with the results if a patient is found to be at higher risk. In other public health news: abortion access, gene-editing, lead in toys, and...
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LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Dec 12, 2018 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for...
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For Some Patients, Cancer Fight Turns To DNA

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The therapies include risks and work for only a minority of patients. But those successes continue to drive the research forward....
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Gene Therapy For Blood Disorders

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Gene therapy holds a lot of promise in medicine. If we could safely alter our own DNA, we might eliminate diseases our ancestors passed down to us. Now, a team of University of Delaware researchers has demonstrated a major step forward in gene therapy by engineering microparticles that deliver ge......
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Rapid Test for Cancer Developed by Researchers

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The team at the University of Queensland in Australia created the test after discovering that cancer forms a unique DNA structure when placed in...
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