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'Chemical Surgery' Can Correct Genetic Mutations Behind Many Diseases -- Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genetics, Biology, Medical research )

- 358 days ago -
Fresh DNA base editing breakthrough brings hope of potential treatment for huge number of diseases that arise as a result of a single genetic 'misspelling'
The Grim Biology of Being Poor Why Poverty Is Like a Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: biology of poverty, DNA methylation change, disease, poor, meritocracy, biology )

- 539 days ago -
Emerging science is putting the lie to American meritocracy. We should leverage the lessons of the science of poverty rather than ignore them. Interesting article of someone who grew up poor and now is rich who sets aside myths that we are fed.
Scientists Hail New '3 Parent Baby' Technique
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, science, tecnology, biology, fertilisation, 3 parent babies, egg donation, IVF )

- 1426 days ago -
Experts are to investigate a new technique to create "three-parent babies" which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories. The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to examine new research
Overmedicated From the Cradle: More Than 10k US Toddlers Prescribed Drugs for ADHD
Health & Wellness  (tags: Biology, Children, Conflict, Health, Medicine, Science, Security, USA )

- 1609 days ago -
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that doctors are prescribing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication to more than 10,000 American toddlers between the ages of two and three.
Why Eating Dirt Can Be Good for You... and Act as a Shield for Your Stomach
Health & Wellness  (tags: Eating dirt, stomach, favour, biology, study )

- 2691 days ago -
Parents who have watched in horror as their young children stuff a handful of mud into their mouths while playing in the garden can relax.
Brain-Damaged Woman Feels No Fear
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, Biology, monsters, reaction )

- 2862 days ago -
A 44-year-old woman who doesn't experience fear has led to the discovery of where that fright factor lives in the human brain.Researchers put out their best foot to try to scare the patient.
Electrical Activity in Developing Brain Influences Choice of Neurotransmitter
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetic signals, Brain, Neurotransmitter, Electrical Activity, biology )

- 2992 days ago -
Cascades of genetic signals determine which neurotransmitter a brain cell will ultimately use to communicate with other cells. Now a pair of reports from biologists at the University of California, San Diego, have shown for the first time...
Pesticides Exposure Linked To Suicidal Thoughts: First Epidemiological Evidence
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, epidemiological, pesticides, organophosphates, chemical, biology, mental_health, exposure, suicide )

- 3280 days ago -
Chronic low-grade exposure to organophosphates,which very easily absorb into the body thru skin and lungs, may have adverse effects on mental health. The study is by scientists at Kings College London and Tongde Hospital Zhejiang Province.
STUDY: Mother's Diet Can Help Determine Sex of Child
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, eating habits, genetics, biology, environmental influence, nutrition )

- 3830 days ago -
Fiona Mathews of the University of Exeter in Britain and colleagues wanted to find out if a woman's diet has an impact on the sex of her offspring. Oysters may excite the libido, but there is nothing like a hearty breakfast laced with sugar to boost a wom

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