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Nobel-winning scientists issue stark Brexit warning

Oct 24, 2018 , CNN Health
If the UK leaves the European Union in 2019 without the closest possible future ties, new blocks to scientific collaboration "will inhibit progress, to the detriment of us all," 29 European Nobel Prize-winning scientists have warned....
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Georgia Launches Intelligent Technology To Improve Breast Exam Accuracy

Oct 24, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Women in Georgia will benefit from the breast exam training program developed by MammaCareⓇ scientists with the support of the National Science Foundation. The team of scientists identified the specific breast exam skills required for early detection of small suspicious tumors while reducing false p......
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Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence

Oct 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine DependenceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Here’s What We Know About The Polio-Like Illness In Children That Has Health Experts Baffled

Oct 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This year, 62 cases of the illness are confirmed and others are under investigation, according to federal health authorities. Scientists don't know what causes acute flaccid myelitis, but they are urging people to avoid getting mosquito bites. Paralysis comes on suddenly and can be permanent....
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Scientists Acknowledge Genetic Research Needs To Be Presented With ‘Great Care’ In Racially Charged Landscape

Oct 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Geneticists are alarmed that their research is being misinterpreted by white supremacy groups. “Studying human genetic diversity is easier in a society where diversity is clearly valued and celebrated — right now, that is very much on my mind,” said John Novembre, a University of Chicago evolutionary biologist. In other public health news: brain science, obesity, concussions, mental health, surgery centers and...
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Study Points To Possible New Therapy For Hearing Loss

Oct 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have taken an important step toward what may become a new approach to restore the hearing loss. In a new study, out today in the European Journal of Neuroscience, scientists have been able to regrow the sensory hair cells found in the cochlea -- a part of the inner ear -- that converts s......
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Study Points To Possible New Therapy For Hearing Loss

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have taken an important step toward what may become a new approach to restore the hearing loss. In a new study, out today in the European Journal of Neuroscience, scientists have been able to regrow the sensory hair cells found in the cochlea - a part of the inner ear - that converts sou......
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Same-Sex Mice Can Now Have Kids. Are We Next?

Oct 14, 2018 , Forbes
Same-sex biological children were once a thing of fiction, until know. As scientists have grappled to make a viable mouse pup from two moms or dads, they have also further elucidated a molecular tug-of-war between mom and dad's genes that is behind many deadly...
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Thank To Gene Editing, Same-Sex Mice Can Now Have Kids. Are We Next?

Oct 13, 2018 , Forbes
Same-sex biological children were once a thing of fiction, until know. As scientists have grappled to make a viable mouse pup from two moms or dads, they have also further elucidated a molecular tug-of-war between mom and dad's genes that is behind many deadly...
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Scientists in China breed healthy mice from two females

Oct 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Researchers in China say they've bred healthy mice with two mothers using a new type of gene editing technology, a significant feat that may help researchers better understand mammalian reproduction but carries significant ethical and safety questions....
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Growing Human Retinas In The Lab, Scientists Spy On How Color-Detecting Cells In The Eye Develop

Oct 12, 2018 , Forbes
The new research published today suggests a potential treatment approach for premature babies with certain vision problems....
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Path To Deadly Sepsis Varies By Bacterial Infection

Oct 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sepsis remains a common and deadly condition that occurs when the body reacts to an infection in the bloodstream. Scientists know little about the early stages of the condition; however, physicians must act fast. Every hour that passes without one or more of the few treatments available increases th......
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Spreading The Word: Noninvasive Brain Stimulation May Soon Reach More Aphasia Patients

Oct 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sometimes in research, a smaller finding can open the door to big possibilities. Neuroscientists at the University of South Carolina (USC) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have collaborated on a study in the field of aphasia that has successfully paved the way for a large clinica......
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Scientists Pinpoint Pathway That Impacts Features Of Autism

Oct 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of scientists at Florida Atlantic University has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway. Using an investigational drug targeting this pathway, the researchers normalized the disrupted ph......
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Guided By CRISPR, Prenatal Gene Editing Shows Proof-Of-Concept In Treating Disease Before Birth

Oct 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, scientists have performed prenatal gene editing to prevent a lethal metabolic disorder in laboratory animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth. Published today in Nature Medicine, research from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and t......
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On The Hunt For The Most Impressive Doctors And Researchers On The Cusp Of Launching Their Careers

Oct 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Stat announces its list of "Wunderkinds," a collection of postdocs, fellows, and biopharma employees working with more senior scientists, who are "are blazing new trails as they attempt to answer some of the biggest questions in science and...
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Asthma May Contribute To Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Oct 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Toddlers with asthma are more likely to become obese children, according to an international study led by USC scientists. The finding is a turnabout for children's health as obesity has often been seen as a precursor to asthma in children, not the other way around. The study, conducted by a team of......
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Military research raises concerns about bioterror attack ... by insects

Oct 06, 2018 , CNN Health
An ongoing US military research project that is exploring a new biotechnology to genetically modify mature crops has some scientists worried. The program is intended to ensure the safety of the nation's food supply, according to its benefactor, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA....
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New MacArthur Fellows Want To Tackle Systemic Waste In Health Care, Chronic Disease Prevention And Brain Imaging Technology

Oct 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Since 1981, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has granted over 1,000 “no-strings-attached” grants to a mix of artists, scientists, writers and social justice advocates. Meet a few of the 2018...
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Can 'Noah's Ark' of Microbes Save World Health?

Oct 06, 2018 , WebMD
Because of the decreasing diversity of microscopic organisms that live on human bodies, scientists say we need to capture and preserve many germs that exist around the world, a “Noah's Ark" of beneficial human...
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