Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

DNA 'fingerprint' brings prospect of fast test for cancer

It is hoped that the new test will eventually be performed at the same time as routine blood tests, ...

China orders halt to research on gene-editing in response to scandal

He spoke softly and haltingly, and it wasn't clear if the other "potential pregnancy" that he referr...

Freshman Dem Ocasio-Cortez Finds New Office Next to Pelosi's

The 29-year-old is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. " We've done what we thought was i...

South Florida girl in need of rare blood to fight cancer

The reason it needs such a wide-reaching effort: Zainab requires "O" or "A" blood types, and only fr...

Known as PrEP, it's a daily bill that can prevent transmission of HIV. This year's World AIDS Day...

This transaction values the total business of GSK Consumer India at Rs 31,700 crore. GSK will get ...

The theme for the 2018 World AIDS Day commemoration is " Know Your Status " which brings into spot...

Millions of women around the world use birth control, which has been around for decades as a reliabl...

He said government cuts to sexual health budgets meant he could not "keep quiet" any more about an i...

Typically, those most severely affected by the flu are children younger than 5 years old, people o...

This is according to a new report published today by leading health organizations. An estimated 110...

To worsen her plight, her tongue also began to swell up and she soon had difficulty catching her bre...

The rates are significantly higher for men , increasing from eight men dying of overdose per 100,...

Since August, there have been 426 cases of the virus, 379 of which are confirmed and 47 that are p...

The number of people who died previous year as a result of those causes also increased from 2016. ...

Seven patients in the Cayman Islands were diagnosed with HIV between January and the end of Septem...

So, global coal consumption has fallen since 2013. Leading doctors, academics and policy professio...

According to the notification , AccuDoc told Atrium Health on October 1 that some of its databases ...

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, Labour leader Brendan Howlin,...

The center used Amazon Comprehend Medical to evaluate millions of clinical notes in order to extra...

At the end of his speech MPs broke with convention to give him a standing ovation, something that ra...

The process of telomere shortening is regulated by several proteins. In the framework of this scie...

Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner, said in a news release. The FDA also noted hydroponically grow...

As a result, the average life span in America dropped to "78.6 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 20...

It has also convened a task force to get to the bottom of this mystery disease, and as CDC Director ...

The rate of overdose deaths increased by 9.6% between 2016 and 2017. The numbers keep climbing, co...

Central Europe's estimate was 3.2 diagnoses per 100,000 people. The figures make the United Kingdom ...

Robert Redfield, the CDC's director, said . Drug overdose deaths spikes by over 6,500 in 2017, es...

The average time to pass the toy was 1.71 days. It's all about the acronyms. After swallowing the ...

I am now at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing , where controversial CRISPR ...

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