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Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental Delays May 25, 2016

DNA analysis led to better treatments in 4 of 10 cases studied

2 New Findings Offer Hope for Those With Severe Hemophilia May 25, 2016

One pinpoints when standard therapy works best, while the other uncovers the promise of a new drug

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer May 25, 2016

Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds May 24, 2016

Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review May 17, 2016

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

Could Canine Research Offer Clues to Human Brain Cancer? May 12, 2016

Scientists identify three genes thought to raise risk for glioma tumors

Cracking the da Vinci DNA Code May 11, 2016

Scientists plan to compare genetic makeup of artist with genes of his relatives, past and present

Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses May 11, 2016

Virus attacks placenta first, then fetus, study shows

What a Change in DEA's Pot Rules Might Mean for Medical Research May 11, 2016

Agency could move marijuana to a less strictly regulated class of drugs

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study May 10, 2016

It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles May 09, 2016

This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU May 05, 2016

5 percent of the millions who enter intensive care units use up one-third of ICU resources, study finds

Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's Spread May 04, 2016

Infecting mosquitoes led to lower, inactive levels of virus in their bodies, saliva

Why Labradors Often Get Fat May 03, 2016

One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair? April 28, 2016

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older April 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection April 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

Mixing Lab Mice With Pet Store Peers Might Boost Research April 20, 2016

Immune systems of rodents used in science could benefit, researchers say

How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces April 20, 2016

Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial April 19, 2016

But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

Some Like It Hot! Lab Mice, in Particular April 19, 2016

Researchers report lower temperatures in lab studies can impact findings on human diseases

Novel E-Skin May Monitor Health, Vital Signs April 18, 2016

The ultra-thin, flexible film applied to skin shows pulse rate, oxygen levels and more, researchers say

Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say April 18, 2016

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

Fighting Back, Bedbugs Grow a Thicker Skin April 13, 2016

It helps protect against pesticides and may explain why population is growing worldwide, scientists suggest

Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man April 13, 2016

Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

Doctors Report on Success of Throat Reconstruction April 08, 2016

Seven years after receiving metal stents, donated skin tissue, patient can swallow and eat normal food

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than Thought April 07, 2016

Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Scientists Try to Stop Another Deadly Virus April 04, 2016

Junin, an Ebola-like disease in Argentina, has a death rate of 20 to 30 percent

Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool April 04, 2016

In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto Mice April 01, 2016

It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says

Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in Mice March 31, 2016

Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

Clues to Zika Virus' Structure May Point to Weaknesses March 31, 2016

Scientists say insights could further research into vaccine, treatments

Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand' March 31, 2016

Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise March 31, 2016

Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects March 30, 2016

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg March 29, 2016

Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

CDC Sets New Guidelines on Sex After Zika Exposure March 25, 2016

Men with known infection from the virus should wait 6 months before condom-free sex, agency says

Scientists Create Bacteria in Lab With 'Minimal' Genes Needed for Life March 24, 2016

Researchers said they had to include 149 genes whose purpose remains unknown

Gene Analysis Pinpoints Zika's Arrival in the Americas March 24, 2016

Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013

Work With Monkeys May Benefit HIV Babies March 22, 2016

Early treatment cleared the virus in infants, researchers say

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year March 21, 2016

Nearly all had a probable link to travel to a Zika-endemic area outside the United States, agency says

CDC: 116 Cases of Zika in U.S. Residents in First 2 Months of Year March 18, 2016

Nearly all had a probable link to travel to a Zika-endemic area outside the United States, agency says

Presidential Candidates Speak at 6th-8th Grade Level March 17, 2016

And Donald Trump scored the lowest among five contenders

Scientists Say They've Created New Type of Stem Cells March 16, 2016

Carrying just one copy of human DNA instead of two, they might treat diseases where genetically identical cells are better

Scientists Assess Risk to Pregnant Women Infected With Zika March 16, 2016

A woman infected in 1st trimester has 1 in 100 chance of delivering baby with microcephaly, data suggests

In Zika Fight, FDA Gives Tentative OK to Tests of Gene-Modified Mosquito March 11, 2016

Agency says testing the insects in Florida Keys poses little risk to people, animals and the environment

A Pill to Ward Off Cavities? Scientists Say It Could Happen March 11, 2016

Researchers spotted a strain of 'good' bacteria in the mouth that helps keep 'bad' bacteria under control

Zika Poses Serious Threat to Puerto Rico: U.S. Health Officials March 10, 2016

They say funds needed to battle the virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Correct Infant Cataracts March 09, 2016

Leaving these cells behind during removal of damaged tissue led to regeneration of new, clear lens

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