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dinsdag 8 augustus 2017

Gene editing used to repair diseased genes in embryos

Gene editing used to repair diseased genes in embryos
"Deadly gene mutations removed from human embryos in landmark study," reports The Guardian. Researchers have used a gene-editing technique to repair faults in DNA that can cause the...
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Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson's disease
"A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could help those living with Parkinson's disease," The Guardian reports. A small study suggests a drug called exenatide may have a modest beneficial...
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Alcohol linked to an increased risk of skin cancer
"Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned," the Mail Online reports. Researchers pooled the results of previous studies and found a...
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Software used to screen social media photos for depression signs
"The images you put up on Instagram could be used to diagnose if you're depressed," the Mail Online reports. Researchers attempted to see if computer-driven image recognition could...
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