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IVF doesn't lead to developmental delays in children up to the age of 3

Jan 05, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that in-vitro fertilization does not lead to developmental delays in children up to age of 3.

Gene therapy could help create muscular dystrophy therapy

Jan 04, 2016 PM EST A new study has revealed that the gene editing technique, Crispr-Cas9, could help in developing a treatment for muscular dystrophy.

Innovative drugs win approvals in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 PM EST The approvals granted to first-of-a-kind drugs increased last year, with the annual numbers of new U.S. drugs reaching their highest level in 19 years.

Sugar increases risk of breast, lung cancer risk, study finds

Jan 04, 2016 AM EST A new animal study from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center suggests that table sugar may increase the risk of breast cancer.

Stem cells help testing of experimental Alzheimer's drugs

Dec 29, 2015 PM EST Researchers are now using stem cells to create a model of Alzheimer's disease outside the human body.

Lower salt intake may be harmful for heart failure patients

Dec 29, 2015 AM EST A new study suggests that reducing salt intake might that potentially increase a heart failure patient's risk of death or hospitalization.

Fungus destroying trees in Hawaii forests

Dec 29, 2015 AM EST A fungus, called ceratocystis fimbriata, is destroying the trees in Hawaii.

Twin birth rate rises to a record high in United States

Dec 28, 2015 AM EST The recent birth statistics from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that the number of twins born in the United States reached a new high in 2014.

Asthma in children on the decline

Dec 28, 2015 AM EST According to a government analysis, the number of children asthma in the U.S. has finally stopped increasing and may have started falling.

Gay men can donate blood

Dec 28, 2015 AM EST The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted its 30 year old ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

Snails can change their sex, says study

Dec 27, 2015 AM EST A new study reveals that when two male slipper snails stay together and make direct contact, they change into female sex.

Liver hormone regulates cravings for sugar, alcohol: Study

Dec 27, 2015 AM EST A recent study has revealed that a liver hormone has the ability to reduce sweet and alcohol cravings in mammals.

Dwindling populations of honeybee threatening crops in U.S.

Dec 26, 2015 AM EST University of Vermont (UVM) researchers have said that the disappearance of wild bees from farmlands is threatening crops all over the U.S.

Weight-loss plans based on a person's genes coming soon

Dec 26, 2015 AM EST Researchers have suggested in a report that overweight people could be provided with weight-loss diet plans based on a person's genome.

U.K. facing a 'Victorian' illness plague

Dec 25, 2015 AM EST According to the UK's National Health Service (NHS), cases of diseases such as tuberculosis, scurvy, whooping cough and scarlet fever, the diseases that were assumed to have been wiped out in the ...

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