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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Sudden death predictor identifies ICD candidates in new ESC Guidelines

Saturday 30 August 2014: A new sudden death predictor for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy identifies candidates for implantable cardioverter defibrillators in ESC Guidelines published today.

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5 hrs ago | Bucks Herald

Mum tells of how her world was 'shattered' by son's death

A mum has told how her world was 'rocked, shattered and destroyed' after her eight week old son died from Spinal Muscular Atrophy .

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8 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Home genetics kits could identify millions with Jewish roots

JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an 'expanded circle of individuals' who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Israel, World News, Middle East,

12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Monster plants and our father's fears in new DNA research on epigenetics

Until very recently, it seemed the overall picture of genetics was well known. DNA molecules encoded for a host of attributes that created organisms like you and me, and we essentially served as receptacles for our inherited DNA, perhaps passing them on via mixing with a sexual partner's DNA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

15 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Positive outlook can help people stay lively as they age

It's no secret that staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer, but research shows that how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than nature.

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19 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

From left, Lydia Coppola, Wendlebury Gate Stables owner Hazel Offord, Emilia Tranter and instructor Sue Mckecknie with Colin the Pony PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

23 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Veteran is told: you can't fly your Union Flag here

Christopher Bishop with the flagpole and Union flag at his housing association home in Kidlington.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Art Daily

Honeybee genome throws up survival clues: study published in journal Nature Genetics

A file picture taken on July 23, 2009 shows a Kosovo Albanian beekeeper presenting his honeybees near the village of Studencan.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Entomology, Science, Apiculture

VentureBeat

Blueprint Genetics raises $3.9 million to bring genomic diagnostics service to the U.S.

Genomic research has come a long way in recent years. Once the legal and regulatory issues are figured out, the research may provide the basis for a new data-driven care delivery model that could revolutionize health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science

Psychology Today

How to Create a Successful Working Dog

Most people are interested in the training and performance of their dogs simply they want to have a well-mannered and biddable canine companion, or for a smaller number of dog owners, so that they can have dogs that perform well in canine sports or obedience competitions.

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Scientific Blogging

How Wild Rabbits Genetically Became Tame Ones

Why wild animals genetically changed into domesticated forms has long been a mystery, covered by the blanket artificial selection reasoning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Medicine, Texas A&M University

Science Daily

New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Sex via Lab-Grown Vagina Just as Pleasurable

Scientists are now able to grow specialised organs in the lab, including the vagina, not just that they have successfully implanted it in the patients.

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Daily Kos

Genetic maps reveal Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone is linked to one funeral and virus is mutating

The late Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, one of the five co-authors of this research who have died since writing this paper.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Explosion

Medical News

Many people with severe rheumatoid arthritis failing to take expensive medication

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study led by researchers in Manchester.

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology

Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Dr. Murray Feingold: Schizophrenia - nature vs. nurture

Schizophrenia occurs in about 1 percent of the population. Symptoms include paranoia, hearing voices, agitation and difficulty functioning in society.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, GlaxoSmithKline

SFGate

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species - including widely feared Asian carp - to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

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Related Topix: Central Michigan University, University of Notre Dame, Medicine

R & D

Neuroscientists reverse memories' emotional associations

A new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientists reveals the brain circuit that controls how memories become linked with positive or negative emotions.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medicine

Medical News Today

Endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in...

A Sydney endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in Cambridge to solve a mysterious case of diabetes from the past.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Endocrinology, Biology, Science, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

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