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  1. New study to sort out risk genes for brain development disordersRead the original story

    15 min ago | Xinhuanet

    ... at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and reported in Nature Genetics, samples were collected through the Autism Spectrum/Intellectual Disability 15-center network spanning seven countries and ...

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  2. 'Thrones' star dies at 36Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Fox News

    Neil Fingleton, "Game of Thrones" star and the UK's tallest man at a towering 7ft 7in, has died aged 36. The actor and basketball player, who played Mag the Mighty in the hit show, reportedly died of heart failure on Saturday. The 7ft 7in star was named the tallest man in the UK and European Union in 2007 and was among the 25 tallest men in the world.

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  3. A Multi-network Approach Identifies Protein-Specific Co-expression in ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Here, we report proteomic analyses of 129 human cortical tissues to define changes associated with the asymptomatic and symptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease .

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  4. New study to sort out risk genes for brain development disordersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and reported in Nature Genetics, samples were collected through the Autism Spectrum/Intellectual Disability 15-center network spanning seven countries and ...

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  5. Distinctive genomic signature of neural and intestinal organoids from ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 G2019S mutation is the most common genetic cause of Parkinson's disease .

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  6. How to switch off your bad genes and live longerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The stars shine on The Oscars red carpet: Sizzling Kristin Cavallari leads the way as the great and good of Hollywood start to arrive for the 89th Academy Awards Boycott the Oscars! Scuffle breaks out at Trump supporters' anti-Academy Awards protest amid calls for Republicans to shun the ceremony over Hollywood 'liberal bias' Melania Trump chooses the theme 'Spring's Renewal' for Governors Ball that she will host tonight while the Oscars take place in LA 'My conscience wouldn't let me talk to him': How father of dead Navy SEAL SNUBBED Trump at memorial ceremony for his son - and now demands investigation into his death during botched Yemen raid 'If a Girl Scout egged your house, would you buy cookies from her?' Trump's spokesperson offers up bizarre explanation as to why he won't be attending this year's White House Correspondents' dinner The roast WILL go on: White House Correspondents' ... (more)

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  7. 'US Supreme Court Holds That Exporting One Component of Invention...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In a 7-0 decision issued on February 22, 2017, in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. , the U.S. Supreme Court held that exporting a single component of a multicomponent invention for combination abroad does not give rise to patent infringement under 35 U.S.C. 271 .

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  8. The fight against Alzheimer's has suffered a hammer blow, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Treating the disease once symptoms begin to show up, they argue, might be too late to have any real impact on the disease The search for a treatment hasn't been going well. There are only four approved drugs that treat the symptoms of the disease, and several hopeful treatments have failed key studies over the last few months.

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  9. Matthew Lindsay: More research into the long-term damage caused by...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    THE old leather footballs which were used in the professional game right up until in the 1980s have, mercifully, long since been replaced by far lighter and safer synthetic versions. So it is to be hoped the instances of former players suffering from dementia - of whom Celtic legend Billy McNeill is, it was confirmed yesterday to the horror and disbelief of everyone in the Scottish game, the latest - will become far less commonplace in years to come.

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  10. Can a really strict diet prolong your 'health span'?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... there was no framework to understand how dietary restriction might affect humans, he said. Since then, advances in genetics and molecular science have determined that dietary restriction inhibits the production of specific cellular proteins and ...

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  11. Game of Thrones actor dies at 36Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    NEIL Fingleton, Game of Thrones star and the UK's tallest man at a towering 2.3 metres, has died aged 36. The actor and basketball player, who played Mag the Mighty in the hit show, reportedly died of heart failure, reports The Sun . The star was named the tallest man in the UK and European Union in 2007 and was among the 25 tallest men in the world.

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  12. This Close to Happy -- by Daphne MerkinRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    With two people with the same disease why may one fare very differently from the other? Why can one recover and build a good life, even if with residual symptoms, while another remains impaired and beset with suffering as a primary mode of living? This disparity applies equally to all chronic diseases: diabetes, heart and lung diseases, arthritis, many cancers, as well as a host of mental and substance use disorders, including depression, bipolar disease, PTSD , eating disorders , addiction , even schizophrenia . I kept thinking about variation in the expression of diseases as I read Daphne Merkin's new book, This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression, which archives her life with depression.

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  13. Child obesity '35-40%' inherited from parents, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    London, Feb 26 : Around 35-40 per cent of a child's BMI - how fat or thin they are - is inherited from their parents, a new study has found. For the most obese children, the proportion rises to 55-60 per cent, suggesting that more than half of their tendency towards obesity is determined by genetics and family environment.

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  14. More lessons from Dolly the sheep: Is a clone really born at age zero?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salon

    In 1997 Dolly the sheep was introduced to the world by biologists Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut and colleagues. Not just any lamb, Dolly was a clone.

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  15. Game Of Thrones and Doctor Who actor Neil Fingleton dies aged 36Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Metro

    The actor and former basketball player - who was also Britain's tallest man at 7 foot 7 - reportedly passed away on Saturday following heart failure, according to Mail Online . One of Fingleton's most memorable roles was on HBO's Game Of Thrones as giant Mag The Mighty in 2014.

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  16. A New Paradigm for PsychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    In Robert Whitaker's article from last December, " INTAR 2016: A Global Call for a New Paradigm " he wrote that by the end of the conference, this gathering of representatives from the World Health Organization, the United Nations, and the International Disability Alliance had "embraced a common thought: a new global health narrative was needed, one that could replace the failed 'medical model' that dominates mental health today." This call for a new paradigm reflects the awareness that the paradigm of pharmaceutical psychiatry has failed.

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  17. Does reading maps make you nervous? Blame your genesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Do you get nervous while following maps on mobile? If the very thought of spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, makes you nervous, it could be partly due to your genes, suggests a new research. "Our results have important implications for finding specific genes which contribute to differences in anxiety between people," said Margherita Malanchini from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London.

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  18. Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood, says studyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    London, Feb 26 : Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early adulthood, according to new King's College London research. Experiencing severe deprivation and neglect in childhood can have a lasting psychological impact into early adulthood, finds a unique study which has followed the mental health of a group of children adopted from Romanian institutions to UK families in the 1990s, read the Kings College London website.

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  19. Fasting diet a regenerates diabetic pancreasaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    It is like the human form of the diet when people spend five days on a low-calorie, low-protein, low-carbohydrate but high unsaturated-fat diet. These are the cells that detect sugar in the blood and release the hormone insulin if it gets too high.

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  20. Occupational Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk of Parkinson's Disease in Persons LRRK2 MutationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Occupational pesticide exposure is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease in persons with a specific LRRK2 mutation, according to a study released today at the 1st Pan American Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Congress . Occupational fungicide use is definitively and herbicide or insecticide use is possibly associated with increased penetrance of PD in G2019S carriers in men.

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