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Fetal Immune System Operational By Second Trimester

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Fetal Immune System Operational By Second Trimester
Research shows that human immunity develops much earlier than previously thought, but functions differently in adults.
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| Categories: | Tags: Immunity, immune system, inflammations, T cells, T-lymphocytes, T-regulatory cells | Comments: (0) | View Count: (575)
NHS launches world's first trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children
Schoolgirl Tilly Lockey says her new hand 'looks awesome and makes you feel confident'
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| Categories: | Tags: Bionics, biotechnology, dentures, robotic prostheses | Comments: (0) | View Count: (572)
The Fertility Doctor Trying to Commercialize Three-Parent Babies
A startup called Darwin Life says it will use a controversial fertility technique to help forty-somethings get pregnant for $100,000.
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Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease

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Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease
Researchers have identified the mechanism which causes a build-up of fat in the liver in a disease affecting one in five in the UK -- and were able to reverse it in a mouse model.
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Humans may be able to regrow skin after severe burns

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Humans may be able to regrow skin after severe burns
PolarityTE fully regenerated pig skin and hair follicles in third-degree burns.
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The Deadly Effects of Fructose

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The Deadly Effects of Fructose
In 2009, Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco delivered a ninety minute lecture entitled “Sugar: The Bitter Truth”. It was posted on YouTube as part of the university’s medical education series. Then a funny thing happened. It went viral.
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The secret to a long and healthy life? Eat less

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The secret to a long and healthy life? Eat less
Permanently cutting the daily calories you consume may turn out to have a profound effect on your future life, according to some tantalising scientific studies.
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Killer antibiotic now 25,000× more potent—and resistant to drug resistance
Chemical changes give drug three killing methods plus a way to daze evolution.
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Pig brain cells implanted into brains of people with Parkinson’s
The approach is still in the early stages of testing, but initial results from four people look promising, with all showing some improvement 18 months after surgery.
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| Categories: | Tags: Parkinson's disease, cell transplantation, genetics, genome modification, genetic engineering, CRISPR | Comments: (0) | View Count: (647)
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Could removal of aging cells extend human life?

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Could removal of aging cells extend human life?
A research team has confirmed that targeting SnCs could treat age-related degenerative joint disease.
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| Categories: | Tags: aging cells, senescent cells, SnCs, osteoarthritis | Comments: (0) | View Count: (853)
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