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Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.
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Plans to legalise babies being born with three genetic parents in the UK have come a step closer after health officials said they would press ahead with creating new regulations to allow the move.
3 hrs ago | Medical News
Education and behavior have a greater impact on the development of nearsightedness than do genetic factors: With each school year completed, a person becomes more nearsighted.
The deep dark fear of pain and loss associated with the very thought of breast cancer never really spares any woman.
The largest-ever study of schizophrenia patients shows that the condition is driven by more than 100 genes - some that were expected, and some that require more research to explain.
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study.
Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.
A new study provides the most definitive characterization of the autism-like intellectual disability disorder Christianson Syndrome and provides the first diagnostic criteria to help doctors and families identify and understand the condition.
Transforming agriculture is central to sub-Saharan Africa's development prospects.
Teen adolescence is becoming a prevalent issue within the nation and it's never been more important to understand it.
A team of scientists from around the world led by Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset -- the first sequence of a New World Monkey -- providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on ... (more)
Using new statistical tools, Carnegie Mellon University's Kathryn Roeder has led an international team of researchers to discover that most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches.
Artist Bruno uses humor, friends to fight cancer Known for greeting cards created on early-1900s press, St. Joe woman thankful for support.
While we search for the safest towns in Connecticut, it's worth looking at what is most likely to kill someone in a community before their time.
Scientists at the University of Toronto say a low-carb diet can dramatically reduce the risk of colon cancer .
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