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Eye Exams Could Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

Predicting Alzheimer’s Cheaply and Simply According to researchers at the University of California’s San Diego School Of Medicine and at the Washington University School of Medicine, cognitive tests may soon offer a low-cost, minimally invasive, and simple method of screening people for the genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease. According to both recently published studies, the … Read more

DNA

A Major Milestone in Genetic Editing

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new technology that may disrupt the current methodology for genetic editing using the Argonaute protein from Natronobacterium gregoryi (NgAgo). Gene editing is a hot topic among the international scientific community, and it is not without controversy. As a result, the World Health Organization has demanded the establishment of … Read more

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80% of People Genetically at Risk of Cancer are Unaware

Ignorance About Predisposition to Certain Cancers A recent study interviewing more than 50,000 subjects has found that as many as eight of ten people are unaware that they may be genetically disposed to several types of cancer. Most people only find out retroactively once they have already been diagnosed that they were at high risk … Read more