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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Six new human embryonic stem cell lines derived at the University of Michigan are available for federal research. University of Michigan Health System officials say in a release Thursday that researchers can begin using...
WYANDOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A 9-year-old Detroit-area girl whose battle with Huntington's disease drew attention after she was taunted online by a neighbor has died. Michigan Memorial Funeral Home in Flat Rock, which is handling arrangements, says...
TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman who used the Internet to taunt a 7-year-old girl with Huntington's disease has been ordered to move out of her home after pleading guilty to assault and battery for trying to run over a neighbor. Jennifer...
Upcoming Virtual Dementia Tour: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. June 22. Grand Villa of Altamonte Springs. Free interactive tour. Natural Solutions to Pain: 7:00-8:30 p.m. June 24. Oviedo YMCA, 7900 Red Bug Rd., Oviedo. 407-359-3606 Kidney Smart: 9-11 a.m. June 27....
South Bend TribuneGRANGER -- The Northern Indiana Committee for the Huntington's Disease Society of America will host the third annual Hope Walk at Discovery Middle School in Granger on Saturday. The local iteration of this national event was inspired by 1987 Penn High...
When Arlo Guthrie was a boy, he sat in the backyard with the guitar he'd gotten for his fifth birthday and listened to his father, Woody, teach him "This Land Is Your Land." The verses decrying hunger and espousing equality didn't strike Arlo as political...
He still performs the original words. When Arlo Guthrie was a boy, he sat in the backyard with the guitar he'd gotten for his fifth birthday and listened as his father taught him the end of "This Land Is Your Land" — the lyrics, cut in many...
The best way to hire productive employees is to look for people with qualifications, talent, honesty and commitment. Now, however, a small but growing number of employers are looking for something else as well: job applicants who don't smoke. As much as...
Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
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