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Cameron Howard is a 4-year old who, like most his age, enjoys a ride on the carousel, sidewalk chalk, and playing with his mom’s cell phone. “He knows how to operate the phone better than I do,” joked his mom, Stephanie Howard. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are reporting one of the first examples where mapping someone's genetic code led to better treatment. So-called genome sequencing today is used for research. Scientists look for the causes of diseases that in turn...
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of women at high risk of breast cancer because of genes, family history or other reasons have a new option for preventing the disease. A big study finds that a drug cut the risk of developing breast cancer by more than...
In the words of Kyle Johnston's coach, the young pole vaulter has all the tools to be a champion. "He's a taller vaulter, he's relatively quick, he's getting quicker,” he said. “He's got great genetics!" I'll let you in on the joke. Kyle's...
CAMPION, Colo. (AP) — A rare miniature cow with markings similar to a panda bear was born on a farm in northern Colorado. The so-called "panda cow" born in Larimer County is thought to be one of only about 24 in the world. The (Loveland) Reporter-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors may someday be able to better identify which prostate cancer patients need aggressive treatment by using an experimental test. It's one of the most vexing problems in cancer therapy. Currently, once prostate cancer is...
CHICAGO (AP) — Was your kid born to be an elite athlete? Marketers of genetic tests claim the answer is in mail-order kits costing less than $200. Some customers say the test results help them steer their children to appropriate sports. But...
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists in Europe are reporting they used a simple blood test on pregnant women to diagnose Down syndrome in their unborn children. Down syndrome, which results in cognitive delays, is caused by having an extra copy of a...
Of The Morning CallHarvey M. Robinson, 19, was convicted last night of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Allentown women and a teen-age girl. A Lehigh County jury will have to decide whether to sentence Robinson to death or life imprisonment for...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgFor the Jennings family, the unknown is a real part of their lives. Vanessa, 11, and Jacob, 7, were diagnosed with a rare disease in 2008. At the time, Vanessa was 7 and Jacob just 2. Doctors had been testing Vanessa since she was about 2 years old in...
Valencia, Spain – Detailing the ancestry of sweet orange has been a long-sought prize for citrus scientists. On Friday, the leader of a group that has been analyzing the genetic makeup of citrus said in a scientific talk that the ponkan -- a large,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New, non-invasive tests for chromosomal disorders should be reserved for pregnant women with a higher-than-average risk of having a baby with Down syndrome, doctors said this week. The screening tests, which find small amounts...
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