Gene Editing Breakthrough: How Far Is Fixing And Designing Babies? – Forbes

Forbes Gene Editing Breakthrough: How Far Is Fixing And Designing Babies?ForbesGene editing technology allowed scientists to remove a mutation from human embryos. How far are custom-designed babies? (Photo: Shutterstock). How far is our society from genetically modifying people like Microsoft Word documents? A recent publication …Here's where experts say we should draw the line on gene-editing […]

Editing human embryos is okay — but don’t turn them into people yet, geneticists say – The Verge

The Verge Editing human embryos is okay — but don't turn them into people yet, geneticists sayThe VergeResearch into gene editing to cure human diseases should continue and be supported with public funds, says an international group of organizations with genetics expertise. But embryos with DNA edits shouldn't be developed into human beings just yet …Human […]

Study sheds light on chronic fatigue syndrome – ABC News

The Times Study sheds light on chronic fatigue syndromeABC NewsA new study by a team of researchers from Stanford University sheds light on chronic fatigue syndrome, an ailment estimated to affect over 836,000 Americans that has no known cure or cause, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Blood Proteins Tied to Severity […]

Leading Disney parks ‘Imagineer’ Martin Sklar dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, a right-hand man of Walt Disney and central figure in the development and expansion of his company’s theme parks around the world, has died. Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown confirmed Sklar’s death for The Associated Press. He died Thursday at his Hollywood Hills home at age 83, a […]

FDA announces comprehensive regulatory plan to shift trajectory of tobacco-related disease, death – FDA.gov

Washington Post FDA announces comprehensive regulatory plan to shift trajectory of tobacco-related disease, deathFDA.govThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will serve as a multi-year roadmap to better protect kids and significantly reduce tobacco-related disease and death. The approach …Cigarettes May Soon Have Too Little […]

Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players’ Brains? – Forbes

Forbes Is Football Worth Gambling With High School And College Players' Brains?ForbesMost media attention on a new study about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in deceased football players focused on the NFL players. Certainly, the finding that 99% of NFL players in the study had CTE should get people's attention. But so should …Borges: Stunning CTE […]

Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die – ABC News

CBC.ca Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to dieABC NewsCharlie Gard's mother returned to a London court Tuesday to ask a judge to let her and the baby's father take their critically ill son home to die. Lawyers for the family of the 11-month-old infant and the hospital treating him appeared […]