• Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    It Seems Like Gene Editing May Have Been Used To Create The First Human Gene Edited Baby. The Scientists Used Gene Editing To Remove The Gene, CCR5, Which Is Said To Enable HIV Infection. The Reason For Doing This May Seem Warranted, But Some Folks Are Concerned About The Ethical Implications Of The Action.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 3 months, 1 week ago

    Scientists Have Cloned The Virus Responsible For Some Of The Most Destruction, In The World, To Wine Grapes. The Virus, Grapevine Leafroll-Associated Virus 3 (Leafroll 3), Is Said To Cause Millions Of Dollars In Damages. The Cloning Would Enable Scientists Understand How The Virus Works So As To Find A Cure.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 4 months, 1 week ago

    Damn Bacteria Do Know How To Adapt! A Relatively Recent Study Has Now Indicated That Bacteria, Specifically Enterococcus Faecium, Is Now More Resistant To Hand Based Alcohol Sanitizer. Enterococcus Faecium, Aside From Being The Leading Cause For Urinary Tract Infections And Sepsis In Hospitals, Is also Resistant To Antibiotics. Hmm!

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 5 months, 1 week ago

    The Commonly Eaten Cavendish Bananas May Be On The Brink Of Extinction, Thanks To The Panama Disease, Which Has Spread To Most Continents Except South-America. But If The Gene That Limits The Disease Can Be Identified From A Rare Banana, Ensete Perrier, CRISPR Could be Used To Modify The Cavendish Banana To Survive The Disease.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 7 months, 1 week ago

    A Drug, WAY-316606, Which Could Be Used In Treating Osteoporosis–A Bone Weakening Condition, May Be Used To Treat Baldness By Restricting The Baldness Causing Protein. WAY-316606, According To The Researchers, Could Be Administered Without Major Side Effects, Unlike The 2 Currently Approved Drugs Minoxidil (Rogaine) and Finasteride.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Cancer Drugs Could Have Serious Side Effects; That Is, They Could Harm Healthy Cells In The Body. So, In A Bid To Avoid This, And Effectively Target Cancer Cells, Scientists Have Developed Nanorobots That Can Precisely Carry Cancer Treatment Drugs To Tumors. Hoping For the Best In Human Trials.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 9 months, 1 week ago

    The USA FDA Has Approved The 23andMe Home Test Kit For Men And Women To Test For The Risk Of Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer (Men), And Ovarian Cancer (Women) Based On 3 BRCA DNA Mutations. The Kit, However, May Not Be Accurate As It Can Only Detect 3 Of The 1000 BRCA Known Mutations.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 11 months, 1 week ago

    The Gene Editing Tool, CRISPR, May Be The Remedy To The Ever Threatening Impact Of Global Warming On Chocolates. Global Warming Is Said To Make Conditions Difficult For Cocoa Trees, Source Of Chocolate, To Thrive. The CRISPR Tool Could Help Modify Cocoa Trees To Survive Higher Temperatures With Less Water.

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