IVF is growing in popularity for women who don’t want babies until later in life. But as more are finding out, it isn’t a guarantee. With comments from our Ruth Faden.

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Researchers were surprised at the high reading level required to understand consent forms and how many difficult words appear in informed consent documents. “Ethically, it is important to patients to understand the options available to them,” says Nancy E. Kass, deputy director for public health at the Berman Institute

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CRISPR’s reputation was tarnished last year after a researcher in China edited a gene in embryos that went on to develop into two baby girls. The current CRISPR trials don’t have the same ethical challenges — the therapies won’t lead to DNA changes that can be inherited, says Alan Regenberg, Still, he says, there’s reason for caution when working with humans

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The brains of college football players showed signs of “fraying” after a season of play

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But new insights are at last accumulating

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Deep Brain Stimulation

August 14, 2019

DBS is an incredibly promising intervention for intractable neurological and psychiatric illness. What are the risks?

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California thinks so. A new law warns biohackers not to edit their genes at home

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With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said

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