Despite the current Silicon Valley hype, infusing yourself with the blood of a 16-year-old is probably not going to make you live longer and fix all that ails you

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There’s very little research on whether medications are safe and effective in pregnant and lactating women, but an expert panel has ideas for how to close that information gap — and it’s calling on the federal government to take action in a new report that could stir change

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Will your doctor be happy to see you? People can get a growing number of health-related genetic test results outside the clinical setting. Some direct to consumer (DTC) companies like 23andMe provide a limited number of such results directly to the individual

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Academic institutions are breaching rules by failing to report the results of clinical trials, new research shows. A study, published in journal BMJ, found “poor” compliance with EU regulations which require outcomes to be posted to a central register within 12 months

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Julia Brody writes, “My lab has been doing that for years.”

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Treating a fatal muscle disease could be the next major advance for gene editing

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Study participants share their blood and spit in the name of biomedical research. Now, a national group of experts says these volunteers should be told what scientists learn about their health from those samples

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Women have more options, for one. But a new poll also shows that financial insecurity is altering a generation’s choices

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