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Nicholas Volker was dying at the age of 4 from an unknown condition. Over 100 trips to the operating room and 400 days in the hospital, no doctors were able to pin point to the cause of his illness. As a last hope, doctors decided to sequence his whole genome …

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Studies published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics shows that smoking affects human genome. Researchers have conducted a meta-analysis of genome-wide DNA methylation using samples of 16,000 participants. DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that methyl groups are added to DNA without any interruption of DNA sequence. Methylation can …

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a medical condition that affect many of women of early age. PMS can cause a variety of physical and psychological symptoms that occur just before your menstrual period. Up to 80% of menstruating women experience PMS symptoms that are anxiety, irritability, vomiting, fatigue, and depression. PMS …

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Overweight and obesity are growing worldwide problem including in women in reproductive age. Maternal overweight and obesity are well-known risk factors that could affect several mental and physical effect to their babies. New study found that maternal obesity has linked shorter newborn telomere size by checking cord blood and …

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Although global incidences of gastric disease have increased continually, there are limited adequate models for stomach study. Recently, scientists have generated human stomach tissue from pluripotent stem cell in vitro at Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Center. It is called the fundus which produce stomach’s acid and digest hormones. They …

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