BREAKING NEWS | New Gene Editing Technology Could Correct 89% Of Genetic Defects

Scientists have developed a new gene-editing technology that could potentially correct up to 89% of genetic defects, including those that cause diseases like sickle cell anemia. The new technology is called “prime editing” and was developed by researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, who published their findings Monday in the journal Naure. … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | New Gene Editing Technology Could Correct 89% Of Genetic Defects

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BREAKING NEWS | J&J Recalls 33,000 Bottles Of Baby Powder As FDA Finds Asbestos In Sample

LOS ANGELES/CALIFORNIA – Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online. J&J shares fell more than 6% to close at $127.70. The move marks the first time … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | J&J Recalls 33,000 Bottles Of Baby Powder As FDA Finds Asbestos In Sample

MOMS-TO-BE | A Stressful Pregnancy Reduces The Chances Of Having A Boy, A Study Shows

Study Shows MILAN/ITALY - Moms-to-be who undergo physical or mental stress during their pregnancies are less likely to have a boy and may also have a higher risk of preterm birth, according to a study published Monday. “The womb is an influential first home”, said lead author Catherine Monk, director of women’s mental health in … Continue reading MOMS-TO-BE | A Stressful Pregnancy Reduces The Chances Of Having A Boy, A Study Shows

ROYALS | Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton Speak Out In A Powerful New Mental Health PSA

LONDON – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Prince William and Kate Middleton to voice a powerful new mental health PSA. Public Health England, in partnership with the UK’s health service, launched a campaign called #EveryMindMatters. The initiative aims to “help people take simple steps to look after their mental health”, a tweet from Kensington … Continue reading ROYALS | Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton Speak Out In A Powerful New Mental Health PSA

HEALTH | Unpredictable Income May Be Bad For Brain Health

Young adults who don’t earn the same amount of money from year to year, or who weather substantial pay cuts, do worse on brain health assessments in midlife compared to those with steady income, a recent study suggests. Researchers collected income data over two decades for 3,287 adults, starting in 1990 when they were 23 … Continue reading HEALTH | Unpredictable Income May Be Bad For Brain Health

HEALTH | Drinking More Soda And Juice Tied To Increased Diabetes Risk

People who increase their consumption of sodas, juices and other sweet drinks over times are more likely than those who don’t to develop diabetes, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers exanimated over two decades of data from more than 192,000 men and women who worked in nursing or other healthcare jobs. None of the participants had … Continue reading HEALTH | Drinking More Soda And Juice Tied To Increased Diabetes Risk

The Germiest Place In Your Place In Your Home And The Best Way To Combat Those Microbes

Do you compulsively scrub your toilet for fear of germs? Good for you, but how often do you change your bath and hand towels? You’re well – informed, so you already microwave your germy kitchen sponge. Or should you? When’s the last time you sanitized your refrigerator, scrubbed your microwave handles or bleached you kitchen … Continue reading The Germiest Place In Your Place In Your Home And The Best Way To Combat Those Microbes