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CONTENTS Issue #966
How do we make genomics everybody's business?
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How do we make genomics everybody's business?
10 September 2018 - by Dr Alexander Ware
This Progress Educational Trust/Genomics England event concerned the imminent completion of the 100,000 Genomes Project, and the upcoming launch of the new national NHS Genomic Medicine Service... [Read More]
IVF cuts encourage risky multiple pregnancies, warns UK report
10 September 2018 - by Julianna Photopoulos
Cuts to fertility treatments in the UK are putting women at higher risk of having multiple pregnancies, and increasing costs to the NHS, according to a new report... [Read More]
First in-body genome editing trial appears safe
10 September 2018 - by Charlotte Spicer
Preliminary results from the first clinical trial to use genome editing directly in the body suggest that the technique is safe... [Read More]
IVF babies at greater risk of high blood pressure as teens
10 September 2018 - by Ruth Retassie
People born with the aid of IVF or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) are six times more likely to develop high blood pressure as adolescents, a preliminary study has found... [Read More]
CRISPR used to kill bacteria without antibiotics
10 September 2018 - by Martha Henriques
A new approach to kill bacteria has been developed using genome editing, bypassing the need for antibiotics... [Read More]
World-first gene therapy wins world's top €1m vision prize
10 September 2018 - by Dr Kimberley Bryon-Dodd
Seven scientists from the USA and the UK have shared the largest annual award related to vision research... [Read More]
Book Review: Towards a Professional Model of Surrogate Motherhood
10 September 2018 - by Dr Kirsty Horsey
What is a 'professional model' of surrogacy? The title of this book intrigued me before I had even turned a page... [Read More]
Radio Review: Biohacking – BBC Radio 4
10 September 2018 - by Dr Alexander Ware
Recent programmes like Biohacking are what help Radio 4 maintain its place atop my ranking of BBC media outlets. I think I'd pay the license fee for it alone... [Read More]

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