Page URL:

BioNews News articles written by Eleanor Lynam:

Page 1 of 1
DNA tests can come with a placebo effect
17 December 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
Being aware of a genetic risk can cause a 'placebo effect', a recent study has found... [Read More]
Cambodia releases detained surrogates
10 December 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
Thirty-two Cambodian women charged with human trafficking for acting as surrogates have been released on bail on the condition that they keep the children... [Read More]
Human placenta organoids grown outside womb
3 December 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
Scientists have produced elaborate placenta-like organoids in a dish, which may aid in the research of pregnancy disorders... [Read More]
Irish hospital reviews its cancer test reports after error in case
26 November 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
A hospital in Ireland has been reviewing hundreds of test reports for the BRCA gene after a woman was incorrectly told she was not at heightened risk of cancer... [Read More]
Genetics study reveals how obesity can cause depression
19 November 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
The largest study of its kind has given evidence to suggest that being overweight can cause depression, primarily due to psychological factors... [Read More]
Fertility rate halves across world
12 November 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
The number of children born per woman has halved globally since 1950, according to a study published by the Lancet... [Read More]
Study suggests 96 percent of people 'immune' to CRISPR/Cas9
5 November 2018 - by Eleanor Lynam
The genome editing system, CRISPR/Cas9, may not be as successful in humans as hoped... [Read More]