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BioNews News articles written by Jennifer Frosch:

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New 'prime' genome editing offers promise
28 October 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
An improved genome editing method could potentially correct 89 percent of known genetic defects causing disease, US scientists say.
First 'blastoids' from mouse stem cells implanted in womb
21 October 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
US researchers have generated novel early embryo models – called blastoids – from mouse stem cells and implanted them into surrogate mice... [Read More]
Post-traumatic stress disorder has genetic component
14 October 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
Developing post-traumatic stress disorder following traumatic events has a strong genetic component, a new study shows... [Read More]
US twin birth rate lowest for a decade - better IVF may be reason
7 October 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
The incidence of twin births in the USA has declined to the lowest rate in a decade, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reports... [Read More]
Male infertility linked to higher risk of prostate cancer
30 September 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
Men who have had fertility treatment to assist conception in the past have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer, a Swedish cohort study has reported... [Read More]
Prostate cancer risk doubles for men with BRCA2 mutation
23 September 2019 - by Jennifer Frosch
A gene mutation previously associated with breast and ovarian cancer has been found to double the risk of prostate cancer among men... [Read More]