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BioNews News articles written by Isobel Steer:

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AI test could be first screening tool for ovarian cancer
6 November 2017 - by Isobel Steer
Machine learning has been used to develop a promising screening test for ovarian cancer, a team of US-based researchers has said... [Read More]
Daughters inherit miscarrage risk from smoking mothers
17 July 2017 - by Isobel Steer
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy have daughters who are more likely to experience miscarriages... [Read More]
Gene therapy temporarily halts type 1 diabetes in mice
8 January 2018 - by Isobel Steer
A gene therapy has been used to restore normal blood sugar levels in mice with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published this month in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
Mediterranean diet in women improves IVF success
5 February 2018 - by Isobel Steer
Researchers in Greece have found that a Mediterranean diet is linked with an over 65 percent improvement in a woman’s chances of a successful IVF pregnancy... [Read More]
Mutations associated with cancer found in endometriosis
15 May 2017 - by Isobel Steer
Cancer-related mutations have been found in tissue taken from patients with deep endometriosis... [Read More]
New CRISPR technique reverses diabetes and kidney failure in mice without cutting DNA
11 December 2017 - by Isobel Steer
Scientists in California have used a modified form of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to epigenetically treat diabetes, kidney disease and muscular dystrophy in mice... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Isobel Steer:

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Book Review: Stem Cell Dialogues - A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry into Medical Frontiers
11 September 2017 - by Isobel Steer
Is using and destroying a human embryo for medical research ethical? This question is constantly considered in our newspapers, courtrooms and research labs. You almost certainly have an opinion on it... [Read More]