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"Breathprints" Unique as Fingerprints, Testable for Disease

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April 4, 2013
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A new study says the contents of a person's breath are unique and change slowly, if at all - possibly leading to new non-invasive diagnostic tools.


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AP (Apr. 20, 2012) — Heart disease is a leading killer of great apes in captivity. Atlanta's zoo is home to the Great Ape Heart Project, which is dedicated to understanding, diagnosing and treating heart disease in the four types of great apes.
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Stem Cell Trial Seeks Longer Lives for Victims of Deadly ALS

Stem Cell Trial Seeks Longer Lives for Victims of Deadly ALS

Reuters (Jan. 8, 2014) — Researchers at Emory University in the United States are hoping to extend the lives of patients diagnosed with the deadly neuro-degenerative disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS kills by destroying a patient's nervous system but in clinical trials, the scientists say injections of neural stem cells show promise in slowing the disease's progress. Ben Gruber reports.
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Popular Cholesterol Drug Now Proven To Have Positive Effects

Popular Cholesterol Drug Now Proven To Have Positive Effects

Newsy (Nov. 18, 2014) — The cholesterol-reducing drug Zetia, made by Merck & Co., has just been proven effective for high-risk heart disease patients in a multiyear study. Video provided by Newsy
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Freezing Eggs to Halt the Biological Clock

Freezing Eggs to Halt the Biological Clock

AFP (Nov. 1, 2014) — With the growing trend of starting families later in life, increasing numbers of American women are opting for egg freezing, with some large companies now offering to pay for their employees to have the procedure. Duration: 02:19 Video provided by AFP
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