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Advances in IVF: The Top 5 Highlights from 2014

The past year was an exciting one with many advances emerging in Reproductive Technology. Here is a look at some of the most noteworthy achievements in the field of IVF. 831 more words

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The best offense is a good defense

There are a lot of components to being a special needs mom. It’s a balancing act of treating your kid like “everybody else” and managing all the nuances, therapies and appointments that make them “special”. 452 more words

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NHMRC releases guidelines after concerns online genetic tests may not meet quality standards

7  News  By medical reporter Sophie Scott  December 9, 2014

Experts are warning Australians to be extremely careful when ordering genetic tests online, saying the tests may not meet Australian quality and reliability standards. 30 more words

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Online genetic tests may not meet quality standards: NHMRC

ABC News Sophie Scott 9 December 2014

Experts warn Australians to be extremely careful when ordering genetic tests online, saying the tests may not meet Australian quality standards. 15 more words

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Multitasking Gene May Help Drone Operators Control Robotic Swarms (Scientific American)

For thousands of years generals such as Caesar and Napoleon have molded citizens into soldiers en masse by using the same drills and training techniques for everyone. 53 more words

GeneSightRx, CYP450, and Antidepressants

Psychiatrists call it the “trial and error factor”: when they set out to prescribe an antidepressant, they have no clinically proven way of knowing which one to choose.

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Can we all get along? Why I think even Melissa Etheridge & I should be friends.

I’ll start by saying, I originally wrote something about this topic earlier in the week, and I’m glad I held off, calmed down and reflected on the bigger issue to be addressed before posting. 1,078 more words