Younger school entry could set stage for ADHD diagnosis
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Younger school entry could set stage for ADHD diagnosis

Study shows the youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than oldest.

Another gene-edited baby may be on the way, scientist says
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Another gene-edited baby may be on the way, scientist says

A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway

The Latest: Scientist reports 2nd gene-edited pregnancy
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The Latest: Scientist reports 2nd gene-edited pregnancy

A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway

Gene-editing Chinese scientist kept much of his work secret
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Gene-editing Chinese scientist kept much of his work secret

Chinese scientist who claims first gene-edited babies kept much of his work secret

Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials
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Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

A scientist who claimed he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies is now under investigation by Chinese government bodies and by his own university

Belgium investigates doctors who euthanized autistic woman
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Belgium investigates doctors who euthanized autistic woman

Belgian officials are investigating whether doctors improperly euthanized a woman with autism, the first criminal investigation in a euthanasia case since the practice was legalized in 2002

Gene-edited baby claim by Chinese scientist sparks outrage
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Gene-edited baby claim by Chinese scientist sparks outrage

Gene-edited baby claim by Chinese scientist sparks investigations, outrage

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Michigan hospital suggests fundraising for heart transplant

A Grand Rapids-based hospital system has denied a heart transplant to a 60-year-old woman because of funding concerns, recommending instead that she fundraise $10,000 for the procedure on her own

Chinese researcher claims first gene-edited babies
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Chinese researcher claims first gene-edited babies

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies

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Congo starts first-ever trial testing Ebola drugs

The World Health Organization says Congo has begun the first-ever trial to test the effectiveness and safety of four experimental Ebola drugs, the first time scientists have directly compared such treatments