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China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

Nov. 29, 2018 — The work of a research team that claimed to have produced the world’s first gene-edited babies is illegal and has been halted, the Chinese government said Thursday. An investigation has been ordered into the research that led to the birth of twin girls earlier this month, Chinese Vice Minister of Science… Read More »

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Health Systems Work with Epic on Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes for Oncology

UnitedHealthcare Motion, an employer-sponsored wellness program, is telling its participants they can get a free Apple Watch if they meet the insurer’s daily walking goals over a six-month period. Participants can start receiving and using the Apple Watch (initially paying only tax and shipping) and then apply program earnings toward the purchase price of the… Read More »

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Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Strictly limiting carbohydrates and eating more fat may help the body burn more calories, a new clinical trial shows. Researchers found that among 164 adults in a weight-loss study, those placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned more daily calories, versus those given… Read More »

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