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Pharmacogenomic, or PGx, tests predict how your genes might affect your response to medications. But they have their limitations.
Whether it's from a day at the beach or a trip to the swimming pool, getting water stuck in your ear is very common. But how does it happen?
Scientists say a synthetic compound derived from Brazilian wandering spider venom could treat people with erectile dysfunction for whom drugs like Viagra don't work.
A new analysis of more than 1,500 papers and 60 types of tissue has revealed the total number of cells in the human body.
Scientists can now create realistic human embryo models in the lab, leading some to suggest that we rethink how we legally define an embryo.
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