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No link between immunizations and autism

No link between immunizations and autism

Evolution has been working very hard to produce us humans

Evolution has been working very hard to produce us humans

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function

Total abstinence is the only way to protect the unborn baby against Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Total abstinence is the only way to protect the unborn baby against Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder high among Chernobyl children

FDA clears blood test to screen newborn infants for a variety of inherited diseases

FDA clears blood test to screen newborn infants for a variety of inherited diseases

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

New direction for research into Sly Syndrome

New direction for research into Sly Syndrome

Key to detecting Asperger’s syndrome, a milder yet little-understood form of autism, lies in analyzing infants’ movements

Key to detecting Asperger’s syndrome, a milder yet little-understood form of autism, lies in analyzing infants’ movements

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

8.5 million Euros to address a fundamental question on mitosis: How is cell division regulated?

8.5 million Euros to address a fundamental question on mitosis: How is cell division regulated?

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

Protein called Rac controls a number of biological processes and is directly implicated in several human diseases

Protein called Rac controls a number of biological processes and is directly implicated in several human diseases

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California