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Scientist pipetting a sample for genetic testing with a background of a DNA sequence

December 18, 2020

Can Gene Editing Treat Angelman Syndrome?

Scientists have determined how to overcome a genetic mutation at the center of this debilitating neurodevelopmental condition.

Gene Therapy, Research

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December 17, 2020

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent COVID-19?

Maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is important for general health.

Coronavirus

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December 10, 2020

4 Things We Have Learned from the Published COVID-19 Vaccine Trial ...

Understanding what the results from COVID vaccine trials mean for the pandemic.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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December 9, 2020

The Science of mRNA Vaccines

Scientists are using this more efficient technology to create a strong immune response seen in other vaccines.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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December 1, 2020

4 Ways to Protect Your Heart This Winter

As the temperatures drop, the rates of heart disease rise. “Heart disease can occur any time of the year, but there is some seasonality to it, and it does increase in the winter months,” says UNC cardiologist Christopher Kelly, MD. Cardiologists don’t know for sure why the winter months are riskier for hearts, but it…

Heart Health

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