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Chinese authorities state that the first babies in the world with modified genes are illegal – CNN • Good Medical

In November, Chinese scientist He Jiankui sparked international outrage by announcing that binoculars – Lulu and Nana – were born with modified DNA to make them resistant to HIV. He later claimed that a second woman was pregnant as a… Continue Reading →

"A missing link" in human history confirmed after a long debate – CNN • Good Medical

The fossils of Australopithecus sediba have been fueling the scientific debate since their discovery at the Malapa fossil site in South Africa 10 years ago. And now, the researchers have established that they are closely related to the genus Homo,… Continue Reading →

New global diet can save lives and save the planet, suggests important report – CNN • Good Medical

The "global health plan" is to halve the consumption of red meat and sugar and increase the consumption of fruits, vegetables and nuts. And it can prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths without harming the planet, says the report… Continue Reading →

Ebola outbreak continues in Congo as barriers threaten health workers – CNN • Good Medical

The total number of probable patients is now 663, while 407 deaths are probably attributable to the viral disease, said Wednesday the Ministry of Health. In addition, 123 people, suspected by doctors of having Ebola, are currently under investigation. The… Continue Reading →

Microsoft and Walgreens join forces to take Amazon into the health sector – CNN • Good Medical

Microsoft (MSFT) announced Tuesday a partnership with Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). As part of this agreement, Microsoft will become Walgreen's new cloud provider. Both said they would also work on solutions to reduce health care costs. Walgreens will open 12… Continue Reading →

Monday morning is no longer the rush hour of a cardiac arrest, according to a study – CNN • Good Medical

"The dogma – in fact, it's everywhere, in every textbook on sudden cardiac arrest – [is that] The most common period for sudden cardiac arrest is early morning, "said Dr. Sumeet Chugh, one of the authors of the study published… Continue Reading →

The chances of dying from an accidental overdose of opioids in the US exceed those of dying in a car accident – CNN • Good Medical

The sad finding comes from the National Safety Council, which analyzed statistics on preventable injuries and the number of deaths in 2017. The NSC also found that the probabilities of lifetime deaths for this form of overdose were greater than… Continue Reading →

What are the warmest oceans for the planet – CNN • Good Medical

The study, published this week in the journal Science, showed that the world's oceans have warmed a lot since the 1960s. Its authors said 2018 would be the hottest year ever recorded for the oceans . When the water heats… Continue Reading →

When your child is vape, what should a parent do? – CNN • Good Medical

"Honestly, he did not think there was something wrong," Kennedy said. "He told me that almost all seventh graders did it." And she soon realized that the trend had affected many more children in her orbit: Kennedy, who owns a… Continue Reading →

A rare blue pigment found in the teeth of a medieval woman rewrites history – CNN • Good Medical

Although it is difficult to spot, the researchers found patches of lapis lazuli pigment, called ultramarine, in the dental plaque of the lower jaw of a middle-aged woman. A Neanderthal fossil, left, and a modern human skeleton. Neanderthals are generally… Continue Reading →

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