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Genetic Condition (INACTIVE)

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  • John Tavener dies at 69; composer best known for spiritual pieces

    Composer John Tavener, whose works ranged from angry, dissonant cantatas to achingly beautiful choral works sung around the world during holidays, died Tuesday at his home in Child Okeford in southern England, according to his publisher, Chester Music....
  • 'Zoobiquity' conference explores medical advances that could help people and animals

    NEW YORK CITY -- It's been called "one health" or comparative medicine, and now "zoobiquity" is the in-vogue term used to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. Here's an example: Lyme disease affects dogs and people, but...
  • Einstein's brain a wonder of connectedness

    Einstein's brain a wonder of connectedness
    Albert Einstein had a colossal corpus callosum. And when it comes to this particular piece of neural real estate, it's pretty clear that size matters. Chances are, that brawny bundle of white matter cleaving the Swiss physicist's brain from front to...
  • Mutts not always healthier, genetically, than purebred dogs

    Mutts not always healthier, genetically, than purebred dogs
    My grandmother, who raised some great family dogs, always said that mutts made the smartest and healthiest pets. A new study of the medical records of more than 90,000 purebred and mixed-breed dogs suggests that there is some truth to Grandma’s...
  • Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled

     Dreams dashed as drug trial canceled
    For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill. "Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
  • Boy with uncommon courage loses ‘halo’ bolted to his head, gains hope

     
    By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism. We are often in the front row to...
  • Languedoc: France's Hidden Corner

    Sunny, out-of-the-way Languedoc is an intoxicating part of the world. Stretching from the Mediterranean to the Pyrenees in southwest France, it shares a balmy climate, winter wind, grapevines, and the sea with Provence, its better-known neighbor. But to...
  • A friend to families with special needs

    A friend to families with special needs
    SOUTH BEND -- South Bend residents Samara and Nick Dulik started a nonprofit organization that provides care packages for parents and siblings of children spending more than three days in pediatric hospitals. Cayleigh’s Friends Inc. was created...
  • Locarno Film Review: 'Gabrielle'

    Two developmentally disabled members of a Montreal choir want to exert independence and consummate their love in Louise Archambault's predictably sweet "Gabrielle." Fitting into the solid market for well-made, uplifting stories about individuals with...
  • Peninsula's Project CARE coordinates specialist health care for the uninsured

     Peninsula's Project CARE coordinates specialist health care for the uninsured
    The lifetime waterman shifted uncomfortably on the narrow hospital bed. "I'd rather work a month for free than be here," said Edward "E.C." Hogge, Jr., who operates his deadrise, "Shannon Kay," out of Gloucester. Hogge was being prepped for a...
  • Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]

    Asthma medicine shows promise for Down syndrome in mice tests [Updated]
    [This post has been corrected. See note at bottom.] A federally approved drug already being inhaled by asthma patients may make mice with Down syndrome smarter, according to a new study. Researchers chose to test the widely manufactured...
  • Families seeking a cure to spinal muscular atrophy

    Families seeking a cure to spinal muscular atrophy
    MISHAWAKA — Having given birth to two healthy boys, Erica Hunt had no clue both she and her husband Dan carried a copy of a recessive gene linked to spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle movement....