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PNA-based technique an essential part of the gene editing toolkit

In an article published in the April 8 issue of Nature, the National Institutes of Health’s Somatic Cell Gene Editing Consortium provided a detailed update on the progress of their nationwide effort to develop safer and more effective methods to edit the genomes of disease-relevant somatic cells and reduce the burden of disease caused by… Read More »

Essential Reads: Innovative Methods for Addressing Substance Abuse During Pregnancy

Essential Reads: Innovative Methods for Addressing Substance Abuse During Pregnancy While the use of alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy is falling, the use of cannabis and opioids is increasing.  The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists now recommends universal screening for substance use to be carried out at the first prenatal visit with a validated… Read More »

Essential Reads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Depressed Mothers and Their Young Children

In a given year, about 10% of mothers in the United States experience a major depressive episode (MDE).  Roughly translated, this means about 1 in 10 children is exposed to maternal depression each year (Ertel et al, 2011).  While much attention has focused on postpartum depression, which affects about 10% to 15% of women, mothers… Read More »

Essential Oil Remedies [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Role of Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Cancer Treatment While the immune system is not directly stimulated by essential oils, they can be a complement to cancer treatment by improving the ability of the immune system to fight off infections. Lymphatic drainage can also be stimulated with certain essential oils or some may possess antibacterial… Read More »

EMF Meter And Monitors: Why They Are Essential For Your Health And Safety

As people strive to live healthier lifestyles, many are drawn towards technology and gadgets that may improve their overall well-being. One of these newly-developed devices is the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) meter and monitor.This device is used to measure the surrounding environment for the presence of electromagnetic fields and detect different forms of EMF, from high… Read More »