A genetic muscle disorder in a living adult mammal has, for the first time ever, been treated by scientists by using a CRISPR gene-editing tool. The development by the scientists is being praised worldwide and is being seen as a promising medical breakthrough that could soon lead to the formation of human therapies.
Some of never seen before tropical diseases in the United States have been marching northward as mosquitoes and ticks have been expanding their ranges due to climate change. However, scientists said that this doesn’t mean that epidemics will break out.
Whether some cases will result into a full-fledged outbreak relies on a number of factors far more complex as compared to weather.
The annual sugar intake of an average five-year-old kid has increased to as much as their own weight, according to health officials. The caution issued by the officials has urged the parents to manage their children’s eating habits. The government, which is being pushed to levy sugar tax on drinks and foods, is on the road to formulate its child obesity strategy.