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Immune system works differently between first and later pregnancies

Among the holy quests of serious and mysterious medical challenges that doctors and research scientists strive to vanquish is preventing miscarriages, stillbirth and other pregnancy complications including preterm births. “We don’t understand at a cellular and molecular level what causes miscarriages or preterm births, mainly because we don’t know how pregnancy works normally,” says Sing […]

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‘Unnecessary’ genetic complexity: A spanner in the works?

The massive international effort to map the entire human genome, completed in 2003, opened a new field we now know as personalized medicine. The breakthrough, which identified the location and function of every human gene, offered the promise of medical care tailored specifically to individual patients, based on their personal genetic makeup. When researchers identified […]