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Chinese scientist who gene-edited babies fired by university

A Chinese scientist who created what he said were the world's first "gene-edited" babies evaded oversight and broke ethical boundaries in a quest for fame and fortune, state media said on Monday, as his former university said he had been fired.

New breast cancer gene tests don't faze women

(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer who get newer genetic tests to estimate their risk of recurrence may not be any more anxious about their test results than their peers who get older tests that focus on fewer genes, a recent study suggests.

New app may improve ability to focus

(Reuters Health) - For people who have trouble concentrating, help may be on the way through a new game app that helps improve the ability to focus just by playing.

Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.

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