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November 2017

Congenital heart disease genes found in children with autism and other conditions

Congenital heart disease genes found in children with autism and other conditions

Mutated genes present in many patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) are also often found in patients with autism and certain respiratory disorders, according to an extensive analysis of genes from 2,871 congenital heart disease patients and their families.

What’s in Your Gut? Bacteria Might Impact Response to Cancer Therapy

What’s in Your Gut? Bacteria Might Impact Response to Cancer Therapy

A melanoma patient’s gut bacteria—“favorable” or “unfavorable”—influences whether that person responds to immunotherapy treatment, according to a new study published in Science.