UK becomes the first country to offer three- parent gene therapy

The DNA from the donor amounts to less than 1 percent of the resulting embryo's genes. The HFEA says this means that the technique can be used in certain cases where alternative treatments would be of little or no benefit to mothers at risk of passing mitochondrial disease onto their children.

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds

From emails, newsletters, advertisements and postcards, the authors recruited 3,485 working commercial pilots to complete an anonymous health survey. To analyze this, researchers put up a web-based survey between April and December 2015 and asked pilots from several airlines, airports, and unions to gather research data.

Mother-of-three buys mountain of Christmas gifts for kids

Mother-of-three buys mountain of Christmas gifts for kids

Twenty eight year old Ms Tapping, who lives on Britain's Isle of Man, received a huge backlash, with many people saying that she was spoiling her children. Anything they want they get for Christmas. "Now I couldn't give a toss what anyone thinks". Finally, the kids open everything on Christmas Day, which involves a lot of mess and happiness.

292 cases reported in Garfield County mumps outbreak

The last confirmed mumps case in Spokane County was in 2009. To date in Dallas, 8 adults were reported with mumps infections. The vaccine has an 88-percent success rate, he added, which means 12 percent of people remain at risk. Patel said the largest recent outbreak in the USA was in 2006 when there were 6,500 cases. Outbreaks have most commonly occurred in places where people have had prolonged, close contact with a person who has mumps, such as attending the same class, playing on the ...

Crystal Palace vs Manchester United: Confirmed starting XI and teams

Crystal Palace vs Manchester United: Confirmed starting XI and teams

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho described Marcos Rojo as "phenomenal", "aggressive" and "clean" following Wednesday night's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. But Mourinho explained that it was not a recurrence of that injury, while praising the 22-year-old "special guy" for his great commitment. It is the left knee .

Obama's Abortion Rule Goes Into Effect Two Days Before Trump Takes Office

On Wednesday, the Obama Administration finalized a new rule that will protect birth control, cancer screenings, and other basic health care for more than 4 million people, including 35,287 in Wisconsin. But VP-elect Mike Pence has remained firm on his opposition to abortion and to Richards' organization. The Planned Parenthood affiliates are seeking a preliminary injunction that would temporarily end enforcement of the restrictions.