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Exclusive: A new test can predict IVF embryos’ risk of having a low IQ

How will screening for intelligence affect parents’ decisions?ERproductions Ltd/Getty By Clare Wilson THE prospect of creating intelligent designer babies has been the subject of ethical debate for decades, but we have lacked the ability to actually do it. That may now change, thanks to a new method of testing an embryo’s genes that could soon… Read More »

Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in 90 minutes – study

Energy drinks Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in 90 minutes – study Independent.ie Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in 90 minutes, a new study has found. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/just-one-caffeinated-energy-drink-could-increase-the-risk-of-heart-attack-and-stroke-in-90-minutes-study-37502582.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36693196.ece/73c58/AUTOCROP/h342/ih%20drinks5-a-a-b.jpg Email Just one caffeinated energy drink could increase the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Common drug may increase lung cancer risk

A study published this week in The BMJ concludes that treatment with a particular blood pressure medication increases the risk of lung cancer, compared with other blood pressure drugs. A widely used hypertension drug comes under scrutiny in a new study. People use angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) for managing hypertension. They are effective,… Read More »