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February marks American #HeartMonth , focusing on the challenges and opportunities in preventing #HeartDisease . Drs Meredith Herzog and Kara Siegrist discuss more in this blog:
February is ‘American Heart Month’. Drs. Meredith Herzog and Kara Siegrist, cardiac anesthesiologists write about heart health and its current challenges.
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Research examining the genes involved as wolves became domesticated and became dogs as we know them now explored in this blog:
Evidence for selection during early dog domestication on multiple genes potentially involved in the fight-or-flight response.
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This, the third of Cancer Research UK's grand challenge blogs, focuses on studying the 'scars' in cancer DNA, and whether we can prevent cancer by understanding them:
Cancer Research UK explain the third of their seven challenges they state need to be combatted to beat cancer.
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Kissing underneath mistletoe, a festive parasite, is pretty strange when you think about it...:
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Angelina Jolie's openness about her risk-reducing breast cancer surgery has caused an increase in uptake of the surgery, new research reveals. The blog explores this topic:
Breast Cancer Research published an article summarizing the effect of Angelina Jolie’s admission that she underwent risk-reducing surgery for breast cancer.
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Gender differences in drug addiction

Author of new research investigating addiction discusses the implications of their research in this blog:
Prescription opioid use has skyrocketed across the globe. Research published today looks at the sex differences of how can lead to drug addiction.
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The power of wearables

Wearable technology can turn consumers into research subjects, accelerating the speed of medical research:
Wearables is a broad term covering all manner of smart and internet-connected devices that, rather than being carried around like a phone or tablet, are worn. Is the next step for these to help medical research and healthcare? Edgar Wilson explains here.
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Do chemotherapy patients need to be revaccinated?

New research highlighting the effect that chemotherapy can have on a patient's ability to fight infection is discussed in this blog:
Breast Cancer Research today publishes an article highlighting the effects chemotherapy has on a patient’s ability to fight infection.
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2015 saw some amazing images publishing in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology. Here are some of our favourites:
Continuing our look back at BMC Evolutionary Biology in 2015, we highlight the 12 images that particularly caught our editors eyes.
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Using CRISPR/Cas9 to improve crops

Authors of a new Genome Biology study on CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing on crops discuss their research in this blog:
Today, Genome Biology has published research investigating the challenges of genetically modifying crops using CRISPR/Cas9 on both barley and Brassica
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October's biology highlights

Have a look at some interesting biology articles from the month of October, here:
Here’s a roundup of some of the latest research published in our biology journals during October.
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New series - 'How to' peer review

Here, Jigisha Patel discusses the motivation behind a new series of article in BMC Medicine titled 'How to' peer review.
BMC Medicine has launched a new series of specialized ‘How to’ peer review articles written by experienced members of the journal’s editorial board. Jigisha Patel tells us more about this, explaining why there is a need for such a resource.
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