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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 »

Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk

Lifting weights for just an hour each week is better for your heart than running and may reduce your risk for a coronary attack by 70% Researchers at Iowa State University analysed the data of nearly 13,000 adults Found briefly pumping iron cuts likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome This is crucial because it’s connect to… Read More »