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U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the review process for agricultural technology. FILE PHOTO: Young pigs feed in a pen during a hog farm tour in Ryan, Iowa, U.S.,… Read More »

Gene editing research registry needed: WHO

A central registry of human gene editing research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts say After its first two-day meeting in Geneva, WHO’s panel of gene editing experts on Tuesday said it would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies on people. The panel –… Read More »

Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy

New research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. The researchers have reported the results of a large study of birth outcomes in more than 500 overweight or obese women from three public maternity units in Adelaide, Australia in The Lancet Diabetes… Read More »