Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press

Marilynn Marchione

The Associated Press

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Recent articles by Marilynn:

First CRISPR study inside the body to start in US

Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have normal eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. The experimental treatment aims to supply kids and adults with a healthy version of the gene they lack, using a… → Read More

Researchers Think They Can Use CRISPR Gene Editing Inside People to Cure a Form of Blindness

Two companies, Editas Medicine and Allergan, will test this in up to 18 people around the United States. → Read More

First CRISPR study inside the body to start in US

Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test gene editing inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness → Read More

New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's

LOS ANGELES (AP) - New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, scientists offered evidence that the disease may spread differently in the brains of women than in men. Other researchers… → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. → Read More

New clues on why women’s Alzheimer’s risk differs from men’s

Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases in the United States are in women. → Read More

Nevada dorms rocked by gas blast closed for 1 to 2 years

Both of the dormitories damaged in a natural gas explosion at the University of Nevada, Reno will remain closed for at least a year and the most severely damaged one isn't expected to reopen until at least the fall of 2021. → Read More

New clues on why women’s Alzheimer’s risk differs from men’s

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, scientists offered evidence that the disease may spread differently in […] → Read More

Florida expert captures elusive alligator at Chicago lagoon

CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an expert from Florida has captured an elusive alligator in a Chicago public lagoon. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) says the Humboldt Park gator was caught humanely early Tuesday and is in good health. The reptile, nicknamed “Chance the Snapper,” was first spotted last week and photos soon started […] → Read More

Mississippi OB-GYN Accused Of Impregnating Patients

(WLBT) A Mississippi OB/GYN has had his medical license temporarily suspended after allegations surfaced of sexual assault and misconduct against several patients, including fathering two children with patients and attempting to insert an abortion-inducing drug into a patient without her consent. Dr. Walter Ray Wolfe, who is associated with Magnolia Women’s Clinic, had his license […] → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Medical professionals around the country are looking to develop a “quick and dirty” blood test that can be administered at routine check-ups to help increase early Alzheimer’s detection. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test to screen for Alzheimer’s, dementia

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. → Read More

Serial killer linked to Arkansas woman’s 1994 slaying

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether possibly the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history is behind the death of an Arkansas woman in 1994. Police in Pine Bluff are reviewing the case of Jolanda Jones’s death after Samuel Little confessed to her killing, which had been determined to be drug-related. Investigators […] → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Current tools such as brain scans and spinal fluid tests are too expensive or impractical for regular check-ups. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Current tools such as brain scans and spinal fluid tests are too expensive or impractical for regular check-ups. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Current tools such as brain scans and spinal fluid tests are too expensive or impractical for regular check-ups. → Read More

Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer's

Current tools such as brain scans and spinal fluid tests are too expensive or impractical for regular check-ups. → Read More