Marisol Ballesteros

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Do Diet Drinks Mess Up Metabolisms?

It may seem counterintuitive, but there's a body of evidence to suggest that the millions of Americans with a diet soda habit may not be doing their waistlines — or their blood sugar — any favors.<p>As the consumption of diet drinks made with artificial sweeteners continues to rise, researchers are …

Why three-parent babies are the way forward

Three-parent babies will likely spark concerns over the creation of 'designer babies'. But Michael Rimington, a practising infertility specialist, explains that while there is DNA from three people in the child, the genetic characteristics of the baby are those of the natural mother and father.<p>The …

A Look At The Nastiest And Cleanest U.S. Beaches

America's Cleanest Swimming Spots<p>The Natural Resources Defense Council has collected data from beaches across the country. Here's a look at the some of the winners.<p>From California to the Great Lakes, persistent water pollution shows that no beach is an island when it comes to public health threats …

Babies Recognize Each Other's Moods, Study Says

Babies know when other babies are behaving badly. Now if only they could scold each other...<p>When I used to babysit my infant niece, I often panicked when she started to cry. Was she hungry? Tired? Cold? In need of a diaper change? I struggled to interpret her scrunched-up, tear-stained face. But it …

Three-person IVF: UK government backs mitochondrial transfer

The government is to push ahead with plans that would allow doctors to prevent major childhood diseases by creating IVF babies that have genetic …