Monday, August 19, 2019

ICE wants to implement DNA testing at border locations

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is seeking to implement Rapid DNA testing at seven border locations to identify fraudulent claims of familial relationships by migrants trying to enter the U.S. The agency is seeking help from a contractor in its efforts to administer the DNA tests, which it said in a statement of work should […]

Study Being Conducted to Find If There is A Breast Cancer Gene in Latina Women

            The UMC Breast Cancer Center in Texas lead by Dr. Candy Arentz, is conducting a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health focusing on breast cancer in Latina women. The goal is to collect saliva samples from 2,000 Latina women currently or previously diagnosed with breast cancer to […]

Latinos Likely to Eat More Genetically Engineered Foods than most Americans

The Just Label It campaign, which aims to have the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require the labeling of all genetically-altered foods, has launched its first star-studded PSA, bringing on board celebrities such as Wilmer Valderrama to remind Latinos about the risks associated with genetically altered foods. “I have the right to know what’s […]