Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDTOne in four people with diabetes do not know that they have the disease, so what are the risk factors for diabetes and how should the risk be managed?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDTMouse study finds genes may dictate types of smell receptors in nose, but environment alters their number, giving each individual a unique sense of smell.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA large new study from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium provides the first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder...
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators at the University of British Columbia have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with the...
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTWomen at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe largest genomic analysis of puberty timing in men and women conducted to date has identified 389 genetic signals associated with puberty timing, four times the number that were previously known.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the universities of Cologne and Bonn uncover the link between protein aggregation and aging.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have uncovered a number of genetic variants that affect what foods we choose to eat, including one variant linked to higher chocolate intake.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDTIn scanning genomes of many fungal species, scientists find over 1,000 molecular pathways that might yield a large variety of antibiotics and other drugs.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTUsing a new statistical approach, researchers have uncovered thousands of genetic mutations that might be involved in cancer development.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearch published in Scientific Reports uses computer image and statistical shape analysis to shed light on which parts of the face are most likely to be inherited.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTValue in Health, the official journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), has announced the publication of new research indicating that testing for...
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have created a blood test that they say can identify genetic mutations linked to non-small cell lung cancer with high accuracy.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA gene involved in brain development that can lead to severe disability and infant death has been identified by scientists.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTInflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic relapsing inflammation of the gut, is a common problem in the industrialized world. However, how IBD develops remains unknown.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTA recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer found that half of those who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing don't actually have mutations known to confer...
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTConsider two children who have childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), the most common form of pediatric epilepsy.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists find a protein that inhibits the positive effect of brown and beige fat. This may mean the protein is a risk factor for diabetes and obesity.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTHerpes simplex virus (HSV) infections last a lifetime. Once a person has been infected, the virus can remain dormant (latent) for years before periodically reactivating to cause recurrent disease.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTInvestigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles have found that the gene PID1 enhances killing of medulloblastoma and glioblastoma cells.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe earliest autism intervention study in the world that uses video to provide feedback to parents of babies at family risk of autism, has indicated a reduction in the severity of emerging signs of...
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the University of Liverpool have identified the basis for how a single gene mutation can cause a rare neurological movement disorder known as dystonia.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have hypothesized that migrations into higher, colder latitudes may lead to the evolution of fast-burning metabolisms that keep cells warm in chilly conditions, boosting cold tolerance.