Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study shows how a forebrain deficiency in the cellular protein phospholipase Cγ1 causes bipolar disorder-like symptoms in mice.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy finds a genetic switch that controls PINK1 and PARKIN genes, defects in which cause mitchondrial dysfunction seen in some forms of Parkinson's.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew mouse study finds a way to prevent glaucoma in genetically predisposed mice. This could pave the way for safer treatments for glaucoma patients.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTWork on gene therapy is showing significant progress for restoring muscle strength and prolonging lives in dogs with a previously incurable, inherited neuromuscular disease.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics - an...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLarge-scale study looks at tiredness and its associations with environment, genes, and mental and physical health.Already feeling drained so early in the year?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew large-scale genetic study examines over 52,000 men with moderate-to-severe hair loss and identifies over 250 genetic locations linked to the condition.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the metabolism of brain cells and uncovers the calcium exchange mechanism that could lead to Alzheimer's disease.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe most common genetic cause of the brain diseases frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a mutation in the C9orf72 gene.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTMonash University and Danish researchers have discovered a gene in worms that could help break the cycle of overeating and under-exercising that can lead to obesity.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTWhy do some people get Type 2 diabetes, while others who live the same lifestyle never do?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPeople with hemophilia require regular infusions of clotting factor to prevent them from experiencing uncontrolled bleeding.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTFor the first time, scientists show it is possible to reprogram liver cells into pancreatic precursor cells by changing the expression of a single gene.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat does sickle cell disease do to the body and what are the possible complications? How is it diagnosed and what treatment options are available?
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA team of researchers led by Patrik Verstreken (VIB-KU Leuven) have identified an underlying mechanism in early onset Parkinson's.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study shows how errors in a specific gene can cause growth defects associated with a rare type of dwarfism.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists can predict in the lab whether a drug will be effective for individual colorectal tumors.Colorectal carcinomas arise in different forms, so all treatments do not work for all patients.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA team of biomedical scientists has identified a molecule that targets a gene known to play a critical role in the rapid progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes known as Lou...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew study finds that mutations in INPP5K gene cause a new type of congenital muscular dystrophy with short stature, cataracts, and intellectual disability.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Emflaza (deflazacort) tablets and oral suspension to treat patients age 5 years and older with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a rare genetic...
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:00:00 PSTA patient's genetics may impact disease progression by inducing mutations in the HIV genome.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:00:00 PSTScientists have used genetic engineering techniques to develop a new system that could aid identification of potential drug targets and treatments for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection...
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study in JAMA provides evidence that hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a common blood biomarker used to measure blood sugar over time, may not perform as accurately among African-Americans with sickle...
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTOne of the most promising areas of cancer research is personalized therapy using precision medicine.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTBacteria are not the sole cause of caries; tooth resistance also plays an instrumental role.