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49 min ago | R & D
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.
5 hrs ago | Health.com
A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.
9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .
13 hrs ago | Health.com
Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests.
17 hrs ago | News Observer
Cancer Genetics, a publicly-traded New Jersey company, has completed its $6.25 million acquisition of Morrisville-based pharmacogenomics business Gentris Corp. Gentris will continue operating in the Triangle and will receive a capital infusion for hiring and automation, Cancer Genetics said.
The HDAC inhibitor romidepsin was able to awaken latent HIV in resting T-cells, causing it to start producing new virus, but this was not associated with a decrease in the size of the viral reservoir in T-cells, researchers reported at the 20th International AIDS Conference this week in Melbourne.
Pigs that are bred commercially in Europe are found to have a highly varied mosaic of different European and Asian gene variants.
Mixed genes appear to drive hybrid birds to select more difficult routes than their parent species, according to new research.
Researchers seeking to unpick the complex genetic basis of mental disorders such as schizophrenia have taken a huge step towards their goal.
Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.
Plans to legalise babies being born with three genetic parents in the UK have come a step closer after health officials said they would press ahead with creating new regulations to allow the move.
Education and behavior have a greater impact on the development of nearsightedness than do genetic factors: With each school year completed, a person becomes more nearsighted.
The deep dark fear of pain and loss associated with the very thought of breast cancer never really spares any woman.
The largest-ever study of schizophrenia patients shows that the condition is driven by more than 100 genes - some that were expected, and some that require more research to explain.
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CLOSEUP of new miracle CF drug that costs $300,000 a year in front of all the other drugs and inhalers etc.
Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:57 pm
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