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"We are in a race against time," said Hayden's mother, Kim Watkins. "He could wake up deaf, he could wake up blind, he could wake up not able to move one day."
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DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments.
9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Regulators approved the new drug, Cerdelga, for patients with the Type 1 form of the rare genetic disorder, which causes excess fat to build up in the spleen, liver and bone marrow.
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Only those with a certain genotype get added protection from Parkinson's Disease by drinking more coffee; others already have built in protection Researchers at LinkA ping University in Sweden say they have discovered genetic variations in caffeine's protection against Parkinson's Disease.
14 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers
A SALE family whose son suffers from a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder is helping to raise awareness of the condition through a Jeans For Genes Day.
18 hrs ago | Medical News
UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer .
23 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , the imaging method allows researchers to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment for the life-threatening genetic disorder.
A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers.
Men and women differ in obvious ways, and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions.
The Pentagon's health arm published a list Friday of 35 laboratory-developed tests covered under a new pilot program, from the better-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 tests for breast cancer and in-utero cystic fibrosis to tests for rare inherited disorders like Lynch syndrome and Von Hippel-Lindau disease.
Children of parents with chronic musculoskeletal pain are at increased risk of also suffering from such pain as adults, a large family-linkage study shows.
Bothell-based Seattle Genetics has emerged as a bright spot in the region's beleaguered biotech industry, with new drug trials and optimism from investors.
Members of the Batwa people, like these from the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, have an average adult height several inches shorter than that of nearby tribes.
Our individual genetic make-up determines the effect that stress has on our emotional centres.
With three billion letters in the human genome, it seems hard to believe that adding or removing a base could have much of an effect on our health.
The Fairy Queen Dream Team, as the team is known, raised the sum after completing the 2014 Ride London to Surrey 100 on Sunday in support of research into Aniridia, a rare genetic eye disease that can lead to loss of sight.
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:47 pm
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