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The FDA has ordered 23andMe, a company that does direct to consumer genomic testing, to halt sales .
A cilia disease protein causing Joubert Syndrome, ARL-13, is actively trafficked across the base of cilia and molecular diffusion barriers prevent its exit, according to new research from the UCD Conway Institute published in PLoS Genetics .
The day when a simple blood test or saliva sample can identify your risk for medical conditions ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's disease seems tantalizingly close.
Chinese doctors reported on Tuesday the discovery of an abnormal karyotype in human chromosome 5, the world's first such case, in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens points out that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are no longer affected by certain flu viruses.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and PersonalGenomes.org announced a partnership to identify genetic and environmental contributions to trait and disease development.
Human Genetics Research is a hot topic these days as Trinidad and Tobago prepares to launch its first large-scale human genetics research project.
In recent years, overall progress in treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia , in which malignant white cells multiply in the bone marrow, has been tempered by this fact: Survival rates among children far outstrip those of adults, with childhood rates reaching 85%1 and adults registering at 45%.2 What accounts for the disparity? In short, it's in the ... (more)
Personal-genetics company 23andMe says it is "not going anywhere", after the Food and Drug Administration ordered it to stop marketing-spit testing kits.
At a recent family gathering I was surrounded by aunts. They were keen to show me an inheritance I was previously unaware of - "Viking hands" .
Myriad Genetics, Inc. today announced that Janssen Research & Development, LLC, will use Myriad's BRAC Analysis test in connection with its Phase 3 clinical trial of Yondelis in the treatment of advanced-relapsed epithelial ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancers .
Now in its fourth year, the test has been extended, with facial eczema and maternal traits, including body condition scoring and ewe longevity, added to the measurements.
Gene Promotes One in a Hundred of Tumors: Gene Discovered to Play a Part in One Per Cent of All Cancers - Researchers have identified a gene that drives the development of tumours in over one per cent of all cancer patients.