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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.
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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.
The Mogul family at The Children's Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where parents Stephen and Robyn have taken their daughter, Bari, 9 and Hayley, 15, to undergoing extensive therapy to help with their rare genetic disorders.
As we plan for holidays with family and friends, many are reminded to avoid religion and politics as topics of conversation, and while it may be advisable to skip these, there is another potentially uncomfortable topic that I urge everyone to bring up: family health history.
Over the past decade, we have heard about the "fat gene," the "diabetes gene," the "alcoholism gene," the "intelligence gene," even the "God gene."
Children with a genetic predisposition for autism who are exposed to air pollution appear to be at a greater risk for developing the disorder, according to new research from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California .
Genetic studies of descendants of the Bounty mutineers have identified places on the human genome that contain expressed genes associated with cardiovascular disease.
If you're looking for "a whole new way of killing cancer," don't turn to the journals.