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The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis...

The association of genetic polymorphisms in sex hormone biosynthesis and action with insulin sensitivity and diabetes mellitus in women at midlife.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Asian-American, Japanese-American, Biology, Science, Fasting

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BusinessWeek

Political Evolution: Why Do Young Voters Lean Left? It's in the Genes

"If you're not a liberal when you're 20, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative by the time you're 30, you have no brain."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Psychology

Science Daily

Refining language for chromosomes

A new classification system that may standardize how structural chromosomal rearrangements are described has been proposed by a team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Biology, Science

The Toronto Star

Neanderthal genetic landscape reveals key differences with humans

When scientists first sequenced the genome of a Neanderthal, our extinct, heavy-browed human cousin, we learned a surprising amount about our own species too: many modern humans carry Neanderthal genes, proving we interbred with them long ago.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Scientific Blogging

Deadly Human Pathogen Cryptococcus Fully Sequenced

Within each strand of DNA lies the blueprint for building an organism, along with the keys to its evolution and survival.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Investor's Business Daily

Myriad Genetics Is Saving Lives With New Products

Specialties are in vogue at many companies these days, but there's always room for diversifying products, generating revenue streams and expanding the clientele.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science, Myriad Pharmaceuticals

Beef Magazine

The Good News: AAA and the Angus Business

Since the 2008 economic downturn, average prices for registered Angus bulls sold at auction and reported to the American Angus Association have risen sharply from $3,031 per head in Fiscal Year 2008 to $4,957 per head so far in FY 2014.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Biology, Science

Bio IT World

As Genetics Moves to the Clinic, Pathogenic Variants Still Subject to Doubt and Debate

By the standards of the young field of genetic diagnostics, Sherri Bale is a seasoned veteran.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

CiteULike

Epigenetics in Sports

Sports medicine In Sports Medicine, Vol. 43, No. 2. , pp. 93-110, doi:10.1007/s40279-012-0012-y The heritability of specific phenotypical traits relevant for physical performance has been extensively investigated and discussed by experts from various research fields.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science

Circulation

Small Dense Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Concentrations...

From the Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX ; Human Genetics Center, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston ; Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Risks of Whole-Genome Sequencing for Children: Medical Genetics...

Children today live in a world where it is becoming easier and cheaper to sequence their genome -- the full set of biological material inherited from our ancestors that plays a major role in our development, functioning and behavior.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Medical Genetics, Biology, Science, Stanford University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Circulation

Disseminated Arterial Calcification and Enhanced Myogenic Response...

From the CNRS UMR 6214, INSERM U1083, l'UNAM and Laboratoire de Pharmacologie-Toxicologie, l'UNAM, UniversitA© d'Angers , University Hospital Angers, Angers, France; INSERM, U1116 , UniversitA© de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lA s-Nancy, France; Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, ... (more)

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Related Topix: France, World News, Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

The Daily Caller

Are your parents the reason you're lazy?

The University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine conducted a study that determined your genetics could be to blame for your unwillingness to go to the gym.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, US News, Conservative Political News

Newswise

Daniel J. Rader, MD, Named as Chair of the Department of Genetics at...

Daniel J. Rader, MD, a widely recognized international leader in the human genetics of lipoprotein biology and cardiovascular disease, has been named the new chair of the Department of Genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, University of Pennsylvania

Nature

Heritability: The family roots of obesity

Scores of genes are implicated in obesity, but they cannot account for a family's predisposition to obesity.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Baton Rouge, LA

European Journal of Human Genetics

Clinical utility gene card for: Prader-Willi Syndrome

Tel: +49 201 7234555; Fax: +49 201 7235900; E-mail: karin.buiting@uni-due.de DNA methylation-specific MLPA, DNA methylation-specific PCR, DNA methylation-specific pyrosequencing, microsatellite analysis, oligonucleotide chromosome microarray and oligonucleotide with SNP chromosome microarray , FISH.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, France, World News, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

A new web tool effectively prioritizes disease-causing genes by biological distance

A new tool, essentially a genetic navigation system that can help biologists identify connections and measure distances between human genes, has received an upgrade.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Circulation

Desensitization of Myofilaments to Ca2+ as a Therapeutic Target for...

From the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Center for Cardiovascular Research , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH ; Division of Molecular ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CiteULike

HGCS: an online tool for prioritizing disease-causing gene variants by biological distance.

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Circulation

Novel Genetic Approach to Investigate the Role of Plasma Secretory...

Correspondence to Philippa Talmud, DSc, Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, 5 University St, London WC1E 6JF, UK.

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