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New DNA Profiling Technique Beefs Up Cattle Genomics
A pioneering genomics technique developed at Cornell University to improve corn can now be used to improve the quality of milk and meat, according to research published May 17 in the online journal PLOS ONE.
Tue May 21, 2013
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Human Papillomavirus Genital Infections among Men, China, 2007 - "2009
Zhonghu He 1 , Ying Liu 1 , Yuan Sun 1 , Long Fu Xi, Ke Chen, Yiqiang Zhao, Lei Gao, Fangfang Liu, Yaqi Pan, Tao Ning, Lixin Zhang, Hong Cai, and Yang Ke Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research , Laboratory of Genetics, Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute, Beijing, People's Republic of China To determine prevalence ... (more)
Common food supplement fights degenerative brain disorders
Widely available in pharmacies and health stores, phosphatidylserine is a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy.
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Outcome In Head And Neck Cancer Predicted By Genetic Diversity Within Tumors
Main Category: Cancer / Oncology Also Included In: Genetics ; Ear, Nose and Throat Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT A new measure of the heterogeneity - the variety of genetic mutations - of cells within a tumor appears to predict treatment outcomes of patients with the most common type of head and neck cancer .
Immune Cell Seen As Key In Salamander Limb Regeneration
When humans and mammals lose a finger, arm, or leg, the best hope for now is advanced prosthetics, which does provide regained function.
Mon May 20, 2013
Angelina Jolie and the One Percent
After learning that she had inherited a mutation on one of the so-called breast cancer genes, actress Angelina Jolie decided to have a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer.
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Progeria Treatment On The Horizon
Main Category: Pediatrics / Children's Health Also Included In: Seniors / Aging ; Genetics Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT "This study is a breakthrough for our research group after years of work.
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Scientists Identify Another Gene Important To Morning Wake-Up Call
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Genetics ; Muscular Dystrophy / ALS ; Neurology / Neuroscience Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Northwestern University scientists have shown a gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock.
UK tries out new model for gene testing in cancer patients
Britain launched a research programme on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy.
Blame your parents for bunion woes
A novel study reports that white men and women of European descent inherit common foot disorders, such as bunions and lesser toe deformities, including hammer or claw toe.
Sun May 19, 2013
IP regime benefits US monopolies
THE US Supreme Court recently began deliberations in a case that highlights a deeply problematic issue concerning intellectual property rights.
Calls for breast gene test change
A Scottish breast cancer charity has called for the same genetic testing criteria to be in place north and south of the border.
Sat May 18, 2013
Choose to be happy
"There is something rotten in Denmark." That is a centuries-old phrase from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet." The Danish have smelled fishy ever since.
Tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer
If you're worried about your chances of developing breast cancer, this doesn't mean you have to go under the knife like actress Angelina Jolie.
Genetic Testing Guidelines Under Fire
If you underwent a genetic test for a heart condition, but the test also revealed that you have a high risk of colon cancer, would you want to know? A respected scientific society says your doctor should tell you, but the group is receiving criticism for its recommendation that "incidental findings" of genetic tests be shared with patients.
Fri May 17, 2013
Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Genetics Course
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Natural News challenges Angelina Jolie to denounce corporate patents on human genes
Following recent revelations of how Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy P.R. stunt feeds into the profits of the trillion dollar industry which claims to own human genes, Natural News is now calling on Jolie to publicly denounce patents on human genes , including the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes she has now made famous.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Medical Minute: Genetic testing for breast cancer risk
Actress Angelina Jolie announced Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after learning she had a genetic mutation that predisposes for breast cancer .
Even geniuses make mistakes, and sometimes those mistakes turn out to be genius in their own right, helping to illuminate some underlying mystery or impacting the way an entire field thinks.
Israel experts weigh in on Angelina Jolie mastectomy
"I think it is wonderful and courageous of her to be going public" says director of medical genetics department at J'lem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center.