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A surge in interest in "mail order" gene tests is expected after actress Angelina Jolie's recent announcement.
Now, EPFL researchers led by Johan Auwerx report in the journal Nature how a mechanism in mice plays a determining role in longevity.
Although methods for local ancestry inference have been extensively validated in simulations , no empirical study of local ancestry accuracy in Latinos exists to date.
Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists report.
Dawn Berger, a Summerville resident, spends time with her daughter, Isabelle, 3, before work.
Sky-high stilettos are often cited as the root cause of bunions, with A-list shoe obsessives including Victoria Beckham and Sarah Jessica Parker evoking little sympathy with their foot woes.
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Widely available in pharmacies and health stores, phosphatidylserine is a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE US Supreme Court recently began deliberations in a case that highlights a deeply problematic issue concerning intellectual property rights.