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2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Genetics and Hypersensitivity Study Findings Recently Were...

Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Immune System Diseases and Conditions is now available.

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3 hrs ago | Fast Company

23andMe Receives $1.4M From National Institutes Of Health

Personal genetics company 23andMe has received a nearly $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help expand the company's genotype database and aid in its efforts to discover gene variants linked to specific diseases.

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7 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.

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12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Myriad Genetics to Announce Financial Results for the Fiscal Fourth...

Myriad Genetics, Inc. today announced that it will issue financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 as well as provide financial guidance for fiscal year 2015 following the close of market on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

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

16 hrs ago | PE Hub

Mercia's Oxford Genetics secures further funds

Technology investor Mercia Fund Management portfolio company Oxford Genetics Ltd , has secured further funds.

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20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Epimutations enable bacteria and fungi to adapt to an unfavorable environment

Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.

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20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Smartphone app could simplify diagnosis of hereditary diseases

Certain hereditary diseases - such as cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease - present an array of symptoms similar to that of other illnesses, making the conditions tricky to diagnose.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Google, Startups, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CiteULike

Native crop diversity in Aridoamerica: Conservation of regional gene pools

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Reuters

23andMe lands $1.4 million grant from NIH to detect genetic roots for disease

Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to build survey tools and expand its gene database.

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Related Topix: Startups, 23andMe, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Circulation

Gene Expression Profiling Reveals Distinct Molecular Signatures...

From the Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan ; Department of Human Genetics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan ; ... (more)

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Freshnews

23andMe Scientists Receive Approximately $1.4 Million in Funding From ...

The utilization of whole-genome sequencing data and imputation to enable the discovery of rarer, more penetrant genetic associations; and Enablement of external non-23andMe researchers to access aggregate de-identified data from the 23andMe database to further accelerate the pace of human genetic research.

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Medical News

Researchers confirm for the first time that achalasia is autoimmune in origin

Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.

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Medical News Today

Genetics involved with menarche may hold keys to preventing diabetes or osteoporosis in later life

A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Silicon Alley Insider

Researchers Think They've Discovered A Happiness Gene

Denmark and other Scandinavian countries regularly top world happiness rankings , and while many factors influence happiness, genetics may play a larger role than previously thought, according to the study authors.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant followed migrations

Annals of Human Genetics , tracks the worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant as it spread from Africa to everyone around the world.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Clinical trial of herpes vaccine now enrolling patients

Creating a successful vaccine against two members of the family, the sexually transmitted herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 , has proven to be challenging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health, Genetics, Microbiology, Biology, Science

CiteULike

Identification of Small Exonic CNV from Whole-Exome Sequence Data and ...

The American Journal of Human Genetics , Vol. 93, No. 4. , pp. 607-619, doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.09.001 Copy number variation is an important determinant of human diversity and plays important roles in susceptibility to disease.

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The Raw Story

Can evolution explain why so many domesticated mammals have floppy ears?

Take a look at several domesticated mammal species and you might spot a number of similarities between them, including those cute floppy ears.

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Medical News

PLXNA4 gene may increase risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report variants in a new gene , PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Voice of America

Tastier Tomato, Tougher Rice Sought From Genetic Data

The tough but unpopular cousins of two favorite food crops have yielded their genetic secrets.

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

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