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Personalised medicine is the ability to tailor therapy to an individual patient so that, as it's often put, the right treatment is given to the right patient at the right time.
3 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs
How about another of those non-awkward Dawkins Twitter questions ? Although this one actually is kind of awkward, in a non-offensive way.
7 hrs ago | CiteULike
The etiology of cancer involves a complex series of genetic and environmental conditions.
"I can tell my children that they don't need to fear they will lose me to breast cancer," said actress Angelina Jolie last May when she announced that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy .
By using a special "deep sequencing" technique, scientists have identified somatic mutations affecting only a percentage of cells in patients with brain disorders.
"Adoption appears to be especially high at dental offices where ten or more patients have insurance plans that cover the test.
It's not only a significant animal health problem for U.S. cattle producers, but bovine respiratory disease is the most common infectious disease in cattle worldwide, says Holly Neibergs, a University of Washington geneticist.
A team of geneticists discover how a subset of miRNAs plays a key role in differentiating male and female tissues in the fruit fly.
Strawberry shortcake. Strawberry rhubarb pie. Strawberry ice cream. Summertime in New England wouldn't be the same without these bountiful, sweet, juicy berries.
The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention.
Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism - work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention.
The pathogenesis for this cancer remains poorly elucidated. While most patients present with stage I disease, only 15-20 of these patients will progress to higher stages, whereas the rest will enjoy near normal life expectancy and an indolent disease course.
In the article by Puggal et al, "Translation of Genetics Research to Clinical Medicine: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Perspective," which appeared in the December 2013 issue of the journal , there was an error in the Discussion on page 636.
Virtually all psychiatric traits are genetically complex. This article discusses the genetics of complex traits in psychiatry.
Sequencing facility assistant director and Ph.D. candidate Elmer Guzman stands with co-author Matthew Lalli in front of the RNA sequencer used in the study.
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau , with an average elevation of 14,800 feet.
Burlington-based LabCorp is introducing a new test it says will help expecting families by screening for a variety of fetal chromosomal abnormalities with a single non-invasive blood draw from the mother.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:42 am
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