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2 hrs ago | The Warwick Advertiser
Middletown Medical has announced Dr. Jennifer Reich has been recognized as a pioneer in the area of Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing by Myriad Genetics, which is considered the leading international Cancer Genetics Laboratory.
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6 hrs ago | Psychology Today
Sitting down to watch the science fiction film The Perfect 46 , I had the strange sensation of walking through a hall of mirrors.
7 hrs ago | Stanford
In the recent issue of Stanford Medicine News , Louanne Hudgins , MD, chief of medical genetics and director of perinatal genetics at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford , weighs in on the issue: "I strongly advise parents against whole-genome testing for their children unless performed in the context of a medical evaluation following ... (more)
11 hrs ago | UPI
Now, a new study suggests that -- like humans -- a chimpanzee's parents and their genes are at least half responsible for determining its smarts.
16 hrs ago | Medical Daily
With all of the genetic, hormonal, and environmental aspects of baldness, pinpointing a specific cause of hair loss is hard to determine.
Synaptonemal complexes zip chromosome pairs together in cells undergoing the first phase of meiosis.
Use of these diagnostic tests is growing rapidly, but inappropriate testing has negative consequences for individuals and the U.S. health care system.
Three quarters of those suffering from the deadly Ebola virus in a small town in northern Guinea have recovered, an unusually high proportion that is puzzling scientists and aid workers.
Evolution , Vol. 59, No. 6. , pp. 1175-1182, doi:10.1111/j.0014-3820.2005.tb01769.x Abstract Fitness interactions between loci in the genome, or epistasis, can result in mutations that are individually deleterious but jointly beneficial.
RUCDR Infinite Biologics, a unit of Rutgers' Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, has taken a major step toward expanding its focus from conducting and supporting genomic research, where it's become a recognized global leader, to the rapidly growing field of clinical genomics.
The genetic basis of ciliopathies is remarkably complex, with an incomplete but expanding list of more than 89 loci implicated in various disorders."
The human gene CCR5 is critical for HIV infection. A complex structure in its messenger RNA can cause the ribosome to slip at the area in green, making the ribosome... Working with a gene that plays a critical role in HIV infection, University of Maryland researchers have discovered that some human genes have an alternate set of operating ... (more)
FLS were derived from synovial fluid obtained by arthrocentesis from patients with JIA undergoing intraarticular steroid injections and from orthopedic control patients."
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders to affect the human brain.
Correspondence: Dr DJG Mackay, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury SP2 8BJ, UK.
"The Maidan is a time machine," Valerii Pekar explains, and "during the revolution the space-time continuum seemed to break.
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