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  1. Premarket Biotech Digest: Familial Hypercholesterolemia, Dynavax BLA Track, EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Familial hypercholesterolemia or FH is a genetically inherited disease. It is what is known as an autosomal dominant disorder, or a disorder that can pass from a parent of either sex to a child of either sex, as opposed to an x-linked dominant disorder, which passes through the X chromosomes and there is no male to male transmission.

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  2. Prostate cancer discovery may improve treatment strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Medical News

    Scientists from Cancer Research UK have discovered that there are five different types of prostate cancer and have found a way of distinguishing between them. These findings could change how the condition is treated, providing more effective therapies where they are needed the most.

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  3. Sweet corn back in season at Gorman'sRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Free Press

    SHE WAS KNOWN AROUND town as 'The Vegetable Lady.' Theresa 'Terri' Gorman started the farm on Route 53 in Wilmington with her husband, Jim, in 1980.

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  4. The more science learnsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Examiner.com

    God loves you. Jesus Christ loves you. The Holy Spirt loves and keeps you. If there is anything about some of the sad people I am in contact with need to hear is the triune God loves them.

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  5. Treatment Could be Found for Relapsing Bacterial InfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Surgical Products

    It's one thing to grow bacteria in a test tube, perform a screen in the lab, and find a mutation in the pathogen's genes. It's a whole other thing, and much rarer, to find the exact same mutation in nature--in this case, in E. coli in urine samples from some 500 patients suffering from relapsing urinary tract infections.

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  6. 11-Year-Old Tyler Armstrong Plans to Be the Youngest to Climb Mount...Read the original story

    49 min ago | Business Wire

    He Plans to Climb the Seven Summits For Those Who Can't - the 300,000 Boys Around The World With Duchenne )--Tyler Armstrong began climbing mountains at seven years old for a fun challenge. Now at 11, Tyler climbs for those who can't - the 300,000 boys around the world with Duchenne muscular dystrophy in the hopes of raising $1 million dollars to help find a cure .

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  7. Scientists Discover First 'DNA Ambulance'Read the original story

    56 min ago | Scientific Blogging

    Researchers have discovered how severely damaged DNA is transported within a cell and how it is repaired. It's a discovery that could unlock secrets into how cancer operates -- a disease that two in five Canadians will develop in their lifetime.

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  8. Investigation of GRIN2A in common epilepsy phenotypes.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    Recently, mutations and deletions in the GRIN2A gene have been identified to predispose to benign and severe idiopathic focal epilepsies , revealing a higher incidence of GRIN2A alterations among the more severe phenotypes. This study aimed to explore the phenotypic boundaries of GRIN2A mutations by investigating patients with the two most common epilepsy syndromes: idiopathic generalized epilepsy and temporal lobe epilepsy .

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  9. High outcrossing rates in fields with mixed sorghum landraces: how are landraces maintained Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    The effect of mating system on genetic diversity is a major theme in plant evolutionary genetics, because gene flow plays a large role in structuring the genetic variability within and among populations. Understanding crop mating systems and their consequences for gene flow can aid in managing agricultural systems and conserving genetic resources.

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  10. Bugs, drugs and chemical genomicsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    ... understanding of drug behavior in the cell. Here, we review key discoveries that gave rise to the field of chemical genetics, with particular attention to chemical-genetic strategies developed for bakers' yeast, their extension to clinically ...

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  11. New Study: Asuragen, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR-inside.com

    Asuragen, Inc. is a molecular diagnostic company. The company offers diagnostic products such as Signature KRAS, Signature BRAF, Signature LTx v2.0, Signature NPM1, BCR/ABL1 Quant and ARQ IS Calibrator Panel, AmplideX FMR1 PCR, AmplideX FMR1 mPCR, AmplideX Controls, RNARetain, Armored RNA, GPR's and Custom Reagents.

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  12. The first humans out of Africa were small and scrawny:...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    The first early human ancestors to leave Africa were scrappy little creatures that walked more like apes, according to a new study that is challenging existing theories on the origin of our species. For years it was thought that the first early human to walk from the African continent into Asia and Europe was the tall and muscular Homo erectus.

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  13. Targeting an Improvement in Protein Quality ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fight Aging!

    We are raising funds for research! The 2015 Fight Aging! matching fund to benefit ongoing SENS rejuvenation biotechnology programs presently stands at $70,000. Please join us and add to this total: the larger the fund, the bigger our grassroots fundraiser this October.

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  14. Five subtypes of prostate cancer identified, paving way for more personalized treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    MRI provides the best picture of primary prostate cancer, but ordinary MRI must be enhanced with diffusion weighted or dynamic contrast enhanced technologies to give the optimum view of the tumor. By genomic profiling of 259 men with prostate cancer, scientists have identified five groups of prostate cancer with distinct DNA signatures.

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  15. New Drug Lowers Heart-Damaging TriglyceridesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... by as much as 71 percent without unpleasant side effects, the study found. Elevated triglycerides can be caused by genetics as well as obesity, smoking, drinking too much alcohol and a diet very high in carbohydrates, the American Heart Association ...

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  16. A camp where Crohn's disease isn't a dealbreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... To identify the possible causes, her organization is behind a major international research study, called the GEM (Genetics, Environmental, Microbial) Project. Researchers involved in the project are currently aiming to recruit 5,000 siblings or ...

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  17. Supercentenarian Research StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fight Aging!

    ... disease. Join in!>> A number of ongoing research programs aim to collect more data on the biochemistry and genetics of the oldest of old people, and here is an example of one of them. I don't believe that these efforts contribute greatly towards ...

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  18. A functional genetic variant in fragile-site gene FATS modulates...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Key Laboratory of Breast Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin, National Clinical Research Center of Cancer, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin 300060, P. R. China The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  19. Einstein Docs Talk About Performing an Amputation - Under a TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    Two Philly doctors are talking about how they amputated a man's foot while he was pinned to railroad tracks by the train that struck him in Northeast Philly. The incident took place early Wednesday.

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  20. Last-Ditch Plan Aims to Prevent First Drought Extinction of Native FishRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scientific American

    ... bank of 1,035 baby fish, selected to reseed the population should it extinguish in the wild. Unique coloring, genetics and size distinguish this subspecies, which is protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Golden State's extreme drought, now ...

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